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Our newest music compilation "Local Aliens: Live On-Air Recordings From WLRH" is now on the WLRH Soundcloud page. Local Aliens features some amazing tracks from north Alabama musicians captured during live performances on Morning Blend with Ginny Kennedy and The Invisible City with Brad Posey ...

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Tunisian authorities identified the bomber as a 27-year-old Tunisian man named Houssem Abdelli. ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack.

Turkey says audio from the cockpit supports its position that Turkish pilots repeatedly warned a Russian military plane that it was violating Turkish airspace before shooting it down.

The dwarf planet most recently is famous for the two mysterious, bright spots on its surface.

Our siblings are with us for longer than anyone else through our lives. Strong sibling relationships can cushion the blows of aging, while conflict cuts to the bone.

Establishing a member-owned, nonprofit health co-op from scratch is tough; 12 of 23 that tried under Obamacare have closed after just one year. Sick patients poured in, and promised subsidies didn't.

Fifty years ago, 40 bishops signed a pledge to make Catholicism a church for the poor. It was soon set aside, but with Pope Francis focused on the downtrodden, that notion could be revived.

This year, in Ghana, I understand what it means to be truly thankful. Even if there isn't any stuffing.

When you sit down for your holiday dinner, you may want to give thanks to bees and other pollinators. Their health is tied to your food. What's behind the bee declines? Watch our video investigation.

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the government is reviewing a proposal to stop making the penny. It actually costs nearly 2 cents to make a penny, so the government loses money.

La Malinche was an Indian woman who served as an interpreter for Cortes — at a cost to her reputation. Even 500 years later, she's reviled in Mexico.

At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

The numbers remain small, and hard to quantify, but prosecutors seem to be under pressure to charge police in on-duty shootings, and the "benefit of the doubt" they enjoyed seems to be eroding.

The Pentagon's report says the Doctors Without Borders hospital attack in Afghanistan was an accident. The group's executive director, Jason Cone, says it raises more questions than it answers.



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