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A century before militants seized Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, two photographers visited Malheur Lake. Their hand-colored images persuaded Theodore Roosevelt to protect the area's wildlife.
Jan. 8, 2016
Everything you absolutely must know about personal finance fits on an index card — according to a blog post that went viral in 2013. Now its author has expanded the basics into a book, The Index Card.
Jan. 8, 2016
The Republican front-runner stopped in one of the most liberal states in the country for a raucous rally.
Jan. 8, 2016
For a while, the president's plan for increasing vehicles' fuel efficiency worked — he said it would save money and reduce carbon pollution. Then came cheap gas, and the improvements have stalled.
Jan. 8, 2016
Protesters angry about the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the hands of Chicago police say the mayor should resign. But Emanuel is weathering the crisis, and a recall effort faces obstacles.
Jan. 8, 2016
Monique Pressley is called "masterful" in her public message. She hits the spotlight of the Bill Cosby case after a career as a defense attorney, prosecutor and religion-based broadcaster.
Jan. 8, 2016
Five years ago Friday, a gunman opened fire in a parking lot in Tucson, Ariz., killing six and wounding others — including Mary Reed, who had been protecting her daughter. This is their story.
Jan. 8, 2016
The temperature is expected to hover around zero degrees when the Seattle Seahawks come to Minneapolis on Sunday. The home team is offering a number of amenities to keep fans warm.
Jan. 7, 2016
The Romans are famous for their baths, aqueducts and toilets. But the sanitary innovations might not have done as much to improve health as was once believed.
Jan. 7, 2016
The U.S. had 10 weather events in 2015 that cost $1 billion or more in damage, with December the warmest and wettest month on record. Climate scientists blame a warming climate and strong El Nino.
Jan. 7, 2016
China's economy and stock market are taking hits. Billionaire George Soros says it's setting the stage for another global meltdown. But others argue China's troubles will not trigger a crisis.
Jan. 7, 2016
Bashar Assad's government will allow UN aid to enter three villages, including Madaya, where Doctors Without Borders has reported 23 deaths from starvation since Dec. 1.
Jan. 7, 2016
From concussions to domestic violence, a current pro football player tells all about what's it really like on the gridiron and beyond in NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football.
Jan. 7, 2016
A study finds that nearly all Americans – regardless of age, race or gender – consume more sodium than recommended. The CDC says food companies need to work harder to cut it in their products.
Jan. 7, 2016
Scientists analyzed the tummy of a 5,300-year-old ice mummy and found bacteria that many modern humans still carry.
Jan. 7, 2016
South Korea made the announcement after Pyongyang claimed it tested a hydrogen bomb.
Jan. 7, 2016
Gov. Robert Bentley says the federal government failed to consult the state regarding refugee placement. Alabama is the second state to sue the government over the resettlement issue.
Jan. 7, 2016
It's one of the deadliest attacks in Libya since the 2011 ouster of longtime dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
Jan. 7, 2016
Since October, a natural gas storage well near Los Angeles has been spewing hundreds of tons of methane gas each day. The leak isn't expected to be fixed for months.
Jan. 7, 2016
Iran's Revolutionary Guards invited television cameras to have a look at what appeared to be long-range ballistic missiles, which have been a source of recent tension with the U.S.
Jan. 7, 2016

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