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The bureau said the 11th annual Operation Cross Country recovered one 3-month-old girl and that the average age of the victims was 15.
Oct. 20, 2017
A new study shows students' self-image suffers in middle school and junior high. And it's not just hard on low-income kids. Having a teacher who understands the teenage brain can help.
Oct. 20, 2017
An early goal was to eradicate the disease by the year 2000. Watch a livestream of experts discussing where we now stand — and what obstacles remain.
Oct. 20, 2017
The agency says that Lulu, a black Labrador being trained to sniff out explosives, just wasn't that into it.
Oct. 20, 2017
The founder of a tiny Washington state hospice that depends on community volunteers and donations says the unconventional approach allows for more flexible care.
Oct. 20, 2017
If Democrat Danica Roem succeeds in unseating Republican Delegate Bob Marshall, she'd become the nation's first openly transgender state lawmaker.
Oct. 20, 2017
Director Mike Pompeo incorrectly told a security conference in Washington, D.C., on Thursday that U.S. intelligence has concluded that Russian meddling "did not affect the outcome of the election."
Oct. 20, 2017
The White House says the $4 trillion resolution, which passed by a narrow 51-49 vote, "creates a pathway" for promised tax reform and tax cuts.
Oct. 19, 2017
LA took the best-of-seven series four games to one and will play the winner of the American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros.
Oct. 19, 2017
Former President Obama hit the campaign trail Thursday in support of Democrat Ralph Northam, and took some implicit shots at President Trump and GOP gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie.
Oct. 19, 2017
Weinstein has been dogged by a litany of allegations of sexual misconduct ever since the New York Times reported earlier this month that he has paid off accusers for decades.
Oct. 19, 2017
Researchers looked at the combined effects of air, water and soil pollution on global health to come up with an annual toll.
Oct. 19, 2017
Last June Ikea recalled millions of dressers over the risk of tip-over accidents. But the parents of Jozef Dudek, who was crushed by a Malm dresser this May, were not aware of the recall, lawyers say.
Oct. 19, 2017
The La Nina weather pattern is likely to develop, boosting snowfall in the Great Lakes and northern Rockies and lowering snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic.
Oct. 19, 2017
Just two Afghan soldiers at a base in Afghanistan's Kandahar province were left uninjured. At least 43 were killed. This week, more than 120 people were killed by the militant group.
Oct. 19, 2017
The devastating wildfires in Northern California and killed scores of people and left thousands homeless. They've also left many seasonal agricultural workers without jobs.
Oct. 19, 2017
A wanted man made a bet with police on Facebook: If they could get 1,000 shares, he'd turn himself in — and bring doughnuts. They did it. And eventually, police posted photos of his promise kept.
Oct. 19, 2017
President Trump says things on the island were already pretty rough, but praises residents for their spirit. He met Thursday's with the island's governor, FEMA's administrator and other officials.
Oct. 19, 2017
When Ardern was elected Labour leader just 12 weeks ago, her party's polling numbers surged so rapidly it was dubbed "Jacindamania." She'll be the country's youngest prime minister in 150 years.
Oct. 19, 2017
As Republicans look to overhaul the tax code, we look at the story of a single corporate tax deduction that tells us a lot about how the tax code works.
Oct. 19, 2017

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