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California is in the peak of its wildfire season. With strong winds forecast to hit 70 mph on Wednesday, the utility says it wants to reduce the chance that its wires could spark a fire.
Oct. 9, 2019
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The incursion comes after the White House announced that U.S. forces would stand aside as Turkey launched the military operation in Northern Syria.
Oct. 9, 2019
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Doing business in China comes with major strings attached. This week, with the response to an NBA manager's tweet, it became evident that a few provocative words can cause those strings to tighten.
Oct. 9, 2019
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Police say the trio ran one of the country's largest illegal manufacturing vaping businesses. Officials continue to investigate what's behind the deaths and illnesses linked to vaping.
Oct. 9, 2019
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The abortion-rights group says the goal of the $45 million campaign is to unseat President Trump as well as elect candidates at all levels who support abortion rights.
Oct. 9, 2019
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An American, British and Japanese scientist have jointly received the award, according to an announcement from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm.
Oct. 9, 2019
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"To claim that this is springing from some heartfelt concern about international corruption just doesn't hold water," said Alexandra Wrage, who leads an anti-bribery business association.
Oct. 9, 2019
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The UAW strike against GM is in its fourth week, and businesses that supply the automaker are losing millions each day. In Lansing, Mich., more than 11,000 people who supply parts are out of work.
Oct. 9, 2019
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Helena Mayor Wilmot Collins' strategy is to meet as many people as possible and make connections on common issues such as trade and student loan debt.
Oct. 9, 2019
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The Babur Garden is a place of respite in an often chaotic city. "Do you think the Taliban will ever accept this?" asks one man, pointing to himself and his fiancée, strolling among blooming roses.
Oct. 9, 2019
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Democrats running for president are largely unified on proposals like an assault weapons ban and red flag laws. Divisions exist over implementing gun buyback programs as voluntary or mandatory.
Oct. 9, 2019
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At issue is whether Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, which bars sex discrimination, covers gay and transgender workers.
Oct. 9, 2019
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O'Rourke wants to ban and buy back assault-style weapons. Two undecided voters who like the idea asked him how it would work as part of NPR's Off Script series, where voters question candidates.
Oct. 9, 2019
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The annual competition is put on by Alaska's Katmai National Park & Preserve to choose the fattest bear. This year, Holly beat out Lefty in the championship round, winning more than 80% of the votes.
Oct. 8, 2019
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Administration officials credit a policy of returning asylum-seeking migrants to Mexico and an end to a policy referred to by critics as "catch and release."
Oct. 8, 2019

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