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Trump's budget hits one of the poorest places in the US
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, SOUTH DAKOTA (CNN) -- Antoinette Poafpybitty wanted to come home. ... More >>

What it's like living in Pine Ridge
The Americans living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota have had a tough run for generations, and it may be about to get worse. ... More >>

Ben Carson says poverty largely 'a state of mind'
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said in an interview Wednesday that having "the wrong mindset" contributes to poverty. ... More >>

Native American advocates size up Trump
With President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in the rearview mirror, lawmakers and advocates are uncertain but hopeful about the impact the new administration will have on the Native American community. ... More >>

ICE Air: How US deportation flights work
It's the first flight for many people who file onto these planes. But it's not a happy occasion. ... More >>

2 Texas children die in hot car
Two young children were found dead Friday in a locked car in Parker County, Texas, in what appears to be a hot car incident. ... More >>

Man shouting anti-Muslim slurs kills 2, Portland police say
A man fatally stabbed two people and injured a third on a commuter train in Oregon's largest city Friday as people confronted him for "yelling a gamut of anti-Muslim and anti-everything slurs," a Portland police spokesman said. ... More >>

Why racist rants are going viral
The cell phone videos show the underbelly of American society. Racist vitriol, mostly directly at Latinos, shared on social media. ... More >>

Landslide buries California's scenic highway in Big Sur
A monster of a landslide has buried a quarter-mile section of the scenic coastal highway in California's Big Sur region, piling fresh misery on a remote area that hasn't seen the road fully passable for months. ... More >>

7th-grader gets 'Most Likely to Become a Terrorist' award
No, your eyes are not deceiving you. That is a real certificate that was typed up and presented to a 7th grader at Lance Cpl. Anthony Aguirre Junior High School in Houston. ... More >>

Opinion: Trump couldn't cut Sean Spicer a break?
Here's what I see when I look at Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's battered press secretary: A man who chews and swallows 35 pieces of gum every day, who routinely stands up before the assembled Washington media corps to offer himself up for a ritual flogging to deflect from the President's lat... More >>

The first Catholic first lady since Jackie Kennedy
It was a small moment, buried in the news of President Trump's brief audience yesterday at the Vatican with the Pope: the pontiff blessed first lady Melania Trump's rosary. ... More >>

Obama photographer keeps trolling Trump
Former White House photographer Pete Souza has mastered the "show, not tell" technique in outlining the stark contrasts between former President Barack Obama and President Donald Trump. ... More >>

Man behind the Ice Bucket Challenge is drowning in medical bills
The man behind the massively successful ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is facing major financial hurdles in his own fight against ALS. ... More >>

'Wonder Woman' screenings didn't go over well with some men
"Wonder Woman" may be a feminist icon, but some male moviegoers aren't happy about some scheduled women-only screenings of the film. ... More >>

Ramadan for non-Muslims: An etiquette guide
There are 7 billion people in the world. And a full 22% of them -- 1.6 billion -- are fasting from sunup to sundown. Every day. For an entire month. ... More >>

Settle in with these weekend reads
Grab a cup of coffee and settle in. Here are some pieces you may have missed in a busy news week. ... More >>

Trump talks up trip before returning to controversy
President Donald Trump couldn't return home from his first foreign trip without taking a quick victory lap. ... More >>

Top advisers dodge Kushner questions
President Donald Trump's top economic and national security advisers on Saturday declined to comment on the swirl of allegations that Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is facing regarding his contacts with Russian officials. ... More >>

Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord
President Donald Trump said Saturday he will make a decision next week on whether the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord. The President teased his decision about the hotly debated topic in a tweet early Saturday morning Eastern time during the final leg of his first ... More >>

Director on why 'Avatar' sequels are taking so long
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Inside Amazon's first NYC bookstore
It was "day one" at Amazon Books, the tech giant's first brick-and-mortar store in New York City. ... More >>

156 golfers tee off. Trump wins.
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Cops save baby fawn from storm drain
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PD: Man tried to bite flight attendant
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Stroke victim meets rescuers
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PD: Infant dies after being 'tortured'
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Convicted rapist cusses out judge
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PD: Thieves try to rob bank for hours
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