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The flames stranded a group of more than 100 hikers. They were so focused on escaping the blaze that a "bear actually came into our area and no one stirred," one hiker told The Spokesman-Review.
Sept. 6, 2017
As a group of activists complete a March to Confront White Supremacy, here is a list of terms racist and misogynist groups use in defending their views.
Sept. 6, 2017
On an individual level, there are probably DACA recipients who have jobs other Americans want. But on a broader scale, DACA recipients are helping grow the economy.
Sept. 6, 2017
Democratic congressional leaders announced Wednesday they had reached a deal with President Trump to raise the debt ceiling, fund the government and pass aid to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Sept. 6, 2017
"Are these windows, installed in 1953, an appropriate part of the sacred fabric of a spiritual home for the nation?" The answer, the cathedral's leadership decided Tuesday, is no.
Sept. 6, 2017
On June 17, sailors were jolted awake as seawater surged in after a collision. They had minutes to escape. Seven didn't make it. One of them, Gary Rehm, saved a shipmate before he became trapped.
Sept. 6, 2017
The U.S. territory filed to restructure billions in debt earlier this year. Those economic straits threaten to hobble the island's ability to cope with the effects of the Category 5 hurricane.
Sept. 6, 2017
Questionnaires of the sort used by dating apps don't even come close to predicting initial attraction compared to meeting someone in real life, a study finds. The ineffable mystery of romance remains.
Sept. 6, 2017
He forced his 15-year-old daughter to marry a man in his 40s with little education and a reputation for drinking — and knew it was a mistake.
Sept. 6, 2017
Although the massive storm appeared to have largely spared Antigua and Barbuda, initial reports are that residents of St. Martin were not so lucky.
Sept. 6, 2017
North Korea has so far tested its missiles and its nukes separately. But some experts worry Pyongyang may decide to put the two together into a single test.
Sept. 6, 2017
His name is Ahmad Chahabi, he fled Syria for Berlin and now he's building a new life by helping other refugees.
Sept. 6, 2017
A federal trial pits the last remaining clinic providing abortions in Kentucky against the state's Republican administration, which says the center failed to meet state health standards.
Sept. 6, 2017
Hurricane Harvey disrupted treatment for people addicted to opioids. Many need to get connected to a specialty clinic that can provide medication-assisted treatment.
Sept. 6, 2017
Also: How Congress could save DACA; Aung San Suu Kyi says fake news is to blame for misinformation on fleeing Rohingyas; and the Blue Jays and the Red Sox play baseball's longest game this season.
Sept. 6, 2017
The large storm maintained its 185-mph winds after making its first landfall on Barbuda early Wednesday.
Sept. 6, 2017
About 800,000 young people had signed up for the DACA program. Now their education and work permits are at risk as President Trump hands the issue to Congress.
Sept. 6, 2017
There are several bills already pending in Congress that could help so-called "DREAMers" that may gain steam after Trump's decision to stop the Obama program. Some allow paths for citizen
Sept. 6, 2017
For 19 months in a row, food prices in America's supermarkets fell compared to a year earlier. This is good news for shoppers but has weighed on the grocery industry and the people who grow our food.
Sept. 6, 2017
Senate Republicans and Democrats are trying something new on health care. It's called cooperation.
Sept. 5, 2017

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