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Wang Quanzhang was arrested in 2015 along with hundreds of other legal activists. Human rights groups say the sentence makes a mockery of the rule of law.
Jan. 28, 2019
Rural Americans are less likely to go to college than their urban counterparts. Businesses desperate to fill jobs with skilled workers are helping to change this.
Jan. 28, 2019
In 1969, oil from an offshore well left beaches in Santa Barbara, Calif., coated with crude and littered with dead birds. The country's reaction helped create the modern environmental movement.
Jan. 28, 2019
The cost of a stamp is up 10 percent as the U.S. Postal Service tries to offset billions of dollars in losses. Some packages will cost more to send too.
Jan. 28, 2019
While the reopening of the government is welcome news for many federal workers, some express trepidation that they'll face the same predicament after Feb. 15.
Jan. 28, 2019
The popular SweetHearts will be tougher to find this Valentine's Day. The company that used to make the candy went out of business. Its new owners aren't ready to start making new batches yet.
Jan. 28, 2019
While many people believe that how we feel and express anger is hard-wired, some scientists suggest our experience and culture help shape it. One way to get a handle on it may be to personalize it.
Jan. 28, 2019
Island officials will have discretion to spend the federal money as they see fit. But some worry the government's plans will leave local communities behind.
Jan. 28, 2019
More Chinese and Taiwanese restaurants in the U.S. are embracing Mandarin to name their businesses.
Jan. 27, 2019
The Emmy-winning actor is lesser known for his work writing for children. But he calls his book series, about the adventures and struggles of a dyslexic child, his proudest accomplishment.
Jan. 27, 2019
Former prisoners gathered at the site of the former concentration camp to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
Jan. 27, 2019
Dakota Theriot allegedly killed three people near Baton Rouge before later killing his parents. A local sheriff called the rampage "one of the worst domestic violence incidents I've seen."
Jan. 27, 2019
Since December, clashes between Myanmar security forces and the insurgency group have been on the rise. At least 30 have died and thousands have been displaced.
Jan. 27, 2019
The 40-mile fence is being built to protect Denmark's $5 billion pig industry from possible infection by wild boars. But critics doubt the fence will work, and warn it may adversely affect wildlife.
Jan. 27, 2019
With the popularity of sake declining in Japan, makers have been looking to America for new markets. Now, a Japanese sake master has brought his recipe to Arizona and is winning international awards.
Jan. 27, 2019

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