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The actress was 82. She was one of the stars of the popular 1970s show about single parents who marry and raise six kids. It played for decades in reruns.
Nov. 25, 2016
Eighteen years after California voters severely restricted bilingual education, they've voted to bring it back. Proposition 58 passed by a wide margin. But what happens next won't be easy.
Nov. 25, 2016
In a statement, the Pentagon announced on Thursday that an American service member in Syria died from injuries suffered in a IED blast. The victim's name has not been released yet.
Nov. 25, 2016
A small theater company in Montana, Hamilton Players, faced the wrath of online commenters after the cast of the hit musical Hamilton addressed a message to Vice President-elect Mike Pence last week.
Nov. 24, 2016
Nearly two months after Colombians voted to reject a peace accord, the two sides have signed a modified agreement to end more than 50 years of conflict.
Nov. 24, 2016
The victims included Iranians who were returning from a major religious pilgrimage in the Iraqi city of Karbala.
Nov. 24, 2016
At least 67 workers were killed when the platform at a power plant collapsed in Jiangxi province. One worker is reportedly still missing.
Nov. 24, 2016
Here's hoping that the holiday provides the rare oasis from a year full of rancor and racial strife in our politics.
Nov. 24, 2016
At the New England Aquarium, seals don't just cruise around their tank — they go to school each day. And their teacher has a lesson plan for each one.
Nov. 24, 2016
Ditch the political conversation this weekend and try StoryCorps' Great Thanksgiving Listen project, where kids interview their elders about their lives.
Nov. 24, 2016
Hours from Standing Rock, N.D., is another reservation, in the the Bakken oilfield's sweet spot. Drilling has brought in millions of dollars, but the tribes have environmental worries too.
Nov. 24, 2016
Strict bans on ivory trade are aimed at preventing elephant poaching. But the measures are causing unintended consequences for Alaska Natives who hunt walruses and carve their tusks for a living.
Nov. 24, 2016
Bhutan-born Tenzin Dorjee has experienced an uptick in racial slurs recently in the rural, upstate town he has lived in for years. Now, his community is rallying behind him, publicly and powerfully.
Nov. 24, 2016
Donald Trump has vowed to block new Syrian refugees and send current refugees back. A family of Syrian refugees in New Jersey and the volunteers supporting them are not sure what to expect.
Nov. 24, 2016
Sibling relationships are usually the longest-lived family ties, and most adults say they're close to their siblings. That closeness can shelter and sustain us through life's perils and joys.
Nov. 24, 2016
The driver Johnthony Walker, 24, was charged on Monday with five counts of vehicular homicide. Chattanooga police say he will now be charged with a sixth, after a hospitalized child died.
Nov. 24, 2016
Dozens of ballot measures to raise local taxes were approved, and President-elect Donald Trump has called for more spending on infrastructure. But there are questions about Trump's funding sources.
Nov. 23, 2016
Eric Aniva's case caught international attention. Now his sentence is attracting global criticism.
Nov. 23, 2016
Casting racism as a moral failure has had the bizarre consequence of confounding the issue for many Americans. Can anything be called racist without controversy?
Nov. 23, 2016
At her LA restaurant, Nakayama reimagines the Japanese tradition of kaiseki, a multicourse meal emphasizing local, seasonal ingredients in harmony with nature. She's one of its few female masters.
Nov. 23, 2016

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