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David Greene talks to actor Kurt Russell about the Portland Mavericks, a 1970s independent baseball team created by Kurt's father Bing. Battered Bastards is a documentary about the team.
Maybe we can learn from fish — they don't call a group of them a school for nothing. Researchers found that when 2 fish swim together, they make better decisions than when 2 fish are swimming alone.
A customer of trash hauler in Red Wing, Minn., hadn't paid so an employee dumped almost 2 tons of garbage on his driveway. Paul's Industrial Garage has been fined for illegal dumping.
On his first full day as chief whip, Michael Grove couldn't get out of the bathroom. The chief whip's job is to make sure members of his party are in place to vote.
Many experts question the decision to fly near the fighting in Ukraine. Some airlines have circumvented the country for weeks. In March, a Malaysia Airlines plane went missing on a flight to Beijing.
Several hundred protests will begin Friday in cities across the country, as activists rail against the Obama administration's efforts to temporarily house migrant children detained at the border.