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World Jul 25Gymnastics team, tired of ‘sexualization,’ wears unitards
The team’s outfits looked similar to the others in the room as the arena lights gleamed off crystals crisscrossing their chests and down their crimson and white sleeves. But the German gymnastics team’s new Olympic suits didn’t stop at their…
Nation Jun 04Family of Kentucky man killed by police amid protests demands answers
The family of a popular barbecue chef killed in a clash with law enforcement said he was protecting his restaurant amid chaos caused when officers began pelting people with pepper balls.
Politics Nov 06Unprecedented voter turnout expected for 2018 midterm election Tuesday
More than 30 million Americans already have voted in a midterm election expected to draw unprecedented numbers by the time polls close Tuesday night.
Nation Oct 28Enough is enough: Fed-up Americans crave unity amid violence
As authorities intercepted more than a dozen pipe bombs addressed to President Donald Trump’s most ardent critics, political scientists and ordinary Americans observed, again, that rabid partisanship had devolved to the point of acts of violent extremism.
Nation Sep 19Frustration mounts as Carolina residents wait to go home
Exhaustion and frustration are building in the Carolinas as thousands of people wait to go home days after Hurricane Florence unleashed epic floods blamed for nearly three dozen deaths, including two women who drowned when a sheriff's van taking them…