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Six phony websites were created by hackers linked with Russian intelligence and blamed for 2016 election interference, the company says. They allegedly targeted the Senate and two think tanks.
Aug. 21, 2018
Prolonged smoke across the West Coast will affect hundreds of thousands of people living in and around fire-prone areas. Scientists are warning of a lengthening — and worsening — smoke season.
Aug. 21, 2018
Self-driving cars may be the future of transportation. But if they are going to share the road with humans, they have to learn how people behave behind the wheel.
Aug. 21, 2018
A crowd of about 250 students, faculty and residents stormed the bronze sculpture of a Confederate soldier, using ropes to yank it from its century-old pedestal.
Aug. 21, 2018
Texas is one of the largest producers of wine in the U.S. But the grapevines in the High Plains are facing a threat that's causing them to twist and wither. And it's coming from the cotton fields.
Aug. 21, 2018
A female employee says her audio recordings show that Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt held up her pay raise as he pressed her for a sexual relationship.
Aug. 21, 2018
It is not clear how the woman went overboard from the Norwegian Star, but the Adriatic's warm water is credited with helping keep her alive for 10 hours until rescue arrived.
Aug. 20, 2018
Camila Cabello won the night's two biggest prizes, while Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Lopez and Ariana Grande gave splashy performances.
Aug. 20, 2018
Nick Lyon, director of Michigan's Department of Health and Human Services, will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges tied to the Flint water crisis, a judge ruled.
Aug. 20, 2018
Over the weekend an angry mob attacked Venezuelan migrant camps in a Brazilian town near the border. Ecuador has declared a state of emergency, and closed its borders to those without passports.
Aug. 20, 2018
The Eagles' 1976 compilation album, Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975, has surpassed Michael Jackson's Thriller for the title of best-selling album of all time.
Aug. 20, 2018
The tough conditions are drying up huge swathes of land, leaving farmers struggling. Groups of thirsty emus recently showed up in an outback mining town looking for water.
Aug. 20, 2018
At a White House ceremony, the president also asked an agent, Adrian Anzaldua, who discovered a tractor-trailer containing about 80 immigrants, to speak. "He speaks perfect English," Trump noted.
Aug. 20, 2018
It was the second time in a month that President Trump had taken aim at the Fed. In a Reuters interview, he also accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies to gain leverage in trade.
Aug. 20, 2018
Local media said the battery exploded, releasing chemical fumes. Firefighters were called to the scene as a precautionary measure, and three employees were treated for respiratory issues.
Aug. 20, 2018

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