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Journalists, dissidents, human rights workers all tell stories of being followed and harassed by Russia's security services. They range from the comical to the frightening.
July 26, 2016
Climate change is affecting what's in Mesa Verde National Park that visitors see. Over the last decade, scorching wildfires have destroyed archaeological artifacts — and have also revealed new ones.
July 26, 2016
At the Democratic convention, the first lady said the election is about making a better future for the children. Hillary Clinton is the only candidate "who I trust with that responsibility," she said.
July 25, 2016
At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack early Tuesday at a facility for the disabled. The attack happened just west of Tokyo in a rare case of mass violence in Japan.
July 25, 2016
The first lady drew a sharp contrast between the Republican and Democratic presidential tickets, speaking as a mother and what kind of country Americans want for their children.
July 25, 2016
"He thinks he's a tough guy. Well Donald, I worked in the mines with tough guys," said Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO at the Democratic convention Thursday.
July 25, 2016
Bernie Sanders addresses the Democratic National Convention Monday night, after an day of disunity in the Philadelphia arena. Read his remarks as prepared for delivery here.
July 25, 2016
The first lady speaks at the Democratic Convention Monday night for the third time. Her popular image is a transformation from how she was first introduced to the country eight years ago.
July 25, 2016
LaHaye was the co-author of the best-selling series of books about the rapture. He was the author of scores of nonfiction books as well.
July 25, 2016
Jordan rarely gets involved in current events but the former Chicago Bulls star is making million-dollar donations to an NAACP fund and a community policing institute seeking solutions to violence.
July 25, 2016
Outside the convention, supporters of Bernie Sanders demonstrated against what they said was a rigged system, while the atmosphere turned chaotic inside the conventional hall.
July 25, 2016
An oil slick has forced the city of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, to shut down its water treatment plant, after a pipeline dumped tens of thousands of gallons into the North Saskatchewan River.
July 25, 2016
Verizon's purchase of Yahoo will close the book on one of the oldest Internet companies. What happened to the other famous 90s brands, like GeoCities, Netscape and CompuServe? A nerdy remembrance.
July 25, 2016
Thousands of activists, including many supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, are joining Democratic National Convention delegates in Philadelphia to protest.
July 25, 2016
Police officer Montrell Jackson was buried today. He was one of three law enforcement officers killed over a week ago in Baton Rouge, La.
July 25, 2016
A key question for Democrats as their party convention opens is how strongly they'll unite behind their presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. Her former rival Bernie Sanders speaks Monday night.
July 25, 2016
What evidence ties Russia's intelligence services to the theft and release of the internal emails of Democratic Party officials? And how would the public release those messages serve Moscow?
July 25, 2016
Donald Trump and Mike Pence make their first joint campaign appearances since accepting the Republican nominations for president and vice president, with events Monday in Virginia and North Carolina.
July 25, 2016
Donald Trump and top advisers have business ties with Russia and its leaders going back many years. Moscow has a distinct point of view about the U.S. presidential election and cause to support Trump.
July 25, 2016
Delegates for Bernie Sanders reacted with shock and disappointment to leaked emails that suggested Democratic Party officials had favored Hillary Clinton over Sanders in the presidential primary.
July 25, 2016

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