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Consumers should avoid Maradol papayas from Mexico, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The outbreak has spread to 16 states, and one death has been reported.
Aug. 9, 2017
As a candidate, Donald Trump described the economy as something of an unmitigated disaster. Now, he says, "prosperity is coming back to our shores." Is that really true?
Aug. 9, 2017
When asked if Americans should be worried, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson replied, "I think Americans should sleep well at night."
Aug. 9, 2017
Officials say the car was "visibly pre-positioned" and that its driver targeted a dozen soldiers as they left their quarters.
Aug. 9, 2017
James Hamula was ousted from a mid-level leadership council based on disciplinary action by the religion's highest leaders, a statement from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints says.
Aug. 9, 2017
The partnership seeks to strengthen Airbnb's anti-discrimination efforts and encourage more people in communities of color to consider becoming hosts.
Aug. 9, 2017
There will be one streaming service for sports and another for films and television shows, the company announced on Tuesday. But new Disney movies will still be available on Netflix until 2019.
Aug. 9, 2017
Microsoft is trying to help more teachers use the hugely popular game in the classroom without alienating the initial enthusiasts.
Aug. 9, 2017
South Carolina says it will contribute up to $7.5 million to help fund the expansion of the "Nurse-Family Partnership" in the state if the program can show it is improving pregnancy outcomes.
Aug. 9, 2017
HUD Secretary Ben Carson visited the struggling Illinois river port, where his department is closing two public housing projects. Many of the town's remaining residents live in those developments.
Aug. 9, 2017
Raila Odinga, who trails incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta by a wide margin in a partial count of results, has charged that the election commission with vote rigging.
Aug. 8, 2017
In 1914, the newspaper reported that applications were "pouring in" for WWI war bonds. Researchers at the Bank of England, analyzing old records, have discovered that wasn't remotely true.
Aug. 8, 2017
NASA satellites detected the blaze just over a week ago. Since then, the rare wildfire in western Greenland has continued to burn through a region far better known for its ice and snow.
Aug. 8, 2017
According to a report in The Washington Post that quotes unnamed intelligence officials, Pyongyang is believed to have perfected the ability to produce nuclear warheads for its ballistic missiles.
Aug. 8, 2017
Democrats on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee want to know if the spending is "in the public interest" or for the financial gain of the president and his family.
Aug. 8, 2017
Country Music hall of famer Glen Campbell has died after a very public struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81.
Aug. 8, 2017
The president's remarks, made during a meeting while he is on a "working vacation" in New Jersey, follow similar remarks by North Korea a day earlier.
Aug. 8, 2017
More than 40 criminal cases have been dropped in Baltimore after police body cameras show officers there allegedly planting drug evidence. Public defenders say hundreds more could be dismissed.
Aug. 8, 2017
A marked decrease in the airline bumping rate started in April, according to new data from the Department of Transportation. That's the month a passenger was bloodied and dragged off a United flight.
Aug. 8, 2017
With price hikes and rising demand, the drug naloxone, which can reverse an opioid overdose, is taking up an ever-larger share of emergency department budgets.
Aug. 8, 2017

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