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More than 23,000 have come so far, with California a top destination — especially the Los Angeles suburbs in the San Gabriel Valley. Many teens live with host families and attend private schools.

It's the largest city in the U.S. to commit to using only renewable energy. And even though stakeholders are on board, trouble could be brewing over how to implement the plan.

Hedgehogs are starting to disappear from the English countryside, threatened by cars, garbage and even fences. But now there's a campaign to save one of England's favorite animals.

A 2012 New Jersey law was meant to help juries discern factors that make eyewitness testimony strong versus weak. But research suggests a judge's instructions make jurors discount all such testimony.

The world's leading medical journals have a proposal that could transform medical science: Researchers would have to publicly share their clinical data to get their studies published.

It doesn't matter if they get 3 inches or 3 feet of snow — schools in Indiana can bring students into a virtual classroom if their physical classrooms shut down.

The people in a tiny town in Greenland manage to stay (reasonably) happy even without the sun. But they're sure glad to have it back.

The Danish government is determined to persuade asylum seekers not to come to Denmark. Its plan to order police to seize cash and valuables from asylum seekers is sparking an outcry.

In parts of Chicago, violence is unavoidable, with effects similar to being in a war zone. The Urban Warriors program connects kids with veterans who may understand what they've been through.

For some areas, relief will only come Tuesday, when temperatures rise into the 40s for paralyzed communities from Washington, D.C., to New York.

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