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There were lots of takeaways from Tuesday's election, from whether Republicans should stand with President Trump or whether attacks on Nancy Pelosi work, to which issues really matter to voters.
Aug. 8, 2018
Despite 15 years of federal oversight and data collection, the Oakland Police Department persists in racially biased policing. Community activists are frustrated that more has not changed.
Aug. 8, 2018
The outside of the house was featured in the 1970s sitcom, but the interior scenes were filmed in a Los Angeles studio.
Aug. 8, 2018
The popular film this summer shows how the topics — and the format — Fred Rogers brought to TV are as relevant to education and child development as they ever were.
Aug. 8, 2018
Louisiana crawfish have invaded waterways in Germany's capital. Wildlife officials licensed a fisherman to catch them for chefs, hoping a taste for "Berlin Lobster" might control the invasive species.
Aug. 8, 2018
Few have returned to the U.S. after traveling to Syria and Iraq, where they were linked to extremists. Two are women who say their husbands forced them to go, along with their small children.
Aug. 8, 2018
Kavanugh's decisions have effectively pulled the campaign finance system rightward, letting in more money with less regulation.
Aug. 8, 2018
Seven states are asking Judge Andrew Hanen for a preliminary injunction to force the government to reject renewals for young people currently enrolled in DACA and stop accepting new applications.
Aug. 8, 2018
President Nicolás Maduro, who narrowly escaped when explosives-laden drones detonated near him as he was giving a televised speech, says two opposition lawmakers were in on the plot.
Aug. 8, 2018
Results are coming in from a key special congressional election in Ohio that could be a sign for what's to come in November. Four states are also awaiting primary results.
Aug. 7, 2018
A ballot measure supporting a Republican-backed law that prohibits compulsory union membership and fees was overwhelmingly rejected even in the state's deep red regions.
Aug. 7, 2018
Authorities are trying to determine if the remains belong to the Georgia boy they've been searching for since December. They noted Monday marked the abducted child's 4th birthday.
Aug. 7, 2018
Republican Troy Balderson claimed victory, but Democrat Danny O'Connor has not conceded. More than 8,000 votes remain to be counted, with official results not expected until at least Aug. 24.
Aug. 7, 2018
Over more than three months, lava from Kilauea inundated two seaside communities and reshaped the island's southeast coast. But while activity has lessened, it doesn't mean the eruption has ended.
Aug. 7, 2018
Officials confirmed reports of the systematic exclusion of female candidates from the prestigious university are true. "We betrayed the public trust," the school's managing director told reporters.
Aug. 7, 2018

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