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With the largest group of Republican conservatives endorsing Paul Ryan for House Speaker, we look at what he can achieve and what he might want from his political career.
Oct. 23, 2015
Yotam Ottolengi and his head chef Ramael Scully discuss NOPI, their latest cookbook, which is also the name of their popular London restaurant.
Oct. 23, 2015
The seventh fire in a span of two weeks took place Thursday at a historic Catholic church, the Shrine of St. Joseph, near downtown St. Louis. That one has a mostly white congregation in a mixed neighborhood. The other six fires were set in black churches in predominantly black neighborhoods. Rev. Roderick Burton of New Northside Missionary Baptist Church — the second church damaged by the fires — discusses the string of arson attacks.
Oct. 23, 2015
Suffragette reminds us of the angry and savage battle over women's right to vote was in Britain in the early years of the 20th century.
Oct. 23, 2015
Lesbos is now the main entry point into Europe for thousands of refugees and migrants. It's also a magnet for volunteers from all over the world. We meet a group who aid refugees who crossed the sea during a rainstorm.
Oct. 23, 2015
Much of the Benghazi discussion has focused on the deaths of four Americans. The family of Chris Stevens, the late ambassador to Libya, has memorialized him with projects to improve understanding between Americans and people in the Middle East and North Africa, the areas where he served as a diplomat, and where his sister Anne Stevens says he developed many close friendships.
Oct. 23, 2015
An estimated 7.9 million kids in the U.S. don't have enough to eat at home. A new policy urges the nation's pediatricians to screen kids for food insecurity during regular well-child visits.
Oct. 23, 2015
It's apple-picking time. For some of us, that's casual recreation. For tens of thousands of people, though, it's a paycheck — and one stop in a migratory life.
Oct. 23, 2015
As the House Select Committee on Benghazi finally wrapped up its questions Thursday evening, it was unclear if any new light was shed on the 2012 attack that killed four Americans.
Oct. 22, 2015
Jesse Benton was accused of lying to FBI agents about payoffs made by former Rep. Ron Paul's 2012 campaign.
Oct. 22, 2015
Circa 1950, Idaho Fish and Game tried a new way to handle beaver overpopulation: relocate some by dropping them from planes. A film was made to document the practice, but it was lost — until now.
Oct. 22, 2015
An appeals court ruling last year raised the bar for proving insider cases.
Oct. 22, 2015
Once an obscure hub of specialists, the yearly gathering of the Society of Neuroscience now draws some of the biggest and brightest from other fields too, seeking answers to brain and body secrets.
Oct. 22, 2015
Farm To Work in Texas offers a new twist on community supported agriculture: farmers delivers boxes of produce to workplaces. Similar farm-to-office programs are taking off in other states, too.
Oct. 22, 2015
Ryan's announcement comes after securing the support of the three disparate House Republican groups.
Oct. 22, 2015
Another Gallup poll from this week reveals that a majority of Americans favor stricter gun control laws. A third poll shows that a majority also think more concealed weapons would make the U.S. safer.
Oct. 22, 2015
Mental distractions can persist up to 27 seconds after using hands-free technologies, a new AAA study says. But the auto industry says voice-activated systems help drivers keep their eyes on the road.
Oct. 22, 2015
Kaci Hickox, who was kept in isolation last October after arriving in the U.S. from Sierra Leone where she cared for Ebola patients, is suing Gov. Chris Christie for detaining her.
Oct. 22, 2015
At fine-dining places, white workers overwhelmingly fill jobs with the heftiest salaries, while Latinos, blacks and other minorities have jobs with pay closer to the poverty level, a study finds.
Oct. 22, 2015
Little Julia stars in the digital storybook called "We're Amazing, 1,2,3."
Oct. 22, 2015

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