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How A Shorter Sea Ice Season Is Changing Life In The Arctic

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:52

Climate change is so dramatic in northern Alaska that the effects on hunting and erosion are very real to people who've lived their whole lives there.

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All The Criminal Charges To Emerge So Far From Robert Mueller's Investigation

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 07:00

President Trump has called the Russia investigation a "witch hunt," but more than 30 people have been charged. Many of those who've been accused, however, may never go to trial.

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'Absolutely Brutal': Why White House Runs Aren't For Everyone

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 06:00

Deval Patrick passed on running for president this week, saying the campaign process is too "cruel." He's right — there are a lot of downsides to running for president.

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China Launches Probe Bound For A Historic Exploration Of The Far Side Of The Moon

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 18:34

Others have explored the far side of the moon from afar, but Chinese researchers are hoping a soft landing on the dark side of the lunar surface will allow for more detailed study.

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Meet Mark Milley, Trump's Pick For Joint Chiefs Chairman

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 15:16

The Army general has a voracious appetite for history — and Boston sports teams. If approved by the Senate, the 60-year-old Massachusetts native will take the helm next summer.

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Cargo Ship Saves 29-Year-Old Sailor In South Pacific After Her Boat Flips

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 14:46

On Wednesday, Susie Goodall was 2,000 miles west of South America when her boat capsized in heavy wind, breaking its mast and knocking her unconscious.

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Police Deploy Armored Vehicles, Tear Gas Against Paris Protesters; Hundreds Detained

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 14:15

Protesters took to the streets of the French capital on Saturday in the fourth demonstration since unrest began in November.

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Chief Of Staff John Kelly To Leave White House At The End Of The Year

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 13:31

The retired Marine Corps general sought to bring discipline and process to a chaotic White House but ultimately could not put a check on President Trump's desire to go unmanaged.

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Stampede At Italian Nightclub Leaves At Least Six People Dead And Many Injured

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 13:27

Most of those killed were minors attending a rap concert. Officials have not determined what caused the stampede, but there are reports of pepper spray being used inside of the club.

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Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 09:41

Milley, currently the Army Chief of Staff, will succeed Gen. Joseph Dunford.

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Will Ethiopia's Democratic Awakening Catch On Next Door In Eritrea?

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:54

Ethiopia has stunned the world with its reforms. Eritreans face steep challenges if they want to follow suit.

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What You Need To Know About The New Manafort And Cohen Court Documents

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00

Prosecutors have revealed a little more about cases involving Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and his former lawyer. Both men are looking at prison time, but there's more to the story.

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Dear Internet: Goats In Sweaters Are Cuter Than Kittens In Mittens

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00

A woman from Iowa began taking pictures of goats in sweaters in Bangladesh and India. The owners thought she was crazy. But her work has made a difference in the lives of the locals, in a good way.

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Voting By Mail Is On The Rise, But Could Alleged N.C. Election Fraud Change That?

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 07:00

Election fraud happens, but not the kind President Trump talks about with people voting twice. It's most common with mail votes. Experts are warning of a backlash to a method 1 in 5 voters now uses.

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What The Ebbs And Flows Of The KKK Can Tell Us About White Supremacy Today

Sat, 12/08/2018 - 06:00

With the spate of racist mass violence in recent years, it's helpful to consider past waves of white supremacist activity in the United States and what, exactly, caused those ebbs and flows.

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China Scholars Demand Protection For Threatened New Zealand Academic

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 21:03

Anne-Marie Brady is a professor at the University of Canterbury, and says she has been the victim of a campaign of intimidation in her home country after publishing research critical of China.

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A Gentle, Agonized Response To Trump's Rage About Journalists

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 19:19

Joshua McKerrow is a photojournalist at Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Md.; five of his colleagues where shot and killed this summer. After an angry presidential tweet, he shared a story of loss.

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Angela Merkel's Party Elects A Successor As She Begins Her Exit From German Politics

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:48

On Friday, the Christian Democratic Union chose its general secretary, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a strong Merkel supporter.

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Feds Detail What They Call Lies Told By Paul Manafort Since His Guilty Plea

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 18:41

Manafort's attorneys say he has provided the government with useful information but aren't opposing the recommendation that he be sentenced early in 2019.

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Charlottesville Jury Convicts 'Unite The Right' Protester Who Killed Woman

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 17:30

James Alex Fields rammed his car into counterprotestors in 2017, killing Heather Heyer and injuring several other people. He was convicted of first degree murder and other charges.

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