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And then there were 40: This week, the National Book Foundation revealed the writers who are still in contention for its literary prize. It capped the rollout Thursday with the fiction nominees.
Sept. 15, 2016
Donald Trump is attacking the Flint pastor who interrupted him during a Wednesday appearance at her church.
Sept. 15, 2016
A Marine Corps report found a pattern of abuse at the South Carolina training facility, and linked it to the suicide of one recruit. The recruit's family says they don't believe his death was suicide.
Sept. 15, 2016
Many kids rely on school for food their families can't afford. Two reports suggest one group is falling through the cracks: teens. Dogged by hunger, teens may try a wide range of strategies to get by.
Sept. 15, 2016
As candidates for president travel around the country, they often deliver the same speech, or close to it. We take a closer look at the familiar elements in a recent Clinton speech.
Sept. 15, 2016
In his stump speech, Donald Trump brings the energy and spends a lot of time talking about core issues like illegal immigration and trade as well as attacking the media and Hillary Clinton.
Sept. 15, 2016
The announcement is expected to delight conservationists and anger others. The unilateral move allows the president to protect the marine environment without waiting for Congressional approval.
Sept. 15, 2016
The vaccine is already showing up in drugstores, but maybe wait until Halloween to get the shot, doctors say, especially if you're over 65 and want to be protected against flu this winter.
Sept. 15, 2016
Hillary Clinton's remark that "half of Trump's supporters" are a "basket of deplorables" touched off a firestorm in political press, but it seems to barely register for some voters.
Sept. 15, 2016
The former senior adviser to President Obama suggested the Democratic presidential nominee should work with, not against, the press in an effort to be more transparent.
Sept. 15, 2016
North Korea may face tougher sanctions in response to its most recent nuclear test, the most powerful blast yet. But North Koreans keep finding workarounds to the punitive measures.
Sept. 15, 2016
In Burlington, Vt., the city's Department of Public Works is giving citizens the permission and the tools to remake their own streets. But not everyone thinks that's a good idea.
Sept. 15, 2016
Flood managers suspect August's big rainstorms and floods in Louisiana are becoming more common there and elsewhere because of climate change. One clue: Much of the damage was beyond the flood plain.
Sept. 15, 2016
People talk a lot about the warming of the Earth by a few degrees. Now a cartoon shows you what it looks like.
Sept. 14, 2016
U.S. users trying to take part in Samsung's unofficial recall find themselves winding through a network of stores and unclear guidelines. The government has yet to announce a formal recall.
Sept. 14, 2016
The candidate's physician says she is "healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States." She also takes thyroid medication and blood thinners.
Sept. 14, 2016
The $100 million figure represents 1 percent of the roughly $10 billion in annual income that the league and its teams have been reported to pull in.
Sept. 14, 2016
This week, the U.K. introduced a polymer 5-pound note that's designed to be waterproof, tear-resistant and chewable. The Bank of England still doesn't recommend setting it on fire.
Sept. 14, 2016
A recent study revealed the sugar industry's efforts to shape medical opinion on how sugar affects health 50 years ago. But today, scores of companies continue to fund food and nutrition studies.
Sept. 14, 2016
Who's in charge? Which countries haven't paid their dues? Which president said he isn't coming this year? Take our quiz to see if you know the answers.
Sept. 14, 2016

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