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Advocates for single-payer health care in the U.S. often look to Canada as a model. But some American doctors practicing there wonder whether the U.S. is ready to call health care a right.
Dec. 14, 2017
"They undermine their own nation," Russian President Vladimir Putin said of President Trump's American critics. The news conference went on for nearly four hours.
Dec. 14, 2017
Also: An aid group says thousands of Myanmar Rohingya Muslims were murdered in a month; Roy Moore won't concede the Alabama senate election he lost; and awards for the funniest wildlife photos return.
Dec. 14, 2017
Rupert Murdoch keeps Fox News and Fox TV but sells off other entertainment assets in the face of digital competitors and dynastic tensions.
Dec. 14, 2017
Penitent penguins. A seal aghast. A turbocharged wigeon, a vain gnu and a kickboxing kangaroo. We have the photos.
Dec. 14, 2017
The Great Recession began exactly one decade ago this month. Although the economy has been growing steadily for years, the downturn's impact is still deeply felt by millions who lost homes and jobs.
Dec. 14, 2017
Doctors Without Borders conducted field studies in neighboring Bangladesh, where Rohingya Muslims have fled since the beginning of what the U.N. describes as "ethnic cleansing."
Dec. 14, 2017
Thursday's vote at the agency is expected to undo Obama-era regulations that prohibit cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps, or influencing how fast they load.
Dec. 14, 2017
On the fifth anniversary of an important Russian sanctions law, Bill Browder, who pushed for the law, says the Trump administration faces an opportunity to show strength — or leniency — to Putin.
Dec. 14, 2017
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan counted more than 700 alleged disappearances last year. Since 2001, the group estimates that as many as 10,000 people have gone missing.
Dec. 14, 2017
The federal agency is about to decide if all Internet traffic should be treated equally. And yet among 22 million comments the FCC received, many were fake. Some are calling for a delay on the vote.
Dec. 14, 2017
And half the world's population doesn't even have access to essential health services, according to a report from the World Bank and the World Health Organization.
Dec. 14, 2017
Shop around. That's the advice of health insurance navigators for people seeking health policies on the Affordable Care Act's state and federal exchanges. Premiums have climbed but so have subsidies.
Dec. 14, 2017
Spurlock, who made the 2004 Oscar-nominated Super Size Me, detailed an encounter in college that the woman viewed as rape and a sexual harassment settlement he concluded with a former employee.
Dec. 14, 2017
Rep. Dan Johnson was found dead in his car of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound days after an investigative report raised past accusations of sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl.
Dec. 14, 2017
Variety reports Smiley had sexual relationships with subordinates who were afraid their jobs were on the line. Smiley is the second PBS talk show host suspended in the wake of misconduct allegations.
Dec. 13, 2017
Simon Bramhall has pleaded guilty to assault in a case that a prosecutor called "without legal precedent." He was burning his initials into human livers during transplant operations.
Dec. 13, 2017
The site — popular with independent musicians, writers and artists — allows fans to make small, repeated payments to creators. A change in the pay structure sent shockwaves through the Internet.
Dec. 13, 2017
More than 90 percent of African-Americans voted for Doug Jones in Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday and Jones had the support of 98 percent of black women, according to exit polling.
Dec. 13, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein testified before Congress on Wednesday. Rosenstein defended the special counsel in the face of Republicans' allegations of anti-Trump political bias among the investigators.
Dec. 13, 2017

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