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As lawmakers returned to the Kansas state capitol this year, three seats won by Republicans are now in the hands of Democrats. That's after three suburban Republican women left the GOP.
Jan. 21, 2019
The interaction between the man and the teen caused an outcry. But a more complicated picture has emerged of the day when several groups of protesters converged at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.
Jan. 21, 2019
Journalist Brian Palmer toured several Confederate sites and monuments across the South and found a distorted message that celebrates the Confederacy and often omits the fact of slavery all together.
Jan. 21, 2019
From Turkey and Hungary, to India and the Philippines, the voices of nationalism have become dominant forces that begin with the election of a charismatic, influential and powerful man.
Jan. 21, 2019
A total lunar eclipse that coincided with a supermoon made the moon appear gigantic and red in the January night sky.
Jan. 21, 2019
Without money from the Delta Air Lines Foundation, Atlanta's Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park would have been closed for the King holiday, a National Park Service spokesman told NPR.
Jan. 21, 2019
It's looking like MS strikes when a variety of triggers gang up to impair neurons in the brain and spinal cord. Researchers are using their new knowledge to search for treatments.
Jan. 21, 2019
The California Democrat's career as a prosecutor, as well as economic and racial equality, are the focus of her campaign. Harris is the third senator to announce a presidential run.
Jan. 21, 2019
"A library can be a loud place," says a city official in charge of Moscow's 400-plus public libraries, which have begun attracting visitors with coffee shops, theater rehearsals and lectures.
Jan. 21, 2019
Ditching carbs can lead to quick weight loss, but can you really stick with it? Here's the science on eating carbs smarter to keep you sated and healthy.
Jan. 21, 2019
Democrat candidates are talking about race and racism in a more nuanced way than they have before, thanks in part to the desire to gain support from black voters in early primary states.
Jan. 21, 2019
The 2020 census is set to begin in Toksook Bay, Alaska, continuing the tradition of counting the most remote parts of the most northern state before the rest of the U.S.
Jan. 21, 2019
The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots both needed overtime in their conference games to reach the Super Bowl, where they'll meet for the first time in 17 years.
Jan. 20, 2019
New York Rep. Elise Stefanik is leading a new PAC to recruit Republican women candidates. Congressional leaders are taking notice, but President Trump's impact is a matter of dispute in the party.
Jan. 20, 2019
The storm barreled through New England after hitting the Midwest, creating havoc along some transportation routes.
Jan. 20, 2019

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