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How lessons from fighting terrorism are saving elephants in Kenya


Widespread illegal poaching in the African wild is threatening elephants and putting them at risk of disappearing in 10 to 15 years.

Using some of the same techniques developed to fight terrorism, a new intelligence-led effort spearheaded by a U.S. 19 more words

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PBS NewsHour full episode November 17, 2017


Friday on the NewsHour, as Iraqi forces take back the last ISIS-held town in the country, a new investigation reveals the civilian casualties from coalition airstrikes. 30 more words

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New museum aims to get visitors thinking about the Bible


The new $500 million Museum of the Bible is filled with thousands of texts and artifacts, immersive exhibitions of bible stories, even an amusement park-like area for children. 37 more words

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Shields and Brooks on sexual misconduct in politics, Republican tax goals


Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the week’s news, including allegations of sexual misconduct against and very different responses by Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore and Sen. 21 more words

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Report finds disparities in civilian deaths from U.S.-led ISIS bombing campaign


U.S. bombing played a major role in driving the Islamic State group from cities in Iraq and Syria. But a report by The New York Times finds that thousands more civilians were killed in those bombing runs than originally admitted by the Pentagon. 9 more words

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News Wrap: Florida Democratic official resigns after allegations of improper behavior toward women


In our news wrap Friday, the chairman of Florida’s Democratic Party, Stephen Bittel, stepped down after allegations of improper behavior toward six women, including party staffers and consultants, who say he made suggestive comments and leered at them. 16 more words

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White House weighs in on Roy Moore, Sen. Franken


As the wife of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore again defended him against sexual misconduct accusations, one of the former judge’s accusers told NBC how he had groped her and the consequences. 30 more words

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