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Quake-Up Call: Magnitude 4.4 Temblor Rattles People Out Of Bed Across Southeast U.S.

The earthquake struck eastern Tennessee before dawn Wednesday. As mild as it was, its effects were felt far and wide — from eastern Kentucky all the way to Atlanta.

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Showering Has a Dark, Violent History

In the 19th century, cold rinses and days-long baths became a way to treat—and control—psychiatric patients.

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Demon Underneath

The rise and fall of fraudster John DeLorean.

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Mayors And Governors Rebut Trump Administration Position At Climate Summit

Federal officials at the U.N. climate meeting are ignoring climate science and touting coal and fossil fuels. But local and state authorities pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions on their own.

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Manhunt Underway For Suspect In Attack On French Christmas Market

On Tuesday evening, a man opened fire on the famous market in Strasbourg, France, killing two people and leaving a third brain-dead. Hundreds of law enforcement officers are searching for the suspect.

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America's Growing Cop Shortage

A hot job market and skepticism about law enforcement are making it harder for police departments across the country to replace officers who are retiring.

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Covering the Cops

A profile of Edna Buchanan, a Pulitzer Prize-winning crime reporter for the Miami Herald during its heyday.

Calvin Trillin | New Yorker | Feb 1986
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Theresa May Faces No-Confidence Vote Wednesday Over Brexit Anger

"I will contest that vote with everything I have got," May said outside of 10 Downing Street. The vote is set to begin at 1 p.m. ET Wednesday.

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Chinese Hackers Are Responsible For Marriott Data Breach, Reports Say

Chinese state hackers most likely attacked the reservation system at Marriott's Starwood chain which revealed details of 500 million guests, according to people familiar with the U.S. investigation.

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Code Switch's 2018 Book Guide

We checked in with authors, poets and great literary minds to see what books they think everyone should read this holiday season.

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'Going To Office Hours Is Terrifying' And Other Hurdles For Rural Students In College

Some colleges are extending scholarships and other help to rural high school grads. They see benefits to diversity — and their own bottom lines — in having rural students on their campuses.

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VIDEO: Cosmonauts Slice Spacecraft For Clues To Cause Of Mysterious Hole

A small hole in spacecraft Soyuz MS-09 has sparked an investigation into its origin. Cosmonauts spent hours on a spacewalk to gather samples in hopes of determining its cause.

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Vitamin Treatment For Sepsis Is Put To The Test

Researchers have devised a large clinical study to quickly assess whether one doctor's apparently effective treatment for deadly sepsis is a fluke or worthy of widespread use.

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Former NFL Player Tim Green Has A New Opponent — ALS

Green, a well-known voice on NPR in the 1990s, is one of a growing number of former football players with the degenerative illness Lou Gehrig's disease. And he's not hiding it.

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Customs And Border Protection Paid A Firm $13.6 Million To Hire Recruits. It Hired 2

A report by the Office of the Inspector General revealed Accenture, contracted to help hire 7,500 new agents, is "nowhere near" completing its goals and "risks wasting millions of taxpayer dollars."

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Michael Flynn Asks For No Prison Time, Cites Help He Gave Special Counsel

Defense lawyers told the judge their client gave investigators extensive help and gave the country exemplary military service.

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Buffeted By Brexit Woes, Theresa May Embarks On Whirlwind European Tour

A day after the prime minister delayed a critical vote on her Brexit deal, May has hit the road in search of assurances from European leaders — while political turmoil churns back home.

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Rays Of Sun Or A Reminder Of Atrocities? After Protests, L.A. Mural Will Be Removed

The artist says he meant no harm, but some Korean neighbors see echoes of a flag flown by the imperial Japanese army during World War II.

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FACT CHECK: Trump Says 'A Lot Of Wall Has Been Built' As He Demands We Build More

President Trump is threatening a government shutdown if he doesn't get funding to build his border wall. In a meeting with Democratic leaders, he said, "tremendous amounts of wall have been built."

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Stormy Daniels Ordered To Pay Trump $293,000 In Fees In Defamation Lawsuit

Earlier this year, a federal judge dismissed the adult film star's suit over a tweet Trump sent in April suggesting Daniels was lying about being threatened in 2011.

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