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In Indian Country, honoring flag might mean different anthem

FLAGSTAFF — As fierce debate rages about "taking a knee" during the national anthem to protest social injustice, Native Americans have a unique take...

Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD

NEW YORK — It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana.Against the backdrop of...

Meredith buying Time Inc. for about $1.8 billion

NEW YORK — Magazine and broadcasting company Meredith is buying magazine publisher Time for about $1.8 billion to bulk up on readers as the...
Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T.

Justice Dept. sues to stop AT&T’s $85B Time Warner deal

NEW YORK — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic...

Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions...

Keystone pipeline leaks 210K gallons of oil

TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone pipeline leaked an estimated 210,000 gallons of oil onto agricultural land in northeastern South Dakota, the company and state regulators said...
Harvey Weinstein in 2010.

‘Weinstein Effect’ goes global as powerful men confronted

The sexual harassment and assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein that rocked Hollywood and sparked a flurry of allegations in other American industries, as well...

Novice surfer masters a pro move: Punching a shark to escape

CANBERRA, Australia — A novice surfer mastered a pro's move on the first try: He punched a shark on the nose to escape its...

Even ugly animals can win hearts and dollars to save them from extinction

(The Conversation) The Earth is home to millions of species, but you wouldn’t know it from the media’s obsession with only a few dozen...

Oil prices are up now, but surge might be short-term

Oil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer on signs of stronger economic growth around the world and fear of instability in...

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