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Dozens Of Egyptian Police Killed In Desert Shootout

45 min 25 sec ago

Sources told multiple news outlets that militants ambushed Egyptian police acting on what they believed was a tip on the location of a hideout.

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Spanish Prime Minister Takes Unprecedented Step To Dissolve Catalan Government

2 hours 27 min ago

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy announced he was invoking a previously unused Spanish constitutional article to "restore order."

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In Florida, Felons Want Their Voting Rights Restored Automatically

4 hours 33 min ago

Thousands of petitions are circulating across the state in an unprecedented grass-roots campaign to restore voting rights to almost 1.7 million people.

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California Wildfires Have Disrupted School For A Quarter Of A Million Students

4 hours 58 min ago

Natural disasters have left millions of students across the U.S. out of school. The California wildfires have added to the tally, with dozens of districts and hundreds of schools affected.

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Close Encounters With Congress?

5 hours 13 min ago

A congressional candidate in Florida has said that she was taken aboard a spaceship when she was seven years old. She does not mean at Disney World.

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Iowa Tries A New Domestic Violence Intervention: Mindfulness

6 hours 11 min ago

Iowa has a new intervention program for domestic abusers, which aims to develop their emotional awareness. In early studies, the program outperformed traditional classes that address control issues.

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One Of New Zealand's Best Sailors Aims For Triple Crown In Round-The-World Race

6 hours 32 min ago

Peter Burling has already won Olympic gold and the America's Cup. Soon he'll start the grueling Volvo Ocean Race. Sleep deprivation, freeze-dried food and giant waves are only some of the challenges.

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Trump Teases, Threatens And Dodges With 'We'll See What Happens'

6 hours 33 min ago

President Trump frequently says "We will see what happens" about matters large and small, creating uncertainty for the media, members of his administration and even world leaders.

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'Impossible To Save': Scientists Are Watching China's Glaciers Disappear

6 hours 54 min ago

Xinjiang has nearly 20,000 glaciers, half of China's total. They're all receding at a record pace — and will continue to melt, some scientists warn, even if global temperatures stop rising.

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DeVos Is Sued By 17 States; Richard Spencer And Colleges; Race and Student Loans

6 hours 55 min ago

Plus a new Education Department employee opposes regulation in our weekly roundup of learning-related news.

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When It Comes To Race And Sports, Who Owns An Athlete's Opinions?

7 hours 29 min ago

The anger of white fans "is what happens when black bodies don't conform to what white spectators and consumers want them to be or do or say," says Penn State professor Amira Rose Davis.

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Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed

7 hours 33 min ago

Unnecessary treatment of breast cancer and other diseases is pervasive. Overtreatment adds enormous costs to the health care system and, at times, burdens patients with needless suffering.

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Don't Surrender, Reinvent: The New Mantra Of Small Biz In Puerto Rico

8 hours 32 min ago

Facing an uncertain future and dim prospects of financial relief, small businesses get support and strength from each other.

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Appeals Court Sets Terms For Abortion For Teen Immigrant

October 20, 2017 - 3:43pm

A lower court had ordered the government to allow the minor who is in the U.S. without permission to seek an abortion "without delay." The appeals judges say first she needs a sponsor.

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Case Considers Unaccompanied Minor's Right To Have An Abortion

October 20, 2017 - 3:01pm

A panel of federal judges said Friday that a 17-year-old Mexican girl in the U.S. illegally has a right to an abortion — but she's not being allowed to get the procedure yet.

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To Reduce Risk Of Recurring Bladder Infection, Try Drinking More Water

October 20, 2017 - 9:20am

While it may seem simple, drinking water flushes bacteria out of the urethra, helping to prevent infection in women prone to them. And it also may help reduce the use of antibiotics.

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Top Stories: Police Body Cam Study Shows No Effects; Senate Budget Plan

October 20, 2017 - 8:09am

Also: White House Chief of Staff Kelly is criticized by the congresswoman he criticized; losses from California fires could exceed $1 billion; and supporters clap a lot online for China's president.

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'I'm Just Trying To Make Myself Laugh': 'New Yorker' Artist Shares His Cover Stories

October 20, 2017 - 7:00am

Barry Blitt's new book features some of the cartoonist's most memorable and merciless work, including his 2008 drawing of Barack and Michelle Obama fist-bumping in the Oval Office.

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Body Cam Study Shows No Effect On Police Use Of Force Or Citizen Complaints

October 20, 2017 - 6:30am

That's the conclusion of a study performed as Washington, D.C., rolled out its huge program. The city has one of the largest forces in the country, with some 2,600 officers now wearing cameras.

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Why It's So Hard To Turn The Lights Back On In Puerto Rico

October 20, 2017 - 5:08am

Almost a month after Hurricane Maria made landfall, most of the island is still without electricity. Officials have estimated it could be months before power is restored.

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