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More than 20,000 people have been rescued from the floodwaters. The state's governor describes the flooding as "unprecedented," and authorities are warning that waters could rise more in some areas.
Aug. 15, 2016
Fisherman Kirk Lombard's new book teaches people to fish and forage along the northern California coast, while urging them to harvest in moderation, follow regulations and respect sea creatures.
Aug. 15, 2016
Zephany Nurse was three days old when she was abducted from the hospital in 1997. Her identity was discovered after she unknowingly befriended her own sister.
Aug. 15, 2016
You may love or hate 'the wave' as it sweeps through spectators at baseball, football and soccer games. But physicists say the synchronized action shows how humans are like particles.
Aug. 15, 2016
Fisherman Kirk Lombard's new book teaches people to fish and forage along the northern California coast, while urging them to harvest in moderation, follow regulations and respect sea creatures.
Aug. 15, 2016
A 23-year-old black man was shot and killed as he fled a traffic stop on Saturday; police say he was armed. Protests on Sunday night were smaller and less destructive than on Saturday night.
Aug. 15, 2016
Only about half of Native American students graduate from high school and few go on to college. One program has worked 17 years to change that.
Aug. 15, 2016
Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won't cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.
Aug. 15, 2016
French teens smoke at a much higher rate than their American counterparts. The French health minister is trying to remove the glamour and raise the price.
Aug. 15, 2016
When food shortages struck San Francisco, wily entrepreneurs raided the dangerous Farallon Islands for protein-rich eggs from seabirds. In the process, they destroyed both wildlife and each other.
Aug. 15, 2016
The Jamaican sprinter is looking to three-peat as the world's fastest man. Kenya's Jemima Sumgong became the first woman from her country to win the marathon.
Aug. 14, 2016
Call it the Summer (Olympics) of love: He Zi of China had just received her silver medal when her boyfriend, fellow diver Qin Kai, pulled out a ring and proposed marriage.
Aug. 14, 2016
World-renowned chef Massimo Bottura is putting his culinary skills to use with a world-class soup kitchen in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug. 14, 2016
Three people are confirmed dead and more than 7,000 have been rescued in historic flooding in Louisiana. Amy Wold of The Advocate has an update.
Aug. 14, 2016
In a summer with not so great films, features columnist Kristen Page-Kirby with The Washington Post's Express says the standouts have all been movies for kids.
Aug. 14, 2016
NPR gives the latest on the riots and protests that erupted in Milwaukee after police shot and killed a man late Saturday night.
Aug. 14, 2016
Thousands of Palestinians and Israelis have been injured over the last decade, even during the times there isn't an all-out war between the two sides. The effects ripple through their communities.
Aug. 14, 2016
Americans love shrimp, but stories about slave labor and environmental issues have raised concerns about the way shrimp is currently produced. One man in New York is trying a new method — indoors.
Aug. 14, 2016
Chef and author Barton Seaver, director of the Sustainable Seafood and Health Initiative at Harvard University, talks about sustainable seafood and the promise of farmed fish and aquaculture.
Aug. 14, 2016
Last week the Venezuelan government reopened its border with Colombia for the first time in over a year, allowing Venezuelans to cross in search of supplies. The AP's Hannah Dreier has an update.
Aug. 14, 2016

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