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One teacher in Indiana leads conversions with her fellow teachers and students about race and bias. She's never thought it was more important than she does now.
Aug. 12, 2016
In the summer of 1966, farmworkers staged a historic march across Texas to protest low wages and poor working conditions. Fifty years later, some of them are telling their stories for the first time.
Aug. 12, 2016
Rupert Murdoch has selected a new leadership team of longtime network executives. Bill Shine and Jack Abernethy will be co-presidents. Ailes was forced out amid sexual harassment charges.
Aug. 12, 2016
From his earliest days picking peas to improving wages and working conditions as a union leader, Cesar Chavez dedicated his life to giving voice to the exploited men and women who grow America's food.
Aug. 12, 2016
Authorities have rescued 72 people from high water in Tangipahoa Parish. Floods have been blamed for at least one death in Zachary. Heavy rains are expected to continue into the weekend.
Aug. 12, 2016
What comes out of the tail end of worms appears to be very good for crops.
Aug. 12, 2016
When Manuel won gold last night, she wasn't just an athlete excelling at her sport. She was a symbol for what should have been self-evident all along: swimming is for everyone.
Aug. 12, 2016
Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.
Aug. 12, 2016
Knowing everything there is to know about someone's financials is intrusive. So how did the tradition start — and why do we care?
Aug. 12, 2016
A major summer destination has banned a women's swimsuit designed around Islamic ideas of modesty. The city's mayor calls the Burkini "the symbol of Islamist extremism."
Aug. 12, 2016
The former presidential candidate bought a lake-front summer vacation home for $575,000 this week. Some of his former supporters weren't happy about it and questioned his socialist bona fides.
Aug. 12, 2016
Eighteen months after British schoolgirl Kadiza Sultana ran away from home to join the Islamic State militant group, her family lawyer says they've received word she has died in Syria.
Aug. 12, 2016
"I don't know people who weren't aware of the stats that were just published. I don't know them. We already know the score."
Aug. 12, 2016
The U.S. women's soccer team plays Sweden Friday, facing their old coach and trying to improve on a draw that marred an otherwise stellar opening round to the Summer Olympics in Rio.
Aug. 12, 2016
There's more information on genetic mutations and in the scientific literature than cancer doctors can process easily. Smart, fast computers might be able to help.
Aug. 12, 2016
The two new polio cases in Nigeria are the first detected on the African continent in more than 2 years.
Aug. 12, 2016
The Clinton campaign says Hillary and Bill Clinton paid their 2015 federal taxes at a rate of 34.2 percent. The couple's overall tax rate was 43.2 percent, the campaign said.
Aug. 12, 2016
As a federal state of emergency ends for Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver says residents don't trust that government officials have fully addressed the lead contamination of their water.
Aug. 12, 2016
Flight 429 from Boston to Sacramento was forced to divert to South Dakota after hitting severe turbulence. Passengers describe the plane suddenly plunging as people went flying.
Aug. 12, 2016
A series of explosions struck at least five resort areas in Thailand, killing at least four people and injuring dozens. The country's military junta relies on revenues from the vital tourism industry.
Aug. 12, 2016

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