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Built in 1949 in the Pacific Palisades, the Eames House is considered among the most important post-war residences in the U.S. Now, the family is working to preserve the home for generations to come.
Aug. 2, 2019
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Edward Posnett's book is more than an impressive add to the modern travelogue: it refuses to accept the landscape at face value as it paints remote terrain in visceral and breathtaking prose.
Aug. 2, 2019
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The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty was signed in 1987 by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. The U.S. has long accused Russia of refusing to comply with its terms.
Aug. 2, 2019
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The R&B singer — who currently faces 18 federal charges related to the sexual abuse of girls and women — once again asserted his innocence, as he has for almost two decades.
Aug. 2, 2019
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New research suggests allergies to sesame are comparably prevalent as those to some tree nuts. The findings come as the FDA weighs whether to require sesame to be listed as an allergen on food labels.
Aug. 2, 2019
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The proportion of people who say they have a "great deal" of confidence in scientists to act in the public interest increased from 21% in 2016 to 35% in 2019, according to the Pew Research Center.
Aug. 2, 2019
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Kelvin Harrison Jr. plays a popular teenager who was adopted from Eritrea as a kid. But underneath Luce's charming smiles and polished speeches is the trauma of a former child soldier.
Aug. 2, 2019
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South Korea's finance minister said Seoul, in turn, will take Tokyo off its own list of trusted partners. Experts worry the dispute could undermine U.S. security ties with chief Asian allies.
Aug. 2, 2019
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Cleaning sewers by hand is a profession in India that has been banned but still persists. Mechanical devices, including robots, are emerging as a possible solution.
Aug. 2, 2019
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A former official in the civil rights office says the unit seems afraid to offend U.S. Customs and Border Protection and ICE. Meanwhile, the complaints of abuses of families continue to pile up.
Aug. 2, 2019
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The U.S. economy is slowing down, but it keeps creating jobs at a healthy pace. Employers added 164,000 jobs last month — as analysts had projected — and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.7%.
Aug. 2, 2019
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It wasn't immediately clear what type of weapon was tested early Friday, but South Korea's military noted the missiles traveled at hypersonic speeds and flew about 137 miles.
Aug. 2, 2019
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It will now be possible for women to apply for a passport and to travel abroad without a male family member to accompany them.
Aug. 2, 2019
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Curtis Mayfield's previous songs for The Impressions had often been broadly inspirational — but here, he aimed his pen directly at black listeners, pledging that better times were ahead.
Aug. 2, 2019
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The Children's Defense Fund is training young people at its Haley Farm in east Tennessee to run summer enrichment programs modeled after civil rights era Freedom Schools.
Aug. 2, 2019

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