Smithsonian museum initiative explores 'Giving in America'

'Giving in America': New Smithsonian museum initiative explores history of giving in America

Police investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor

Police investigate death of Alaska's capital city mayor who was found at his Juneau home

How Republicans Talk About Islam: Then vs. Now

Post-9/11, President Bush made it clear: Islam is a peaceful religion. So why won't anyone running for the Republican nomination say that now?

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The Latest: Prince Charles, climate envoys focus on forests

The Latest: Prince Charles, global envoys focus on saving forests to reduce global warming

Artist sucks up Beijing air to draw attention to air quality

To draw attention to air quality, Chinese artist sucks up Beijing air for 400 hours

Cyber Monday Breaks Records As Shoppers Flock To Their Smartphones

This year's Cyber Monday is expected to break records with nearly $3 billion. But it could have been a lot more.

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Obama: Climate deal needs legally binding process for transparency, periodic review of targets

Obama: Climate deal needs legally binding process for transparency, periodic review of targets

Syria's al-Qaida branch releases captive Lebanese soldiers

Syria's al-Qaida branch frees Lebanese soldiers held captive since 2014 as part of swap deal

Activists demand video in fatal 2014 Houston police shooting

Activists demand video they believe shows Houston police fatally shooting black man in 2014

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers to argue for new trial

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber head back to court to argue for new trial

Will NYC's Sodium Labels Really Influence What People Order?

New York City restaurant chains will soon display warning signs next to items that contain more than the daily recommended intake of sodium.

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Cybersecurity bills would add secrecy to public records laws

New cybersecurity bills would add more secrecy for tech companies under public records laws

Scientists debate boundaries, ethics of human gene editing

Scientists debating boundaries, ethics, promise of human gene editing at international summit

China factory index at 3-year low, services improve

Chinese factory index weakens to 3-year low while service industries improve

After A Year Hiatus, Japan Set To Start Whaling For 'Research'

Japan will send a fleet of ships to capture 333 minke whales for what it calls scientific research, though others think it's a loophole for whaling.

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German Cabinet OKs military mission against IS in Syria

German Cabinet OKs committing up to 1,200 troops to help anti-IS mission in Syria

Conviction of ex-speaker sends NY politics into turmoil

New York government, politics thrown into turmoil after conviction of ex-Assembly speaker

Ex-Connecticut mayor returns to office after prison stint

Former Bridgeport mayor to take oath after seven-year prison term for corruption

Wal-Mart 'Corporate Policy' Forces Veteran To Stand Outside

An Ohio Wal-Mart told a veteran he wasn't allowed to stand inside the store to collect donations for Toys for Tots.

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Report: BMW CEO sees point when updating diesel uneconomic

Report: BMW chief says time will come when updating diesel no longer makes economic sense

Beijing air pollution reaches hazardous levels

Beijing schools keep students indoors as air pollution reaches extremely hazardous levels

Eurozone unemployment rate falls to near 4-year low

Unemployment across 19-country eurozone falls to near 4-year low in October

CNN's Rachel Nichols Is Headed Back To ESPN

Longtime journalist Rachel Nichols is reportedly returning to ESPN to host her own daily show. CNN hired her in 2013 to boost its sports coverage.

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Trial for ranking French IS fighter in recruiting network

Trial for ranking French Islamic State fighter who, wife says, will return only for an attack

Monsanto pledges to be carbon neutral by 2021

Monsanto pledges to be carbon neutral by 2021; will work with farmers to cut emissions