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The Associated Press tallied up business lost because of the controversial law, based on interviews and public records. The AP says its estimate of $3.76 billion over 12 years is probably low.
March 27, 2017
A viral image last week claimed 14 girls of color went missing in 24 hours in D.C. — though police say that's untrue. But the facts are startling, with very real consequences.
March 27, 2017
By overwhelming majority, NFL owners voted Monday to approve the Raiders' bid to make a new home in Sin City. But it won't be a quick farewell. They're still playing in Oakland at least through 2017.
March 27, 2017
A new study suggests that diet had a big influence in driving the evolution of brain size in primates. Monkeys who thrive on fruit have bigger brains than their plant eating neighbors.
March 27, 2017
Joshua Holt, a Mormon, was on his honeymoon in Venezuela last year when he was arrested in an anti-gang operation. He's been in jail since. The U.S. has called for his release on humanitarian grounds.
March 27, 2017
The Justice Department's order to withhold $4.1 billion in federal grants over immigration enforcement could affect major cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
March 27, 2017
Rep. Devin Nunes secretly went to the White House grounds to view classified intelligence, before briefing President Trump and the press on information that other committee members hadn't seen.
March 27, 2017
The Affordable Care Act, passed by Democrats during Obama's presidency, has its weaknesses, but the data show it's not at all "exploding." We have the facts behind what's going on.
March 27, 2017
Tressie McMillan Cottom worked in enrollment at two for-profit colleges, but quit because she felt uncomfortable selling students an education they couldn't afford. Her new book is Lower Ed.
March 27, 2017
It's not the first stumble for state-owned KfW, which mistakenly sent hundreds of millions of dollars to Lehman Brothers on the day it went bankrupt.
March 27, 2017
The committee is investigating Russia's meddling in the presidential campaign and possible ties to the Trump team.
March 27, 2017
As we cover conflicts of interest in the Trump administration, a question frequently arises: What parts of the government have the power to hold the president and his appointees accountable on ethics?
March 27, 2017
A woman live-tweeted in disbelief on Sunday as two young girls were turned away for wearing leggings. Why? United, like many airlines, has an enforced dress code for people flying on "buddy passes."
March 27, 2017
"Suddenly everything turned white," one student told local media. A mountaineering training exercise had drawn students and teachers from high schools across the region.
March 27, 2017
A report from the U.N. Refugee Agency shows some surprising trends in the world's refugee crisis.
March 27, 2017
Remember when you were excited to see what's in the mail? These days it seems we're getting fewer letters and more junk, but the U.S. Postal Service will soon let you preview what's coming your way.
March 27, 2017
Leaders of large pro-democracy protests that roiled parts of Hong Kong in 2014 were told to report to police on charges of causing a public nuisance.
March 27, 2017
The president showed little interest in policy details. If he continues to focus superficially on getting a win instead of learning, Republicans warn that his priorities will continue to be derailed.
March 27, 2017
The Zika virus may have infected more than one million people in Puerto Rico, including thousands of pregnant women. Doctors are watching babies born to infected moms who don't show birth defects.
March 27, 2017
Visa holders who worked with the U.S. overseas say they've been detained and threatened with deportation upon arrival in the country, but federal officials say there is broad discretion to deny entry.
March 27, 2017

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