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New preliminary research shows families in the U.S less than five years were the most likely to drop out of SNAP, formerly known as food stamps, out of fear it could impact their immigration status.
Nov. 21, 2018
Amazon executives often evoke magic when talking about fast shipping. Now in a race for one-hour deliveries, few retailers can afford to keep up. And few rely quite so much on artificial intelligence.
Nov. 21, 2018
At first, the results of Nabil Ayers' DNA test made him feel less black than ever. But months later, those results uncovered his ties to a unique and specific black experience.
Nov. 21, 2018
The judge blocked the state from enforcing its ban, writing that Mississippi passed a law that it knew was unconstitutional.
Nov. 21, 2018
At a debate Tuesday night, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith apologized to anyone offended by her "public hanging" remark. Her African-American opponent Mike Espy said she reinforces stereotypes about the state.
Nov. 21, 2018
Development of the first oil production facility in federal Arctic waters will take longer than planned. That's because warming temperatures are melting the sea ice needed to build it.
Nov. 21, 2018
Perhaps more than any other state in the last decade, Georgia has put new restrictions on voting, which became a central issue in the recently concluded governor's race.
Nov. 21, 2018
Millions of sleep apnea patients rely on CPAP breathing machines to get a good night's rest. Health insurers use a variety of tactics, including surveillance, to make patients bear the costs.
Nov. 21, 2018
The community shaken by California's Camp Fire is finding ways to come together for Thanksgiving.
Nov. 21, 2018
Each fall, Indian farmers burn the stubble of rice plants — a fast way to clear fields. But the smoke adds to India's awful air pollution.
Nov. 21, 2018
Shahidul Alam was imprisoned on charges of "spreading propaganda" for publicly criticizing the government's violent response to street protests.
Nov. 21, 2018
A forecast of rain on Wednesday will aid containment efforts, but may also hamper the search for human remains.
Nov. 20, 2018
Lou Anna Simon was charged with two felony and two misdemeanor counts on Tuesday for allegedly lying to police about how the school handled previous sexual misconduct allegations against the doctor.
Nov. 20, 2018
A day after a federal court blocks the Trump administration from changing asylum rules, DHS chief Kirstjen Nielsen promises a legal fight.
Nov. 20, 2018
The Ghost Face Gangsters started in California but a Georgia offshoot has spread criminal activity far beyond prison walls. On Monday, 43 were charged with drug trafficking and firearms possession.
Nov. 20, 2018

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