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The actor donned Batman's costume for TV in the '60s, giving an enduring rendition of the hero. Later in his career, West enjoyed a renaissance as a voice actor. His family says he died Friday night.
June 10, 2017
The unseeded Latvian shocked Simona Halep on Saturday, winning her first major in dramatic fashion. Ostapenko overcame dozens of unforced errors on the strength of a number of stunning shots.
June 10, 2017
The U.S. is now giving "technical assistance" to the country's military, according to a Philippine spokesman. The news comes amid heavy fighting to take back the city from ISIS-linked militants.
June 10, 2017
For over two decades, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument has been a lightning rod. Now, it's under review along with 26 other monuments. And its example illustrates what has people worked up.
June 10, 2017
The "off-bottom" production method, in which oysters are grown in hanging baskets tumbled by waves, is starting to flourish on the Gulf coast — and demand for these boutique bivalves is growing.
June 10, 2017
Colstrip, Mont., is home to the second-largest coal power plant in the West. The plant's customers in other states are turning away from coal, so locals are looking for support in making a transition.
June 10, 2017
The 1967 war changed lives forever. After Israel's victory, an American student saw a biblical promise fulfilled. He moved his family to the West Bank — but their pioneering life came at a price.
June 10, 2017
The fired FBI director came loaded for bear at his congressional testimony and seemed to leave lots of bread crumbs for investigators, like a Justice Department special counselor, to pick up on.
June 10, 2017
The 1967 war changed lives forever. After Israel's victory, an American student saw a biblical promise fulfilled. He moved his family to the West Bank — but their pioneering life came at a price.
June 10, 2017
A new report delivers familiar — but important — data about the nature of childhood around the world.
June 10, 2017
After the war, Omar Omar was stuck in Jordan. He made a new life in the U.S. and sent back money to help his family. Now when he returns to the West Bank, where he was born, he sees it as an outsider.
June 10, 2017
The week's education news featured debate over Harvard's rescinding of admissions for several incoming freshmen and the education secretary's contentious hearing on Capitol Hill.
June 10, 2017
Bill Maher crosses a line, Kevin Hart takes a pass on Trump, and a Cosby Kid stands up for Dr. Huxtable. Let's get to it.
June 10, 2017
Saturday's nationwide "March Against Sharia," sponsored by a group known for aggressively criticizing Islam, has in recent days become a rallying cause for right-wing extremists.
June 10, 2017
As a science journalist, I know vaccines are safe. But when it was time to take my son to get his shots, I suddenly found myself overwhelmed by fear. Does science stand a chance against emotion?
June 10, 2017
Michel Temer rose to the presidency after running mate Dilma Rouseff was impeached in August, and now faces his own scandals. But Friday, a court dismissed charges of illegal campaign financing.
June 9, 2017
The president filed a motion maintaining the court doesn't have jurisdiction over the subject matter. A non-profit group claims that Trump is violating the Constitution's Emolument Clause.
June 9, 2017
The deaths were caused by a parasite that can also lead to swimmer's itch in humans. Risk to people is "extremely low" because you'd need to swim in the pool, which isn't allowed — but has been done.
June 9, 2017
While Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attempted to heal a deep rift among Arab partners with a carefully crafted statement, Trump called out Qatar for its "very high level" of terror financing.
June 9, 2017
In British Columbia, a pair of bald eagles are caring for a baby red-tailed hawk, in addition to their own three young eaglets. The species have been known to fight to the death.
June 9, 2017

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