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"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law-abiding people," the 2016 hopeful told NPR's David Greene.
June 24, 2015
Families detained after illegal border crossings will be allowed to post bond, but that doesn't please either side of the immigration debate.
June 24, 2015
A controversial 2013 law, which will likely leave just nine clinics open in the state, is set to go into effect July 1. Abortion rights supporters have asked the Supreme Court to intervene.
June 24, 2015
Adding eggs to salads helps us absorb the beneficial pigments like beta carotene in the raw vegetables, a new study finds. Here are other foods that, when eaten together, pack a more nutritious punch.
June 24, 2015
The vote is a victory for President Obama, giving him final approval of legislation that enhances his power to negotiate trade deals.
June 24, 2015
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will begin enforcing safe patient handling practices to prevent hospital workers from suffering debilitating injuries.
June 24, 2015
Katherine Archuleta says she is "not comfortable" with estimates more than 18 million current and former federal workers could be affected.
June 24, 2015
The parcel, along with the company that owns it, is on the market for more than $300 million. To sweeten the deal, the buyer would also get about 160,000 head of cattle.
June 24, 2015
A survey says one quarter of adults lie to their dentist about flossing. That number seemed low to us. So we called up some periodontists. And they laughed.
June 24, 2015
Once tucked away in Google's "Labs" space for beta testing, the "Undo Send" option now gives users 5 to 30 seconds after sending an email to change their minds.
June 24, 2015
Jindal joins a crowded Republican field, and polls show him trailing the other presidential hopefuls.
June 24, 2015
As a region, the Americas fare quite well in Gallup's new global index of personal well-being — but the U.S. fell from No. 12 to No. 23 worldwide.
June 24, 2015
Tests have confirmed the bones under a Madrid convent belong to Spain's most famous writer. He wished to be buried there because the nuns raised money and paid a ransom when he was captive in Africa.
June 24, 2015
"I am sorry for the lives that I've taken, for the suffering that I've caused you, and the damage that I've done," Tsarnaev told the court today in Boston.
June 24, 2015
A new piece in The New Republic — written by a white woman — digs into how white femininity gets used as an excuse for white supremacy, with deadly consequences.
June 24, 2015
The ribs of a 240-million-year-old fossil holds clues to how the first turtle shell evolved. And its skull shape seems closer to that of lizards and snakes than to an ancestor of dinosaurs and birds.
June 24, 2015
The decision is part of a growing backlash against symbols of the Confederacy following last week's racially motivated mass shooting at a black church in South Carolina.
June 24, 2015
The Obama administration says the U.S. will continue to try to prevent hostage situations — and the Justice Department says it "does not intend to add to families' pain" if they pay ransoms.
June 24, 2015
Speaking about her mother at a church on Tuesday, Clinton said what had kept her mother going was "kindness along the way from someone who believed she mattered. All lives matter."
June 24, 2015
Scientists are trying to predict what might happen if genetically modified salmon escaped growth facilities. It's a scenario often raised by critics who don't want the FDA to approve sale of the fish.
June 24, 2015

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