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"One has to wonder what they're worried about," President Trump said of states that haven't shared data with the commission. "There's something, there always is."
July 19, 2017
The BBC released on-air salaries for the first time, at the British government's behest. The top seven salaries all go to men. The highest pay: more than $2.8 million for a radio host.
July 19, 2017
It's worth noting that the goat seems to have no interest in actually entering the office belonging to the polyurethane manufacturer. But it did brazenly destroy two of the office doors.
July 19, 2017
With bright skirts flouncing, 15 young women ascended the steps of the Texas State Capitol in Austin. "We will not meet this law on its hateful level," declared 17-year-old Magdalena Juarez.
July 19, 2017
While Washington ponders the future of the Affordable Care Act, health insurers need to decide right now what to charge people for health insurance in 2018. "It's insane," says one CEO.
July 19, 2017
An independent probe alleges that over roughly half a century, at least 547 boys were abused during their time with Germany's famed Domspatzen choir, which was led by retired Pope Benedict's brother.
July 19, 2017
The Republican health care bill failed in part because of opposition to shrinking Medicaid. An 11-year-old girl with sickle cell anemia went to Washington, D.C., to make sure that wouldn't happen.
July 19, 2017
Justices upheld a lower court order that said grandparents and other relatives qualify as close family and are exempt from the Trump travel ban for citizens of six Muslim-majority countries.
July 19, 2017
A small herd thundered free from a farm and wandered through forests and roadways on Tuesday. Eventually, local authorities managed to return them safely — but not before a neighbor caught a video.
July 19, 2017
Last month, President Trump's re-election campaign paid Donald Trump Jr.'s lawyer $50,000.
July 19, 2017
Residents of the street where Paul rents a large house are meeting with police and city officials to review code requirements, after a series of pranks and antics at his West Hollywood home.
July 19, 2017
Thailand has come under international criticism for years over human trafficking in the country. A Thai army general was convicted, which is a rare occurrence under the military-led government.
July 19, 2017
The Detwiler Fire has already burned approximately 45,000 acres and is just 7 percent contained. "I haven't seen these conditions in a long time," said a Cal Fire spokesman.
July 19, 2017
They've been largely responsible for warding off mosquitoes at home — and caring for the children born with microcephaly. A new study says that the government has not given them the support they need.
July 19, 2017
In the U.S., at least 11 states currently forbid retailers from adding surcharges to credit card transactions. Several also allow discounts for customers paying via cash rather than plastic.
July 19, 2017
"When you're not doing business, he is a very pleasant person to deal with," says a former Obama administration official. Otherwise, "he's a tough Russian negotiator, deeply suspicious of the U.S."
July 19, 2017
Elon Musk is warning that artificial intelligence is a "fundamental existential risk for human civilization." Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is looking into how states can respond.
July 19, 2017
Celebrity chef Rosanna Pansino hosts the YouTube show Nerdy Nummies and has more than 8 million subscribers. Among her fans are thousands of children who want to learn how to bake.
July 19, 2017
If confirmed, Huntsman would take over a high-profile post amid ongoing probes into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential ties between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.
July 19, 2017
This story begins with four roommates in Florida. It ends with two dead and two in jail. The improbable case brings together security threats that rarely intersect: radical Islam and the far right.
July 19, 2017

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