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The movie is 'Lipstick Under My Burkha.' It won a prize at the Mumbai Film Festival — but was deemed not appropriate for Indian audiences.
March 11, 2017
The length of a bill has little to do with its quality. In fact, it's getting harder and harder to pass major laws that aren't behemoths.
March 11, 2017
It's hard to find anyone involved in voting issues who's been approached to be on the vice president's task force — or at least to admit it.
March 11, 2017
Carfentanil's a highly potent opioid. It is blamed for hundreds of lethal overdoses. Much of it reaches the U.S. from China, via the U.S. Postal Service. Now, China's announced a ban on the substance.
March 11, 2017
Prenatal care costs more than $10,000 on average. Dr. Leana Wen wonders what choices she would make if she didn't have health insurance to cover that, and how those choices would affect her baby.
March 11, 2017
For years, advocates have pushed the Census Bureau for a box for people of Middle Eastern or North African descent. Now, the bureau recommends one. Some worry the data may be misused in surveillance.
March 11, 2017
The temporary order sets aside President Trump's most recent travel ban, but just for this one case. But lawsuits in other courts are seeking to overturn the executive order entirely.
March 10, 2017
Noor Salman, widow of Omar Mateen, is in custody in California awaiting trial in Florida on charges she knew about her husband's plans to attack the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.
March 10, 2017
The controversy over the initial decision to exclude gay veterans had alienated many traditional supporters of Boston's signature cultural event.
March 10, 2017
New images from the Cassini spacecraft reveal that Saturn's moon Pan looks like a dumpling.
March 10, 2017
The group that sets rules for training doctors is scrapping a 16-hour cap on shifts worked by first-year medical residents. The move, which will be implemented in July, has its fair share of critics.
March 10, 2017
Gottlieb is seen as a mainstream pick for an agency that oversees a quarter of the U.S. economy, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food, cosmetics and other areas of human and animal health.
March 10, 2017
Now that Donald Trump is president, online reviews of his hotels, restaurants and other properties have become much more politicized. But his presidency may help offset negatives for the Trump brand.
March 10, 2017
On Thursday, the U.S. State Department announced Thursday that it expected to run out of special visas by June 1. The visas are for Afghans who are in danger because they assisted the U.S. mission.
March 10, 2017
The first, second and third-place cheeses all hailed from America's Dairyland.
March 10, 2017
The fighting in South Sudan has intensified. In search of refuge, thousands are pouring into neighboring Uganda.
March 10, 2017
You may be inclined to see a ravioli, a walnut or an empanada, but it's tough to deny that Pan's distinctive ridge makes a tasty impression. The images were taken by the Cassini spacecraft Thursday.
March 10, 2017
"These allegations themselves, they undermine everything that we stand for as a Marine Corps, and as Marines," Commandant Gen. Robert Neller said Friday.
March 10, 2017
Two of the men who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge last year have been convicted on felony conspiracy charges, while two others were convicted on lesser charges.
March 10, 2017
The administration has cleared out the State Department's top echelons. Congress is noticing the vacuum. So are other countries: Mexico's visiting foreign secretary went straight to the White House.
March 10, 2017

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