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Powerful Earthquake Shakes Mexico On 32nd Anniversary Of Deadly Temblor

49 min 19 sec ago

The earthquake Tuesday roiled Mexico City, ravaging some buildings and prompting people to flee into the streets. The quake arrived 32 years to the day after another catastrophe killed thousands.

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Women's Roles In Gangs

1 hour 6 min ago

One teenager reveals how the possibility of power drew her in.

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Latest GOP Effort To Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care For Millions

1 hour 24 min ago

Republicans are taking one last shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But the new plan isn't much different than the last one that failed.

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Could The Trump Presidency Lead To An Era Of Democratic Renewal?

1 hour 35 min ago

Journalists E.J. Dionne and Norm Ornstein say that a new wave of political activism springs from the fact that Trump is unfit for office. Their new book (with Thomas Mann) is One Nation After Trump.

Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election Approaches

2 hours 10 min ago

Martin Schulz's main handicap is that his party spent 8 of the last 12 years in coalition with the German chancellor's party, and their policies are barely distinguishable from each other.

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Days After Police Shooting, 3 Arrested Amid Violence At Georgia Tech Vigil

2 hours 27 min ago

By Monday's end, three people had been arrested and two officers were recovering from minor injuries. The unrest comes after an LGBTQ campus leader was shot and killed in a confrontation with police.

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Fraternity Members' Defamation Case Against 'Rolling Stone' Can Proceed, Court Says

2 hours 53 min ago

A U.S. appeals court says three members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity have a plausible case that they were implicated in a now-retracted story about an alleged gang rape at U.Va.

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Some Russians Fired Up Over New Kalashnikov Monument

3 hours 8 min ago

The inventor of the AK-47 was memorialized with a 30-foot-tall bronze statue in Moscow, but not everyone in Russia's capital city was pleased with the tribute.

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PHOTOS: Keys Residents Face Devastated Homes, No Power And A Slow Recovery

3 hours 52 min ago

"I can make jokes," Laura Welliver says, "because I've already had my good, long cry."

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'Why We Shoot'

4 hours 35 min ago

Two young Chicagoans talk about why they picked up a gun, and how it changed their lives.

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Rise Of The Beerbots: Is Tech Taking The Craft Out Of Homebrewing?

4 hours 46 min ago

Automated systems have turned the messy, ancient art of brewing into a tidy hobby requiring fairly minimal skill, and of course, a smartphone or tablet. Critics ask: Where's the craft in that?

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Dylann Roof Asks To Fire Legal Team Of 'Biological Enemies'

5 hours 6 min ago

The Charleston church killer says his two attorneys "are Jewish and Indian respectively. It is therefore quite literally impossible that they and I could have the same interests relating to my case."

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Many Nursing Homes Aren't Prepared For Even Basic Emergencies

5 hours 18 min ago

The deaths of eight residents in a Florida nursing home showed how even seemingly mundane things like failing to maintain climate control can be deadly. Emergency preparation enforcement can be lax.

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President Trump: 'Put Your Countries First'

5 hours 59 min ago

President Trump took the stage this morning to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Trump Addresses U.N. General Assembly

6 hours 18 min ago

The president speaks to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, outlining his vision for the American role on the world stage.

Trump Addresses U.N. General Assembly For The First Time

6 hours 51 min ago

President Trump is expected to call on other countries to do more to address global challenges and argue that national self-interest is not an impediment to international cooperation.

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Top Stories: Hurricane Maria Update; Suu Kyi On Myanmar Crisis

7 hours 46 min ago

Also: Toys 'R Us files for bankruptcy protection; Senate Republicans try again to replace Obamacare; and there are 250 new words in Merriam-Webster's dictionary.

'My Roof Is Gone': Hurricane Maria Slams Dominica, Heads For Puerto Rico

8 hours 52 min ago

Hurricane Maria is barreling toward the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as an "extremely dangerous" Category 5 hurricane. It has already caused reports of devastation on the island of Dominica.

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Guess What's Showing Up In Our Shellfish? One Word: Plastics

9 hours 30 min ago

Scientists predict that plastic in the ocean will eventually outweigh the fish there. Where is it all coming from? And is it making our food unsafe? Researchers are trying to find the answers.

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How One Group Is Working To Build A More Diverse Teaching Force

10 hours 30 min ago

The Branch Alliance for Educator Diversity, a new organization, is working with minority-serving institutions to bring more color into the teaching ranks.

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