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Deadly Earthquake Rattles Southern Mexico

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

The 7.4-magnitude quake struck mid-morning off the Pacific coast near the beach resort of Huatulco. The quake was felt in several states and triggered seismic alarms in Mexico City.

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After Nearly Two Bumpy Decades, The Original Segway Will Be Retired In July

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Company officials announces production of the Segway PT will stop on July 15. The vehicle is popular among law enforcement and tourists, but falls short of its inventor's revolutionary goals.

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Barcelona Opera Reopens With An Audience Of Plants

Monday, June 22, 2020

As Spain lifts its national state of emergency, the Liceu opera house in Barcelona finds alternative living things to fill nearly 2,300 seats.

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Saudi Arabia Announces This Year's Hajj Will Be 'Very Limited'

Monday, June 22, 2020

Officials announce on Monday that this year's pilgrimage to Mecca will be restricted in size and limited to Saudi residents. In a typical year, millions of Muslims would make the journey.

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Clark Atlanta University Announces Full Scholarships For Rayshard Brooks' Children

Sunday, June 21, 2020

The university is partnering with alumna Pinky Cole to offer full scholarships to the four children of Rayshard Brooks, who was killed by Atlanta police at a Wendy's drive-through earlier this month.

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Authorities In U.K. Will Investigate English Park Stabbing As A Terrorist Incident

Sunday, June 21, 2020

A 25-year-old man stabbed several park-goers with a knife, killing three of them. The U.K.'s Counter Terrorism Policing unit has declared it a terrorist incident and is taking over the investigation.

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As Nursing Homes Report More COVID-19 Deaths, More Governors Order Universal Testing

Friday, May 15, 2020

In recent days, several state leaders have announced plans to test all workers and residents of long-term care facilities, which are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus.

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What Amy Klobuchar Is Really Saying When She Talks About Having 'Receipts'

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

The senator from Minnesota often references "the receipts," an online slang phrase, on the presidential campaign trail. Linguists say it emphasizes accountability and works across audiences.

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From A Hashtag To A Movement: #NatSecGirlSquad Empowers Women In National Security

Friday, December 27, 2019

#NatSecGirlSquad is focused on placing and promoting women in national security, a field that's overwhelmingly white and male. "We don't want anything special. We just want equal footing."

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New SNAP Rule Impacts College Students By Limiting Benefits And Adding Confusion

Saturday, December 21, 2019

College students often struggle to make ends meet, and food insecurity is more common on campus than you might think. Now it could be even more challenging for some to get food stamps.

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Meet The Womanikin, The Breasted Vest Working To Close The CPR Gender Gap

Saturday, December 07, 2019

Studies show women are less likely to receive CPR in public than men. A manikin sleeve with silicone breasts might be part of the solution.

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Nearly 700,000 SNAP Recipients Could Lose Benefits Under New Trump Rule

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

The Trump administration has finalized a rule to limit food stamp benefits for single able-bodied adults who can't show that they work more than 20 hours a week, though legal challenges are possible.

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Carbon Monoxide Poisonings Spike After Big Storms. Portable Generators Are A Culprit

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Portable generator use increases in winter, raising the risk of deadly carbon monoxide exposure. Safety advocates say the issue transcends user error, but legislative and regulatory efforts stall.

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The Camp Fire Burned Their Home, But Strong Family Ties Kept Them In Paradise

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The wildfire destroyed 11,000 homes, and the Issacses' house is one of the first on their street to be rebuilt. They committed to staying in Paradise, Calif., because of their jobs and growing family.

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Confusion In The Kitchen? Thanksgiving Help Lines Are Just A Call Away

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Expert-staffed hotlines by companies including Butterball, Ocean Spray and Betty Crocker help thousands of home cooks each holiday season.

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FBI Reports Dip In Hate Crimes, But Rise In Violence

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The FBI released its annual tally of hate crimes on Tuesday. Attacks on individuals surged to a 16-year high in 2018 and hate-crime-related homicides rose from 15 to 24.

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The Man Who Popularized The 'Deep State' Doesn't Like The Way It's Used

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Meet Mike Lofgren, a long-time congressional staffer who describes himself as a political independent. He says the current discourse has turned his notion of a 'deep state' into a 'Frankenstein.'

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Missouri Cop Who Says He Was Told 'Tone Down Your Gayness' Wins Discrimination Case

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Sgt. Keith Wildhaber sued the St. Louis County Police Department in 2017, alleging he was passed over for promotions because he is gay. A jury agreed and awarded him nearly $20 million on Friday.

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What To Know As Boeing Executives Testify Before Congress

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

In the wake of two deadly 737 Max plane crashes, Boeing officials are now facing lawmakers on Capitol Hill. "We know we made mistakes and got some things wrong," said Boeing chief Dennis Muilenburg.

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As President Trump Tweets And Deletes, The Historical Record Takes Shape

Friday, October 25, 2019

Trump's tweets are considered part of the presidential record, which federal law says must be preserved. His deleted posts are alarming experts and prompting grassroots archival efforts.

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