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More than 14,000 donors were tricked into paying for a couple's vacations and handbags by a heartwarming story featuring a homeless veteran. Now GoFundMe has returned their money.
Dec. 26, 2018
Japanese prosecutors say three top TEPCO executives didn't do enough to protect the nuclear plant, despite being told in 2002 that the Fukushima facility was vulnerable to a tsunami.
Dec. 26, 2018
In 2018, the Trump administration made good on its promises to unwind long-standing U.S. commitments to guarantee global security and prosperity, writes Ted Piccone of the Brookings Institution.
Dec. 26, 2018
As drought has deepened across the West, much attention is paid to a colorful map that shows the hardest-hit areas. The scientists who update the map each week face enormous pressure to get it right.
Dec. 26, 2018
Japan is leaving the International Whaling Commission, which put a moratorium on commercial whaling in the 1980s. The country will allow commercial hunts for the first time in 30 years next July.
Dec. 26, 2018
From the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation battle to Democrats winning back control of the House, these were the biggest political stories of the year that you picked.
Dec. 26, 2018
Even after buying employer-provided health insurance, an Arizona couple incurred a mountain of medical debt since a new baby was born.
Dec. 26, 2018
Teachers used social media this year to let the world into their classrooms. What did we see? A lot of crying, hugging and learning.
Dec. 26, 2018
The Catholic Church has been roiled by revelations about clergy abuse in dioceses across the country in 2018. It began with a Pennsylvania grand jury report in August that detailed decades of abuse.
Dec. 26, 2018
Only a handful of aides who started in the very early days of the Trump administration have made it through the first two years. What do they share? Endurance and a tolerance for conflict.
Dec. 26, 2018
The tsunami that battered coastlines along the Sunda Strait over the weekend follows a similar wave that pounded the island of Sulawesi in September, killing an estimated 2,100.
Dec. 26, 2018
President Trump, holed up in the White House, issued a series of angry tweets blaming Democrats for the impasse, which will affect some 800,000 federal employees.
Dec. 26, 2018
On Monday, the Dow logged a nearly 3 percent loss — breaking a 100-year-old record for the worst Christmas Eve performance. But on Wednesday morning the market seemed to shake off its woes.
Dec. 26, 2018
Officials appear to have resumed coordinating with local shelters after days of dropping off hundreds of mostly Central American migrants without any plan.
Dec. 25, 2018
Officials appear to have resumed coordinating with local shelters after days of dropping off hundreds of mostly Central American migrants without any plan.
Dec. 25, 2018

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