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'Soul Of America' Makes Sense Of Nation's Present By Examining Its Past

Wed, 2018-05-02 11:37

Presidential historian Jon Meacham says looking back at times when the nation was divided by partisan fury and racial strife can help shed light on "the politics of the moment."

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In Tijuana, Migrants Seeking Asylum In The U.S. Tell Harrowing Stories Of Crisis

Wed, 2018-05-02 11:26

U.S. Customs officials in Tijuana have begun processing some Central Americans from a caravan seeking asylum in the United States, despite strong condemnation of the migrants by President Trump.

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Air National Guard C-130 Crashes In Georgia, Killing At Least 5

Wed, 2018-05-02 11:23

The cargo plane crashed near Savannah, Ga., on Wednesday morning while taking part in a training exercise.

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Secretary Of State Pompeo Promises New 'Swagger' At State Department Swearing-In

Wed, 2018-05-02 11:10

President Trump paid his first official visit to the State Department Wednesday to attend the ceremonial swearing-in of Mike Pompeo. Pompeo promised a vigorous pursuit of diplomatic opportunities.

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What You Should Know About The Decline Of This Powerful Massachusetts Politician

Wed, 2018-05-02 10:48

What's next for Massachusetts State Senator Stan Rosenberg, whose husband has been charged with sexual assault, criminal lewdness and distributing nude photos without consent?

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Twin Suicide Bombings In Northeast Nigeria Kill At Least 28 People

Wed, 2018-05-02 10:48

The blasts on Tuesday targeted worshippers at a mosque in the town of Mubi. No group has claimed responsibility, but the attack reportedly bears the hallmarks of Boko Haram militants.

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How Did Birds Lose Their Teeth And Get Their Beaks? Study Offers Clues

Wed, 2018-05-02 10:03

Modern birds are dinosaurs without toothy jaws, and with bigger brains. Newly published research fills in some of the missing links in their evolution.

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Official Autopsy Of Stephon Clark, Killed By Police, Contradicts Family Autopsy

Wed, 2018-05-02 08:54

An unarmed black man was killed by Sacramento police in March. The coroner says he was shot seven times, three times in the back. A private autopsy found he was shot eight times, mostly in the back.

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'Culture Shock Within Their Own Country': Saudis Come To Grips With Swift Changes

Wed, 2018-05-02 08:51

Activities once forbidden — cinema, music, women driving — are now OK. It makes some Saudis nervous. "I talk to younger people, they are happy with it," says a Saudi woman. "But older people are not."

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What You Need To Know About A Mueller Subpoena, Trump And The Russia Imbroglio

Wed, 2018-05-02 08:32

Can the Justice Department subpoena the president? Can Trump invoke his Fifth Amendment right not to give evidence? Answers to questions about the ongoing Russia showdown.

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Planned Parenthood Sues To Block Trump's 'Radical Shift' In Family Planning Program

Wed, 2018-05-02 07:25

The Trump administration's proposed changes to the federal Title X program would put the health of millions of low-income patients at risk, according to Planned Parenthood.

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Kenyan Clinic Rejects Trump Abortion Policy, Loses $2 Million In U.S. Aid

Wed, 2018-05-02 07:00

The president has banned U.S. aid to any health organization in another country that performs or promotes abortion. Kenya's oldest provider of reproductive health services has already lost funding.

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Boy Scouts Changing Name To 'Scouts BSA,' As Girls Welcomed Into Program

Wed, 2018-05-02 06:46

The organization will still be Boy Scouts of America, but beginning in 2019, the program for older youth will change its name. Girls have already been allowed to sign up as Cub Scouts.

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White Man Convicted Of Beating Black Man At Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

Wed, 2018-05-02 06:17

A group of white men hit and kicked the man as he lay on the ground during the violent rally last summer. Jacob Scott Goodwin of Arkansas, the first to be convicted, said he acted in self-defense.

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Top Stories: Strict Iowa Abortion Bill; Cardinal Faces 2 Sex Abuse Trials

Wed, 2018-05-02 04:16

Also: President Trump apparently wrote the letter on his health released by his doctor; hundreds of protesters are arrested in Paris in May Day rallies; and NASA prepares to send a new probe to Mars.

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How Puerto Rico's Debt Created A Perfect Storm Before The Storm

Wed, 2018-05-02 04:10

For years, the nation's largest banks made millions off Puerto Rican debt as the island approached financial ruin. Then, with its infrastructure crumbling, a Category 4 hurricane barreled in.

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Iowa Legislature Passes 'Fetal Heartbeat' Bill To Ban Abortions After 6 Weeks

Wed, 2018-05-02 03:41

The bill would make most abortions illegal after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds has not said whether she will sign the measure.

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Unionized Or Not, Teachers Struggle To Make Ends Meet, NPR/Ipsos Poll Finds

Wed, 2018-05-02 03:23

Six in 10 teachers in our poll say they have worked a second job to pay the bills.

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Federal Government Sends Warning To Vaping Companies

Wed, 2018-05-02 02:09

The federal government issued warnings to companies that sell vaping liquids, saying they are in violation of federal regulations due to packages that appear to market to children or teens.

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Frozen Food Sales Feel The Heat As Consumers Opt For Fresh

Wed, 2018-05-02 02:09

Food from the frozen aisle accounts for only about 6 percent of grocery store sales — and that percentage has seen some declines over the past few years. The deli section, however, keeps expanding.

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