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President Trump is already well-known for not sticking to his guns. But his appeal has been more visceral than policy-based anyway, as one political science professor explains.
April 13, 2017
Gustavo Falcon, his brother and associates were indicted in 1991 for smuggling some 75 tons of cocaine into the U.S. His partners were caught and convicted, but Falcon roamed free — until Wednesday.
April 13, 2017
Eels sometimes swim thousands of miles from their birthplace in the Atlantic to rivers and lakes where they live. Researchers say the creatures might use the Earth's magnetic field to find their way.
April 13, 2017
The so-called Mother of All Bombs was dropped Thursday in Afghanistan. The Pentagon says it hit an underground ISIS complex.
April 13, 2017
The U.S. intelligence community is confident the Syrian president used the nerve agent sarin against civilians. Assad, in an interview with the wire service, claimed the evidence is all fake.
April 13, 2017
United Airlines has a PR disaster on its hands after a passenger was violently removed from a flight to make room for crew. For other airlines, it's a PR opportunity.
April 13, 2017
David Dao, the 69-year-old doctor dragged off a United Express flight on Sunday night, is still recovering from his injuries, according to his attorney, who said there will "probably" be a lawsuit.
April 13, 2017
An apparent deal to cooperate on the North Korean nuclear issue is among several points of agreement that are emerging after the summit between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping.
April 13, 2017
Emergency room doctors are just beginning to study a new kind of casualty in the opioid epidemic — patients who survive an overdose, but walk away with brain damage, kidney failure or dead muscle.
April 13, 2017
Social media outcry over a spate of missing persons cases involving black and Latina girls raised old concerns about whether such cases involving white women are more likely to receive news coverage.
April 13, 2017
This Passover, some Israeli Jews hoped to perform a ritual (and illegal) sacrifice of goats on the Temple Mount. Then the police stepped in.
April 13, 2017
The horrifying pattern is a sign of shifting strategy for the militant group, now in its eighth year of conflict. Twenty-seven children were used in suicide attacks in the first three months of 2017.
April 13, 2017
The fast-food chain launched an ad Wednesday meant to wake viewers' Google Home speakers and use them for a makeshift promo. Sadly for Burger King, it wasn't long before the ploy hit some speed bumps.
April 13, 2017
The latest World Happiness Report says Nicaragua made the greatest gains in happiness of any country — to the surprise of some Nicaraguans.
April 13, 2017
The strike was requested by America's partners "who had identified the target location as an ISIS fighting position," U.S. Central Command said Thursday.
April 13, 2017
Russian officials were warned of an attack on a school and used "powerful weapons such as tank cannon, grenade launchers and flame-throwers," a European court says. More than 180 children died.
April 13, 2017
Cigar sommeliers are becoming increasingly popular in fine restaurants and hotels, pairing the nuanced flavor of tobacco with beverages, and using tart candies like Skittles to cleanse the palate.
April 13, 2017
The Trump administration has a rule in the works that could make big changes in Obamacare health plans and eligibility as soon as this summer. Will it stabilize the insurance marketplace, too?
April 13, 2017
Bush has dedicated billions to combat AIDS in Africa and recently traveled to the continent. If nothing had been done about the pandemic during his time in office, he said, "I would've been ashamed."
April 13, 2017
Witnesses say Myanmar forces waged a six-month campaign of murder, arson and mass rape after Rohingya militants attacked border guards. The Muslim minority has long faced persecution in Myanmar.
April 13, 2017

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