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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:57:47 -0500The International Union for the Conservation of Nature says the giraffe population has declined by as much as 40 percent in the past 30 years, and could face extinction if the trend is not reversed.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:52:00 -0500The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS says it launched the strike at the request of the Iraqi military, and that ISIS was using the hospital as a command and control center.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:23:00 -0500Ilhan Omar says she was "subjected to the most hateful, derogatory, Islamophobic, sexist taunts and threats I have ever experienced" in a cab during her visit to the nation's capital.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:56:00 -0500The fire in east Tennessee that began last month has killed at least 14 people and caused widespread destruction in the town of Gatlinburg. Two minors have been arrested and might be tried as adults.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:52:00 -0500Rachel Martin talks to Sean Spicer, the communications director for the Republican National Committee, about the overall shape of the Trump transition.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:00:18 -0500The cookbook Nothing Fancy, first published in 1984, has just been re-released — and is the closest thing to a memoir that the formidable "Julia Child of Mexico" has ever written.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:39:00 -0500Reid, the Nevada Democrat, is wrapping up a 30-year run in Congress. "I agree with the American people - I don't have a real high regard for Congress either, because we're not getting things done."
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:02:00 -0500Overall, U.S. life expectancy dipped in 2015 — the first drop since 1993. That's because the death rate went up between 2014 and 2015, driven by an increase in mortality among people younger than 65.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:42:00 -0500Years after Pearl Harbor and decades before a proposed "Muslim registry," Sammy Lee tried to "prove that in America, I could do anything." America hasn't always been convinced.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:17:00 -0500Rents in the Bay Area are among the highest in the country, pushing many artists into illegal work/live spaces like the Ghost Ship, where a fire left 36 dead. Now, officials vow to step up regulation.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:52:00 -0500Former GOP senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole helped Taiwan connect with the Trump transition team. Federal disclosure reports show Dole has lobbied for Taiwan for nearly two decades.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:25:00 -0500A Pew Research Center study finds that people do not feel as overloaded by information as they did a decade ago. In fact, people with more access to information find it helps them simplify their life.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:17:00 -0500A new report from the Overseas Development Institute finds that impoverished children are working long hours in violation of the country's labor laws.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:16:00 -0500President-elect Donald J. Trump said on the campaign trail that school choice is "the new civil rights issue of our time." But talk of school choice is, at best, confusing.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:08:00 -0500Early intervention for treating psychosis and grants to train more psychologists and psychiatrists are just some of the ways the legislation would change mental health services.