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One of the worst industrial disasters in American history is a forgotten example of the dangers of silica, the toxic dust behind the modern black lung epidemic in Appalachia.
Jan. 20, 2019
At the midpoint of his four-year term, President Trump has delivered on some campaign promises and ignored others, while many are still works in progress.
Jan. 20, 2019
Mendez slipped into revolutionary Iran in 1980 and brought out six American diplomats who were granted refuge by the Canadian Embassy. He didn't receive full acclaim until Hollywood made a 2012 movie.
Jan. 19, 2019
Started in 2017, the protest movement advocates for the rights of women, immigrants, people of color and the LGBTQ community.
Jan. 19, 2019
The proposal would temporarily extend deportation protections for some immigrants in exchange for funding for a border wall. But Democrats say the offer doesn't amount to much.
Jan. 19, 2019
The storm is bringing snow, ice, freezing rain and arctic air to much of the East Coast.
Jan. 19, 2019
The president met privately with family members Saturday morning. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan also traveled to the ceremony.
Jan. 19, 2019
Marches took place across the country, from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco to snowy upstate New York. Leaders called for unity as controversy and questions of inclusivity loomed over the event.
Jan. 19, 2019
Residents of Tlahuelilpan, north of Mexico City, had gathered around an illegally tapped pipeline to collect fuel when it burst into flames.
Jan. 19, 2019
ISIS may not be defeated, but the U.S. is right to withdraw from Syria, argue Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Jan. 19, 2019
Postpartum psychosis is rare but very real, doctors say. And, unlike in some countries, U.S. moms who need inpatient psychiatric care can't bring along their babies, adding to the trauma.
Jan. 19, 2019
Research has found that university curriculum often goes light on one of life's universal experiences — dying. So some colleges have gone to new lengths to make the training more meaningful.
Jan. 19, 2019
Does it make sense to gather all these people at once the way we do, largely to project a false sense of unity? Would it better to have no show of unity at all?
Jan. 19, 2019
"What some don't realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch," Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.
Jan. 18, 2019
Marizeh Hashemi, a TV anchor in Iran, was arrested Sunday in the U.S. and is testifying before a grand jury in Washington. This is the first time U.S. authorities have commented on her case.
Jan. 18, 2019

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