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One thing is clear: Democrats and Republicans had very, very different priorities tonight
March 1, 2016
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko spent most of a year on the International Space Station. Their landing brings an epic mission to an end.
March 1, 2016
Aubrey McClendon, former CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp, was charged with orchestrating a conspiracy not to compete with another company for oil and gas leases, the Justice Department said.
March 1, 2016
The U.S. Postal Service is in dire financial straits. If the price of stamps go down as scheduled in April, it could cost the already hemorrhaging Post office $2 billion per year.
March 1, 2016
Voters in more than a dozen states headed to the polls today, casting ballots across the country in the biggest primary day by far.
March 1, 2016
The pesticide got "conditional" approval just eight years ago, but the EPA now says it could poison fish. The move is raising hope among activists who want the EPA to regulate pesticides more tightly.
March 1, 2016
The open-air show on March 25 will be free. The concert is scheduled just three days after President Obama is set to visit Cuba.
March 1, 2016
Utica City School District is facing two federal lawsuits that say it is illegally diverting refugees away from its high school, instead funneling them to other programs to mainly learn English.
March 1, 2016
Two soldiers got lost, entered the refugee camp and were attacked. Other Israeli troops arrived on the scene. A Palestinian man was killed, and several Israelis and Palestinians were wounded.
March 1, 2016
Canada reached the milestone number less than four months after it started accepting Syrian refugees. The initiative was a campaign promise by newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
March 1, 2016
Is stress turning your hair gray? Your ancestors may have something to do with it, too. Scientists say they've found the first genetic variant associated with going gray.
March 1, 2016
Opponents of the measure have called on Gov. Dennis Daugaard to veto it; if he doesn't, the bill would become law even if he doesn't sign it.
March 1, 2016
Globetrotters used to stay in hotels, eat in hotels, buy gifts in hotels. Airbnb is shaking things up — and has given one Tanzanian an unexpected new career.
March 1, 2016
Florida is poised to become the first state to allow high school students to take computer coding as a way to meet a language requirement.
March 1, 2016
A U.N.-sponsored report warns that disappearing pollinators, such as bees, could cut production of healthful foods like fruits and nuts. But the degree of damage is mostly a matter of speculation.
March 1, 2016
Follow news and updates from the field as 13 states vote
March 1, 2016
In Britain, it's being called an outrage. In France, one story about the new contract starts with the sentence, "Admiral Nelson must be turning in his grave."
March 1, 2016
Hamburg officials say single-use pods waste resources and aren't always recyclable. The city is believed to be the world's first to oust the capsules from schools, offices and other institutions.
March 1, 2016
A new batch of documents reveals the tension between his desire to micromanage al-Qaida's day-to-day operations and his fears he might be detected and killed by sending out directives.
March 1, 2016
Any candidate who wants to be the Republican nominee "must reject any group or any cause that is built on bigotry. This party does not prey on people's prejudices," House Speaker Ryan said Tuesday.
March 1, 2016

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