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How To Lose The Senate In 82 Days

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 4:00am

Senate Republicans are bracing for down-ballot losses that are likely to cost the party their Senate majority this year.

A Mew-seum? Civil War Stories, Told With Tiny Tails

Thu, 08/18/2016 - 3:46am

The stars of the exhibits at Civil War Tails are the nearly 2,000 tiny clay soldiers. Their blue and gray uniforms are meticulously detailed, down to piping and patches. Look closely: They are cats.

Rio Police Remove U.S. Swimmers From Flight To Ask About Reported Robbery

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 9:00pm

Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger, two American swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte last weekend when their group reportedly suffered a robbery, are now speaking to police.

Ford Looks To A Fleet Of Driverless Cars

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 8:46pm

They'll be on the road by 2021, the company says, and will build on automation already available for help with parking and avoiding traffic. The vehicles could be used for ride sharing, Uber-style.

Rio Highlights: Brazil, Germany Set For Rematch In Men's Soccer Final

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 8:15pm

Germany humiliated Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup in 2014 by the absurd score of 7-1. Now Brazil will have a shot at redemption in the Olympic soccer final on Saturday.

Study Of Sudden Cardiac Death Exposes Limits Of Genetic Testing

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 7:41pm

Some genetic tests for a common cause of sudden heart failure can be wrong, researchers say, because the underlying science didn't take into account racial diversity.

Target Announces Expansion Of Bathroom Options In U.S. Stores

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 7:36pm

The retail giant denies that a backlash to its policy of opening bathrooms to transgender choice has caused a slide in sales.

Explosive Bluecut WildFire Challenges California Crews

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 7:01pm

"It hit hard, it hit fast, it hit with an intensity that we haven't seen before," San Bernardino County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig says. "There will be a lot of families that come home to nothing."

With Demand For Its Products Down, Cisco Will Cut Workforce

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 6:38pm

The company says it will lay off 5,500 employees and, like other Silicon Valley pioneers, move into different types of business.

Louisiana Flooding Damage Reports, Still Preliminary, Are Sobering

Wed, 08/17/2016 - 6:26pm

Early damage reports don't yet reveal the full extent of the damage caused by flooding in Louisiana, but at least 11 people have been killed and 30,000 evacuated. Some 40,000 homes have been damaged.

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