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Nipton is a small desert town on the Nevada border. American Green says it wants the town to be a "first-of-its-kind eco-tourism experience for conscious cannabis consumers."
Aug. 4, 2017
This year, 59 civilians have been killed and 280 injured as fighting continues in a 3-year-old war between Russian-backed separatists and government forces. Residents despair of ever seeing peace.
Aug. 4, 2017
The president and all staff are leaving the West Wing for an extended period this month so that the heating and air conditioning systems can be upgraded, the White House says.
Aug. 4, 2017
For nearly two decades, Paul Kagame has led Rwanda. Many consider him a national hero for ending a genocide that killed 800,000 people. But he's ruled with an iron fist and silenced all opposition.
Aug. 4, 2017
Nicholas Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder in the killing of 14 Iraqi civilians and sentenced to life in prison. The court also ordered three of his former colleagues to be re-sentenced.
Aug. 4, 2017
Health care forms increasingly ask about more than just medical history. That's because doctors are beginning to understand that a patient's stress, and how and where they live, influence health, too.
Aug. 4, 2017
Texas has one of the highest rates of TB among U.S. states. A sweeping effort is underway, largely funded by Medicaid, to diagnose and treat people who don't know they harbor the lung infection.
Aug. 4, 2017
President Trump blames China for not doing enough to contain North Korea's nuclear threat. But how much influence does China really have on Pyongyang?
Aug. 4, 2017
This year, 59 civilians have been killed and 280 injured as fighting continues in a 3-year-old war between Russian-backed separatists and government forces. Residents despair of ever seeing peace.
Aug. 4, 2017
Top Justice Department officials raised the prospect they could loosen policies on subpoenas to news organizations to stop the flow of information.
Aug. 4, 2017
The egg crisis is believed to have originated in Belgium in June and was then detected in the Netherlands. Millions of eggs have been recalled over concerns about the presence of an insecticide.
Aug. 4, 2017
A team test flying a Boeing 787-800 over North America decided to have some fun with their flight path. So over an 18-hour period, they drew an outline of the plane over 22 U.S. states.
Aug. 4, 2017
In his new book, economist Charles Kenny argues that we're obsessed with tracking down corruption when we should be measuring results.
Aug. 4, 2017
The mayor of Carmel, Ind., is preparing to introduce a particularly controversial bond at the end of August, and it's all surrounding an old carousel in Canada worth a couple of million dollars.
Aug. 4, 2017
Employers added 209,000 jobs to payrolls in July and the unemployment rate ticked down to 4.3 percent. That's according to the government's latest jobs report released this morning.
Aug. 4, 2017
The number of estimated jobs last month topped the expectations of most economists. Average hourly wages rose by 9 cents.
Aug. 4, 2017
It's the second time in two years that the 1,100-foot structure — one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers — experienced a major fire.
Aug. 4, 2017
The goal is to find accurate, painless tests that can help doctors diagnose Alzheimer's early and track the progression of the illness and any response to treatment. A few tests seem promising.
Aug. 4, 2017
Good and Cheap writer Leanne Brown is teaming up with a national anti-hunger program to try to reach people who want help feeding their families healthy and affordable meals when school is out.
Aug. 4, 2017
A new start-up wants to revolutionize how we travel long distances using pretty simple technology: a bus with beds. Only, they're called pods.
Aug. 4, 2017

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