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Rivers Shut Down Over EPA's Spill Of 3 Million Gallons Of Toxic Water

Water samples taken after the spill showed lead concentrations that were 3,500 times the levels normally seen in Durango, Colo.
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Why Lowering Student Loan Interest Rates Isn't A Game Changer

Hillary Clinton wants people with student loan debt to pay lower interest rates. That kind of assistance may not help the people who need it most.
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More Than 20 Arrested In Ferguson; Armed 'Oath Keepers' Walk Streets

No new violence was reported in Ferguson, Mo., but dozens of people were arrested Monday. Late into the night, men armed with assault rifles walked the streets.
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Where Presidential Candidates Stand On Climate Change

The majority of Americans favor government action, but the candidates — and big donors — differ greatly. Here is what they've said on the topic, beginning with whether climate change is real.
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Women In Combat Zones Can Have Trouble Getting Contraceptives

Fifteen percent of active duty service members are women, and 97 percent of those women are of childbearing age. So why is it still tough for many to get refills of contraceptives when deployed?
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Cumberland Caverns: A Subterranean Concert Venue In Tennessee

Ever wanted to see Jason Isbell, Shovels & Rope or Billy Joe Shaver 333 feet underground? You'll have to take a hike.
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Grizzly Bear May Be Euthanized After Hiker Is Mauled To Death

A grizzly bear believed responsible for the death of a hiker in Yellowstone National Park has been captured. Critics say the bear shouldn't be killed for simply acting naturally.
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Ferguson Protesters Vow To Keep The Memory Of Michael Brown Alive

Protesters and police faced off Monday night in Ferguson, Mo. Days after the first anniversary of Michael Brown's death, the city remains tense after peaceful demonstrations were marred by violence.
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Obama On Iran Deal: 'Attitudes Will Change'

In an interview with NPR, President Obama said once people see the nuclear deal in action, they will "recognize that whatever parade of horribles was presented in opposition have not come true."
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Displaced By Hurricane Katrina, Many Storm Victims Left Home For Good

When Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast in 2005, it shattered lives and homes. Tens of thousands of people evacuated. Many of them returned to New Orleans but others have made a life elsewhere.

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