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Balance of power in Virginia may rest on write-in…

Partisan control of the Virginia General Assembly could come down to write-in campaign

Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in…

A new art exhibit explores Thomas Jefferson's highly influential architectural ideas and his vision for structures that symbolize liberty and democracy as well as the role of the enslaved Americans who built them.

Chicago strike means day off for some, emergency…

Chicago parents are leaning on family, friends and community groups as teachers in the nation's third largest school district went on strike this week

Unlikely alliance fighting pipeline in Texas Hill…

Opposition to one of the nation's longest proposed new natural gas pipelines in the U.S. has grounded an unlikely alliance determined to stop the current project.

‘I see women being on Mars just as much as men’

At 16, MiMi Aung travelled alone to the US for an education. Now she's a project lead on Nasa's Mars Mission.

Democratic voters concentrate on candidates, not…

Democratic presidential candidates are not talking much about impeachment as they campaign

A Man Vanished Into Thin Air. A Dirt Biker Solved the Mystery

A dirt biker out for a ride stumbled across a horrifying sight on Wednesday: a smashed-up car at the bottom of a ravine, with what he thought was a dead body inside. As Fox News reports, that horror story soon became a miraculous one, as the man inside the car...

The Latest: Poland says Brexit vote a delay, not…

The Latest: Poland says it sees Brexit vote as a delay, not a rejection

Artist uses 'historic' markers to raise climate…

A public arts project in New England communities features signs that imagine the possible future effects of climate change to raise awareness

McConnell: Trump's Troop Withdrawal Is A 'Grave…

​In an op-ed published Friday in the Washington Post, McConnell urged the administration to reverse course on pulling U.S. troops from Syria.

He Lost His Wallet. Then He Noticed His Bank Account

When Tim Cameron lost his wallet on the way home from work on Monday, the London resident assumed it was gone for good, particularly as it contained little identifying information. Then he looked at his bank account. Enter an ingenious Good Samaritan by the name of Simon. As Mashable reports,...

In New Orleans, awaiting orders to get out ahead…

People living and working near a corner of New Orleans' historic French Quarter are being told they should prepare to leave for several hours as preparations continue for a controlled explosion at a partially collapsed building

Roadside Bigfoot: Georgia museum devoted to…

In the picturesque mountains of north Georgia, an unassuming roadside building is now ground zero in the search for Bigfoot

Clinton Emails: Violations, but No 'Deliberate…

A three-year-long internal State Department probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server has wrapped up, and dozens may be facing disciplinary action, though, per the AP , the investigation found no "no persuasive evidence of systemic, deliberate mishandling of classified information." According to a report submitted to Congress...

Clinton-Gabbard Feud Is Now in Full Swing

It's the presidential primary fight no one really expected: Hillary Clinton versus one of the lowest-polling Dems in the race. In a podcast appearance this week, the former secretary of state took a swing at who most people agree was Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, saying that the Russians had someone...

How important is bilingualism on the campaign…

How does speaking French or Spanish affect a candidate's chances in North American politics?

Seoul police up security after rally at US envoy…

South Korean police have beefed up security at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul after a group of anti-American students broke into the compound

Global finance leaders hopeful for modest rebound…

Global finance leaders remain hopeful for modest rebound in 2020 if trade tensions don't worse

Closing arguments up next in deadly prison…

Closing arguments are expected next week in the trial of an inmate accused of murder in an attempted breakout that left four corrections workers dead

Clinton Says Russia Is 'Grooming' A Democrat For…

Hillary Clinton told "Campaign HQ" she believes Russia is "grooming" a candidate in the Democratic presidential primary for a third-party run.

California regulator slams PG&E over electricity…

California's top regulator excoriated top executives of the state's largest utility even as Pacific Gas & Electric officials said they know they failed to meet public expectations when the company cut the power to more than 2 million people last week

1 dead after plane landing on Alaska island went…

Authorities say one person is dead after a commuter airplane went off the end of a runway while landing at an airport in the remote Aleutian Islands fishing community of Unalaska

Law stopping Florida felons from voting…

A federal judge has temporarily set aside a Florida law that barred some felons from voting because of unpaid fines and other legal debts

Opioid negotiations fail to produce deal just…

Negotiations aimed at a major settlement of opioid lawsuits have ended for the day without a deal

Sharpton searches for the words to eulogize _ and…

The Rev. Al Sharpton has become a constant of the Black Lives Matter era with his presence in the pulpit after police shootings of African Americans

Protester dressed as Boris Johnson scales Big Ben

An Extinction Rebellion protester climbed up the scaffolding that surrounds the tower.