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The Trump administration's release of $195 million for the Middle Eastern nation's security spending, frozen last year over rights concerns, has left experts stunned and deeply worried.
Aug. 8, 2018
Young women with simple pregnancies can safely ask a doctor to induce labor, a study finds. It doesn't increase their risk of needing a C-section after all and can even offer potential benefits.
Aug. 8, 2018
A special congressional election in Ohio remains too close to call. But since some Republicans think it should have been a "slam-dunk," there's plenty of anxiety over what it means for the GOP this fall.
Aug. 8, 2018
For months, starting in late 2015, a gas leak in Los Angeles spewed methane into the air. The Southern California Gas Company has agreed to reimburse local governments and mitigate the damage.
Aug. 8, 2018
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is making three major changes, a move that on its face looks like a tie to weak ratings.
Aug. 8, 2018
President Trump's legal team says it's continuing to negotiate the terms of a potential contact between Trump and investigators looking into the Russian attack on the 2016 election.
Aug. 8, 2018
The legislation, which allows abortion before 14 weeks of pregnancy, passed the lower house of Congress by a slim margin. Now senators are debating it — and demonstrators are massing in Buenos Aires.
Aug. 8, 2018
Tiny pleasures abound for parents and kids listening together, whether it's The Everly Brothers' "Wake Up Little Susie," Phoenix's "Tuttifrutti" or the Ghostbusters theme song.
Aug. 8, 2018
"We never talk about how a child can love his or her abuser," Jennifer Fox says. "If we don't understand that, we don't understand how abuse happens." Her new HBO film is The Tale.
Aug. 8, 2018
Record numbers of women were already running in House primaries. Now, a record number of women have secured nominations from the two major parties to appear on ballots in November.
Aug. 8, 2018
Tlaib, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, won the Democratic nomination for former Rep. John Conyers' seat in the House. She'll be running unopposed in November and likely making history.
Aug. 8, 2018
YouTube, Apple and Facebook banned outlets for the conspiracy theorist this week in what Jones called a "purge." Dorsey said the company wouldn't "succumb and simply react to outside pressure."
Aug. 8, 2018
It would be "bizarre," the majority opinion states, for a border agent to be granted qualified immunity on the grounds that the teenager was not a U.S. citizen.
Aug. 8, 2018
Rep. Chris Collins was charged with securities fraud along with his son and another man. Collins is accused of passing inside stock information to his son, who used it to make favorable trades.
Aug. 8, 2018
Rick Gates took the stand for the third straight day on Wednesday. Gates testified Tuesday about money he embezzled and about an extramarital affair he maintained a decade ago.
Aug. 8, 2018

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