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SPD Update: Missing Springfield Girl Found Safe

Update at 10:44 AM: Springfield Police Department Lt. Tony Vienhage confirms that 8-year-old girl Rosalee Clark has been found this morning, and that she appears to be unharmed. Vienhage told reporters that the child appears to have stayed the night at a neighbor's apartment. Original Story: The Springfield Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for an eight-year-old girl. Rosalee Naomi Mildred Clark left Apartment I3 at 2336 N. Bolivar Rd. to walk to her own apartment, G3...

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Nothing Certain In Search For 'Regulatory Certainty' At EPA

As Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has moved to roll back a sweeping array of Obama-era regulations he's relentlessly cited his goal of providing "regulatory certainty." In his first address to career employees last year he told the gathered room at the EPA, "Regulators exist to give certainty to those that they regulate. Those that we regulate ought to know what we expect of them, so that they can plan and allocate resources to comply." He's cited this in his efforts to...

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Speechwriter Richard Goodwin, a driving force in American politics during times of upheaval in the 1960s and the husband of presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, has died at age 86.

Goodwin was a key aide and speechwriter for Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson, crafting messages about civil rights and equality and challenging America to live up to its ideals.

Health workers have unsheathed their experimental new weapon against the Ebola virus in the northwest reaches of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. On Monday, the World Health Organization, together with local and international partners, began administering Ebola vaccinations in the region, where at least 49 suspected cases have been reported since early April and at least 26 people are believed to have died.

A mountain biker has died and a second person was seriously injured after a cougar attacked them on a remote trail in Washington state.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Richard A. Beausoleil, bear and cougar specialist with the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Health workers in the Democratic Republic of Congo began vaccinating people Monday against an outbreak of Ebola that’s killed at least 26 people. The experimental drug was tested in Guinea two years ago with a 100 percent success rate, but this is the first time a vaccine will be used to control an Ebola outbreak.

Updated at 7:58 p.m. ET

The Justice Department is broadening its internal investigation into the FBI's Russia inquiry after a top-level meeting at the White House on Monday with President Trump.

Inspector General Michael Horowitz will be asked to look into "any irregularities" with the "tactics concerning the Trump campaign," said White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

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