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Barr Announces Plan To Address Crisis Of Missing And Murdered Native Americans

1 hour 6 min ago

Studies find that Native Americans, especially women, are victims of disproportionate levels of violence, and state and federal databases inadequately track the crisis.

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Ex-CIA Officer Sentenced To 19 Years For Conspiracy To Spy For China

1 hour 23 min ago

Officials say Jerry Chun Shing Lee received more than $840,000 from Chinese officials in exchange for U.S. secrets. His Chinese handlers said they would "take care of him for life."

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Republican Senators, White House Map Out Impeachment Trial

2 hours 42 min ago

The White House has stepped up its outreach to Capitol Hill as the House impeachment inquiry gathers steam.

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Elon Musk Unveils Tesla's Cybertruck, With A Polarizing Wedge Shape

2 hours 49 min ago

The truck's unique design threw some Tesla fans for a loop. And when Musk showed off the truck's "armor glass," its windows shattered.

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In Australia, Stubborn Fires Shroud Cities In Smoke, Char Terrain And Menace Koalas

3 hours 40 min ago

The blazes in one state alone have consumed an area about eight times the size of Los Angeles, and other fires have erupted across Australia. Amid drought and dry months to come, it could get worse.

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Clergy Abuse Reparations Are Closure For Some Victims, Resurfaces Trauma For Others

5 hours 29 min ago

Hundreds of victims of priest sexual abuse have received reparations from the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. A new legal maneuver allows people to sue the church over old sexual abuse claims.

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President Trump Waffles On Hong Kong Democracy Bill

5 hours 48 min ago

President Trump says he stands with democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong. But he stopped short of pledging support for a pro-Hong Kong bill, saying it could complicate trade talks with China.

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Meat Raffles Aren't Just About The Meat In This New York Community

6 hours 19 min ago

The raffles are part social event and part fundraiser, as people in Western New York hang out and drink beer while they bid on slabs of meat. Even if they don't win, "everybody leaves with a smile."

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South Korea Says It Won't Pull Out Of Japan Intel-Sharing Pact — For Now

7 hours 51 min ago

Hours before a midnight deadline, South Korea reverses its decision to scrap a military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan. The move comes as the two U.S. allies make progress on trade.

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Antarctic Research Takes The Cake In These Science-Inspired Confections

10 hours 56 min ago

A former sous chef at Antarctica's McMurdo Station is making cakes inspired by her colleagues' research projects. She says cake can be a gateway to conversations people might otherwise shy away from.

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Interactive Art Installation Lets Strangers Talk To Each Other Across The Border

12 hours 52 min ago

Searchlights illuminate the sky between El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, but they have nothing to do with border enforcement. They're part of a large-scale binational art installation.

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For Pence, Impeachment Inquiry Will Test A Political Path Shaped By Faith

12 hours 52 min ago

As Vice President Mike Pence's role in the Ukraine story comes under increased scrutiny, how might his biography inform how he navigates the crisis in the White House?

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Mama Stamberg Takes Her Cranberry Relish Recipe To Ocean Spray's CEO

12 hours 52 min ago

For decades, Susan Stamberg has managed to sneak her family's controversial, Pepto-Bismol-pink cranberry relish recipe onto the air, and 2019 will be no exception.

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Democrats Have Wrapped Their Public Case On Impeachment. What Comes Next?

12 hours 55 min ago

Members of Congress used marathon testimony over two weeks to try to convince Americans that they should impeach and remove President Trump. The United States Senate, at least, isn't sold. Now what?

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In 'Crime In Progress,' Fusion GPS Chiefs Tell The Inside Story Of The Steele Dossier

17 hours 55 min ago

Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch reveal the hows and whys of the whirlwind they uncorked by commissioning Christopher Steele to investigate Donald Trump's activities in Russia.

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California Restaurant Industry Group Sues Berkeley Over Natural Gas Ban

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 23:10

A restaurant industry group says a shift to electric stoves will change the cooking process and harm businesses that have helped make Berkeley a culinary capitol.

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U.S. Navy Presses On With Board Review Of SEAL Eddie Gallagher Despite Trump's Tweet

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 21:03

Gallagher was acquitted earlier this year of murdering an ISIS combatant in 2017 but convicted of a lesser crime. President Trump last week restored his rank, but did not pardon him.

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They Bring Medical Care To The Homeless And Build Relationships To Save Lives

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 19:59

"Street medicine" programs, like one in Atlanta, seek out people living in back alleys and under highways. The public health outreach improves patients' health and is cost-effective, hospitals find.

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Former Baltimore Mayor Pleads Guilty In Children's Book Scandal

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 18:21

Catherine Pugh acknowledged her guilt in a scheme in which she took orders for her self-published Health Holly book series and used the money for herself and to advance her political career.

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Advocates Challenge Trump Administration Plan To Let States And Towns Block Refugees

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 18:14

The White House wants to give state and local officials the power to block refugee resettlement in their backyards. But immigrant advocates say the executive order violates federal law.

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