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Pez Owen was joyriding in a Cessna airplane when she spotted one down below. A landmark that big would show up on any flight chart — but it wasn't logged. Then she spotted more X's in the distance.

The justices ruled in 2014 that extreme juror bias could impede a fair trial and, if such a case arose, they would decide then if an exception was warranted. Now, that case has come.

Three former leaders of an influential task force that issues guidelines for preventive care says insurance coverage for highly rated tests and services shouldn't be mandatory.

Did the second presidential debate — or the leaked video of Donald Trump making vulgar remarks about women — make a difference to four voters in divided Ohio?

Paternity leave can make a big difference in a dad's long-term engagement with the child, doctors find. Paid family leave also fosters breastfeeding and reduces the incidence of maternal depression.

Some people are born with anosmia — the inability to smell. Others lose their sense of smell later in life. That makes it hard to taste food, detect threats, or even savor memories.

Hundreds of people were killed in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southwest part of the country. Survivors explain why they refused to evacuate.

Ethiopia's government has declared a state of emergency following months of anti-government protests by the Oromo people, who say they are marginalized.

Asian-Americans are a tiny but growing share of the electorate. In the 1990s, Asian-Americans mostly voted Republican. But in the years since, they seem to have tilted toward the Democratic Party.

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump meet tonight for their second debate in a town hall format at Washington University in St. Louis, after a weekend of leaked material surfaced on both candidates.

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