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Do the glasses make the man? Four years ago, then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential run was derailed by one word — oops. He admits now he wasn't healthy then, and he's trying to make up for it.
May 26, 2015
The city has settled with the Justice Department over a pattern of civil rights violations by its police. The deal could be announced as soon as today, a senior federal law enforcement official said.
May 26, 2015
Caring for the nation's veterans when they are dying can be a complex task, but the Army and the VA are working to help them.
May 26, 2015
The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.
May 26, 2015
State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.
May 26, 2015
Video cameras are everywhere — from those in smartphones to security cams. And just when you thought it couldn't get harder to hide, live-streaming video apps are raising new questions about privacy.
May 26, 2015
In today's digital age it's easy to forget about paper, but as one paper pusher says, "a paperless society is about as plausible as a paperless bathroom."
May 26, 2015
It is the defensive end's second arrest in the past nine months. Police in Santa Clara, Calif., say McDonald assaulted a woman while she was holding a baby.
May 25, 2015
As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.
May 25, 2015
How did a monument to the USS Maine, which sank in Havana Harbor in 1898, come to rest in Indiana? The answer tells a lot about the power and influence of veterans, years after war.
May 25, 2015
Every year, a history teacher in Columbus, Miss., takes high schoolers to the local cemetery. There, they tell the stories of those who are buried, and learn more about their own place in the world.
May 25, 2015
Every year, a history teacher in Columbus, Miss., takes high schoolers to the local cemetery. There, they tell the stories of those who are buried, and learn more about their own place in the world.
May 25, 2015
They've been supporting the men for years. But for the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women's national team at a World Cup.
May 25, 2015
The deal would make the combined company a major rival to Comcast Corp. Comcast last month abandoned its own bid for Time Warner following concerns raised by the Justice Department.
May 25, 2015
The president called Arlington National Cemetery "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes." It is, he said, "a reflection of America itself."
May 25, 2015
In an interview Sunday with CNN, Ash Carter said Iraqi forces lacked the "will to fight" ISIS in Anbar Province and its capital, Ramadi.
May 25, 2015
Most of the victims are believed to be Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. They are held until their families pay more money, which few can afford to do.
May 25, 2015
Olmert, who led Israel until 2009, unlawfully accepted money from a U.S. supporter. He is appealing the decision to the Supreme Court.
May 25, 2015
Parts of the two states are reeling from weekend flooding that damaged and destroyed homes and killed at least three people.
May 25, 2015
As college students leave for the summer, many just throw away what they can't fit in the car for the ride home. But some schools are trying to find a new home for those campus castoffs.
May 25, 2015

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