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At the San Ysidro crossing between San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico is requiring foreign pedestrians to show a passport and fill out entry paperwork.
Aug. 20, 2015
The storm, tracking westward toward the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean, now has sustained winds of nearly 75 mph.
Aug. 20, 2015
A dance troupe is performing the story of a Vermont farm from spring to fall, told through reinterpretations of classical choreography.
Aug. 20, 2015
The campus can be a laboratory of great experimentation — especially when it comes to American English.
Aug. 20, 2015
Doctors found cancer in Carter's liver and brain. He's starting radiation therapy Thursday. Carter, the son of a peanut farmer, served as the 39th president of the United States, from 1977 to 1981.
Aug. 20, 2015
The relationship between the types of microbes in our gut and belly fat is turning out to be a lot more complicated than scientists first thought.
Aug. 20, 2015
A year ago, West Africa was reporting more than 500 new Ebola cases each week. This week, the region had just three. Could the epidemic finally be grinding to a halt?
Aug. 20, 2015
An arrest warrant has been issued for a man seen leaving a backpack behind at the scene of the blast moments before the explosion. But officials have all but ruled out a foreign terrorist network.
Aug. 20, 2015
Joint exercises between the U.S. and South Korea have raised tensions in the region. It was the first time the two countries traded fire in five years.
Aug. 20, 2015
The demonstrators gathered after police shot and killed an 18-year-old they say pointed a gun at them. Police said protesters threw bottles and bricks at them. A vacant house was set on fire.
Aug. 20, 2015
Donald Trump had lacked for policy specifics until he came out with his very specific, hard-line immigration plan. But some of those in the trenches of immigration reform say it's dead on arrival.
Aug. 20, 2015
The trumpeting roar of an elephant is loud. But scientists living with herds in the forests of central Africa say the deep rumbles that humans can't hear, but can feel, carry crucial messages, too.
Aug. 20, 2015
What if there were a way to take the waste heat that spews from car tailpipes or power plant chimneys and turn it into electricity? An entrepreneur says something called thermoelectrics is the key.
Aug. 20, 2015
A class action lawsuit argues that traumatized students in Compton, Calif., are entitled to the same accommodations from schools as students with more traditional, physical disabilities.
Aug. 20, 2015
Robie's General Store is one of New Hampshire's most famous political stops, attracting nearly every on the presidential campaign trail. But don't try to actually buy milk and eggs here.
Aug. 20, 2015
Many popular videos on Facebook originated on YouTube, and YouTube stars say it means they're losing money. Facebook says it takes intellectual property rights seriously and is working on a solution.
Aug. 20, 2015
Officials say at least three others have been injured in a blaze in the north-central part of the state. About 530,000 acres have burned across the Pacific Northwest in the past week.
Aug. 19, 2015
Federal government agencies are experimenting with a new way to get customer feedback, and it involves four emoticons.
Aug. 19, 2015
A study by the Migration Policy Institute finds that entry by unauthorized immigrants continues to decline, and about half are nabbed by U.S. authorities at least once.
Aug. 19, 2015
Does legalization of marijuana mean more drivers will have the drug in their system? New data from Washington state says yes, but does that mean pot has caused more accidents? The answer is not clear.
Aug. 19, 2015

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