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Four bombers, including at least one female, targeted the civilian self-defense force and people who had gathered to mourn in the city of Maiduguri.
July 12, 2017
Whatever actual impact previous foreign entanglements may have had, the stories persist — if only because they feed such powerful thoughts of "what might have been."
July 12, 2017
Traditional Asian greens like crisp daikon roots for pickling are an integral part of Asian-American cultural identity. A nonprofit is helping small farmers meet high demand in Asian enclaves.
July 12, 2017
China has refused to let Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, now near death, obtain medical treatment abroad. Beijing released some dissidents in the past, but it no longer needs to cave into foreign pressure.
July 12, 2017
Scientists say that the iceberg is one of the largest seen by satellites. But the full implications of its break-off remain to be seen.
July 12, 2017
Attorney Christopher Wray, who was tapped by the president to lead the FBI, has his confirmation hearing Wednesday and is likely to face questions about his independence from the White House.
July 12, 2017
Fish sticks with less fish. Lunchmeat with less meat. Central European nations say packaged foods sold there have lower quality standards than the same brands in the West. They want the EU to step in.
July 12, 2017
After a booming first week of legal retail sales, Gov. Brian Sandoval endorsed a statement of emergency, and regulators are looking to boost distribution.
July 12, 2017
For the first time since 2002, home field advantage in the World Series wasn't on the line in the exhibition, but the AL's 2-1 win was still hard-fought.
July 12, 2017
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced a "regulatory reset" for predatory for-profit colleges, and students and others are speaking out in testimony.
July 12, 2017
The Senate Judiciary Committee and a host of human rights and civil liberties groups have questions for Christopher Wray, the president's nominee to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
July 12, 2017
"I had been reading about [Clinton] scandals that people were probably underreporting for a long time, so maybe it was something that had to do with one of those things," Donald Trump Jr. told Fox.
July 11, 2017
The new bill will be released Thursday and could come to the floor next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has also delayed the Senate's August recess by two weeks.
July 11, 2017
In answering a reporter's question, the French president characterized Africa as a continent of failing states with high birth rates. Viviane Rutabingwa shares her perspective.
July 11, 2017
Trump Jr.'s email exchange concerning a meeting with a Russian attorney last year has raised questions about a federal law that prohibits foreign nationals from aiding U.S. political campaigns.
July 11, 2017
The terrorist network seized her town in 2014. Now they're gone and she's back. But life is not the same.
July 11, 2017
The new category recognizes those who sacrifice their lives for others. The pope announced the pathway on Tuesday, and it is seen as one of the biggest changes to the process in centuries.
July 11, 2017
The 2011 law, which bars wearing clothing that "partially or totally covers the face" in public, had come under fire for allegedly violating Muslim women's rights to privacy and freedom of religion.
July 11, 2017
Paris and Los Angeles are the only remaining contestants for 2024 after four other cities dropped out. The committee's decision means the 2024 loser can avoid mounting an arduous new bid for 2028.
July 11, 2017
The decision is a blow to the Bureau and to Washington's suburbs, who had hoped to land the project.
July 11, 2017

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