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The Italian city is reeling from a week in which floodwaters damaged the city's cultural legacy, as well as homes and businesses. Volunteers are helping salvage precious books, among other items.
Nov. 18, 2019
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The government declared a state of emergency Friday. At least six people have died. Officials say most of them were children under two.
Nov. 18, 2019
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The president's surprise announcement comes after Democrats invited him to defend himself against accusations that he tried to bribe a foreign country to help himself politically.
Nov. 18, 2019
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The pop megastar's former label announced Monday that it had an agreement with the made-for-TV event. The awards show's producers say otherwise.
Nov. 18, 2019
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The U.S. incarceration rate of children is "the highest that we could find, followed by others like Bolivia, or Botswana, or Sri Lanka," says the author of a new U.N. study on children's rights.
Nov. 18, 2019
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The U.S. government is letting American businesses work with Chinese tech giant Huawei for an additional three months, in a third delay to a ban enacted in May for national security reasons.
Nov. 18, 2019
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Not since 2008 has the Amazon been destroyed at a faster rate, according to Brazilian authorities. They say an area more than 12 times the size of New York City was deforested in the span of a year.
Nov. 18, 2019
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Before any opera purists start wringing their hands, let's remember that the 400-year-old art form has proven itself terrifically adaptable and resilient.
Nov. 18, 2019
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The victims were all Asian males between 25 and 35. "Most of them had jerseys on," said the deputy police chief. "And it looks like something terrible happened."
Nov. 18, 2019
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In California, fines are being levied against winemakers who violate environmental laws, but activists say they are a drop in the bucket compared to the damage.
Nov. 18, 2019
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A new report from DigDeep and the U.S. Water Alliance found race is the strongest predictor of water and sanitation access. This has implications for public health.
Nov. 18, 2019
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As clashes intensified, protesters shot arrows and hurled gasoline bombs at the authorities — and police used tear gas and water cannons.
Nov. 18, 2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned President Trump not to intimidate the whistleblower, as the president continued to call for the anonymous person to be exposed.
Nov. 18, 2019
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The Founding Fathers saw impeachment as a release valve from another "crisis of a national revolution." But they also worried it would devolve into partisan bickering if put into action.
Nov. 18, 2019
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Townshend talks about his debut novel, how it relates to The Who's rock opera, Tommy, and what he'd say now to his younger self – the one who wrote the lyric "I hope I die before I get old."
Nov. 18, 2019

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