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There are lots of legal ways that wealthy students get into America's top schools.
March 23, 2019
A contrast agent doesn't make you feel better or treat what's ailing you. But by making CT scans clearer, contrast might be crucial in helping your doctor make the right diagnosis.
March 23, 2019
The Democratic National Committee wants to avoid a crush of candidates in TV debates during the presidential primaries. So it set a qualifying threshold: 65,000 donors spread across 20 states.
March 23, 2019
Democrats have long said the results of the special counsel's investigation into the Russian attack on the 2016 presidential election should be fully transparent. Now, some Republicans say they agree.
March 23, 2019
Law enforcement officials, prosecutors and members of Congress are expected to keep up inquiries into the president's campaign, inauguration, business and other topics.
March 23, 2019
A jury of seven men and five women, including three black jurors, found the former officer not guilty of murder in a racially charged case.
March 22, 2019
The bond market flashed an ominous warning Friday, as the yield on long-term government debt dipped below that of short-term bills. That unusual situation often signals a recession on the horizon.
March 22, 2019
Officials say the new blaze was extinguished after about an hour. Amid a week of environmental mishaps, the Texas attorney general filed a lawsuit alleging violations of that state's clean air laws.
March 22, 2019
Attorney General Dana Nessel reached a settlement with the ACLU. It requires agencies not to discriminate against gay people who want to adopt or foster children referred by the state.
March 22, 2019
A new report says students who received media literacy training were 18 percent better at identifying false reports than students without the lessons. Girls gained more knowledge than boys.
March 22, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller has completed his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. It is unclear how much of the report will become public.
March 22, 2019
Special counsel Robert Mueller has been working for nearly two years to uncover how Russia attacked the 2016 presidential election and whether anyone in the U.S. was involved.
March 22, 2019
Polls suggest that's what the majority of the public wants. It's become a hot issue for Democratic presidential candidates. But experts say inertia is likely to win out.
March 22, 2019
The event is touted as a way to connect to past traditions in Kyrgyzstan — and perhaps boost the tourism industry.
March 22, 2019
Opponents of decriminalization say the multi-billion-dollar industry exploits sex workers. But activists and academics say legalization would protect workers and benefit public health.
March 22, 2019

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