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San Luis Potosi state lost out on more than a billion dollars in investment and thousands of jobs when Ford changed plans and nixed a factory. Angry locals pin the blame directly on Donald Trump.
Jan. 5, 2017
Wyoming has become a flash point in the debate over whether federal public lands should be turned over to states. Sportsmen are worried they'll lose access to the lands if states are forced to sell.
Jan. 5, 2017
A different way of providing counseling is being tested in India. It turns out it was tested — but abandoned — in the U.S. decades ago.
Jan. 5, 2017
In some cases, the 2008 campaign was their first venture into politics; for many, it hasn't been their last.
Jan. 5, 2017
The department store chain says it's eliminating more than 10,000 jobs, and will proceed with plans to close 68 stores that are part of 100 closings announced in August.
Jan. 5, 2017
Free tuition has been a buzz phrase lately, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's statewide proposal puts it front and center this week. Here's our look at the fine print.
Jan. 5, 2017
The Democratic-dominated Legislature adds legal firepower as it anticipates a court battle with the new Trump Administration over issues such as climate change and immigration.
Jan. 4, 2017
Lots of facts have been thrown around, as the new GOP Congress takes steps toward repealing the Affordable Care Act. Lawmakers are bickering over costs and consequences. But what's true in all of it?
Jan. 4, 2017
Last year sometimes felt like one natural catastrophe after another. Now, reinsurer Munich Re says there were some 750 natural disasters, suggesting it was a particularly bad year.
Jan. 4, 2017
A promised crackdown on people living in this country illegally could mean a boon for private prison companies that contract with the government to hold detainees.
Jan. 4, 2017
U.S. News and World Report's annual list of Best Diets is out, and while reviewers have a few beefs with the regular Atkins Diet, the veggie version gets high marks. So do other plant-based diets.
Jan. 4, 2017
In February 2015, a group of Chelsea football club supporters were caught on video pushing a black man off a crowded Paris metro as fans shouted, "We're racist and that's the way we like it."
Jan. 4, 2017
"I am not here to be champion. I am here to prove that at 105 years old you can still ride a bike," Frenchman Robert Marchand said.
Jan. 4, 2017
Authorities suspect that the attackers, who the BBC reports were armed with rocket propelled grenades and sniper rifles, might be linked to Islamist separatist groups.
Jan. 4, 2017
President Obama and Vice President-elect Mike Pence met with their respective parties' lawmakers in an effort to frame the debate over the coming Affordable Care Act fight.
Jan. 4, 2017
Smith, who died on Friday, was a Methodist minister who traveled the world studying Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism and other religions. Originally broadcast in 1996.
Jan. 4, 2017
A crowded commuter train smashed into a bumper block and partly derailed as it pulled into Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal on Wednesday morning. The injuries reported so far have been largely minor.
Jan. 4, 2017
It's true that more people Googled their Congress members than usual. But that was still only a handful of people.
Jan. 4, 2017
Euthanasia is illegal in South Africa. But Tutu has spoken out recently in support for a person's right to an assisted death. Tutu has has long suffered from prostate cancer.
Jan. 4, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to become U.S. secretary of state is in line to receive a $180 million retirement package.
Jan. 4, 2017

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