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Scientists hoping to get more diversity of ancestry among medical research volunteers need to grapple with the history of medical exploitation, says a Columbia University bioethicist.
July 25, 2019
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Today, "inequality is endemic" in America's public schools, according to a new report.
July 25, 2019
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The test of short-range missiles — one of which may be a new design — is seen as a pressure tactic on Washington as Pyongyang warns against a resumption of U.S.-South Korea military exercises.
July 24, 2019
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His resignation comes after nearly two weeks of street protests. On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people shut down a large highway.
July 24, 2019
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He was best known for his portrayal of Roy Batty, who is hunted down by a cop played by Harrison Ford, and expires with a sad soliloquy ending "Tears in the rain. Time to die."
July 24, 2019
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The Food and Drug Administration, which requested the recall, is not recommending that people who already have Allergan's Biocell implants get them removed unless there are symptoms or problems.
July 24, 2019
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The financially struggling school district that threatened foster care over unpaid lunch debt is now apologizing for dozens of letters officials sent this month to parents.
July 24, 2019
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In what a former Mexican official called the "pic du jour," a Mexican National Guard member stands in the way of a Guatemalan woman and her son who are trying to reach the U.S. border.
July 24, 2019
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In his Washington visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan secured a legitimate role for Pakistan in shaping Afghanistan's future, writes Shamila N. Chaudhary, a former National Security Council director.
July 24, 2019
Former special counsel Robert Mueller testified most of the day, taking questions from the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees about Russian interference and more.
July 24, 2019
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The skirmish occurred over disputed islands in the East China Sea during a joint China-Russia air patrol Tuesday morning.
July 24, 2019
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Evidence that arose after Meek's trial is "of such a strong nature and character that a different verdict will likely result at a retrial," a three-judge panel in Pennsylvania says.
July 24, 2019
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There's still much research to be done before the device is routinely useful. But one man was able to use it to gently grasp his wife's hand and feel her touch — an emotional moment, he says.
July 24, 2019
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Many shark species tend to congregate in the same areas as industrial fishing ships, a study finds. As a result, tens of millions of sharks in the open ocean end up caught either as food or bycatch.
July 24, 2019
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The polarizing and showboating new prime minister has vowed to deliver on the U.K. leaving the European Union in October, whether or not a deal is reached.
July 24, 2019

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