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Lake Oroville's water level has finally dropped below its record high, after residents scrambled to comply with an evacuation order Sunday.
Feb. 13, 2017
Some breeders vie to grow ever more mouth-burning peppers. The guy behind the Habanada had a different goal: a habanero with no heat all. The aromatic, melon-like result is winning over top chefs.
Feb. 13, 2017
Communicating and interacting socially can be hard for some children with autism. Researchers are looking at how improv classes may help these kids do better day-to-day.
Feb. 13, 2017
A study tracking depression rates among U.S. teens from 2005 to 2014 finds an increase — especially among girls. A steady diet of harsh judgements from social media may play a role, researchers say.
Feb. 13, 2017
Adele swept the major categories over Beyonce, David Bowie posthumously won every award he was nominated for and the Grammys sometimes obliquely addressed a charged political climate.
Feb. 12, 2017
Adele won Album, Song and Record of the year at the 59th Grammy Awards, an event that was by turns awkward and inspired.
Feb. 12, 2017
Thousands of Northern Californians near Oroville were told to leave their homes Sunday, as an emergency spillway below the country's tallest dam was in danger of unleashing uncontrolled flood waters.
Feb. 12, 2017
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards take place tonight — 75 out of 84 awards have been awarded ahead of the ceremony. Take a look at the winners here.
Feb. 12, 2017
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a letter demanding an explanation for hundreds of arrests in immigration raids. Hispanic Caucus chair Michelle Lujan Grisham talks about the next steps.
Feb. 12, 2017
Constanza Romero Wilson speaks about continuing the legacy of her late husband, playwright August Wilson. His play-turned-film Fences, is nominated for several Academy Awards including Best Picture.
Feb. 12, 2017
Shmuel Rosner, a conservative journalist and International New York Times columnist talks about "Knesset," as President Donald Trump and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepare to meet.
Feb. 12, 2017
David Wessel, a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and director of the Hutchins Center talks about how the stock market has reacted to President Trump's policies so far.
Feb. 12, 2017
As much as 2 feet of snow is expected in Maine, and some 3,000 flights nationwide have already been canceled. The approach of the big storm follows on the heels of a winter blast just days ago.
Feb. 12, 2017
Since the legendary singer began his career in the 1960s, he won Grammys in the jazz, pop and R&B categories. Just one clue that Jarreau, who died Sunday, was impossible to categorize.
Feb. 12, 2017
No evidence supports the Trump administration's claim that the presidential election was marred by massive voter fraud. But White House adviser Stephen Miller doubled down on the allegations Sunday.
Feb. 12, 2017
After two mass strandings left over 650 pilot whales washed ashore at a remote beach and hundreds died, volunteer rescuers finally got some good news: A large pod swam back to sea overnight.
Feb. 12, 2017
The unexploded bomb, which had been buried for decades, was discovered near a gas station in Thessaloniki. Officials took no chances, evacuating more than 70,000 people before removing it.
Feb. 12, 2017
Monday's the day to celebrate the best unofficial holiday made just for women: Galentine's Day. And for that, we thank our lady of Parks and Recreation, Leslie Knope.
Feb. 12, 2017
Melissa McCarthy got a lot of attention for her enraged impression of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer last week. This week she was back, along with Alec Baldwin reprising Donald Trump.
Feb. 12, 2017
Those all-too-common lists of cheap places to eat are part of a broader restaurant culture that devalues immigrant labor and ignores the consequences, says commentator and restaurateur Diep Tran.
Feb. 12, 2017

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