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Hillary Clinton doesn't have the biggest rallies. Her bumper stickers and campaign signs aren't particularly visible. It seems her supporters are laying low. Here's why.
May 27, 2016
In an event high on symbolism, the president is visiting the city on which the United States dropped the first atomic bomb used in warfare.
May 27, 2016
Sharks vs. Penguins is not typically an even matchup in the wild, but those are the two teams that will play for the Stanley Cup starting Monday. It will be San Jose's first appearance in the Finals.
May 26, 2016
Please do not take selfies with the animals, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration asks. It's pupping season, so there may be a tempting number of seals about this weekend.
May 26, 2016
In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.
May 26, 2016
They made it from a group of more than 280 to Thursday night's final round. They range in age from 11 to 14 and live all over the country.
May 26, 2016
Floodwaters trapped the cavers on Thursday. Four managed to escape, and then 19 more finally made it out in the evening.
May 26, 2016
The germs caused a urinary tract infection in a Pennsylvania woman that was difficult to treat. The bacteria were resistant to the drug often used as the last-ditch treatment, but another one worked.
May 26, 2016
The deep-sea researchers were surveying an ocean ridge near Hawaii. "Where did this guy come from? Holy cow!" said one researcher when he saw the huge sponge. They say it's the largest ever recorded.
May 26, 2016
Those convicted of targeting law enforcement and emergency crews can now face stricter penalties. "The overarching message is that hate crimes will not be tolerated in Louisiana," the governor said.
May 26, 2016
Obama has sought to reduce the world's nuclear stockpile throughout his tenure. Yet he's also put the U.S. on course to spend some $1 trillion on upgrading its aging nuclear arsenal.
May 26, 2016
Cities and towns are preparing for mosquito season and the threat of the Zika virus by spreading pesticides. It worked for the West Nile virus but may not be as effective for controlling Zika.
May 26, 2016
Typically women are the ones who get involved with reproductive rights and family planning. But there are exceptions.
May 26, 2016
Companies cultivating a healthful image often list "evaporated cane juice" in their products' ingredients. But the FDA says it's really just sugar, and that's what food labels should call it.
May 26, 2016
An independent review found that the university failed to adequately handle reports of assault and, in some cases, actively discouraged students from coming forward with their experiences.
May 26, 2016
Pumping breast milk may seem optional, but women who don't pump or breast-feed on a regular schedule risk engorgement, a painful condition that can lead to infection and other medical complications.
May 26, 2016
New Yorker writer Jane Mayer discusses conservative activist James O'Keefe's latest botched sting operation, and the new kind of political opposition research O'Keefe pioneered.
May 26, 2016
The Government Accountability Office report also finds that the nuclear system is coordinated on a 1970s-era computer. The parts are so obsolete that it's difficult to find replacements.
May 26, 2016
The president has declared a tomato state of emergency in the northern sector.
May 26, 2016
These descendants of wild boars were brought over from Europe decades ago. They're highly invasive and hugely destructive — threatening native bears and deer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
May 26, 2016

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