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What Is Coal Ash and Why Is It Dangerous?

Coal ash refers to what’s left after coal is burned. Those remnants pose environmental and health risks, especially when storage ponds are breached.

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It Was a Suspected ‘Birth Tourism’ Site. Then Came Late-Night Screams.

When officers arrived at the house in Queens, they found three infants and two adults had been stabbed by a worker who then cut her own wrist, ...

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Coal ash probably entering North Carolina river, environmentalists say

Coal ash is likely entering the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, North Carolina, environmentalists said Friday. Rising water in the area, due to heavy ...

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Brexit Talks at ‘Impasse,’ Theresa May Says, After a Rancorous Summit

The bloc’s leaders rejected her proposals at an unexpectedly bitter meeting that cast doubt over the prospects of reaching an agreement.

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Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino Resigns Over Racist Remarks

Under pressure from public officials, Saudino and his four deputies stepped down a day after a recording of the sheriff’s comments was published.

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The 25th Amendment: The Difficult Process to Remove a President

The author of an anonymous essay in The New York Times writes that some advisers around President Trump discussed invoking the amendment, but the talk did not move forward because “no one wanted to precipitate a constitutional crisis.”

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The Death Toll for Afghan Forces Is Secret. Here’s Why.

The Taliban is killing Afghan soldiers and police officers in record numbers. Last week, 400 were killed, officials say.

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Could Our Sibling Bond Survive This U-Haul?

We were so close, and then we all got on the road.

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Florence’s Floodwaters Breach Defenses at Power Plant, Sending Toxic Coal Ash Into River

Duke Energy shut down a power plant in Wilmington, N.C., after a dam at the site breached and allowed coal ash to enter the nearby Cape Fear River.

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Rosenstein Suggested Secretly Recording Trump and Discussed 25th Amendment

In the turbulent days after the firing of James B. Comey, the deputy attorney general appeared conflicted about his role and wanted to expose administration dysfunction, people around him said.

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Why We Need an F.B.I. Investigation

A hearing without evidence would be little more than theater.

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Day Care Worker Stabs 3 Infants and 2 Adults in Queens, Police Say

A 52-year-old employee of the day care facility was in police custody after the incident. The police said she cut her own wrist.

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We Are Not the Resistance

Donald Trump is the one who is pushing back against the new nation that’s struggling to be born.

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Cody Wilson, 3-D Printed Gun Proponent, Arrested in Taiwan on Sex Assault Charge

Mr. Wilson was arrested in Taipei and delivered to the National Immigration Agency. Police in Austin, Tex., had asked the U.S. Marshals Lone Star ...

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Encounters: Noah Centineo Is Hot. If Only He Could Cool Off.

The star of Netflix’s “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” bounced around SoHo and NoLIta.

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Floodwaters breach N.C. dam, threaten to push coal ash into river

A North Carolina dam containing a lake owned by utility Duke Energy was breached by floodwaters Friday, potentially sending coal ash into the Cape ...

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The Dangers of DNA Testing

In a new study, 74 out of 108 crime laboratories implicated an innocent person in a hypothetical bank robbery.

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David Boies Pleads Not Guilty

The superlawyer in such cases as Bush v. Gore and the fight for gay marriage rights makes no apologies for representing Harvey Weinstein and Theranos with zeal.

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Kavanaugh's accuser, Senate committee tussle over hearing date

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser has negotiated with her lawyers conditions for her appearance before the Senate judiciary committee.

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