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A new house tour bypasses Charleston's antebellum mansions and takes visitors directly to the quarters where enslaved people lived and worked.
Sept. 13, 2017
Domenici, 85, was the longest-serving senator from New Mexico. During his six terms, he advocated for nuclear energy and parity for mental illness in health insurance in addition to balanced budgets.
Sept. 13, 2017
In this study, thousands of people in some Kenyan villages get a monthly payment. But others in a comparison group get nothing.
Sept. 13, 2017
The Gates Foundation has released projections showing the impact on new cases of HIV and issues like child mortality if there's a global drop in foreign aid.
Sept. 13, 2017
New Yorker writer Evan Osnos visited North Korea in August to understand what they really mean when they talk about nuclear war. He found that nuclear weapons are an essential part of their society.
Sept. 13, 2017
The Justice Department has told Congress it will not make FBI employees available for interviews, avoiding conflicts with the ongoing criminal investigation into Russian election interference.
Sept. 13, 2017
Montana has recently pushed all their young students indoors because of the unprecedented level of smoke from wildfires. Some community groups are now collaborating to clean up that indoor air.
Sept. 13, 2017
Police in Hollywood, Fla., confirmed they are investigating the deaths. The facility may have been without air conditioning following the storm, according to multiple news reports.
Sept. 13, 2017
The smoke and ash hanging in the air from the still-burning Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge could easily transfer to the grapes, potentially changing the quality of the wine.
Sept. 13, 2017
NASA's Cassini spacecraft will crash into Saturn on Friday, but we'll always have the shots it took of icy volcanoes, hexagonal storms, ethane lakes and ripples in Saturn's rings.
Sept. 13, 2017
Following an investigation by Kaiser Health News and NPR, the Food and Drug Administration has moved to close a loophole that let drugmakers skip pediatric testing of drugs to treat rare diseases.
Sept. 13, 2017
About half of the 106 trailers at the Sea Breeze Mobile Home Community are destroyed or moved off their foundations.
Sept. 13, 2017
The Myanmar leader has garnered international opprobrium for her handling of what the United Nations and watchdog groups say appears to be a genocide against the country's Muslim minority.
Sept. 13, 2017
Retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn may have kept up contacts with the promoters of a vast Middle Eastern nuclear deal even as he was serving as national security adviser.
Sept. 13, 2017
Nearly 3.8 million electricity customers lack power in Florida Wednesday, along with hundreds of thousands more in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
Sept. 13, 2017
The 2017 nominees for the U.K.'s top literary prize include a hefty dose of marquee authors, such as Paul Auster. But the list also features a pair of debuts, from Emily Fridlund and Fiona Mozley.
Sept. 13, 2017
New rules — such as giving chickens more space to roam — were approved by the Obama administration, but put on hold under Trump. Now the organic industry is suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Sept. 13, 2017
Also: Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C) meets President Trump today over his Charlottesville response; Myanmar's leader won't attend a U.N. session over the Rohingya crisis; and new crew join the space station.
Sept. 13, 2017
When downed trees blocked the road near Sister Margaret Ann's school in southwest Miami-Dade County, she grabbed a chainsaw and got to work.
Sept. 13, 2017
The Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 last night to win their 20th straight game — tying the American League winning streak held by the 2002 Oakland Athletics. Cleveland goes for 21 this afternoon.
Sept. 13, 2017

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