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JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska had the highest rate of firearm deaths in the nation in 2016, according to new numbers from the Centers for...
China’s birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families

BEIJING — The birthrate in China fell last year despite the country easing its family planning policies and allowing all couples to have two...
Migrants shift to old, risky route to Spain and Europe

MADRID — The smugglers took Rodriguez Tankeu's savings and disappeared, leaving the 25-year-old bewildered near Tripoli, the Libyan capital. The former car mechanic headed...
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AMESBURY, Mass. — Sarah Chapman wanted to close the gap between girls and boys who can write computer code and, with the help of...
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MONTPELIER, Vt. — Since he took office last year, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has been warning of the challenges posed by the state's aging...
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RYDER, N.D. — Officials have created a fund to ensure the preservation of a 110-year-old cemetery in a small community in central North Dakota. ...
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JUNEAU, Alaska — Alaska's population declined for the first time in 29 years as the state's oil-driven recession continued through 2017. ...
Syrian insurgents in counteroffensive in northwestern area

BEIRUT — Syrian insurgent groups launched a counteroffensive Thursday against government forces advancing toward a major rebel-held air base in the country's northwest Idlib...
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RALEIGH, N.C. — The Latest on the North Carolina legislature reconvening its session (all times local): ...
African elephant, hippo, rhino populations shrink in wartime

WASHINGTON — War is hell for wildlife, too. A new study finds that wartime is the biggest threat to Africa's elephants, rhinos, hippos and...

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