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FBI Stays On Watch As Terrorists Finish Prison Terms And Broader Threat Evolves - 2019-05-23T13:40:36-04:00
Investigators acknowledged that Americans might worry about the release of terrorists such as John Walker Lindh, but said the FBI is tracking a changing terror threat across the board.

To Reduce Food Waste, FDA Urges 'Best If Used By' Date Labels - 2019-05-23T13:00:07-04:00
Confusion over whether a food is still safe to eat after its "sell by" or "use before" date accounts for about 20% of food waste in U.S. homes, the FDA says. The new wording aims to clear that up.

White House Announces $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By China Trade Dispute - 2019-05-23T11:19:00-04:00
The U.S. agricultural sector has been hit hard by the trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the aid money will be used to build markets elsewhere.

'The Queen' Reveals The Story Of The Woman Who Became A Symbol Of Welfare Fraud - 2019-05-23T10:31:00-04:00
Linda Taylor rose to infamy during the 1970s, when prize-winning reporter George Bliss brought her criminal activity to light — and then-candidate Ronald Reagan turned her into the Welfare Queen.

McDonald's Protests Over Sexual Harassment Grow As Shareholders Meet - 2019-05-23T10:06:57-04:00
Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.

How Trump Breaks With Clinton And Nixon On Governing While Under Investigation - 2019-05-23T09:48:00-04:00
President Trump is so determined to pressure his antagonists to relent that he suddenly seems ready to renounce the governing obligations of his own office.

The Philippines Is Fighting One Of The World's Worst Measles Outbreaks - 2019-05-23T06:12:00-04:00
As health workers in the Philippines continue to try to contain the outbreak, a botched vaccination campaign against dengue is making their job harder.

3 Killed As Violent Tornadoes Cause 'Devastation' In Missouri - 2019-05-23T05:10:00-04:00
Thousands were without power and multiple people were hurt as a series of storms spawned multiple tornadoes in Missouri late Wednesday and into Thursday.

As Employment Rises, African American Transplants Ride Jobs Wave To The South - 2019-05-23T05:02:00-04:00
At a time of low unemployment for African Americans, educated, well-connected professionals are starting new lives in cities such as Charlotte, N.C.

'Thank God We're OK.' Migrants Tell Of Conditions In A Texas Holding Facility - 2019-05-23T05:00:55-04:00
The facility was shut down for 24 hours after 32 detainees got sick with the flu. A 16-year-old who had gotten sick there later died at another Border Patrol station.

Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites - 2019-05-23T05:00:55-04:00
Coal-fired power plants keep closing, and communities around the country must decide what to do with those sites. Pennsylvania has a plan, aiming to create new jobs where old ones have been lost.

How The Fight For Religious Freedom Has Fallen Victim To The Culture Wars - 2019-05-23T05:00:25-04:00
Disputes over LGBT rights and religion's role in public life have derailed a previously non-partisan movement.

Kirsten Gillibrand Says If Trump Wants A War With America's Women, 'He Will Lose' - 2019-05-23T05:00:00-04:00
The New York senator and 2020 presidential candidate tells NPR's Rachel Martin that President Trump and some Republican legislators are taking the country in a direction it does not want to go.

John Walker Lindh, The 'American Taliban,' Is Released From Prison - 2019-05-23T00:02:00-04:00
Lindh served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for being a Taliban soldier. Dozens of other Americans, linked to extremist groups, are in line to be released from U.S. prisons.

South And West Continue Rapid Growth, According To New Population Data - 2019-05-23T00:01:00-04:00
The fastest growing cities are in Arizona, Texas, Washington and North Carolina. Columbus, Ohio, is the only Midwestern city in the top 15 fastest-growing populations.

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