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  • War in Afghanistan

    5 hours ago

    Trump Vows to Win the Seemingly Unwinnable War: Analysis

    Trump Vows to Win the Seemingly Unwinnable War: Analysis

    President Donald Trump is vowing to win what has seemed to be an unwinnable war. How he plans to do so is still murky despite the months of internal deliberations that ultimately persuaded Trump to stick with a...

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  • 10 minutes ago

    Remains of Some Missing US Sailors Found on Damaged Warship

    Remains of Some Missing US Sailors Found on Damaged Warship

    Some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain on Tuesday, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said, a day after the warship's collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian...

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  • SEPTA

    55 minutes ago

    42 Hurt After Train Crash in Pennsylvania

    42 Hurt After Train Crash in Pennsylvania

    A high-speed train barreled into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday, injuring dozens of passengers and the train's operator Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority...

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  • 2 hours ago

    3 Brothers Saved From Rubble After Quake Hits Italian Island

    3 Brothers Saved From Rubble After Quake Hits Italian Island

    Firefighters in Italy freed a 7-month-old baby and his older brother from rubble early Tuesday following a 4.0-magnitude quake on the resort island of Ischia off Naples, and rescuers were working on helping a...

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  • 3 hours ago

    Bail Reform: The Justice System Turns to Algorithms

    Bail Reform: The Justice System Turns to Algorithms

    Counties around the country are using “risk assessment tools” to help them decide which suspects should remain behind bars, as some states have found that the bail system discriminates against the poor, NBC News...

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  • Monday, Aug 21, 2017

    Watch the Moon Eclipse the Sun in Under 3 Minutes

    Watch the Moon Eclipse the Sun in Under 3 Minutes

    See a time-lapse of the 2017 solar eclipse in less than three minutes.

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  • 43 minutes ago

    Fort Knox Opens Famed Gold Vault to Civilians After 40 Years

    Fort Knox Opens Famed Gold Vault to Civilians After 40 Years

    Inside the famed vaults at Fort Knox, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell held a 27-pound gold bar in his hands Monday as part of the first civilian delegation to see most of the country's bullion reserves in...

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  • 58 minutes ago

    Woman in Labor Delivers Her Own Baby on Illinois Tollway

    Woman in Labor Delivers Her Own Baby on Illinois Tollway

    A woman in labor was on her way to the hospital when she was forced to pull over on the side of a suburban Chicago tollway and deliver the baby herself, authorities said Tuesday. The pregnant woman pulled over...

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  • Monday, Aug 21, 2017

    Eclipse Science: From Galloping Giraffes to Solar Wisps

    Eclipse Science: From Galloping Giraffes to Solar Wisps

    The giraffes ran in circles. The flamingos huddled together. And the rhinos just looked confused. At the Nashville Zoo, visitors watched and recorded how the animals behaved when the sky turned dark during...

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