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Politics

Tribes hope infrastructure law means they'll finally get clean drinking water

The Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon has been without clean drinking water for years, the just-passed infrastructure bill promises to fix that.

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National

When a Hyundai is also the family home

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When a Hyundai is also the family home

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Science

Testing temperature with your ears

2 min

Testing temperature with your ears

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There's an app to help prove vax status, but experts say choose wisely

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