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Since Trump secured the GOP nomination, he has done little to quell concerns of many Republicans. Maryland's and Ohio's GOP governors are now among those refusing to endorse Trump.
June 16, 2016
The new tax will hit thousands of products with added sugar or artificial sweetener. It's expected to raise millions of dollars annually for an expansion of early childhood education.
June 16, 2016
Around the world, warm oceans and human interference are still causing massive reef "bleaching." A newly released study looks at what's different about these healthier-than-expected reefs.
June 16, 2016
In his graduation speech, Jack Aiello, mimicking Bernie Sanders, said he had an improvement for the school cinnamon rolls: "We need to make them free. ... What we need is a cinnamon roll revolution."
June 16, 2016
The gunman in Sunday's attack at a gay nightclub used Facebook to search for and post terrorism-related content before and even during the assault, according to Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.
June 16, 2016
Jo Cox, a Labour MP, has died after being shot in the village of Birstall, part of the district she represents. U.K. politicians have now suspended campaigns related to the upcoming EU referendum.
June 16, 2016
Before long, human embryos will be made so easily in the laboratory that many people will choose that route for having children. The option would offer genetic control at an ethical price.
June 16, 2016
Funeral services have begun for victims of Sunday's mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. Some of the victims are being flown to Puerto Rico for burial — including 28-year-old Angel Candelario-Padro.
June 16, 2016
In 1976, a man began terrorizing California neighborhoods, committing a string of rapes and murders. His last known crime was in 1986. Now the FBI is offering a $50,000 reward for tips on the case.
June 16, 2016
"Be better at everything. Be better fathers, good lord," Obama said at the United State of Women summit.
June 16, 2016
The tragedy in Orlando shook many people in communities that already feel vulnerable: LGBTQ Americans, Latinos, Muslims, immigrant families, and those living at the intersection of these identities.
June 16, 2016
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission told Congress that rising drug costs helped push Medicare Part D spending up nearly 60 percent between 2007 and 2014. There are options to contain spending.
June 16, 2016
The recorder was damaged, but the memory chip has been found, Egypt's Civil Aviation Authority says. A ship has also taken photographs of "several main locations" of the plane's wreckage.
June 16, 2016
Orlando's Latino community is coming together to help those affected by Sunday's shooting from afar.
June 16, 2016
When Jason Amundsen told his wife he was quitting his job to raise pasture-raised eggs, she was less than amused. Readers, however, will chuckle at the story of their tragicomic path to success.
June 16, 2016
Orlando is one of the most popular U.S. destinations, with more than 66 million visitors last year. Tourism officials hope the shooting attack won't deter people from coming to its theme parks.
June 16, 2016
In an update to Congress, CIA Director John Brennan said the U.S. and its partners have put ISIS on the defensive. But that doesn't mean its global reach has been degraded.
June 16, 2016
The Indian state of Kerala has been a model for the country, with near universal literacy and long life expectancy. But hiding underneath are problems, highlighted by the murder of a law student.
June 16, 2016
For over 40 years, Villapol hosted a popular cooking show in Cuba, her recipes shifting to reflect the realities of life under the revolution. No meat? No problem — she fried plantain peels instead.
June 16, 2016
At the annual meeting of Southern Baptist churches, delegates affirmed a Christian duty to welcome refugees and called for an end to the display of the Confederate battle flag.
June 16, 2016

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