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The brutal killing of the pro-EU Labour MP shocked the U.K. ahead of the Brexit vote. Thomas Mair did not attempt to defend himself, and evidence against him was overwhelming.
Nov. 23, 2016
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Nov. 23, 2016
Atmospheric scientists, pinning down chemical processes behind Beijing's pollution, discovered an explanation for the unusually toxic smog that killed thousands of people in London in December 1952.
Nov. 23, 2016
The Michigan activist and philanthropist is a strong advocate for school choice and vouchers.
Nov. 23, 2016
Myron Ebell has been chosen to lead the president-elect's transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency. Ebell is a well known climate change skeptic.
Nov. 23, 2016
Our canine pals remember lots of facts, like where to find the food bowl. Now there's evidence they also have aspects of "episodic memory," which allow them to relive experiences and events.
Nov. 23, 2016
Stanford researchers assessed students from middle school to college, and found they struggled to distinguish ads from articles, neutral sources from biased ones and fake accounts from real ones.
Nov. 23, 2016
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence expanded access to Medicaid with a conservative twist. How it was done may offer hints into how Republicans proceed with changes to Obamacare.
Nov. 23, 2016
Family planning centers funded by the federal government are straining to meet a post-election surge in demand for contraceptives. And it's unclear if the new Congress will continue support.
Nov. 23, 2016
Thanksgiving
The orange tuber is not just a base for melted marshmallows.
Nov. 23, 2016
Sophia Wilansky, a 21-year-old protester, has been hospitalized with a gruesome injury. Protesters say it was caused by a police concussion grenade; police say they have not been using grenades.
Nov. 23, 2016
Haley has accepted an offer from President-elect Donald Trump to lead the U.S. delegation to the United Nations. The position requires Senate confirmation.
Nov. 23, 2016
Vice President-elect Mike Pence has close ties on Capitol Hill, where he served in the U.S. House for 12 years.
Nov. 23, 2016
Food banks are increasingly saying no to cakes, holiday candy and other junk food donations. But some schools are sending them healthier donations by salvaging uneaten foods in their cafeterias.
Nov. 23, 2016
By way of Brazil, where they migrated in recent years, many Haitians are now hoping to resettle in the U.S. But a shift in policy has left some 5,000 stranded at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Nov. 23, 2016
Chef Mike Isabella, a renowned restaurateur, has devised some delectable spinoffs of traditional turkey accompaniments, while staying true to classic roots.
Nov. 23, 2016
Sarah Gerhardt is the first woman to ever surf Mavericks, the famously dangerous big-wave spot in northern California. Soon she will be part of the first women's heat in a surfing contest there.
Nov. 23, 2016
Thanksgiving is a holiday with a complicated history. So some teachers have developed strategies to teach it to young students.
Nov. 23, 2016
A case before the Supreme Court next week questions how states may determine whether a capital defendant is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be executed.
Nov. 23, 2016
A legal debate is heating up around a provision called the Emoluments Clause. Experts are examining whether Trump can legally continue dealing with companies controlled by foreign governments.
Nov. 22, 2016

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