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In Poland and Romania, some are happy to have new U.S. bases in the light of recent Russian moves. But others say the most likely result will be heightened tensions with Moscow.
May 18, 2016
"I heard a huge sound like a plane crashing into the earth," a villager said, according to The Associated Press. "I saw something like a huge fireball rolling down the mountain."
May 18, 2016
Chinese newspapers have reported that 11-year-old Tuan Tuan died of distemper. Not so, the Taipei Zoo says — releasing photos of the panda, complete with recent newspapers, as evidence.
May 18, 2016
Even though it's mid-May, milder weather has yet to make its way up the 6,288-foot peak in New Hampshire.
May 18, 2016
It may seem like nobody's business, but there's abundant evidence that living in a home with poverty can harm children's health, And there are proven ways that doctors can help with that.
May 18, 2016
The ruling is the latest development in a back-and-forth over the registration requirement, which supporters claim prevents voter fraud and opponents say is an effort to suppress voting rights.
May 18, 2016
Climate change is reshaping land and lives in India's Sundarbans region, where paddies are being overrun by saltwater. But resilient varieties of rice may let vulnerable families stay a while longer.
May 18, 2016
Congress and the Education Department are fighting over how to prove that federal dollars for at-risk students aren't being misused at the local level.
May 18, 2016
A survey of parks in 25 major cities find that they're used mostly by young children and teenage boys. Walking loops and other options that would appeal to women are in short supply.
May 18, 2016
After nine months of feuding, the long-awaited interview may not have been worth the hype.
May 17, 2016
With nearly all votes counted, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders in the Kentucky Democratic primary by almost 1,800 votes.
May 17, 2016
Starting December 1, anyone earning less than about $47,000 a year will qualify for overtime when they work more than 40 hours a week. The move will affect more than 4 million workers.
May 17, 2016
Eight months after President Obama nominated Fanning to the position of Army secretary, the Senate confirmed the appointment.
May 17, 2016
The U.S. Forest Service says South and Southwest may face above-normal fire danger. In California, for instance, drought has killed millions of trees that are now dry fuel.
May 17, 2016
French truckers, railroad workers and a range of unions oppose a bill that would overhaul worker protections. The French president says the changes would boost the economy and he won't back down.
May 17, 2016
After the retesting of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, dozens of athletes from six sports could be banned from the 2016 Games in Rio, the International Olympic Committee said.
May 17, 2016
Trailing Hillary Clinton in the delegate race, Bernie Sanders says the Nevada state party treated him unfairly and denied that his supporters incited violence and leveled threats toward officials.
May 17, 2016
Plains All American Pipeline company is facing 46 criminal counts after one of its pipelines ruptured last year, spilling crude oil that fouled miles of coastline near Santa Barbara.
May 17, 2016
That's brown on the outside, white on the inside. A recent episode of 'The Mindy Project' lead our writer to think about her identity as an Indian living in America.
May 17, 2016
A new report from the National Academy of Sciences knocked down some pro-GMO claims, such as that they've boosted crop yields, and urged federal agencies to change the way these foods are regulated.
May 17, 2016

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