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Jun 20, 2018

In Some States, Drug Felons Still Face Lifetime Ban On SNAP Benefits
The 1996 federal ban aimed to punish drug offenders, but research shows denying aid disproportionately affects the poor and increases recidivism. Many states have opted out or modified the policy.

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Jun 20, 2018

Charleston, Key Entry For Slaves In America, Apologizes And Meditates On Racism Today
The plight of migrant families at the U.S. southern border was also mentioned, amid discussions of exploiting laborers and treating people of a different race as chattel in the slave era.

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Jun 20, 2018

Charleston, Key Port For Slaves In America, Apologizes And Meditates On Racism Today
The plight of migrant families at the U.S. southern border was also mentioned, amid discussions of exploiting laborers and treating people of a different race as chattel in the slave era.

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Jun 20, 2018

Rescuers Search For At Least 180 Missing After Ferry Sinks In Indonesia
Rescuers say only 18 survivors have been found so far. The boat capsized late Monday afternoon during Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

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Jun 20, 2018

The Science Behind The World Cup Ball
For every World Cup, there's a custom official ball. But how does the Telstar 18 actually stack up? To find out, scientists stuck it in a wind tunnel with a bunch of sensors.

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Jun 20, 2018

A New Wave Of Meth Overloads Communities Struggling With Opioids
Meth has made a resurgence, and in some communities already stressed by opioid addiction it's doubling the burden on first responders, the criminal justice system and schools.

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Jun 20, 2018

Family Separation Is Trump's Immigration Policy. Here's Why He Won't Own It
The policy is unpopular, and vulnerable Republicans in competitive districts stand to be punished by voters in the midterms if this continues much longer. So Trump is trying to flip the script.

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Jun 20, 2018

Civil War Battlefield 'Limb Pit' Reveals Work Of Combat Surgeons
Scientists have been analyzing bones first uncovered by a utility crew digging at the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. The remains provide insights into surgery during the Civil War.

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Jun 19, 2018

Dow Jones Drops GE, A Member Of The Original Industrial Average In 1896
As recently as 2005, according to Reuters, General Electric was the most valuable publicly traded company in the United States. It will be replaced by the parent company of Walgreens pharmacies.

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Jun 19, 2018

China Tells Farmers To Grow More Soybeans Amid Trade Fight With U.S.
After hitting U.S. soybeans with retaliatory tariffs, China is seeking alternatives to supply its important crop.

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Jun 19, 2018

Migrant Children Heard Crying On Tape Are The Voices 'Left Out' Conversation
Children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and held at a Border Patrol facility are heard wailing inconsolably in seven minutes of audio obtained by ProPublica.

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Jun 19, 2018

Migrant Children Heard Crying On Tape Are The Voices 'Left Out' Of Conversation
Children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and held at a Border Patrol facility are heard wailing inconsolably in seven minutes of audio obtained by ProPublica.

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Jun 19, 2018

'Manu' On Fire: France's Macron Tears Into Teen Who Calls Him By Nickname
In a video posted to Twitter Monday, the president of France tore into a teenager who called him 'Manu,' is a common nickname for Emmanuel in French, during an event at a World War II memorial.

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Jun 19, 2018

It's Easier To Call A Fact A Fact When It's One You Like, Study Finds
The Pew Research Center looked at Americans' ability to identify factual statements as opposed to opinion statements. Success rates varied significantly, they found — and partisan bias played a role.

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Jun 19, 2018

White House Deputy Chief Of Staff Retires
Joe Hagin is retiring as White House deputy chief of staff. Hagin was one of the few experienced Washington hands in the administration and helped organize the president's summit with Kim Jong Un.

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Jun 19, 2018

Agent Who Sent Anti-Trump Text Messages Escorted From FBI Building
Peter Strzok was escorted from the building as part of the bureau's ongoing internal disciplinary process, his lawyer said in a statement.

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Jun 19, 2018

U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N.'s Human Rights Council
The Trump administration long has chafed at what it calls a "relentless" anti-Israel bias and the dubious rights records of many council members. Now the U.S. is following through on threats to leave.

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Jun 19, 2018

U.S. Announces Its Withdrawal From U.N. Human Rights Council
The Trump administration long has chafed at what it calls a "relentless" anti-Israel bias and the dubious rights records of many council members. Now the U.S. is following through on threats to leave.

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Jun 19, 2018

Big Banks Are Once Again Taking Risks With Complex Financial Trades, Report Says
Are banks exploiting a loophole in U.S. rules that allows some derivatives traders to escape federal regulation? "We've seen this movie already," said the report's author, Michael Greenberger.

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Jun 19, 2018

The Food Insecurity Of North Korea
Agricultural scientists and aid representatives believe the country is still unable to feed all its population. Why is that the case?

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Jun 19, 2018

When It Comes To Preschool, Does Father Really Know Best?
Parents in Ghana's capital city have embraced preschool as a way to vault their kids into a better future. But the children aren't learning. And the reason may surprise you.

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Jun 19, 2018

Differences Over Migration Policy Throw German Government Into Crisis
Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition partner wants to bar migrants from entering Germany if they've applied for asylum elsewhere, and has given her two weeks to tighten asylum rules.

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Jun 19, 2018

Opposing Family Separation, Governors Cancel National Guard Troops On The Border
Opposing the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families, Maryland brought back its troops from the U.S.-Mexico border and Massachusetts is canceling a planned deployment.

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Jun 19, 2018

Former CIA Employee Charged In Massive Leak Of Confidential Information
Joshua Schulte allegedly stole material for an unnamed organization — thought to be WikiLeaks — to post online. The group released a trove of documents on the agency's hacking tools last year.

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Jun 19, 2018

What We Know: Family Separation And 'Zero Tolerance' At The Border
The Trump administration has a policy of separating families at the border, which means children are detained at Border Patrol facilities for up to three days and then moved to shelters.

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Jun 19, 2018

A Look At Social Media Finds Some Possible Benefits For Kids
Researchers analyzing data from a study looking at adolescent cognition found greater social media use was associated with increased physical activity and less family conflict.

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Jun 19, 2018

Journalist Warns Cyber Attacks Present A 'Perfect Weapon' Against Global Order
New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger says U.S. officials worry that foreign powers have planted malware that could knock out critical infrastructure, including electric power.

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Jun 19, 2018

Congressional Republicans Race To Minimize Damage From Trump Family Separation Policy
President Trump is meeting with House Republicans to discuss immigration votes later this week. But GOP lawmakers are facing increasing pressure to end the Administration's family separation policy.

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Jun 19, 2018

Congressional GOP Races To Minimize Damage From Trump Family Separation Policy
President Trump is meeting with House Republicans to about immigration votes later this week. But GOP lawmakers are discussing narrow legislation to end the Administration's family separation policy.

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Jun 19, 2018

Congressional GOP Scrambles To Minimize Damage From Trump Family Separation Policy
President Trump is meeting with House Republicans about immigration later this week. But GOP lawmakers are discussing narrow legislation to end the administration's family separation policy.

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Jun 19, 2018

Trump Visits Hill Republicans, But Passage Of GOP Immigration Bills Uncertain
Trump's meeting on Capitol Hill with House Republicans was seen by many members as a critical opportunity for Trump to convince conservatives in particular to back the compromise bill.

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Jun 19, 2018

Canada's House Votes To Legalize Marijuana, Sending Bill To Senate
"In many cases, it is easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes," the government said in pushing to legalize and regulate recreational use.

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Jun 19, 2018

Canada's Legislature Votes To Legalize Marijuana; Sales Will Begin In Weeks
"We've just witnessed a historic vote for Canada. The end of 90 years of prohibition," Sen. Tony Dean, one of the bill's sponsors, told the CBC.

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Jun 19, 2018

This Fashion Brand Grew On Instagram With Help Of Celebs, Relatable Models
Fashion Nova was among the top-trending fashion brands online in 2017. How did a retailer with only five stores get so popular? Associating its brand with Cardi B and Kylie Jenner didn't hurt.

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Jun 19, 2018

Stock Markets Drop Amid Escalating Tariff Threats
Global stock markets fell in response to President Trump's threats to add another layer of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Trade tensions are leaving investors uncertain, analysts say.

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Jun 19, 2018

Report For Defense Department Ranks Top Threats From 'Synthetic Biology'
A committee of experts examined about a dozen different synthetic biology technologies that could be potentially misused. For each, they considered how likely it was to be usable as a weapon.

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Jun 19, 2018

First Ladies Unite Against Separating Children At Border
All of the living former first ladies, and Melania Trump, have come out against the practice of placing children away from their parents at the border in an effort to curb illegal crossings.

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Jun 19, 2018

Judge Tosses Kansas' Proof-Of-Citizenship Voter Law And Rebukes Sec. Of State Kobach
Kansas had one of the strictest voter registration laws in the U.S. But a federal judge says it's unconstitutional — and she is requiring Kris Kobach to take legal classes to brush up on the rules.

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Jun 19, 2018

Judge Tosses Kansas' Proof-Of-Citizenship Voter Law, And Rebukes Sec. Of State Kobach
Kansas had one of the strictest voter registration laws in the U.S. But a federal judge says it's unconstitutional — and she's requiring Kris Kobach to take legal classes to brush up on the rules.

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Jun 19, 2018

Hear The Mountain Goats' Ode To WWE's 'Legit Boss,' Sasha Banks
Banks requested the song after The Mountain Goats released Beat The Champ, a wrestling-themed album, in 2015. Now, songwriter John Darnielle has delivered.

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Jun 19, 2018

WATCH LIVE: Justice Department Inspector General Testifies Before Two House Panels
Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, takes questions Tuesday from lawmakers about the voluminous report his office released last week.

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Jun 19, 2018

WATCH LIVE: Justice Department Inspector General Testifies Before 2 House Panels
Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, takes questions Tuesday from lawmakers about the voluminous report his office released last week.

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Jun 19, 2018

A Record Number Of People Were Displaced In 2017 For Fifth Year In A Row
An average of 44,000 people were displaced every day, or one person every two seconds, according to a United Nations report. Conflict is the biggest factor driving displacement.

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Jun 19, 2018

A Record Number Of People Were Displaced In 2017 For 5th Year In A Row
An average of 44,000 people were displaced every day, or one person every two seconds, according to a United Nations report. Conflict is the biggest factor driving displacement.

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Jun 19, 2018

As Rural Towns Lose Population, They Can Learn To 'Shrink Smart'
Most remote towns are shrinking, whether they like it or not. But if they take inspiration from industrial Eastern Europe after the Cold War, they can improve even as they get smaller.

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Jun 19, 2018

Beyond Opioids: How A Family Came Together To Stay Together
Infants do better with their parents, studies find, as long as parents have support to get and stay clean. This program starts during pregnancy, to rally and train a strong family support network.

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Jun 19, 2018

An Alternative To Foster Care For Babies Born To Opioid-Addicted Moms
Infants do better with their parents, studies find, as long as parents have support to get and stay sober. This program starts during pregnancy, to rally and train a strong family support network.

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Jun 19, 2018

As Carbon Dioxide Levels Rise, Major Crops Are Losing Nutrients
As the level of carbon dioxide in the air rises because of climate change, scientists are trying to pin down how plants are impacted. There's evidence that it's changing many important plants we eat.

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Jun 19, 2018

How Virtual Advisers Help Low-Income Students Apply To College
Nearly one-fourth of high-achieving students from low-income families apply to college completely on their own. One approach to make the experience better? Pair students up with a virtual adviser.

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Jun 19, 2018

North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Visits China
This is Kim's third visit to China, and comes just one week after his summit with President Trump in Singapore.

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Jun 18, 2018

Trump Threatens Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Chinese Goods
In the latest move in a nascent trade war, the president announced he wanted to impose a 10 percent tariff on more Chinese products, in addition to the $50 billion announced Friday.

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Jun 18, 2018

Trump Asks For $200 Billion More In Tariffs To Impose On China
In the latest move in a nascent trade war, the president announced he wanted to impose a 10 percent tariff on more Chinese products, in addition to the $50 billion announced Friday.

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Jun 18, 2018

Summer Melt: Why Aren't Students Showing Up For College?
As many as 40 percent of students who intend to go to college don't show up in the fall. Education researchers call this phenomenon "summer melt," and it has long been a puzzling problem.

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Jun 18, 2018

After An Overdose, Patients Aren't Getting Treatments That Could Prevent The Next One
An overdose is a wake-up call for many people with addiction. So why aren't patients being offered medications that could keep them from looking for the next dangerous hit of drugs?

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Jun 18, 2018

How The Opioid Crisis Is Depressing America's Labor Force
The U.S. lags behind other countries in workforce participation because more opioids are prescribed in this country, says a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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Jun 18, 2018

The Science Behind South Korea's Race-Based World Cup Strategy
South Korea's men's soccer team tried to confuse scouts from Sweden's team by swapping jerseys so their opponent couldn't tell the players apart. But could a strategy like that actually work?

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Jun 18, 2018

Trump Calls For 'Space Force' To Defend U.S. Interests Among The Stars
The president wants a "separate but equal branch" of the military to watch over the final frontier, but only Congress can make it happen.

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Jun 18, 2018

This Apple Update Could Prove To Be A True Lifesaver
Apple says it's working with a startup to automatically share the locations of iPhone users with 911 operators in an emergency. Only 911 centers will have access to the information, Apple said.

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Jun 18, 2018

After Crackdown, Egypt's LGBT Community Contemplates 'Dark Future'
Homosexuality isn't illegal in Egypt but human rights groups say other laws have been used to target LGBT Egyptians. "Prison killed me. It destroyed me," says an Egyptian woman jailed after a concert.

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Jun 18, 2018

House GOP Immigration Bill Would Modify — But Not End — Child Detentions
Under the legislation, children would be held in the same place as their parents if the parents are detained. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., says he'd back a compromise bill.

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Jun 18, 2018

World Cup 2018: What's Happened So Far
If this weekend's big matches had one lesson, it was that even great teams don't win every game. The Davids were stronger than expected, and the Goliaths were weighed down by sky-high expectations.

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Jun 18, 2018

Supreme Court Punts On Partisan Gerrymandering, Leaving Status Quo In Place
The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, said that challengers didn't have standing or didn't weigh in on the merits of the case.

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Jun 18, 2018

Supreme Court Leaves 'Wild West' Of Partisan Gerrymandering In Place — For Now
The court on Monday, in twin partisan gerrymandering cases from Wisconsin and Maryland, said either that challengers didn't have standing or didn't weigh in on the merits of the case.

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Jun 18, 2018

New 'LA Times' Owner Says He Wants To Compete For A National Audience
Patrick Soon-Shiong takes over the Los Angeles Times on Monday. He said he hopes it will be perceived "not just as a regional paper, but indeed a national paper and hopefully an international paper."

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Jun 18, 2018

New 'LA Times' Owner Wants To Compete With 'New York Times' And 'Washington Post'
Patrick Soon-Shiong takes over the Los Angeles Times on Monday. He said he hopes it will be perceived "not just as a regional paper, but indeed a national paper and hopefully an international paper."

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Jun 18, 2018

New 'LA Times' Owner Wants To Compete With New York Times And Washington Post
Patrick Soon-Shiong takes over the Los Angeles Times on Monday. He said he hopes it will be perceived "not just as a regional paper, but indeed a national paper and hopefully an international paper."

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Jun 18, 2018

'Cutting Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof of its effectiveness.

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Jun 18, 2018

'Cutting-Edge' Program For Children With Autism And ADHD Rests On Razor-Thin Evidence
With 113 locations in the U.S., Brain Balance says its drug-free approach has helped tens of thousands of children. But experts say there's insufficient proof for its effectiveness.

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Jun 18, 2018

'We Do Not Have A Policy' Of Separating Families, DHS Secretary Nielsen Says
On Sunday, former first lady Laura Bush said, "this zero-tolerance policy is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart."

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Jun 18, 2018

'We Do Not Have A Policy' Of Separating Families, DHS Head Says, Contradicting Policy
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said "we will not apologize" for enforcing immigration laws. Former first lady Laura Bush said the administration's zero-tolerance policy "breaks my heart.

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Jun 18, 2018

Defiant Homeland Security Secretary Defends Family Separations
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen went before reporters at the White House to defend the controversial practice, as more Republicans joined Democrats in criticizing the administration.

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Jun 18, 2018

Bureaucracy And Politics Slow Election Security Funding To States
Congress is giving states $380 million to bolster the security of the 2018 elections. But getting that money out to local election officials has been a slow and laborious process.

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Jun 18, 2018

At Least 5 Dead After Border Patrol Car Chase Ends With A Crash In Texas
The SUV topped 100 mph before the driver lost control and more than a dozen passengers were ejected from the mangled vehicle. Officials said nearly everyone involved is undocumented.

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Jun 18, 2018

Magnitude 6.1 Quake Strikes Japan, Killing 3, Injuring Hundreds
The temblor caused severe damage to roads: bursting water mains and setting fires across the prefecture. Crumbling concrete walls killed two people, while another was struck by a bookshelf.

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Jun 18, 2018

Magnitude 6.1 Quake Strikes Japan, Killing 4, Injuring Hundreds
The temblor caused severe damage to roads: bursting water mains and setting fires across the prefecture. Crumbling concrete walls killed two people, while another was struck by a bookshelf.

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Jun 18, 2018

A Guide To Parental Controls For Kids' Tech Use
All the major tech companies offer parental controls — Apple is the latest. For parents, making the best of them can be tricky.

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Jun 18, 2018

DOJ Inspector General, FBI Director To Testify Monday About IG Report
The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to grill Michael Horowitz and Christopher Wray about how the FBI and Department of Justice handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server.

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Jun 18, 2018

WATCH LIVE: DOJ Inspector General, FBI Director Testify Monday About IG Report
The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to grill Michael Horowitz and Christopher Wray about how the FBI and Department of Justice handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's email server.

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Jun 18, 2018

Results Of At-Home Genetic Tests For Health Can Be Hard To Interpret
As home genetic testing continues to boom, more people are getting their DNA tested for health reasons. The tests may signal future disease, but there are many limitations that might falsely reassure.

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Jun 18, 2018

Colombia Elects Right-Wing Populist Ivan Duque As President
The young former senator won the first election since a peace accord ended the country's 50-year-old rebel war. Duque, who defeated former leftist rebel Gustavo Petro, promised to overhaul the accord.

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Jun 17, 2018

A 50-Year-Old Popcorn Machine Feeds Nostalgia At The Movies
In Lexington, Tenn., a century-old cinema is celebrating an important birthday: The Princess Theatre's popcorn machine is turning 50.

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Jun 17, 2018

Stay-At-Home Dads Still Struggle With Diapers, Drool, Stigma And Isolation
It's hard to find other stay-at-home dads to hang out with, and working men worry you'll hit on their stay-at-home wives. Meanwhile, bosses still expect new fathers to work full-time. What's changed?

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Jun 17, 2018

Trump's Decision To Separate Families Heats Up Immigration Debate
House Democrats converged on an immigration detention facility Sunday, as the Trump administration continued to shift blame elsewhere for the growing crisis.

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Jun 17, 2018

Hundreds March To Texas Tent City Holding Detained Immigrant Kids
Rep. Beto O'Rourke organized the Fathers' Day march in just a couple of days. Hundreds of people showed up to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border.

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Jun 17, 2018

Former U.S. Ambassador To Mexico Calls Trump's Immigration Policies 'Un-American'
Roberta Jacobson, who resigned as ambassador in May, says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration agenda is "draconian."

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Jun 17, 2018

Some Survivors Of Category 5 Hurricane Irma Want A Category 6
Some top researchers now say that climate change has led to stronger hurricanes. Now, there's a push to expand the wind scale to include a Category 6 for winds as powerful as those seen last year.

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Jun 17, 2018

For Women In Papua New Guinea, Income From Selling Betel Nut Can Come At Heavy Price
Selling betel nut is a popular way for women to earn income. But their husbands sometimes beat them or force them to hand over their earnings.

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Jun 17, 2018

17 Die After Tear Gas Leads To Stampede In Caracas Nightclub
The country's interior minister said someone set off a tear gas canister after a fight broke out inside the nightclub, where more than 500 people were gathered for a graduation celebration.

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Jun 16, 2018

President Trump To Tap Mulvaney Associate To Lead Consumer Bureau
The White House says Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB has lost much of its watchdog role.

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Jun 16, 2018

Tronc's Sale Of 'LA Times' Set To Close, Bringing End To Newsroom Crisis
The sale of the paper is expected to be finalized this weekend, transferring ownership from troubled parent company Tronc to billionaire California inventor and investor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.

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Jun 16, 2018

Afghan President Extends Ceasefire, Despite Suicide Bombing
The attack, claimed by ISIS, disrupted a historic moment when national security forces were celebrating a temporary truce between the Taliban and national security forces.

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Jun 16, 2018

Jefferson's Monticello Makes Room For Sally Hemings
As part of a restoration initiative to interweave Monticello's dynamic history, a new exhibit at Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate gives humanity to an enslaved woman who bore six of his children.

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Jun 16, 2018

Faith Leaders Oppose Trump's Immigration Policy Of Separating Children From Parents
They condemn a border practice of tearing children away from their parents. It is an attempt to "weaponize children," Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski tells NPR's Weekend Edition.

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Jun 16, 2018

Former British Army Sergeant Sentenced After Parachute Murder Attempt Of Wife
Out of love and deeply in debt, he devised a plan: Make it so his wife would plunge to her death, cash in on her life insurance and run away with his new girlfriend. Except his wife survived.

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Jun 16, 2018

Domestic Violence Expert Resigns From NFL Players Association Commission
The Commission on Violence Prevention was created in response to several cases of alleged domestic violence by NFL players. Law professor Deborah Epstein says the effort was essentially a "fig leaf."

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Jun 16, 2018

Parkland Survivors Launch Tour To Register Young Voters And Get Them Out In November
Student survivors from the shooting in Parkland, Fla., embark on a 20-state bus tour aimed at registering young people to vote, but this demographic typically sits out mid-term elections.

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Jun 16, 2018

Shortage Of Rural Veterinarians Puts Farmers, Food Supply At Risk
The scarcity of rural vets, who are the first line of defense against diseases that can spread from animals to humans, means sick and infected animals could increasingly go untested.

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Jun 16, 2018

Teaching Children To Ask The Big Questions Without Religion
Religion offers answers to big questions about life and death, right and wrong, and who we are. But some unaffiliated parents are finding power in not knowing those answers.

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Jun 16, 2018

DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In 6 Weeks
The government says the Office of Refugee Resettlement, charged with finding homes for solo children or those who have been separated from their families, has more than 10,000 children in shelters.

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Jun 16, 2018

DHS: Nearly 2,000 Children Separated From Adults At Border In Six Weeks
The government says the Office of Refugee Resettlement, charged with finding homes for solo children or those who have been separated from their families, has more than 10,000 children in shelters.

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