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The president has been suspended from power — but her fate will be decided later by a constitutional court. "Please, let's come together to overcome this crisis," the prime minister pleaded Friday.
Dec. 9, 2016
It's one of the cancers highlighted in a new report that looks at the growing number of cases worldwide.
Dec. 9, 2016
The dairy industry runs 24/7, but federal law excludes its workers from overtime pay. A new class-action lawsuit in Washington state is the latest challenge to that law.
Dec. 9, 2016
"The interests we are pursuing here are clear and enduring," said Carter. President-elect Trump's plans for U.S. involvement in the country aren't known.
Dec. 9, 2016
A church in Harrisonburg, Va., posted a simple message last year: "No matter where you come from, we're glad you're our neighbor," in three languages. Now the signs show up from D.C. to Detroit.
Dec. 9, 2016
The disclosure of the president-elect's involvement on the NBC show instantly raised questions on twin grounds — that it could serve as a distraction and represent one more conflict of interest.
Dec. 9, 2016
"It's basically a coin flip as to whether you'll do better than your parents," a Stanford economist says.
Dec. 9, 2016
Please, says the singer-songwriter, don't pigeonhole her as some sort of "refugee artist." She calls her music "East-African Retro-Pop."
Dec. 9, 2016
However, Democratic fears appear to have cooled substantially since October.
Dec. 9, 2016
"I don't even know how to describe the kinds of things that are landing on us" a dentist trapped in one of Aleppo's last rebel-held neighborhoods tells NPR.
Dec. 9, 2016
People living with schizophrenia or other serious mental illnesses say a pet can be not just a comforting companion but a reason to stay engaged with other people — and with life.
Dec. 9, 2016
Monkeys weren't thought to have the right sort of vocal tracts to speak. But a study finds they can make many sounds common in human speech; it's just that their brains aren't "language ready."
Dec. 9, 2016
Ronald Bert Smith Jr. died by lethal injection late Thursday night, after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to stay his execution. A judge sentenced Smith to die for murdering a man in 1994.
Dec. 9, 2016
Lisa Monaco, a White House homeland security adviser, says the president has directed the intelligence community to look into malicious cyber activity during the 2016 election.
Dec. 9, 2016
There was a "systematic and centralised cover up and manipulation of the doping control process" in Russia, an investigation found. The report includes thousands of documents as evidence.
Dec. 9, 2016
The case is rooted in comments the lawmaker made at a 2014 rally, when supporters chanted that they wanted fewer Moroccans in the country. He then told them, "We're going to take care of that."
Dec. 9, 2016
Graphene comes in sheets barely an atom thick and is an extremely good at conducting electricity. By adding the unusual form of carbon to Silly Putty, scientists created flexible sensors.
Dec. 9, 2016
Rachel Martin speaks with journalist Saskia Belleman about the trial of Geert Wilders, an outspoken critic of Europe's immigration policies who has a familiar slogan: Make the Netherlands Great Again.
Dec. 9, 2016
Eleanor brought scrambled eggs and culinary austerity. Mamie favored boxes, cans and leftovers. Jackie embraced French food and Michelle redefined the national plate. And Melania? Who knows?
Dec. 9, 2016
Mongolian goats produce the world's highest quality cashmere wool, and international demand has soared. There's a problem, though: these goats are turning the country into an ecological wasteland.
Dec. 9, 2016

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