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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:12:00 -0400According to local news, people flocked to a government office to turn over used butts. That mountain of butts led to suspicion that people brought them from out of town to collect the reward.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:08:00 -0400This means that next month you can bid on one of the animatronic figures that smile along the boat ride "It's a Small World" --bringing joy to some people and rage to others.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both campaigned in Florida this week. The differences between the two rallies paint a portrait of two very different candidates.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Some intellectuals have written a letter to the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization bemoaning the siege of fast-food joints that have replaced Rome's workshops and bookstores.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Worried about losing the Senate, Republicans are funding down-ballot races. Renee Montagne talks to Steven Law, head of the Senate Leadership Fund, which will give $25 million to six Senate races.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400The green-eyed Afghan girl, famous from the photo taken by Steve McCurry for National Geographic, has been arrested in Pakistan for having a fake ID card. She's been living as a refugee in Pakistan.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Fans of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tell their stories while waiting outside rallies in Tampa and Coconut Creek, Florida.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400South Africa's ruling African National Congress is fracturing over questions regarding President Jacob Zuma's leadership, and fraud charges the state has made against his finance minister.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Bill Clinton has been tasked with driving up Democratic turnout for Hillary Clinton's campaign. On Wednesday, he was in North Carolina to campaign at a historically black college.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400A Doctors Without Borders exhibit leads visitors through a simulation during which they're crowded onto a tiny boat and led through stifling hot tents and makeshift latrines.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400Nearly 10,000 Calif. National Guard troops were asked to repay large enlistment bonuses that they earned for fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Renee Montagne talks to California Rep. Adam Schiff.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:45:00 -0400The results are mixed for fourth-, eighth- and 12th-graders. More than that, though, experts say the nation's report card may be out of step with the latest goals for science learning.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:44:00 -0400Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:43:00 -0400Amazon's new series Good Girls Revolt, set in 1969, was inspired by a landmark gender bias case at Newsweek. Showrunners hired women at every level of the cast and crew — a Hollywood rarity.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:42:00 -0400Want to hear a really big fish story? These guys don't. They're micro-fishers, seeking out the smallest fish and the largest number of species in this relatively new sport.