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CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. — They have come from all over the United States, piling out of taxis, pushing strollers and pulling luggage, to the end of a country road in the north woods.Where the pavement stops, they pick up small children and lead older … more
U.S. officials are abandoning plans to require sleep apnea screening for truck drivers and train engineers, a decision that safety experts say puts millions of lives at risk.The Federal Railroad Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety … more
DALLAS — Following widespread outrage over a passenger who was violently dragged off an overbooked plane, U.S. airlines are bumping customers at the lowest rate in at least two decades.The Transportation Department said Tuesday that just one … more
CONCORD, Mass. — Henry David Thoreau went to the woods because, as he famously put it, "I wished to live deliberately."Two centuries after the "Walden" author's birth, people are still deliberately following in Thoreau's footsteps to discover … more
NEW YORK — Silicon Valley's efforts to promote workforce diversity haven't yielded many results — unless you count a backlash at Google, where a male engineer blamed biological differences for the paucity of female programmers.His widely … more
BOSTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren won't face voters for more than a year, but the broad outlines of the effort to unseat the Massachusetts Democrat, and her re-election pitch to voters, are taking shape.Two Republicans have announced their … more
MINNEAPOLIS — The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. But leaders say they're more frightened after a weekend attack in which an explosive shattered … more
Weekly Bible study classes are being held at the White House, and some Trump administration officials - including Vice President Mike Pence, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos - join when they are in town, according … more
PHILADELPHIA — Nearly two decades of using heroin and a year of living on the streets of Philadelphia had led Steven Kemp to a simple conclusion: It was time to get sober. But when he staggered into a detox facility on a recent Friday night, … more
NEW YORK — Trinkets, statues and jewelry crafted from the tusks of at least 100 slaughtered elephants were fed Thursday into a rock crusher in Central Park to demonstrate the state's commitment to smashing the illegal ivory trade.The artifacts … more
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