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The country's central bank decided to lift controls and let the pound float freely. The move is designed to take aim at the black market and is likely to cause prices to jump.
Nov. 3, 2016
State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.
Nov. 3, 2016
More women will likely hold seats in Congress than ever before after this election. But despite being a majority of the electorate, they still will only make up about 20 percent of the next Congress.
Nov. 3, 2016
In recent years, the Russian president reportedly sought to use the movie star as an intermediary with President Obama.
Nov. 3, 2016
Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. A global coalition of environmental groups is watching to see if the companies are keeping their promises.
Nov. 3, 2016
New Yorker writer George Packer says years of neglect from the Democrats enabled Trump to exploit the biases of the white working class and turn them into a "self-conscious identity group."
Nov. 3, 2016
A report from Human Rights Watch details the sexual exploitation in camps for Nigerians who had fled their homes because of the conflict with Boko Haram.
Nov. 3, 2016
Every Cubs fan on Earth has been waiting ... and waiting ... to see their team win the World Series. The longer they lived, the more patience they needed. But on Wednesday night, all was rewarded.
Nov. 3, 2016
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's apparent audio message calls on the militant group's fighters to stand firm as Iraqi security forces try to retake the city that ISIS seized more than two years ago.
Nov. 3, 2016
Officials say two ships sank in the Mediterranean, and at least 31 survivors arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa. This year has been the deadliest ever for migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
Nov. 3, 2016
A church in Greenville, Miss., was spray-painted with the pro-Trump message and set on fire, authorities say. The mayor called Tuesday night's arson an attempt to scare voters ahead of the election.
Nov. 3, 2016
Voting can be a lot of work — just ask California residents, who have 17 statewide and 650 local ballot measures to educate themselves about before next week's election.
Nov. 3, 2016
The lower premiums that come with bronze plans, plus Obamacare's caps on out-of-pocket spending, can make these plans the best deal for people who have very few medical expenses — or very many.
Nov. 3, 2016
In a surprise ruling, a British court has ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 — departure from the EU — without the approval of Parliament. The government is expected to appeal.
Nov. 3, 2016
U.S. military personnel came under fire while assisting Afghan partners battling the Taliban in Kunduz district, NATO says. Local officials are reportedly investigating claims of civilian casualties.
Nov. 3, 2016
Half of the 13,000 residents of Clarkston, Ga., are foreign born – many of them resettled refugees. A nonprofit food truck helps them get job training, work experience and network with neighbors.
Nov. 3, 2016
Earlier this year the British public voted to leave the European Union. Now the country's prime minister is working to make that happen — but a court says she can't do it unilaterally.
Nov. 3, 2016
Victory for the Chicago Cubs came 350 miles to the east of Wrigley Field, in Cleveland. Wrigley was still where fans gathered to celebrate.
Nov. 3, 2016
At the Dakota Access Pipeline site, officers used pepper spray against demonstrators on government land. The protesters say the pipeline would violate sacred Indian lands and could cause pollution.
Nov. 3, 2016
Sophisticated criminals prey on the poor, luring them with false promises of lucrative jobs before depriving them of their organs. The "kidney mafias" benefit from powerful political connections.
Nov. 3, 2016

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