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They're in a crowded refugee camp, running the only hospital in a war-torn corner of South Sudan.
May 25, 2016
The coalition has attacked IS positions in two areas of strategic importance: Fallujah, Iraq, and an area north of Raqqa, the group's de facto capital in Syria.
May 25, 2016
Cliven Bundy and many of his militia followers are now in jail, but some Western ranchers vow to continue defying the federal government when it comes to cattle grazing on public lands.
May 25, 2016
Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel is said to be bankrolling the ex-wrestler's lawsuit. Gawker is appealing a jury verdict that awarded Hogan $140 million over the 2012 publication of a sex tape.
May 25, 2016
But the TSA projects that its checkpoints will screen 100 million more people in 2016 than it did in 2013, while the agency's workforce has been reduced by 12 percent over that same time period.
May 25, 2016
The secretary of state negotiated the nuclear deal and wants it to work. He recently went to Europe to encourage banks there to invest in Iran.
May 25, 2016
The Obama administration has argued that gender identity is protected under federal law. The states say the government is overreaching.
May 25, 2016
A report issued by the department's inspector general found that previous secretaries of state also failed to comply with record-keeping and security policies.
May 25, 2016
Sean Penn's new movie set in Africa got booed at Cannes. Critics said its African characters were "bleeding wallpaper." Here are 4 films that give African characters (and actors) their due.
May 25, 2016
The health agency is making changes so it can get boots on the ground if a pandemic strikes. But critics say it hasn't gone far enough.
May 25, 2016
It's illegal to sell ceremonial such items in the U.S., but they're popular (and profitable) in France. The art and artifacts are due to hit the auction block Monday.
May 25, 2016
Ukrainian pilot and national hero Nadiya Savchenko had been held by Russia for almost two years. Russia had sentenced her to 22 years in prison for murder — she called it a propaganda stunt.
May 25, 2016
It's not unusual for males to try to impress females with big body parts. Consider antlers on deer, or elaborate tails on peacocks. Some male fruit flies take a different approach: giant sperm.
May 25, 2016
The fur started to fly when Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov told his 1.8 million Instagram followers that his cat is missing. Then the HBO host got involved and turned the saga into Internet catnip.
May 25, 2016
Telling your parents you have mental health issues can be tough, even if you are a trained psychotherapist. Add in another culture and there's even more room for apprehension and misunderstanding.
May 25, 2016
Researchers are trying to figure out what cows are saying to each other — and us. Often, it seems that cows moo to communicate that something is wrong, or different.
May 25, 2016
House Republicans will begin rolling out their policy agenda in June.
May 25, 2016
Following a gruesome killing, allegedly by a former Marine, controversy over the presence of American troops on Okinawa is adding another layer to Obama's historic trip this week.
May 25, 2016
The Afghan Taliban confirmed that a U.S. drone strike killed their leader last week, and they announced his successor: Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, an extremist scholar without military experience.
May 25, 2016
The author of a new meta-analysis says the importance of grit — a concept that has gained wide traction in education circles — has been exaggerated.
May 25, 2016

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