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How to buy a goat when you're really poor

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| Skeptics say if you give cash to the poor, they'll waste it. But many poor people are great at saving — thanks to this system.

Tracing the dark origins of Charlottesville's KKK


Charlottesville residents keep saying: "This is not us." But the city's history tells a different story.

3 questions about a pro-Russia congressman's meeting with Julian Assange


Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, R-Calif., met in London with Julian Assange — and has a secret message from Assange for President Trump.

What we know: Multiple terrorist attacks hit Spain


Police believe the attacks that killed 14 people are the work of an organized group of terrorists — and that they acted after an accidental explosion earlier this week.


Bay Area man celebrating marriage killed in Barcelona attack


Jared Tucker's sister said that Tucker, 42, and his wife, Heidi Nunes-Tucker, 40, were celebrating their honeymoon after saving up for the trip. She said they married a year ago.

Trump decries monument removals, 'history ripped apart'


Local and state officials have renewed pushes to remove Confederate imagery from public property since the violence and death of a woman in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white nationalist rally over the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue.

​Powerball jackpot climbs to $510 million, 8th largest


No one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing, so the national lottery game will continue to grow ahead of the next drawing Saturday night.

Joint Chiefs denounce racism after Trump's comments


Top ranking uniformed leaders of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and National Guard all posted on social media condemning racism, hatred and extremism.

Mourners to honor Charlottesville victim, states debate Confederate statues


Heather Heyer was killed when the driver of a car rammed into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in the Virginia city. Two people have filed a lawsuit against the car's driver and others.