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Last fall, a federal jury found McDonnell and her husband guilty in a corruption trial that hinged on taking gifts and loans from a vitamin entrepreneur in exchange for favors.
February 20, 2015
Selling unpasteurized milk across state lines is illegal because it poses a threat to public health. But raw milk sales are growing nonetheless. Legalization would let states regulate a risky market.
February 20, 2015
Across Italy, newspaper headlines decry two days of "guerrilla warfare" in the heart of Rome and television news shows scenes of devastation.
February 20, 2015
There will be a special insurance enrollment period from March 15 to April 30 for people to use HealthCare.gov if they discover they owe a penalty for not having coverage when filling out their taxes.
February 20, 2015
Battles rage nearly a week after a cease-fire deal. Meanwhile, a British parliamentary committee accuses the EU of a "catastrophic misreading" of Russia's designs on Ukraine.
February 20, 2015
The ride-share company Uber has decided to try its luck arranging rides for takeout food after it is prohibited in Spain from carrying passengers.
February 20, 2015
The world is starting to forget about Ebola. The village of Barkedu can't.
February 20, 2015
The ride-share company Uber has decided to try its luck arranging rides for takeout food after it is prohibited in Spain from carrying passengers.
February 20, 2015
Blaming his absence during a vote on too-small underwear that makes him uncomfortable, a member of Canada's House of Commons earns applause from his colleagues.
February 20, 2015
The law comes after high-profile scandals have shed a negative light on the practice. In one case, an Australian couple refused to accept their Down Syndrome child born to a Thai surrogate mother.
February 20, 2015
The lethal bacterium that sickened people at a Los Angeles hospital is one of three types the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said hospitals should most urgently monitor and prevent.
February 20, 2015
Cyclone Marcia made landfall north of Brisbane as a powerful Category 4 storm but has since been downgraded. Cyclone Lam hit in sparsely populated Arnhem Land.
February 20, 2015
Greece made its latest proposal Thursday, just over a week before the bailout is due to expire. Friday brought reports of a German-led bloc that's willing to have Greece exit the Eurozone.
February 20, 2015
Looking to take back a city with strategic and symbolic value, the Iraqi military is preparing to launch an offensive against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, a U.S. military official says.
February 20, 2015
While immigration is a subject of some of the most intense political debates in this country, inaugural poet Richard Blanco says it also drives his art. He shares his journey to becoming an American.
February 20, 2015
For defending champions the San Francisco Giants, the excitement of spring training is tempered by concern for manager Bruce Bochy, who underwent heart surgery Thursday.
February 20, 2015
Many leaders are reluctant to say al-Qaida's or ISIS' terrorism has roots in Islam. But some Muslims say the time has come to acknowledge an extremist strain in the religion, and to combat it.
February 20, 2015
Global shipping companies are looking for other seaports to unload their goods, including those in Canada and along the East Coast of the U.S.
February 20, 2015
Malaria parasites in Myanmar are learning how to fend off the incredibly effective drug called artemisinin. That could cause a lot of problems there — and beyond.
February 20, 2015
NPR's Steve Inskeep profiles three Iranians who discuss their dreams — and hopes that have been dashed previously.
February 20, 2015

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