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Yes, Bernie Sanders supporters who voted for President Trump could have cost Hillary Clinton the election. But then, about the same share of Republican primary voters defected to Clinton.
Aug. 24, 2017
Scientists have identified the brain cells that detect pitch changes in speech, allowing us to understand whether someone is asking a question or making a statement.
Aug. 24, 2017
The Navy has identified all 10 of the sailors who went missing but has confirmed only one set of remains. Divers were searching flooded compartments on the destroyer, which is now docked in Singapore.
Aug. 24, 2017
As a tropical storm, Harvey's winds are currently rated at 65 mph — but they could reach 115 mph in the next 36 hours, forecasters say.
Aug. 24, 2017
Dutch police canceled a concert by the Los Angeles band Allah-Las after a tip from Spanish authorities about the possibility of an attack at the venue. Two men have been arrested.
Aug. 24, 2017
Officials blame the failure of a pen near Washington's Cypress Island on high tides caused by the eclipse, but that is being questioned. Fishing boats are scrambling to catch as many as possible.
Aug. 24, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission says the online retailer's grocery deal would not hamper competition or provide an unfair advantage.
Aug. 24, 2017
Employers and insurers were using the statute to deny workers' comp benefits, an NPR and ProPublica investigation found. Republican State Sen. Anitere Flores is now calling for action.
Aug. 24, 2017
Gay and lesbian troops have been able to serve openly in the U.S. military since 2011; transgender service members were allowed to do the same in 2016.
Aug. 24, 2017
For the first time since the 1970s the SAT will be offered in the summer. As students get ready to sit for the test this Saturday, we ask: What does this new date mean for students?
Aug. 24, 2017
Farmers in New England are renting parts of their land to solar energy developers, allowing the farmers to earn some much needed extra money. But not everyone is happy about the trend.
Aug. 24, 2017
A controversial Energy Department report claims the U.S. power grid could become less reliable if too much electricity comes from renewable energy and natural gas. Environmentalists doubt the report.
Aug. 24, 2017
Republican leaders on Capitol Hill are trying to show unity, while Trump is sowing division that could doom the party's fall agenda.
Aug. 24, 2017
Congress could arrange for state elections officials to view high-level secrets about potential threats to their elections. First, they need security clearances.
Aug. 24, 2017
Handy Variety in Watertown, Mass., sold the winning ticket for the $758.7 million Powerball jackpot. It's the largest grand prize won by a single lottery ticket in U.S. history.
Aug. 24, 2017
Drones have delivered everything from pizza to condoms to hot dogs. In Tanzania, they have a bold new mission.
Aug. 23, 2017
U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos issued the injunction, writing that changes did not "fully ameliorate" the law's "discriminatory intent." She had struck down the original law in 2014.
Aug. 23, 2017
An Amnesty International report depicts the terrors faced by the Syrian civilians trapped by ISIS fighters. Among those terrors: errant airstrikes by the U.S.-led coalition pushing to liberate them.
Aug. 23, 2017
State wildlife officials have asked the public to catch as many of the non-native Atlantic salmon as they can after an estimated 5,000 escaped from an aquaculture farm.
Aug. 23, 2017
Dropping a request for some 1.3 million IP addresses, the Trump Administration says its will instead focus "on evidence of the planning coordination and participation in a criminal act."
Aug. 23, 2017

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