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For more than six weeks, demonstrators have taken to the streets against President Nicolas Maduro. But even as the number of deaths passes three dozen, neither side has indicated it will back down.
May 16, 2017
The multibillion-dollar "plan of the century" aims to create a network of trade routes, rail lines, ports and highways, linking countries on four continents. Nearly 70 countries have signed on.
May 16, 2017
Presidents Trump and Erdogan exchanged warm statements about the future of U.S.-Turkey relations, even after a decision by the U.S. to arm a group in Syria that Turkey considers terrorists.
May 16, 2017
Some people on heroin die because the drug was laced with something much stronger — like fentanyl. A few needle exchange programs give users test strips to check their drug's content before injecting.
May 16, 2017
Health care is on the minds of many potential voters in Montana, but the House health bill itself is unlikely to sway entrenched Republican voters in the special election next week.
May 16, 2017
"The [WannCry] attack is a wake-up call for all of us," Microsoft's president wrote about last week's incident. How many times have we heard cyberattacks described this way? Let's look back.
May 16, 2017
Snuggles ate some heroin, according to the woman who brought the little rodent into an overdose prevention site in Canada. Volunteers administered a drug that reverses opioid overdoses.
May 16, 2017
In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed, and we're guzzling much less than before.
May 16, 2017
It all started when a school was demolished — for reasons not entirely clear — over the weekend in Nairobi.
May 16, 2017
For Susan Burton, getting on track after being released from prison was a daunting experience. Now she's determined to help other women follow in her footsteps. Her new memoir is Becoming Ms. Burton.
May 16, 2017
She was the alpha female of a pack in Yellowstone National Park, sought after for photographs because of her unusual white coat. The wolf was found suffering from severe wounds and had to be put down.
May 16, 2017
Joshua Vallum's sentence, which was rendered Monday, comes on top of the life sentence he's already serving under state law. The case was unprecedented for the Justice Department.
May 16, 2017
Bryson William Verdun Hayes made the leap on Sunday at 101 and 38 days, 29 days older than the previous record holder, according to British company Skydive Buzz.
May 16, 2017
Both newspapers have stressed that Chicago will remain a two-newspaper city, with the Sun-Times maintaining a separate newsroom that would operate independently.
May 16, 2017
Among Americans, Republican men are the only ones overwhelmingly confident about the future of the U.S. And they happen to feel that way now — while Trump is president.
May 16, 2017
A call for less drama from the Senate's top Republican amid concern that Trump is sharing secrets with Russia.
May 16, 2017
It's a weird twist: If the government refuses to reimburse insurance companies for cost-sharing subsidies, it could make health insurance a lot cheaper for people buying on the exchanges in 2018.
May 16, 2017
Nearly 700 experts signed a letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price, asking that he correct remarks in which he called medication-assisted treatment for addiction "substituting one opioid for another."
May 16, 2017
The president is accused of leaking "highly classified" information in a meeting at the White House with Russian officials. Trump is admitting to giving them information and defending it.
May 16, 2017
Despite Republicans floating the idea of making Merrick Garland FBI director, people close to the judge say that's not happening. Garland was Obama's pick to the Supreme Court and never got a hearing.
May 16, 2017

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