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What Ending Bailout Means For Greece

Greece is formally exiting its bailout loan program today after eight years of austerity and financial reforms. Many ordinary Greeks have very little to celebrate.

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Pope Francis On Clergy Sex Abuse: 'We Showed No Care For The Little Ones'

The pontiff's comments were in a letter penned nearly a week after a Pennsylvania grand jury report detailed decades of alleged child abuse and cover-ups. "We abandoned them," Francis wrote.

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The Texas Swing

On the trail in Texas with Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke.

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Vacation Days Piling Up? Here's How To Get The Most Out Of A Short Vacation

Americans forfeited about 200 million days of paid vacation leave last year. And many U.S. workers now take shorter, partial week vacations. But even a mini-break can be good for your health.

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Firefighters Continue Making Headway Against California Blazes

Steep, rugged terrain has slowed progress on most of the fires raging throughout the state, including the Ranch Fire. But by Sunday, officials said the Ferguson fire was fully contained.

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Greece Emerges From International Bailout, But Will Be Closely Monitored For Years

After nine years of a debt crisis that spawned economic upheaval and austerity measures, Athens will regain a degree of control over its finances, but officials say it's not out of the woods yet.

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Man Who Sexually Assaulted Airline Passenger Convicted, Could Face Life In Prison

It took a jury less than four hours of deliberation to convict a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep in the window seat next to him during an overnight flight.

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508: Superpowers

We answer the following questions about superpowers: Can superheroes be real people? (No.) Can real people become superheroes? (Maybe.) And which is better: flight or invisibility? (Depends who you ask.) 

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Rain Starts To Slow After Flooding Displaces 800,000 In Southern Indian State

Tens of thousands of people have been rescued, but thousands more are still stranded after massive flooding and landslides in India's Kerala state.

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VIDEO: The 7 Dwarfs Whistle While They Work To Fight Malaria

There are two animated anti-malarial videos out there — a new one from the "Wallace and Gromit" team and a 1943 Disney cartoon that put the seven dwarfs under bed nets.

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President Trump Attacks Report On White House Counsel's Cooperation With Mueller

The New York Times reports that White House counsel Don McGahn met with Robert Mueller's team for dozens of hours as part of his investigation.

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James Is a Girl

The strange life of a 16-year-old model.

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Saving Lives With Tech Amid Syria’s Endless Civil War

The Bashar al-Assad regime’s indiscriminate air strikes have terrorized civilians for years. Now a small band of activist-entrepreneurs is building a sensor network that listens for warplanes and warns people when and where the bombs will fall.

Danny Gold | Wired | Aug 2018
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Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Real Estate Business

These days hospitals are looking for ways to improve health in their communities to prevent illness and control costs. One hospital in Ohio decided that health might start with affordable housing.

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HUD Hits Facebook For Allowing Housing Discrimination

In a formal complaint, HUD says Facebook allows landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate based upon the recipient's race, religion, sex, familial status and national origin.

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Wisconsin Political Activists Hope A 'Silent Canvas' Will Win Back Black Voters

Wisconsin Democrats are trying to re-elect Sen. Tammy Baldwin and unseat Gov. Scott Walker. African-Americans are a key part of the coalition necessary to do so.

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South Koreans Prepare For Rare Family Reunions With Long-Lost Relatives In The North

With tensions easing between North and South Korea, the two sides are reviving cross-border reunions that began in 1985. On Monday, 93 South Koreans will board buses to visit relatives in the North.

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PHOTOS: It's Hard To Grow Up — And Grow Old — In Honduras

Photographer Tomas Ayuso captures the plight of Honduran youth struggling to survive in a violent country — and thinking about fleeing to stay alive.

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Imran Khan Is Sworn Into Office As Pakistan's New Prime Minister

Khan inherits several big challenges, including Pakistan's faltering economy, and managing relations with China and the U.S.

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Millions Of Muslim Worshipers Flock To Mecca For Hajj

The holy event starts Sunday and lasts until next Friday.

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