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Statues symbolizing the World War II sex slaves abused by Japanese soldiers have appeared this year on Korean city buses — including on a bus line whose doors open right in front of Japan's embassy.
Nov. 13, 2017
As a child, Kennedy Odede lived on the streets of a Kenyan slum. Now he is a social activist and best-selling author.
Nov. 13, 2017
Hurricane Harvey caused industrial facilities to release an extra 5.98 million pounds of air pollution. Some people who live and work near the plants are frustrated with the federal response.
Nov. 13, 2017
If Saad Hariri's Sunday TV interview with his political party's channel was meant to end rumors that he is being coerced by Saudi Arabia, it didn't work. Hariri resigned as prime minister Nov. 4.
Nov. 13, 2017
Homeboy Industries founder Father Greg Boyle has spent 30 years working in LA with gang members and young people transitioning out of prison. His new book is Barking to the Choir.
Nov. 13, 2017
A video shows the Vietnam-based Bkav apparently bypassing the feature. Apple has touted the function as secure since it was unveiled in September.
Nov. 13, 2017
The Japanese beef is considered a luxury, with plenty of fat and its super-soft texture. New evidence could explain what's behind its sweet smell.
Nov. 13, 2017
The Trump administration's engagement with Asia has matched the Obama administration's. What's changed are the priorities: elevating commercial issues to equal or higher priority than security issues.
Nov. 13, 2017
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he believed the allegations against the GOP Senate candidate, which Moore denies. McConnell previously said he should withdraw "if" the claims were true.
Nov. 13, 2017
FBI statistics released Monday show that the number of hate crimes reported last year rose by nearly 5 percent compared to the previous year.
Nov. 13, 2017
Does a California law violate the Constitution by requiring anti-abortion pregnancy centers to inform clients about free or low-cost abortion and contraception services?
Nov. 13, 2017
If the former drug company executive is confirmed by the Senate, he would replace Dr. Tom Price, who resigned in September after a scandal involving government travel on private aircraft.
Nov. 13, 2017
As a result of the opioid epidemic, doctors are being urged to turn to other medications to treat chronic pain. But that can be a challenge for people who have used opioid painkillers for years.
Nov. 13, 2017
Goodwin thanked those who supported his family during his wife's pregnancy, adding, "Unfortunately we lost our baby boy due to some complications, and had to prematurely deliver him."
Nov. 13, 2017
In a photo op with leaders of Asia in the Philippines, Trump stumbles to do the regional grouping's trademark unity handshake.
Nov. 13, 2017
The Arizona senator, who has become increasingly critical of the president in recent weeks, said there's nothing 'America First' about "taking the word of a KGB colonel."
Nov. 13, 2017
Also: A Saudi coalition will ease a blockade on Yemen; U.S. Democrats attend the climate summit in Germany; and a federal jury resumes work in the conspiracy trial of Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ).
Nov. 13, 2017
The investigation into Russian election interference encircles the White House with interviews of staff close to the president. And the GOP is struggling to make the numbers work for their tax bill.
Nov. 13, 2017
Hundreds of American World War II veterans are dying each day. Isabell and Preble Staver, a couple married for 71 years, died on the same day last month.
Nov. 13, 2017
Trump declined to say if meeting with Philippine president touched on human rights over Duterte's bloody war on drugs, but the White House says it did come up, briefly.
Nov. 13, 2017

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