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Women Are A Huge Reason Why Trump's Poll Numbers Are So Bad
Democratic and independent men are far less supportive of the idea of a Trump impeachment than Democratic and independent women. But Republicans are united across gender.
Home Visits Help Parents Overcome Tough Histories, Raise Healthy Children
A program that provides $400 million in federal funds for the visits expires next month. Advocates and providers hope it will be reauthorized and even expanded, saying it's money well spent.
To Get Calcium, Navajos Burn Juniper Branches To Eat The Ash
Most American Indians are lactose intolerant, which means they need to find nutrients outside of dairy sources. It turns out that a return to traditional cooking methods can be key to good health.
Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins
The annual drill between U.S. and South Korean troops comes in the wake of a bitter back-and-forth between North Korea and President Trump.
Confederate Statues Are Coming Down At The University Of Texas
President Greg Fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and three other Confederate figures from a main area of campus. The removals should be complete by mid-morning Monday.
10 Sailors Missing After U.S. Navy Destroyer Collides With Cargo Ship Off Singapore
Another five sailors are injured after the USS John S. McCain collided with an oil tanker, east of Singapore, the Navy says.
In Illinois, This College Town Won't Be Eclipsed By August's Celestial Event
A town of 26,000 will more than double in size as the Great American Eclipse takes place in August. From the local state university to longtime bakery, people are getting ready for it to get dark.
Jerry Lewis, Comic Icon And Titan Of Telethons, Dies At 91
Lewis, whose comedic duo with Dean Martin launched him to the peak of showbiz, starred and directed in dozens of films. He was perhaps just as famous for his charity work fighting muscular dystrophy.
Influential Republican Strategist Arthur J. Finkelstein Dies
The publicly low-key Finkelstein is credited with pioneering the use of aggressive ad campaigns, political action committees and turning the word "liberal" into a political pejorative.
Church Leaders In Philippines Condemn Bloody War On Drugs
Manila's cardinal and another senior cleric have harshly criticized what human rights groups call extrajudicial killings that have claimed more than 5,000 lives in the past 14 months.
Wreckage Of USS Indianapolis, Sunk By Japanese In WWII, Found In Pacific
The cruiser was returning from a secret mission to deliver atomic bomb components when she was sunk by a Japanese submarine. The ensuing loss of life is the large in the history of the U.S. Navy.
Mass Held In Barcelona To Honor Victims Of Terror Attacks
The service was held as authorities continue a manhunt for the 22-year-old Moroccan believed to be the driver of a van that plowed into pedestrians on a popular promenade.
Confederate Statues Were Built To Further A 'White Supremacist Future'
President Trump hasn't mentioned it as he's defended the memorabilia over the past week, but historians say the statues were originally built to send a clear message to black Americans.
Racial Issues Have Often Been A Test for U.S. Presidents With Conflicted Feelings
President Eisenhower was not a fan of the 1954 Supreme Court order against segregated schools; but he sent the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Ark., to ensure it was enforced at Central High.
As India's Climate Changes, Farmers In The North Experiment With New Crops
Farmers are starting to grow new crops in winter, when their fields usually lie fallow. Meanwhile, air pollution, which contributes to climate change, is weakening India's solar energy production.