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South Korea Tries To Raise Sewol Ferry Nearly 3 Years After Deadly Sinking - More than 300 people perished in the disaster, mostly high school students on a field trip. Investigators hope to better understand why the ship sank once the Sewol is raised and put in dry dock.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:38:00 -0400

GOP Health Bill Changes Could Kill Protections For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions - House Republicans are considering a deal that would remove the requirement that health insurance plans cover 10 essential health benefits, hoping to secure the votes of conservative lawmakers.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0400

Food Is Just One Serving Of What Meals On Wheels Gives Seniors - The service delivers meals to homebound seniors and people with disabilities and could be facing big cuts in the Trump budget. Studies show the program improves health and saves money.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:30:15 -0400

Schumer Says He'll Oppose Gorsuch Nomination, Sets Up Filibuster Showdown With GOP - The Senate Democratic leader says Judge Gorsuch is not independent of President Trump.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:30:00 -0400

How Two Armenian Immigrants Made Turkish Delight An American Hit - Decades ago, an orchard in Washington state began producing "Aplets & Cotlets," a version of a confection based on childhood memories and hard work — and still beloved in the Pacific Northwest.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:02:00 -0400

Israel Arrests Man Suspected In Wave Of Bomb Threats Against Jewish Centers - The man in his late teens is the "primary suspect" in the case, according to authorities. Scores of bomb threats were phoned in to Jewish community centers across the U.S. over the past few months.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:49:00 -0400

Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot - Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:01:00 -0400

Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination "state terrorism." Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia's incursions in Ukraine.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:28:00 -0400

Watch Live: Witness Testimony In Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing - Expert witnesses share their arguments for and against nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:15:00 -0400

Police Identify Suspect In Deadly London Attack Near U.K. Parliament - Khalid Masood, 52, was born in Kent. The suspect was once investigated "in relation to concerns about violent extremism," British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:15:00 -0400

School Suspensions Have Plunged: We Don't Yet Know If That's Good News - A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:15 -0400

Refugees Leave The U.S. In Hopes Of Better Treatment in Canada - A surge of refugees is leaving America for Canada as they look for a more secure future. Refugees are quickly vetted by border agents and given access to shelter, health care and a work permit.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400

In Final Hours, GOP Leaders Scramble For Votes On Bill To Gut 'Obamacare' - House Republicans are poised to vote on legislation to repeal and replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act, despite ongoing opposition from hard-line conservatives.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400

The Forces Driving Middle-Aged White People's 'Deaths Of Despair' - Middle-aged white people without college degrees are increasingly likely to die of suicide, or drug and alcohol abuse. The lack of a pathway to solid jobs is one reason why, two economists say.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400

Team USA Finally Proves World's Best, Crushing Puerto Rico 8-0 In Classic Final - It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant. That changed Wednesday night in a lopsided title win.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:50:00 -0400

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