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Students are leaving their homes and sometimes their families, to catch a flight off the island. When they land, they hope to find electricity, running water, cell service, and homework.
Oct. 14, 2017
Following last month's hurricane, a Florida animal preserve home to more than 100 domestic and exotic animals is working on repairs. The owners are still "bouncing back."
Oct. 14, 2017
Chef Hugh Acheson's new book contains more than 100 recipes for the workhorse kitchen tool of convenience. He says this old standby "really is a gateway to cooking from scratch again."
Oct. 14, 2017
One small school district in New Hampshire was performing at the bottom of the state when it came to standardized tests and graduation rates. Then, leaders totally changed the way teachers taught.
Oct. 14, 2017
After three failed attempts at passing GOP health plans, President Trump appears to be trying to negotiate with Democrats by showing he's willing to facilitate the Affordable Care Act's collapse.
Oct. 14, 2017
Dealing with a fire or other natural disaster is hard on anyone, from evacuation to aftermath. And people with physical or developmental disabilities have particular needs, say emergency planners.
Oct. 14, 2017
The Trump administration has cut off funding to international groups that perform or promote abortion. That could mean a shutdown of family planning clinics in the African island.
Oct. 14, 2017
Zainabu Hamayaji went to extraordinary lengths to protect her 10 children from being abducted by Boko Haram.
Oct. 14, 2017
Plus, a 48 percent graduation rate at some of the for-profit and virtual schools often touted by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
Oct. 14, 2017
The Boy Scouts of America announced that starting next year, it will welcome girls into some of its programs. At least one Scout believes that welcoming girls is friendly, courteous and kind.
Oct. 14, 2017
The administration's decision to allow some employers to bypass a requirement to provide no-cost contraceptives to women on moral grounds would benefit specific anti-abortion groups.
Oct. 14, 2017
Going into the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., the Clemson Tigers had won 12 consecutive games on the opponent's home field. The streak stopped Friday night after the Orange beat them 27-24.
Oct. 14, 2017
Despite a rising death toll, authorities say "boots on the ground" are showing results in fighting the deadly wildfires.
Oct. 13, 2017
The unaccompanied minor from Central America, 17, has not been allowed to leave her federal shelter to get the procedure. The ACLU has sued, calling it unprecedented, unconstitutional and inhumane.
Oct. 13, 2017
OK, "love" might be overstating it. But the little lefty — whose seemingly hopeless search for a mate sparked an international quest — did manage to procreate before he shuffled off this mortal coil.
Oct. 13, 2017
For all his denunciations of the Iran nuclear deal, the president passed up on a chance to exit from it. While the deal stays in place for now, plenty of questions remain about what might happen next.
Oct. 13, 2017
Cyrus Vance Jr. decided not to prosecute Harvey Weinstein despite an undercover audiotape of the movie mogul harassing an Italian model. Now Vance is under scrutiny over his handling of the case.
Oct. 13, 2017
Someone left an improvised explosive device at an airport in Asheville, N.C., last week, and a new backpack offered a clue. Some are wondering why the incident didn't receive more national attention.
Oct. 13, 2017
Just a day after the Mandalay Bay's parent company appeared to contradict Sheriff Joe Lombardo's account, he clarified a few key details about how events unfolded on the night of the massacre.
Oct. 13, 2017
Ana Kasparian, host for The Young Turks network, and John Phillips of The Orange County Register, CNN, and KABC discuss the end of cost-sharing reduction subsidies by the government.
Oct. 13, 2017

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