Today in History for September 21st

Today in History for September 21st

Highlights of this day in history: President Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony in the Monica Lewinsky scandal aired on TV; Authors H.G. Wells and Stephen King born; 'Monday Night Football' premieres; Actor-comedian Bill Murray born.
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What Can Be Saved? Dams threaten wild river

What Can Be Saved? Dams threaten wild river

The Vjosa is one of Europe's last wild rivers. But it faces threat from dam construction as pressure for hydropower intensifies in less developed countries. This is the latest installment in the 12-week series, "What Can Be Saved?"
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Michigan State hoops No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Michigan State hoops No. 1 in preseason AP Top 25

Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason men's basketball poll for the first time in school history.
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Chicago teacher strike cancels classes a 3rd day

Chicago teacher strike cancels classes a 3rd day

More than 300,000 public school students in Chicago are getting another day off as contract talks continue between the teachers' union and the nation's third-largest school district.
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AP Top Stories October 21

AP Top Stories October 21

Here are the top stories for Monday, October 21st: US may now keep some troops in Syria; Settlement reached in opioids lawsuit; Texas gov. delcares disaster in 16 counties; "Zombies" take over Florida Keys.
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Wildfire burns near hilltop homes in Los Angeles

Wildfire burns near hilltop homes in Los Angeles

A furious firefighting air and ground attack beat back a wildfire Monday as it raced up canyon walls toward multimillion-dollar ocean-view homes on a ridge in Los Angeles.
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Deep-sea explorers find Battle of Midway warships

Deep-sea explorers find Battle of Midway warships

Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships have found a second Japanese warship deep in the Pacific where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.
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US plans to require DNA from asylum-seekers

US plans to require DNA from asylum-seekers

The Trump administration is planning to collect DNA samples from asylum-seekers detained by immigration officials and will add the information to an FBI database used by law enforcement hunting for criminals, a Justice Department official says.
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Group call for human control of killer robots

Group call for human control of killer robots

Representatives from the Campaign To Stop Killer Robots urged the international community to create a treaty to ban autonomous military robots that use logarithms and sensors to determine when to kill people, instead of a person making that decision.
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