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HUD Secretary Ben Carson visited the struggling Illinois river port, where his department is closing two public housing projects. Many of the town's remaining residents live in those developments.
Aug. 9, 2017
Raila Odinga, who trails incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta by a wide margin in a partial count of results, has charged that the election commission with vote rigging.
Aug. 8, 2017
In 1914, the newspaper reported that applications were "pouring in" for WWI war bonds. Researchers at the Bank of England, analyzing old records, have discovered that wasn't remotely true.
Aug. 8, 2017
NASA satellites detected the blaze just over a week ago. Since then, the rare wildfire in western Greenland has continued to burn through a region far better known for its ice and snow.
Aug. 8, 2017
According to a report in The Washington Post that quotes unnamed intelligence officials, Pyongyang is believed to have perfected the ability to produce nuclear warheads for its ballistic missiles.
Aug. 8, 2017
Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee want to know if the spending is "in the public interest" or for the financial gain of the president and his family.
Aug. 8, 2017
Country Music hall of famer Glen Campbell has died after a very public struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81.
Aug. 8, 2017
The president's remarks, made during a meeting while he is on a "working vacation" in New Jersey, follow similar remarks by North Korea a day earlier.
Aug. 8, 2017
More than 40 criminal cases have been dropped in Baltimore after police body cameras show officers there allegedly planting drug evidence. Public defenders say hundreds more could be dismissed.
Aug. 8, 2017
A marked decrease in the airline bumping rate started in April, according to new data from the Department of Transportation. That's the month a passenger was bloodied and dragged off a United flight.
Aug. 8, 2017
With price hikes and rising demand, the drug naloxone, which can reverse an opioid overdose, is taking up an ever-larger share of emergency department budgets.
Aug. 8, 2017
The country's high court ordered the arrest of Ramon Muchacho, a mayor who is part of the opposition. Anti-Maduro groups are now weighing what to do next — and some fear violence is now on the table.
Aug. 8, 2017
The document, which was leaked ahead of publication, states that humans are causing climate change. The findings are at odds with statements by President Trump and key members of his administration.
Aug. 8, 2017
Three years ago, only about a quarter of the nation's large employers were "very confident" they would offer health insurance to their workers in 10 years. That number has now risen to 65 percent.
Aug. 8, 2017
Two U.S. agencies withdraw a proposal to screen truck drivers and train operators for apnea, a year after saying it "can cause unintended sleep episodes and resulting deficits in attention."
Aug. 8, 2017
Nakajima played the iconic giant reptile in a dozen films, donning the suit that he says weighed about 220 pounds and wreaking havoc on model cities and rival monsters. He was 88.
Aug. 8, 2017
CEO Sundar Pichai said he supported the right of workers to express themselves but that a senior engineer's memo had gone too far. The memo's author says he's reportedly weighing legal action.
Aug. 8, 2017
Stories about the harms of sugar have consumers wondering if they should put the apple back on the shelf.
Aug. 8, 2017
The terror network abducted him in northeast Nigeria. His father was killed trying to rescue him. What would he do next?
Aug. 8, 2017
"It's nice to float on your back to see the architecture and the urban space around," says French journalist Julie Pacaud. "It's another way to experience the city."
Aug. 8, 2017

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