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Journalist Joshua Green describes the right-wing provocateur as a "very shrewd analyst of American politics." Right now, Green says, Bannon is particularly attuned to the #MeToo movement.
Feb. 13, 2018
FBI Director Christopher Wray said the background check on former White House staff secretary Rob Porter was complete months before Porter was forced to resign over allegations of domestic violence.
Feb. 13, 2018
Engineers at Dartmouth College have developed a computer chip that can detect a single particle of light. Cameras with the chip would have visual abilities even a superhero would envy.
Feb. 13, 2018
"Why are these people so crazy?" Caldwell wondered when she first watched aerials skiing at age 12. Now she's the women's world champion, spinning and somersaulting some 60 feet high in the air.
Feb. 13, 2018
Ahed Tamimi is accused of assaulting Israeli soldiers outside her home. For many Palestinians, she has become a symbol of resistance. For many Israelis, she is a provocateur.
Feb. 13, 2018
It felt like there was an eyelash trapped in her eye. But that wasn't the problem.
Feb. 13, 2018
The Trump administration rolled out a list of actions in its budget proposal to attack drug prices, but most of the measures dance around the edges of the problem.
Feb. 13, 2018
The Swedes are fiercely devoted to almond paste-and-whipped cream-filled semla. (One king died after gorging on them.) And the day before Lent is game time for feasting before the fast.
Feb. 13, 2018
Using birthday money and some donations, 19-year-old Jubilanté Cutting started a nonprofit to get animation training for young people in Guyana. Her efforts have won her an 'Innovation Award.'
Feb. 13, 2018
The CIA and FBI directors are among those speaking with the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday. The hearing comes as the panel continues investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Feb. 13, 2018
Erin Hamlin, the first American ever to win an Olympic medal in singles luge, couldn't repeat her feat at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea.
Feb. 13, 2018
Also: South Africa's governing party recalls President Zuma; the heads of U.S. intelligence agencies will speak to a Senate panel today; and no, a dog can't run for Kansas governor.
Feb. 13, 2018
The report released by Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill says the cozy relationship between pain advocacy groups and pharmaceutical companies may have played a key role in the opioid crisis.
Feb. 13, 2018
South Africa's ANC party has voted to "recall" President Jacob Zuma following a drawn-out battle to convince him to step down voluntarily. It's not clear whether he will cede power now.
Feb. 13, 2018
Behind-the-scenes marketing has made 'I Trust Parents' the mantra of for-profit, online charter schools in their battles with states and traditional charter schools.
Feb. 13, 2018
Economists tracking federal mortality data say the growth in costs of the opioid crisis doubled from 2001 to 2016. Opioids are undercutting productivity of people in prime working years — 30s and 40s.
Feb. 13, 2018
A Valentine's music video from Skunk Bear explores the ways your brain and body change when you fall in love — and change again as love deepens and matures.
Feb. 13, 2018
In Austin, a political nonprofit is employing a model from the tech industry to find and train candidates. It is pitting them against each other to win campaign funding and support.
Feb. 13, 2018
The Trump administration wants to slash funding for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, including deep cuts to the federal housing subsidy known as Section 8.
Feb. 13, 2018
Two Baltimore police detectives in an elite gun trace task force were found guilty of racketeering and racketeering conspiracy on Monday.
Feb. 12, 2018

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