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President Trump smiles behind Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin during a rally at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., on Nov. 4. Both Trump and Bevin have made unsubstantiated claims about election fraud.

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Elections specialists worry that politicians' scurrilous claims about voter fraud — when it seldom has a decisive effect on outcomes — erode confidence in democracy.

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Scientists have frozen their ship to an ice floe to study the causes and consequences of diminishing Arctic ice, in the hopes of improving how the Arctic is represented in climate models.

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Monday morning, the solar system's innermost planet will begin a 5.5-hour march across the disk of the sun. All you need to see it are clear skies and access to a telescope with a sun filter.

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Hikers and hunters have long relied on horses, mules and llamas to carry gear on long backcountry trips. Now, many are getting into goats. Many say they're superior, but critics see risks to wildlife.

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The idea of tuition-free college isn't a new concept for some schools. Two colleges in Kentucky have been making it work for years.

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Artist Dread Scott organized the 26-mile trek to New Orleans as a tribute to the men and women who protested their enslavement in the German Coast Uprising of 1811 by re-imagining a different outcome.

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The University of Maryland, Baltimore, now has a master's program dedicated to the science and therapeutics of medical weed because of a growing number of students looking for expertise in the field.

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"The idea is to try to 'depressurize' Instagram, make it less of a competition," the company's CEO Adam Mosseri announced on Friday.

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