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In many places there's no requirement to tell a home buyer if a house is at risk of flooding, even as climate change increases that risk. Some hope a new Texas law will be a national model.
Oct. 27, 2019
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In 1968, a survey found that African Americans paid more money for lower-quality groceries and struggled for access to fresh food, among other inequalities. Today, those same battles persist.
Oct. 27, 2019
He doesn't cut the profile of a member of "The Resistance," but Bolton's opposition to a pressure campaign to get Ukraine to investigate conspiracy theories may pit him against his former boss.
Oct. 27, 2019
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The president said the U.S. had been searching for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for years. Capturing or killing Baghdadi has been "the top national security priority" of the administration, Trump said Sunday.
Oct. 27, 2019
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The Houston Astros tied the series 2-2 after beating the Washington Nationals 8-1 in Game 4 of the World Series.
Oct. 26, 2019
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Pacific Gas and Electric says dry and windy conditions drove the utility to expand its power blackout zone by 90,000 customers across Northern and Central California to prevent the risk of wildfires.
Oct. 26, 2019
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Philip Reeker, a U.S. diplomat overseeing European affairs, testified he had plans to defend former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, but Reeker was overruled by top State Department officials.
Oct. 26, 2019
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A group of Roman Catholic bishops from the Amazon called for married deacons to be allowed to become ordained priests to address a clergy shortage.
Oct. 26, 2019
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"We're surprised about this conclusion. AWS is the clear leader in cloud computing," an Amazon Web Services spokesperson told NPR. The contract is for 10 years.
Oct. 26, 2019
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Serikjan Bilash signed a plea deal after Kazakh officials charged him with "inciting ethnic tensions" for his work documenting repression against Kazakhs and in China's Xinjiang region.
Oct. 26, 2019
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Many cases of vaping-related injury seem to involve THC, health officials say. That's led some states to take another look at the safety of the regulated cannabis market, as well as the black market.
Oct. 26, 2019
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As the electric car industry ramps up, one gas station in Takoma Park, Md., has already changed lanes. The owner hopes to motivate other stations to make the shift.
Oct. 26, 2019
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Hanging out with dogs might be good for your health. A researcher reviews the science and discusses the very real link between dog ownership and reduced risk of dying from cardiovascular disease.
Oct. 26, 2019
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It's not a shark or a snake. It buzzes. And it is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths every year.
Oct. 26, 2019
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Investors are spending billions to align their portfolios with their personal values. But what happens when funds that claim to be "sustainable" are not as clean as they profess to be?
Oct. 26, 2019

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