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Chinese Bus Plunged Into River After Passenger Assaulted Driver

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People watch the bus wreck being raised out of water in Wanzhou in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality early Thursday.

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How A Dog Could Stop The Global Spread Of Disease

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Freya, a springer spaniel, has been trained to detect malaria parasites in sock samples taken from children in The Gambia.

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Mario Segale, Inspiration For Nintendo’s Hero Plumber, Has Died

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The Super Mario character was inspired by Mario Segale, Nintendo’s landlord in Washington state during the 1970s. Here, the character is seen with game designer and Nintendo executive Shigeru Miyamoto.

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Merck Pulls Out Of Agreement To Supply Life-Saving Vaccine To Millions Of Kids

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A nurse vaccinates a baby against rotavirus, a deadly form of diarrhea.

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Hear The Beatles In Rehearsal, Looking Through A ‘Glass Onion’

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John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr

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How Americans Feel About Affirmative Action In Higher Education

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Americans vary in how they feel about Affirmative Action.

Americans vary in how they feel about Affirmative Action.

The Harvard trial wraps up on Friday. And for the last three weeks, the group Students for Fair Admissions has argued that the Ivy League school discriminates against its Asian-American applicants.

In a court filing, conservative advocates called Harvard’s race-sensitive admissions process “racially ...

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This Maine District Went For Obama, Then Trump. Now It’s A Toss-Up

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The Verso Paper Mill in Jay, Maine.

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Indonesian Rescuers Detect ‘Ping,’ Believe They’ve Located Crashed Plane

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Next of kin attempt to identify personal items of loved ones who were on board Lion Air flight JT610, at a port in Jakarta on Wednesday.

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Voters In 4 States Set To Decide On Medicaid Expansion

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Grant Burningham, who lives in Bountiful, Utah, worked to get a referendum on Medicaid expansion on the Utah ballot in November.

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Trump To Visit Pittsburgh Despite Objections From Mayor, Jewish Leaders

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A memorial is seen outside the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh. When President Trump arrives, he is expected to meet with members of the local Jewish community.

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Trump Says He Will Void Birthright Citizenship Law Through Executive Order

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Discussing his plan to roll back part of the Constitution, President Donald Trump says “they’re saying I can do it just with an executive order.”

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Black Portuguese Plan A Memorial To Honor Enslaved Ancestors

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A square near Lisbon’s port, where ships once unloaded slaves. Beatriz Gomes Dias and Djass, her anti-racism association, want to erect a memorial to colonial slaves at the site.

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