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The state's previous social studies standards listed three causes for the Civil War: sectionalism, states' rights and slavery, in that order.
Nov. 16, 2018
Over 45 tons of meat could potentially harbor the food-borne illness, the USDA said. More recalls from other companies could follow, as the government tracks a widespread outbreak of the same strain.
Nov. 16, 2018
Republican Brian Kemp will be the next governor of Georgia, with Democrat Stacey Abrams bowing out Friday afternoon. She promised a "major federal lawsuit" against the state over voting practices.
Nov. 16, 2018
The disease is hard to diagnose. And stage 2 patients have faced a week of infusions that can cause additional suffering. Now there's a new option.
Nov. 16, 2018
The justices will hear arguments over whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath for the lawsuits over the controversial citizenship question he added to the 2020 census.
Nov. 16, 2018
"You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front," said a defense attorney whose client was later found not guilty of rape.
Nov. 16, 2018
"I don't feel comfortable being a Republican anymore," conservative attorney George Conway, who is married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said in a new podcast interview.
Nov. 16, 2018
The state is tasked with hand-counting more than 50,000 ballots. Some counties finished quickly Friday morning, with official results due on Sunday. Lawsuits are still working through the courts.
Nov. 16, 2018
The president told reporters the questions were "very routinely answered by me" and that he was able to answer them "very easily." Trump reiterated that the Russia investigation is a "hoax."
Nov. 16, 2018
The Russian woman accused of trying to build bridges with Republican leaders in the United States might not go on trial if her lawyers can conclude a deal with prosecutors. Negotiations are underway.
Nov. 16, 2018
For those who have survived the deadly fires in Northern and Southern California, the escape was just the beginning. Now they face the daunting task of rebuilding the lives they made.
Nov. 16, 2018
Goldman had a successful literary career before he turned to Hollywood, where he made an indelible mark — as the writer of beloved movies as well as a bestselling guide to screenwriting.
Nov. 16, 2018
In the first legal battle between President Trump and the news media, a federal judge sided with CNN and ordered the White House to immediately restore Jim Acosta's press pass.
Nov. 16, 2018
Money is going a lot of different ways in the car industry. Experts say companies are investing in new technology simply because they don't want to be left behind.
Nov. 16, 2018
Among the significant changes is that schools could make it harder to prove allegations. Instead of only a "preponderance of the evidence," schools could demand "clear and convincing evidence."
Nov. 16, 2018

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