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Thursday, July 28, 2016

A massive study looks at how heights around the world have changed over the past century. (07/28/2016)
Some tests that used to be part of an annual physical are no longer recommended. Others can be done less often. Still, seeing your doctor regularly for a face-to-face chat may help your health. (07/28/2016)
"Speaking Spanish doesn't mean that he understands the issues," one DNC attendee said. Others Latinos say his language ability reveals a deeper ability to understand issues important to them. (07/28/2016)
Education Commissioner Brenda Cassellius says newly released test scores have convinced her that schools can't close achievement gaps on their own. She said factors like poverty, homelessness and hunger stall progress.
Lasers and lava and mummies, oh my! Here are the exhibits that kids and their grown-ups love the most from 10 of the nation's best children's museums.
Many are pressing community leaders to end the city's contract with the St. Anthony Police Department.
Everyone from President Obama to Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine contrasted the Democratic vision of America to the vision offered by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
In 1850, more than 400 Native Americans died after the government failed to deliver promised food and treaty payments at Big Sandy Lake. Tribal members now gather every summer to remember.
This week on Art Hounds: DJ Rekha, Circus Juventas and a vintage band festival.
The 2016 campaign of Hillary Clinton marks the latest in a string of two hundred women who have tried for the top office in the land, starting with a campaign back in 1872. Historian Ellen Fitzpatrick tells us how the campaigns of Victoria Woodhull, Margaret Chase Smith and Shirley Chisholm can inform this year's election.

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