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"Since 1976 there have been 16 vehicle-train collisions at this grade crossing prior to Tuesday's accident," the National Transportation Safety Board says.
March 8, 2017
Leave it to the Italians to take a holiday steeped in women's rights and turn it into Festa Della Donna, when women leave menfolk behind to celebrate each other with flowers, wine and above all, cake.
March 8, 2017
The alleged CIA documents reveal a hacking program that is very different from the one uncovered by Edward Snowden's NSA leak. One distinction: Mass surveillance vs. targeted attacks.
March 8, 2017
The folks at Scripps are already calling Edith Fuller the latest "spellebrity." She beat eighth-graders and other students in Tulsa., Okla., to advance to the big bee.
March 8, 2017
James Comey told attendees at a cyber conference in Boston that he does not intend to leave before the end of his 10-year term. Comey has faced critics on both sides of the political spectrum.
March 8, 2017
Wildfires are still burning out of control in Colorado, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Florida. The governor of Oklahoma has declared a state of emergency.
March 8, 2017
A school is teaching them to be electrical engineers — and to defy local stereotypes that engineering is a man's job.
March 8, 2017
Fending off attacks from the left and the right, House GOP leaders begin the process of amending their American Health Care Act, which would replace Obamacare.
March 8, 2017
The attack, which was claimed by the Islamic State, killed at least 30 people and injured dozens more. It took several hours of floor-by-floor fighting to retake the hospital.
March 8, 2017
The darkness on Liberty Island dramatically changed the look of one of the country's most iconic monuments — and led to speculation over the cause.
March 8, 2017
Emmanuel Macron, 39, is a former investment banker who's running as an independent. He says he wants to "make France daring again."
March 8, 2017
More than 750,000 young people have registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Many, like college senior Daisy Romero, worry about their future in the U.S.
March 8, 2017
As president, Trump's called for — with no evidence — investigations into alleged wiretapping by Obama and some 3 to 5 million people he believes voted illegally.
March 8, 2017
The House Republican health care proposal to replace Obamacare may not cut costs, increase choices or boost coverage in the end.
March 8, 2017
Realizing that a mixed-race society can also uphold racism is crucial to a nuanced understanding of the challenge of recognizing and overcoming racism and bias.
March 8, 2017
Some health experts worry about what this trend means for chronic disease linked to obesity. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes.
March 8, 2017
In 2011, Alabama passed what was considered the nation's strictest immigration law. Much of it was later struck down. Now, it offers a snapshot into the challenges ahead for the Trump administration.
March 8, 2017
To show the economic importance of women, organizers are encouraging them to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor and not to shop — except at women and minority owned and small businesses.
March 8, 2017
Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from any possible investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia, Rod Rosenstein would have to pick up the task if confirmed.
March 7, 2017
The story of how that population grew so large is a long one that's mostly about Mexico, and full of unintended consequences.
March 7, 2017

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