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The death toll from the mudslide that hit the Washington town of Oso has risen to 39. The Snohomish County sheriff’s office still lists seven people as missing from the March 22 landslide that buried some 30 homes in the community about 55...
Some conservatives and liberals are uniting around the idea of a basic income because the current welfare system, they say, is an ineffective bureaucracy that doesn’t respect poor people’s ability to make their own decisions. Photo by...
Researchers found that your brain’s cognitive reactions begin to slow down at age 24.The next time some twenty-something complains that they feel old, you can reassure them that their feelings are, in fact, not ridiculous. After studying 3,305...
The United States is working on a package of non-lethal aid for Ukraine that could include medical supplies and clothing, but would stop short of providing body armor and other military-style equipment, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The incremental...
Bonnie Moore of Bowie, Md., opened her five-bedroom home to roommates six years ago. Now the 69-year-old landlord gives classes on how to build a “Golden Girls” home. Photo by Margaret Myers/NewsHour Six years ago, Bonnie Moore and her...
Today in the Morning Line: Outside groups spent $56 million already, double this point in 2010 A quarter of that spent in the Big Six Senate races A look at the ad wars in key Senate races 23 donors have already “maxed out” – 86 percent of...