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The baby has been eagerly anticipated as Hillary Clinton, who dubbed "grandmother" her "most exciting title yet, and said she wouldn't decide about running for president until after the baby arrived...
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In a letter, the Justice Department said the accessory was "exacerbating an already tense atmosphere." After a talk with the department, the police chief said he would institute a new policy....
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More than 70 percent of the Internet is potentially threatened by a bug named Shellshock. But it may take months to see its impact on users....
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Stacey Dean Rambold, 55, had been sentenced to 30 days for having sex with one of his students. The Montana Supreme Court overturned that sentence and a new judge handed down a 10-year sentence....
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Investigators from the U.S. Department of Agriculture say they cannot figure out how genetically modified wheat got into an Oregon field. Now GM wheat has been found growing in Montana, too....
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Federal funds are supporting two different disaster-prevention approaches — coastal retreat, or people leaving flood zones, and coastal defense, or building infrastructure to protect at-risk areas....
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Bill Gross built Pacific Investment Management Co., or PIMCO, into a $2 trillion powerhouse. But this week, he abruptly left, roiling the bond-investing world....
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In one coastal community, some residents are trying to get manatees off the endangered species list. But manatee advocates say the sea cows, threatened by ecotourism, need more protection, not less....
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This week, the CDC predicted there could be tens of thousands of Ebola cases if the disease is not controlled soon. Author Alaya Dawn Johnson turns to a favorite novel for wisdom amid this epidemic....
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When the 23-year-old Sierra Leonean tells patients to follow their doctors' orders and to keep fighting, they really listen....
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