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Major League Baseball Poised To Change Intentional Walk Rule - The proposed rule change would forego actually throwing four pitches. Instead, the bench would simply signal to the umpire that they want to intentionally walk the batter.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:49:36 -0500

Who Declares A Famine? And What Does That Actually Mean? - Just as we rank hurricanes and earthquakes, officials have developed a five-phase scale to rank food crises.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:09:00 -0500

On Tillerson And Kelly Visit, Mexico Seeks 'Clarity' On Immigration Proposals - Just days after the Department of Homeland Security detailed how it will implement President Trump's policies, Mexican officials warned Thursday they would not accept "measures imposed unilaterally."
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:03:00 -0500

New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate - President Trump is promising to crack down on crime. But police crackdowns have already been tried in cities such as New Orleans, which is now enduring a resurgence in homicide.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:26:00 -0500

Amid U.S.-Mexico Strains, Tillerson And Kelly Take On 'Tough Trip' - Talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security chief John Kelly with their Mexican counterparts were intended to smooth out growing tensions between the two countries.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:13:40 -0500

What's Next For Transgender Rights Lawsuits With School Guidance Rescinded - Lawyers fighting over the scope of civil rights law for transgender people are urging the Supreme Court to bring some clarity to the issues.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:01:00 -0500

Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Local Anti-Discrimination Law - The court ruled that a Fayetteville, Ark., law protecting LGBT people violated a state law barring cities from protecting people from discrimination who are not already covered at the state level.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:11:00 -0500

DeVos, Defiant At CPAC, Walks A Fine Line On Transgender Rights - President Trump's education secretary didn't hold back before conservative activists outside Washington, except when it came to the Trump administration's guidance on schools and transgender rights.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:52:00 -0500

WATCH: In The War Between Tigers And Drone, Chalk One Up For Tigers - Sure they might be chubby — to put it charitably — but they're still tigers. And when Chinese zookeepers mobilized a drone to get them some exercise, the big cats had little trouble bringing it down.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:32:00 -0500

Trump And Transgender Rights: What Just Happened? - On Wednesday, the Trump administration rescinded Obama-era guidance on transgender students' rights in schools. Here's what that means for the Supreme Court and for students in school right now.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:24:00 -0500

Voters Trust The Media More Than Trump... Maybe - In just a few days, two different polls give two different answers to the same question: Do you trust Trump or the news media more? One lesson here is don't trust any single poll too much.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:45:00 -0500

Top Trump Advisers Bannon And Priebus Emphasize Unity At CPAC - The joint interview comes as both the White House chief of staff and Trump's chief strategist have tried to tamp down on reports of dissension between them.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:35:00 -0500

The Small North Carolina Town That Wants To Dissolve Itself - Unwilling to impose a property tax and unable to offer services beyond streetlights, the town council in Centerville, N.C., is working to repeal its charter.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:28:00 -0500

Ice Fishing Has Its Rewards, But Bring A First Aid Kit - Every winter people flock to the frigid lakes of Canada and the northern U.S.A. to ice fish. According to a new study, thislow and seemingly harmless sport has some risks of injuries.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:27:00 -0500

To Test Zika Vaccines, Scientists Need A New Outbreak - It's a bit of a paradox, but researchers say they need Zika virus to re-emerge this year so they can test vaccines designed to defeat it.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:43:00 -0500

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