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Saturday's large quake immediately raised suspicions that it was linked to injection wells that oil and gas companies use as part of fracking and other operations.
Sept. 4, 2016
Rachel Martin explores some character traits that push voters away from the two most unpopular candidates in modern history. For Clinton, it's the way she seems to protect her privacy at all costs.
Sept. 4, 2016
Alex Longo hopes to be the first person to walk on Mars. In the meantime, the Raleigh, N.C., sophomore has suggested a landing site for the next rover mission. His pick is one of four finalists.
Sept. 4, 2016
In a historic step towards rebuilding relations with the poor, heavily-bombed nation, the president will join other world leaders there, after wrapping another big global meeting in Hangzhou, China.
Sept. 4, 2016
How did the national anthem become a hallmark of sporting events and when did athletes start using it as an opportunity for protest?
Sept. 4, 2016
Germany's Angela Merkel faces a tough regional election today — that could see the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party winning her political home state.
Sept. 4, 2016
On Labor Day weekend, we wanted to take a look at one place in this country where factory jobs are increasing. In South Carolina, multinational manufacturing giants are expanding.
Sept. 4, 2016
Scientists are working to breed pandas in captivity, train them to live in the wild and then hopefully release them. Photographer Ami Vitale spent three years getting to know the bears and scientists.
Sept. 4, 2016
After complaints, Pretoria High is under pressure to look at its policies for black students, who say they should be able to wear natural hair and speak their native languages.
Sept. 4, 2016
The nun, known for her work with the poor of Calcutta, took a fast-track line to sainthood — and it is not without controversy.
Sept. 4, 2016
Rachel Martin explores some character traits that push voters away from the two most unpopular presidential candidates in modern history. For Trump, it's the hyperbole that gets him into trouble.
Sept. 4, 2016
Our favorite hiking trails are usually the result of back-breaking physical labor. In the White Mountains, Appalachian Mountain Club trail crews do most of this work with hand tools and sheer effort.
Sept. 4, 2016
Rachel Martin speaks to Secretary Gregg Marcantel about reforming the New Mexico state penitentiary system. He appears on season 2 on A&E's "Behind Bars."
Sept. 4, 2016
So far, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has been speaking to largely white crowds when he asks African-Americans to vote for him. This weekend, Trump met with black voters in Detroit.
Sept. 4, 2016
Tens of thousands of Americans with disabilities have lost their voting rights, often after a court assigns them a legal guardian. Now, some of those affected are petitioning to get back those rights.
Sept. 4, 2016
Many of Donald Trump's policy proposals stray from the traditional GOP playbook, and his unorthodox ways have a lot of Republicans asking big questions about their party's future.
Sept. 4, 2016
She's long been considered a model of selflessness by many for her lifetime of service to the world's most impoverished. The Sunday canonization marks a highlight for the pope's Jubilee Year of Mercy.
Sept. 4, 2016
Many remembrances of Mexican vocalist Juan Gabriel suggest that he overcame homophobia in Mexico to achieve super-stardom. The reality is a bit more complicated.
Sept. 3, 2016
Chinese and U.S. officials get into a shouting match on the tarmac, seemingly over where reporters traveling with President Obama could stand as he was exiting Air Force One.
Sept. 3, 2016
Black Star News' Milton Allimadi, author Valeria Luiselli, Syrian refugee Asmaa Albukaie, and activist Chih Wu Chang are all immigrants. They discuss U.S. foreign policy and life in the U.S.
Sept. 3, 2016

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