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An amusement park Haunted Mansion delivers summer screams and lifelong memories

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

At an old-school amusement park in Rehoboth Beach, Del., called Funland, a generation of thrillseekers who grew up screaming in the park's Haunted Mansion now brings their kids to do the same.


Counselors in Uvalde try to help the community heal

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Following the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, counselors are helping people deal with grief and anger. Uvalde counselors and their counterparts in Newtown, Conn., talk about the mental health journey ahead.


The U.S. cities hosting the 2026 World Cup are announced

Thursday, June 16, 2022

The U.S., Canada and Mexico will host the first-ever 48-team World Cup. Sixty of the matches will be played at stadiums across the U.S.


In Uvalde, a woman in clown colors makes kids smile

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

A few yards from the central memorial for the shooting victims, a clown hands out snow cones and toys for free to all. She says it's her way to give back — and she wants the gun violence to stop.


The U.S. is uniquely terrible at protecting children from gun violence

Saturday, May 28, 2022

The massacre in Uvalde, Texas, was yet another grim reminder that in the U.S., children are more likely to die from gun violence than in any other wealthy nation. And it's getting worse.


The Buffalo shooting is a reminder that millions don't live near a grocery store

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Grocery stores provide healthy foods, create jobs and offer a place for community connection. "We started calling them front-line and essential workers for a reason," says one food access advocate.


Mariupol has fallen to Russia. Here's what that means for Ukraine

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

After months of fighting and shelling, Ukraine has ended its combat mission in Mariupol, and its remaining soldiers have been evacuated to Russian-held territory.


How medication abortion works and what the end of Roe v. Wade could mean for it

Friday, May 13, 2022

More people seeking abortions are turning to abortion pills rather than surgical abortion. Here's what to know about the pills, which will likely be at the center of the abortion battles ahead.


Rape has reportedly become a weapon in Ukraine. Finding justice may be difficult

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Widespread allegations of rape at the hands of Russian soldiers have been coming out of Ukraine. Experts say rape in conflict is often used to pursue strategic aims.


Melissa Lucio is scheduled to be executed for a crime that may not have occurred

Friday, April 22, 2022

Lucio is scheduled to be executed for the death of her 2-year-old daughter. Her supporters say she was forced into a false "confession" and that new evidence exists that proves her innocence.


What Brittney Griner's detention in Russia tells us about basketball's gender pay gap

Thursday, April 14, 2022

"The reality is, she's over there because of a gender issue ― pay inequity," the head of the WNBA's players union said this week about the basketball star who's been detained in Russia since February.


Putin's daughters were just sanctioned. Here's what we know about them

Thursday, April 07, 2022

Details about Katerina Tikhonova and Maria Vorontsova have long been shrouded in secrecy. The U.S. says Putin's two daughters — one a doctor, the other a tech executive — may be hiding his assets.


After the Sacramento shooting, the state with the most gun laws may soon get more

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

The shooting in Sacramento that left six people dead over the weekend has prompted urgent calls across the state for more gun control. The question is, how much further can California go?


The U.S. is ending its pandemic border rules. It could mean a surge in migration

Friday, April 01, 2022

The Biden administration is moving to end sweeping pandemic border restrictions known as Title 42 on May 23. The controversial public health order was used to quickly expel migrants at the border.


The U.S. will face England in the World Cup's group stage

Friday, April 01, 2022

The United States drew a spot in Group B, meaning the men's soccer team will face off against England, Iran and the winner of a European playoff — setting up a challenging run for the U.S. squad.


A container ship named Ever Forward has been stuck in the Chesapeake Bay for 18 days

Thursday, March 31, 2022

The ship ran aground after it apparently missed a turn leaving Baltimore. The vessel is owned by the same company that owns the Ever Given, the ship that blocked the Suez Canal last year.


Federal Trade Commission accuses Intuit of deceptively advertising TurboTax as free

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

In a court filing, the agency says that ads claimed TurboTax was "Free Guaranteed," but many people end up paying for the software to file their taxes. Intuit disputed the allegation.


NATO, explained: Why the alliance was formed — and what it's doing for Ukraine

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Russia's attack on Ukraine has put a focus on the North Atlantic alliance. Here's what you need to know about NATO.


Avian flu is infecting U.S. poultry flocks. It could affect the price of chicken, too

Saturday, March 26, 2022

Bird flu has been confirmed in poultry in 17 states since the start of the year. Whether the outbreak will affect the price of eggs and poultry depends on how widespread it becomes, an expert says.


What the city of Mariupol means for Ukraine — and for Russia's military campaign

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Ukraine's Mariupol has been battered by Russian airstrikes. Why is this city so important? The reasons range from geographic and strategic, to economic and psychological.