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Tornado Touches Down In North Texas, Destroys Houses, Churches, Commercial Buildings

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Earlier this month, California utility PG&E shut down power for about 800,000 customers in north and central California. The move was meant to prevent wildfires caused by their equipment during high winds. MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images hide caption

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Are Blackouts The Future For California?

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An e-bike resembles a regular bicycle, with its batteries and electric motor integrated into the bike's frame. Enthusiasts see e-bikes on national park trails as a great thing, but some traditional riders and environmentalists see big problems ahead. Mark Arehart/WKSU hide caption

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National Parks Trying To Get A Handle On E-Bikes

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Canadians Go To The Polls. Will Trudeau's Party Stay In Power?

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5-Day Truce Between Turkish And Kurdish Forces Expires Tuesday

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Residents In Kentucky's Martin County Face Escalating Water Bills

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Violent Protests Rock The Chilean Capital Of Santiago

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California Wildfire Victims Face Deadline To File Against PG&E

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Low Blood Sugar Levels May Keep Alzheimer's At Bay

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Michael Stumo and his wife Nadia Milleron, whose daughter was killed in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight crash, attend a House committee hearing June 19. They and other victims' families have been a driving force in the campaign to keep the Boeing 737 Max grounded. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Crash Victim's Family Pushes To Keep Boeing 737 Max From Flying Again Too Soon

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Ex-VA Chief's Book Describes Chaos And Confusion Inside The White House

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Allies Mark 75th Anniversary Of MacArthur Arriving In The Philippines

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Though complications from the flu can be deadly for people who are especially vulnerable, including pregnant women and their newborns, typically only about half of pregnant women get the needed vaccination, U.S. statistics show. BSIP/Getty Images hide caption

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Get Your Flu Shot Now, Doctors Advise, Especially If You're Pregnant

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Lebanon Is Crippled By Massive Anti-Government Protests

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Pete Buttigieg Keeps Going In Iowa

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How 2 Kentucky Colleges Are Making Tuition-Free Work

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Earthquake App Provides Early Warnings

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Tackling Low Oxygen In An Oregon Lake

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