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- An Attempt To Save South Carolina's Historical Documents Is Destroying Them
Historical documents across the country are facing an issue other than age: An effort to preserve them decades ago is hastening the documents' demise.
- Record Number Of Miles Driven In U.S. Last Year
American drivers put 3.22 trillion miles on the nations roads last year, up by 2.8 percent from 2015. A better economy and lower gas prices fueled the increase, which highlights infrastructure needs.
- Conservative Justices Skeptical Of Extending Constitution Beyond U.S. Border
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a "very sympathetic case" involving the shooting of an unarmed Mexican teen on the border. The justices will decide if the boy's family may sue the border agent.
- Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Keeps Low Profile Since Taking Office
Questions are being raised about how much influence Tillerson has with the White House. He was absent from the president's recent meetings with the leaders of Canada, Israel and Japan.
- Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart After Underage Sex Comments
Milo Yiannopoulos is having a very bad few days. The 32-year-old conservative provocateur resigned from Breitbart, lost a book contract and a high-profile speaking engagement after past remarks resurfaced showing him seemingly praising pedophilia.
- Supreme Court Considers If Mexican Nationals Can Sue For Border Shooting
The U.S. Supreme Court today heard arguments in a case testing whether the family of the dead boy can sue the agent for damages in the United States. The case involves one unarmed 15-year old shot across the border in Mexico, but officials report a substantial rise in such cross border shootings in recent years.
- After Criticism, Trump Speaks Out Against Anti-Semitic Violence
President Trump said Tuesday anti-Semitic violence is "horrible" and more work needs to be done to root out bigotry. His comments came after criticism that he hasn't spoken out against anti-Semitism.
- Headstones Vandalized At Jewish Cemetery In Missouri
The Jewish community in St. Louis is trying to understand what's behind a massive act of vandalism at one of the oldest Jewish cemeteries in the state of Missouri. Vandals toppled more than 170 gravestones at Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery sometime over the weekend.
- Without Warrants, Immigration Agents Often Pose As Police Officers
Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officers can't enter someone's residence without a warrant. When they don't have a warrant, they sometimes describe themselves as police officers to get people to let them in the door. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Joel Rubin of <em>The Los Angeles Times</em> about this tactic.
- Homeland Security Unveils New Rules On Immigration Law Enforcement
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Tuesday unveiled new rules aimed at tougher enforcement of immigration laws, a major policy shift that could put millions of people in the U.S. illegally at risk of deportation.
- Researchers Failed To Tell Testosterone Trial Patients They Were Anemic
Low levels of iron in the blood may indicate a serious but treatable medical condition if caught early, but patients in a testosterone trial were not informed, a bioethicist finds.
- After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns
One day after he lost both a book deal and a prominent speaking gig, Yiannopoulos said he was stepping down as technology editor for the website formerly run by President Trump's chief strategist.
- Grad Student Discovers A Lost Novel Written By Walt Whitman
An ad in a March 1852 edition of <em>The New York Times</em> led Zachary Turpin on an electronic search that uncovered a rags-to-riches novella that Whitman published anonymously.
- Elusive Bull Is Apprehended In New York City, Died En Route To Sanctuary
For more than an hour Tuesday, a runaway bull kept its dreams of freedom alive â€” until officers managed to capture it in Queens. A rescue group offered the escapee a home, but he never made it.
- World's 'Oldest Known Wild Bird' Hatches Chick, Again!
Wisdom, a Laysan albatross who is at least 66 years old, has hatched yet another chick at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge and Battle of Midway National Memorial in Hawaii.