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President Jimmy Carter to undergo procedure to relieve pressure on brain after falls
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:39:04 GMT
The 95-year-old former president has fallen at home at least twice in recent months.
Israel hit by 50 rockets from Gaza after airstrike kills Islamic Jihad leader
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:54:00 GMT
Hamas, the militant group controlling Gaza, called the strike "a dangerous escalation".
Pentagon official testifies Trump directed freeze on aid to Ukraine
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 22:14:00 GMT
Asked if the president was authorized to order that type of hold, Laura Cooper said there were concerns that he wasn’t.
Tree-planting campaigns are gaining momentum. But do they make a difference?
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:59:00 GMT
“Reforestation needs to be part of the solution if we’re going to succeed, but we need to understand that trees everywhere isn’t always a good thing,” one researcher said.
Afghan president: Taliban to release 2 American University profs in prisoner swap
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:19:00 GMT
Kevin King, a U.S. citizen, and Timothy Weeks were kidnapped at gunpoint from the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul in August 2016.
Watch Alex Trebek become emotional over contestant's gesture
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:55:39 GMT
Jeopardy contestant Dhruv Gaur surprised Alex Trebek with a sweet note during the "Final Jeopardy" question.
Oklahoma police chief dead after fight with his own officer at Florida conference
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:00:00 GMT
Mannford Police Chief Lucky Miller was found dead in Pensacola Beach after an apparent altercation, authorities said.
Widow of Elijah Cummings will run for late representative's seat
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 04:19:00 GMT
"He wanted me to continue this fight, and I'm going to continue this fight and run the race, and, prayerfully, win," Maya Rockeymoore Cummings said.
Mother of missing 5-year-old girl in Florida now a person of interest
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:57:00 GMT
The mother of Taylor Rose Williams stopped cooperating with police once investigators pressed her on inconsistencies in her story.
Is this asteroid the littlest planet? Some astronomers think so.
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:22:00 GMT
Although it’s just 270 miles across — about as big as Alabama — the asteroid Hygeia has surprised astronomers by being round.
Arctic blast brings snow, ice and bone-chilling temps across U.S.
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:46:00 GMT
At least four people in the Midwest have been killed in crashes in which officials say weather was a factor.
Supreme Court to hear arguments on Dreamers in case against Trump's move to end DACA
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 14:38:00 GMT
The fate of nearly a million young people is at stake in one of the most important cases before the justices this term.
CPS took their kids. Now, the agency says it found no evidence of abuse.
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 23:10:02 GMT
Melissa and Dillon Bright were temporarily separated from their two young children after doctors raised concerns of abuse.
Bolivia's Evo Morales pleads for peace, but his resignation leaves severe political conflict
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:39:00 GMT
“After all we’ve been through, there’s a feeling of powerlessness,” says a college student and Morales supporter who's worried over what comes next.
Watch Mercury make rare transit between Earth and the sun
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:46:24 GMT
Time lapse video captured by NASA shows the moments Mercury passed between Earth and the sun.
Can we 'unlearn race?' The case for de-emphasizing racial identity
Mon, 11 Nov 2019 23:54:34 GMT
De-emphasizing race — as a positive and negative — could be a way to allow a more honest cultural discussion to ensue.
Catalan separatists block major Spain-France road link
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 10:01:31 GMT
Catalonia has been rocked by mass protests since long prison sentences were handed down in mid-October to nine separatist leaders.
Winds fan ferocious fires in Australia's most populous state
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:54:00 GMT
A catastrophic fire warning was in place for Sydney, Australia's largest city, where a large blaze threatened homes on Tuesday.
'Historic moment': Young DACA recipients to rally as Supreme Court hears arguments
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:29:00 GMT
"When I talk to my kids or other people in the future about this, I want to be able to say that I did everything I could," a Georgetown student with DACA status says.
Buck crashes into hospital, then is struck and killed by car
Tue, 12 Nov 2019 05:51:24 GMT
Bucks in heat will often ram their own reflections in windows, perceiving them as threats, the Tennessee wildlife agency says.

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