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Protesters in Hong Kong threw gasoline bombs and police fired tear gas Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances.

Fresh off a climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders have gathered at the United Nations to demand radical moves to fight climate change.

“Julian writes from a position of respect for his characters. And there is, within that, a sense of, if not decency, then tolerance and compassion,” says Hugh Bonneville of “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes

There is a controversial theory in quantum mechanics known as "many worlds." It describes how with every decision you make, an entirely new universe springs into existence.

The Trump administration last week rolled back Obama-era regulations on the Clean Water Act, which was established to limit the amount of pollution in U.S. bodies of water and to protect sources of drinking water.

President Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival.

The 38-year-old Joe Kennedy will face 73-year-old incumbent Sen. Edward Markey in next year’s primary.

A recent study, published on Sept. 10, sheds light on the global carbon footprint of U.S. households (via @ConversationUS ).

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"Enslavement reigned for 250 years on these shores. When it ended, this country could've extended its hallowed principles — life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness — to all, regardless of color," writer Ta-Nehisi Coates told Congress. "But America had other principles in mind"

Comparison: President Trump and Barack Obama’s #Inauguration  crowds #DayOne 

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WATCH: During an event with Team USA Olympians and Paralympians at the White House, President Trump said, "What happened with the Paralympics was so incredible and so inspiring to me. And I watched — it's a little tough to watch too much, but I watched as much as I could."

WATCH: "I am a man with Down syndrome and my life is worth living" said Down syndrome advocate Frank Stephens to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Court records show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election.

“[The children] did not have shoes or blankets in the detention center, and there were people in the cells that had to sleep standing up. They did not have enough to eat...." READ about the bleak picture of #familyseparation  via

Former special counsel Robert Mueller's main point last week? His report speaks for itself. But the dense report is 448 pages long, and you may not have time to read it. @WmBrangham  and @LisaDNews  are your guides through key parts of the report, starting tonight.

Civil rights figure Juanita Abernathy has died. Behind the scenes, she wrote the plan for the 1955 bus boycott in Montgomery, Alabama. She was 88 years old.

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