Some 2,600 school walkouts are planned across the country, starting at 10 a.m. in each time zone.
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Most stories about Haspel, the nominee to lead the agency, focus on her controversial role in the CIA's waterboarding program. The CIA is attempting to counter that with a biography and testimonials.
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NPR correspondent Alison Kodjak's mom was admitted to the hospital for four nights after a fall. Because the hospital said she was an outpatient, Medicare wouldn't pay for her rehabilitative care.
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King Mswati III said the name change is intended to shed vestiges of the country's colonial past. In the Swazi language, eSwatini means "place of the Swazi."
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Some consumers were charged too much to extend the lock on their mortgage interest rates. Wells Fargo's mandatory insurance program also added unneeded costs and fees into borrowers' auto loans.
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After nearly going bankrupt, chef Tim Ma cut costs by cooking creatively with every last bit of ingredients. Some dishes born of frugality have become favorites at his acclaimed D.C. restaurant.
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Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, and Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, 25, were shot through a window. The suspected gunman was later found dead nearby.
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The American Federation of Teachers, the largest teachers union in the country, says it's ending its relationship with Wells Fargo because the bank does business with the gun industry and the NRA.
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The American Federation of Teachers, the largest teacher's union in the country is ending its relationship with Wells Fargo because the bank does business with the gun industry and the NRA.
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Half a century after Enoch Powell delivered the most incendiary political speech in Britain's recent history, his dire vision of race war hasn't come true. But it resonates in British politics today.
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How do we accurately forecast the amount of water that will be available any given year? It's not easy. But some Colorado scientists think they're onto a possible solution — inspired by Pokemon.
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Eight years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon explosion, a safety watchdog aims to prevent another disaster. But it faces multiple challenges, and a shift in focus under the Trump administration.
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Paula Reed remembers walking out into the sunshine of a beautiful day when kids ran by yelling, "They've got guns."
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It's a congressional district that is considered as red as the sun is bright, but Democrats hope they can pull off another surprise upset like their victory in Pennsylvania last month.
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The top Senate Democrat will introduce a bill to decriminalize pot at the federal level. It is one of the furthest-reaching legislative efforts by any congressional leader affecting marijuana policy.
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For nearly 11 hours on the busiest tax day of the year, the agency was unable to accept tax returns.
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The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic.
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The Justice Department has sent Congress redacted, unclassified copies of some of the memos drafted by then-FBI Director James Comey recounting his meetings with President Trump.
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A lot of the stories in the memos have been previously reported, but there is greater detail than seen before, and some new conversations.
U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan issued the preliminary injunction Thursday evening, minutes before an 8 p.m. deadline to stop the transfer of the man.