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Throughout human history, solar eclipses have been seen as having great religious significance, often as omens or signs of divine warning or punishment. Major and minor religions alike have their own understandings.
ISIS terror attacks are increasingly low-tech — rather than firearms and explosives the weapons of choice are knives and vehicles. What could these choices say about the organization?
NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Republican Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma about Steve Bannon's departure from the White House.
Two Virginia State Police officers died in a helicopter crash after the Charlottesville, Va., protests on Saturday. Today a funeral was held in Richmond for Trooper-Pilot Berke M. M. Bates. Pilot Lt. H. Jay Cullen will be remembered tomorrow.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested hundreds of undocumented parents who are suspected of paying smugglers to bring their children to the U.S. Federal officials say those parents are supporting criminal smuggling rings, but immigrant advocates complain the crackdown is criminalizing family reunification.
The move reverses an Obama-era policy put in place to encourage national parks to end the sale of bottled water. The aim was to cut back on plastic litter.
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The July murder of photographer Ed French, is raising questions and concerns about a pretrial risk assessment computer tool used by a growing number of county and city courts.
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Police say they have apprehended a suspect after shooting him in the leg, and it's not clear what his motivations were. Six other people were injured in the attack about 100 miles from the capital.
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