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Could Trump's "witch hunt" tweet come back to haunt him?

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The tweet from President Trump on Friday was more of a squawk. He complained, “I am being investigated for firing the FBI director by the man who told me to fire the FBI director! Witch hunt.” The president’s tweet appeared to confirm a Washington Post report that special counsel Robert …

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In the Path of Fire

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Fighting wildfires in America cost federal agencies almost $2 billion last year including more than half the budget of the U.S. Forest Service. Wildland fires are growing worse in a time of drought and climate change, and the biggest and most destructive fires can’t be stopped. They are a force …

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Rising number of religious institutions defy immigration law

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Since President Trump took office, according to ICE, about 11,000 undocumented people with no criminal records have been detained — twice as many as last year. Now, the number of religious institutions across the country offering sanctuary has doubled to more than 800. Illegal immigrants can be arrested in places …

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Amsterdam, first city of the modern age

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It’s the fishing village that grew to become one of the largest ports in Europe: capital of the Netherlands, birthplace of the modern stock market, home to Rembrandt, Vincent Van Gogh and Anne Frank. Jane Pauley explores Amsterdam:  Perhaps the best way to tour this city is by boat, along …

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Gouda cheesemaking: A Dutch family tradition

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What could be more authentically Dutch than the wooden shoe? A wheel of Gouda cheese, perhaps?  Jane Pauley decided to check out both: Away from the historic canals, on the outskirts of Amsterdam, life starts early at the Clara Maria Farm. Every day since he was a boy, Kees-Jan van …

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BMW's Art Cars: A blend of art and speed

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Anthony Mason paints a picture of race car art: Unveiled at Art Basel in Miami in November, it was tearing up the track in Daytona in January: The BMW M6 painted by renowned artist John Baldessari is a high-performance racing machine. As BMW Motorsport’s director put it, “On the outside, …

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