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Beyond Flint: In The South, Another Water Crisis Has Been Unfolding For Years

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 5:20am

You've heard of the water crisis in Flint, Mich. But it's not the only place with a water problem. In St. Joseph, La., the water "looks like sludge," according to Louisiana's own state health officer.

Who Is Moscow's Favorite Among The U.S. Presidential Candidates?

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 5:19am

The official line in Russia is that it doesn't matter who wins in November, since it won't change what the Kremlin sees as Washington's anti-Russia stance. But some candidates are better than others.

School Of Seven Bells, A Musical Partnership Cut Short, Crosses The Finish Line

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 5:17am

The duo School of Seven Bells wrote its final album together in 2012. Alejandra Deheza didn't know then that her bandmate and songwriting partner wouldn't live to see its release.

States Not Waiting To Close Gender Wage Gap

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 5:15am

Efforts to close the pay gap between men and women have gone nowhere in Congress, but states are forging ahead with a string of equal pay laws. And new proposals are being debated in two dozen states.

Brazilians Have To Learn To Think Like A Mosquito

Sat, 02/06/2016 - 5:12am

That's the advice from a biologist as Brazil launches a war on the mosquitoes that are spreading Zika virus.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Bernie Or Hillary. Sexist or Nah?

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 9:24pm

A series of fake campaign posters locking Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton was just supposed to be funny, said the meme's creator. Except a lot of people thought it was sexist.

#682: When CEO Pay Exploded

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:40pm

Politicians have argued for decades that CEOs should earn less money. But there was a moment in the 1990s when CEO pay suddenly shot up. What happened?

Twitter Says It Has Shut Down 125,000 Terrorism-Related Accounts

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:32pm

The announcement comes just weeks after a woman sued Twitter, saying the platform knowingly let ISIS use the network "to spread propaganda, raise money and attract recruits."

Families Near The Huge Gas Leak Wonder: Is Home A Safe Place To Be?

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 6:21pm

Most health officials say the small amounts of benzene and other components of the natural gas still leaking in Southern California are probably not a health threat. Still, some parents worry.

5 Things You Should Know Before the New Hampshire Primary

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 5:59pm

New Hampshire has a reputation for strong voter participation and independents. It's really easy to get on the ballot, and it has had a better track record of picking GOP nominees in recent years.




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