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Melting Roads And Runny Roofs: Heat Scorches The Northern Hemisphere

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| Temperature records have been broken around the globe. In North America, tens of millions of residents have been under watches, advisories and warnings.

Felons In Florida Want Their Voting Rights Back Without A Hassle

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One of out every 10 adults in Florida is not eligible to vote because of a state law that prevents former felons from doing so without a lengthy process. There are efforts underway to change that.

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Northwest Ranchers Have Beef With Trump's Trade Wars, But Still Support Him

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Tariffs are hitting U.S. beef exports this week. Ranchers across the West are bracing to lose money — but many still proudly back the president.

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As USA Swimming Grapples With Sexual Abuse, Athletes Cite Lack Of Female Coaches

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A former Olympic athlete sued her former coach for alleged abuse and USA Swimming because she says it failed to protect her.

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Richmond, Va., Panel Recommends Removing Jefferson Davis Statue

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The commission released a lengthy report outlining its recommendations for the Confederate-era and other statues in the city that was the Confederacy's capital.

Why Writing The Word 'Freedom' Is More Powerful Than Typing It

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Artist Ruben Malayan is bringing the ancient art of Armenian calligraphy into the mainstream.

3-Year-Old In Idaho Dies After She Was Stabbed At Her Birthday Party

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The girl was one of 6 children and 3 adults stabbed in Boise over the weekend. Timmy Kinner who was taken into custody following the attack, was charged with among other things first-degree murder.

50 Years Ago, The Pope Called Birth Control 'Intrinsically Wrong'

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U.S. Catholics largely ignored a 1968 papal encyclical on birth control. But it prompted many more to broadly question their "pay, pray, obey" mindset.

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QUIZ: The Country That Gives The Most Humanitarian Aid Is ...

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The world gave a record amount of money to help people caught up in international crises. We've got ten questions so you can test your aid I.Q.