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New York Assembly Passes Bill Closing 'Double Jeopardy' Loophole As Rebuke To Trump

3 hours 36 min ago

Top Democrats in the state are framing the change as a way to stand up against President Trump and allow for state prosecutions of those he pardons for federal crimes.

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The Struggle To Hire And Keep Doctors In Rural Areas Means Patients Go Without Care

3 hours 53 min ago

A new generation of family physicians wants a work-life balance. But practicing in a small town is a 24/7 job, which is worsening the ongoing doctor shortage in rural America.

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With Workers Hard To Find, Immigration Crackdown Leaves Iowa Town In A Bind

4 hours 23 min ago

Business leaders worry that tough laws against undocumented workers will discourage legal immigrants from coming to the state to work. Iowa's low jobless rate has left businesses struggling to hire.

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Belgian Monastery Will Brew Beer Again, After A 220-Year Pause

4 hours 51 min ago

The last time Belgium's Grimbergen Abbey brewed its own beer, the United States was only about 20 years old.

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Across The Country, Protesters Rally To Stop States' Abortion Bans

5 hours 24 min ago

Protesters rallied outside statehouses and the Supreme Court, where some of the laws may eventually be considered. Hundreds of events were part of a national day of action called #StopTheBans.

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Medical Investigation: How Did 494 Children in One Pakistani City Get HIV?

6 hours 20 min ago

In late April, a tragedy began to unfold in Larkana. First one, then 15, now hundreds of youngsters have been found to be HIV positive. Who is responsible?

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Dressbarn, Women's Clothing Chain, To Close All Stores

6 hours 46 min ago

The company's CFO, Steven Taylor, called it a difficult decision but said the "chain has not been operating at an acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment."

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Tenn. Republican To Resign As House Speaker After Lewd And Sexist Texts

7 hours 2 min ago

Tenn. Republican Glen Casada announced he will resign as house speaker after inappropriate and offensive texts leaked weeks ago. He has served in the legislature for nearly 20 years.

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Accused Shooter In New Zealand Mosque Attacks Charged With Terrorism

7 hours 26 min ago

New Zealand police charged Brenton Tarrant, an Australian citizen, under the Terrorism Suppression Act. He also faces charges of 51 counts of murder and 40 counts of attempted murder.

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Democrats' Impeachment Divide Tests Pelosi

7 hours 55 min ago

President Trump's efforts to block congressional oversight into his administration and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is ratcheting up impeachment talk among House Democrats.

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'The Economy Is Slipping': China's Slowdown Hits Former Boomtown

8 hours 42 min ago

Car production is shrinking in China's Chongqing, and auto workers struggle to transition.

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When LA's Air Got Better, Kids' Asthma Cases Dropped

9 hours 23 min ago

New cases of asthma dropped dramatically in Los Angeles communities where air quality improved the most over 20 years. The results illustrate health benefits from pollution control.

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Alabama Faces Deadline To Address Dangerous And Deadly Prison Conditions

10 hours 56 min ago

Critics say a plan to build new prisons won't solve the entrenched, underlying issues in the state prison system that have been found to be unconstitutional.

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Teens Who Don't Buckle Up: Chevy Has A Surprise For You

11 hours 41 min ago

A new feature in some 2020 models will kick in if "Teen Driver" mode is on. If a driver turns on the car without wearing a seat belt, the car will temporarily refuse to shift out of park .

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Nepalese Sherpa Sets Mount Everest Record (Again), Climbing Mountain Twice In A Week

12 hours 18 min ago

A Nepalese mountain climber has now climbed Mount Everest a record 24 times — and he's hoping to do it one more time before he retires.

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Muslim Lawmakers Host Ramadan Feast At Capitol

12 hours 33 min ago

The nonprofit Muslim Advocates, along with the three Muslims in Congress, held an iftar, the breaking of the daily fast during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan at the U.S. Capitol on Monday night.

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2-Tiered Wages Under Fire: Workers Challenge Unequal Pay For Equal Work

15 hours 44 min ago

For years after the Great Recession, employers were reluctant to boost wages. Now a tight labor market is giving workers the leverage they need to demand a larger slice of the nation's economic pie.

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Ransomware Cyberattacks Knock Baltimore's City Services Offline

15 hours 44 min ago

Baltimore is just the latest municipality hit with a ransomware attack. Residents can't use the city servers they need to purchase homes, pay online bills or email city workers.

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To Safely Study Volcanoes, Scientists Bring The Blast To Them

15 hours 44 min ago

Studying active volcanoes can be dangerous. Which is why a group of scientists from around the world came together to simulate volcanic blasts. What they're learning will help them at a real eruption.

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Poll: Many Rural Americans Struggle With Financial Insecurity, Access To Health Care

15 hours 45 min ago

A new poll from NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives a glimpse into rural life in America today, finding that many people living in rural communities live on the edge financially.

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