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Legendary Boxer Jack Johnson Gets Pardon, 105 Years After Baseless Conviction

The black world heavyweight champion was convicted of a crime in 1913 for traveling with a white girlfriend. President Trump issued a rare posthumous pardon after an appeal from Sylvester Stallone.

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Italy Finally Designates A Prime Minister, But Some Fear Future Political Storms

After turbulent talks, the leading parties settled on Giuseppe Conte as premier. Still, between the wary partners in power and Conte's political inexperience, the turbulence may remain.

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The Surge

How Texas’ decade-long border security operation has turned South Texas into one of the most heavily policed and surveilled places in the nation.

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Women Accuse Morgan Freeman Of Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior, CNN Reports

Eight people told CNN that they were victims of harassment or inappropriate behavior by Freeman, and eight others said they had witnessed such conduct by the Oscar-winning actor.

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After 16 Months, Trump Names An Ambassador To South Korea

Adm. Harry Harris is the head of the U.S. Pacific Command and is known for his hawkish views on North Korea and China. His nomination comes amid the ongoing drama on the Korean Peninsula.

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Asteroid Impact That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Also Caused Abrupt Global Warming

The crash of the space rock that slammed into the Yucatan Peninsula also warmed up the Earth's atmosphere for 100,000 years. And scientists say it's a cautionary tale for people living today.

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'Very Perplexed': International Confusion, Concern After Trump Cancels Summit

President Trump's scuttling of a meeting with North Korea's leader caused South Korean President Moon Jae-In to call an emergency meeting of his advisers. The U.N. secretary-general expressed dismay.

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Kilauea's Latest Impact: Blue Flames And Beleaguered Residents

Scientists say new hazards are emerging, although they can't say when the eruption may end, leaving more than a thousand residents in limbo.

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NOAA Expects Hurricane Season For 2018 To Be Near Or Above Normal

After a devastating 2017 hurricane season, the Atlantic isn't likely to get a break this year, NOAA says. The agency predicts 10 to 16 named storms this season, including up to four major hurricanes.

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "Ways in Which He Furnished His Apartment"

A life in objects.

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Will the Fervor to Impeach Donald Trump Cause a Democratic Civil War?

Inside the cases for—and against—his removal from office.

Jeffrey Toobin | New Yorker | May 2018
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Air Force Uncovered LSD Use Among Airmen Guarding Nuclear Missiles

Military investigators cracked the ring in 2016, after one of the service members made the mistake of posting material to social media.

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Top Stories: North Korea Warns On Summit; Lawmakers Get Intel Briefing

Also: A court sustains a ruling against California's assisted suicide law; a former Navy SEAL will receive the Medal of Honor today; and the Washington Capitals advance to the Stanley Cup Final.

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What Happened in Vegas

The days, weeks, and months after the worst mass shooting in modern American history.

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Investigators Say Missile That Downed MH17 Came From Russian Military

The plane was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July 2014, killing 298 people aboard. Russia has denied involvement.

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Yulia Skripal Says She And Father 'Lucky' To Survive Attack With Nerve Agent

In her first appearance on camera since the March poisoning, Skripal said that she was concentrating on nursing her father back to health, but that she eventually hoped to return to Russia.

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Georgia Jury Awards $1 Billion In Lawsuit Over Girl's Rape

"They said a little black girl in Clayton County who was raped is worth $1 billion. That was a big win for us," her lawyer said. Hope Cheston was raped by an armed security guard when she was 14.

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North Korea Threatens To Scuttle Summit, Saying It Won't 'Beg The U.S. For Dialogue'

North Korea's vice foreign minister calls remarks made by Vice President Pence "ignorant and stupid" and said she was prepared to recommend to Kim Jong Un to "reconsider" the summit.

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Justice Department Will Conduct Bipartisan Briefing On Secret Russia Probe Documents

The second briefing comes after Democrats cried foul at being excluded from a Republicans-only meeting led by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosentein.

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Court Upholds Ruling Against California's Assisted Suicide Law

The decision lets stand a lower court ruling that the state's 2015 law allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs to the terminally ill was passed unconstitutionally.

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