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Most scientists agree, climate change is perhaps the most serious issue facing our planet today. And yet, it's uniquely difficult for us to wrap our heads around. Hidden Brain explores why.
Nov. 7, 2016
Last week, the jury found that a story about an alleged gang rape on campus defamed an administrator of the University of Virginia. When claims in the piece were challenged, the magazine retracted it.
Nov. 7, 2016
An unemployed motorcycle mechanic admitted that he went to the LA airport in November 2013 with the intent to kill TSA agents. He killed one security screener and seriously wounded three other people.
Nov. 7, 2016
More than four years after he took refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face questioning there on Nov. 14 over allegations of sex crimes, including rape.
Nov. 7, 2016
Former newspaper reporter Frances Kolarek was born in 1917, before women won the right to vote. She calls Hillary Clinton the most qualified presidential candidate she's seen in her lifetime.
Nov. 7, 2016
Two offensives in two countries are aimed at retaking Syria's Raqqa and Iraq's Mosul. Raqqa is the Islamic State's de facto capital, while Mosul is the group's most important stronghold in Iraq.
Nov. 7, 2016
Companies sued the federal government over a new rule protecting the right of patients and their families to sue nursing home companies. It was supposed to go into effect in November.
Nov. 7, 2016
From the waste-not ethos behind Angel Food Cake, to the science fads that sparked chocolate cake, American Cake tells a story of immigration and ingenuity.
Nov. 7, 2016
They're too young to vote, but they're still getting out the vote. After learning about the history of voting and democracy in America, these young activists took their message to a college campus.
Nov. 7, 2016
Donald Trump's and Hillary Clinton's final appeals to voters display a stark difference in how each candidate ran for president.
Nov. 7, 2016
The masses of balls that appeared along 11-miles of coast in western Siberia were snowy and icy. Some of them were small, and some were quite large.
Nov. 7, 2016
Ethiopia has 7 million donkeys — more than any other country. They have a pretty tough life, but changes are afoot.
Nov. 7, 2016
Scientists are racing to create a vaccine against the Zika virus. The latest effort being tested uses inactivated virus, a technique that has been used successfully to fight other diseases.
Nov. 7, 2016
The magnitude 5.0 quake damaged buildings in Cushing, Okla., the largest commercial crude oil storage center in North America. No damage to oil storage facilities or nearby pipelines was reported.
Nov. 7, 2016
Daniel Ortega, the former Marxist revolutionary leader, took more than 70 percent of the vote. Earlier this year, the courts essentially blocked his main opponent from seeking office.
Nov. 7, 2016
Reporters from Europe, Turkey and Lebanon share their experiences covering the 2016 U.S. election — everything from translation challenges to close encounters with a pregnant Ivanka Trump.
Nov. 7, 2016
Raising kids is tough, even if you have a partner and a steady income or two. Single moms and dads face even more challenges, and like all parents, are doing the best they can, with what they have.
Nov. 7, 2016
Police found this bundle of joy in Queensland during a traffic stop last night. Australian authorities say the little guy is in good health and that they're calling him Alfred.
Nov. 7, 2016
The transit authority and its largest union have reached a settlement to end a nearly weeklong strike. The news came just hours before a judge was set to rule on enjoining the strike for Election Day.
Nov. 7, 2016
More than 500 monitors and observers will watch polling sites in 28 states, looking for voting rights violations such as discrimination against voters because of their race or language.
Nov. 7, 2016

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