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A Trump surrogate warned of "taco trucks on every corner" as immigration remains unchecked. But very few people on Twitter think that's a bad thing.
Sept. 2, 2016
The basketball legend weighs in on the 49ers quarterback, who has decided not to stand when the national anthem is played before games.
Sept. 2, 2016
Three months after receiving a lenient punishment for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at Stanford University, Brock Turner left Santa Clara County's main jail Friday.
Sept. 2, 2016
The child, who'd contracted polio, was taken in by Mother Teresa when he was 3. What's happened since sounds like a fairy tale.
Sept. 2, 2016
The monthly jobs report fell short of expectations, both in terms of job growth and the unemployment rate. Economists had anticipated 180,000 new jobs and a slight drop in unemployment.
Sept. 2, 2016
After the device launched in early August, dozens of users reported that their waterproof smartphones caught fire or exploded. Samsung traced the problem to its battery and promises replacements.
Sept. 2, 2016
Drivers burned more than 405 million gallons a day in June, the most ever. But more efficient cars and an expected decline in auto ownership could mean the peak will soon be in the rearview mirror.
Sept. 2, 2016
The founders of Everytable in LA have created identical grab-and-go restaurants full of healthful food options, but with different pricing structures depending on the communities they are serving.
Sept. 2, 2016
The Brazilian actor gained 40 pounds for his role as the notorious drug kingpin. He says getting back in shape "wasn't only about losing weight, but getting rid of that character."
Sept. 2, 2016
Carfentanil, a powerful opioid used to sedate elephants, is being blamed for a record spike in drug overdoses in the Midwest. It's much stronger, and riskier, than heroin or fentanyl.
Sept. 2, 2016
The Category 1 hurricane is expected to track across four Southeastern states before moving into the Atlantic late Friday or early Saturday, bringing heavy rain along its path.
Sept. 1, 2016
In his statement, Brown suggests that the July 7 sniper attack that claimed the lives of five officers has taken its toll. He is ending his 33-year career with the police.
Sept. 1, 2016
The 2016 presidential campaign has, in many ways, become a question of character. In this hour long special, Rachel Martin digs into how
Sept. 1, 2016
If it were a phone call, we might call it a butt-dial: A strong radio signal that set off speculation about possible alien origins is now believed to have come from a terrestrial source.
Sept. 1, 2016
Peaceful and relatively prosperous, Costa Rica hasn't traditionally been a crossroads for migrants. But they have been descending on the country in growing numbers, straining resources.
Sept. 1, 2016
A beverage created in the laboratory now has a better-for-you organic version. But nutrition experts point out, this sports drink is still loaded with sugar and calories.
Sept. 1, 2016
His proposed "great wall" gets all the attention. But his plan would mean record spending on top of what's already record spending on border enforcement.
Sept. 1, 2016
A year ago we met nine students from Maryland who made three different choices about college: community, public and elite private. Today we talk with them again as they reflect on those decisions.
Sept. 1, 2016
The Navy's littoral combat ships are plagued by problems including engine failure and power losses. The ships were supposed to be nimble and versatile, but instead have proved costly and ineffective.
Sept. 1, 2016
Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro were marching in Caracas, seeking a recall election. The country's economy has been collapsing, with massive inflation and food and medicine shortages.
Sept. 1, 2016

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