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A new study finds dog owners on average walk 22 more minutes more per day compared to people without dogs. The benefits of walking include a lower risk of heart disease and premature death.
June 12, 2017
Amnesty International says this is the country's harshest sentence yet for a cybercrime related offense. The Pakistani government is pushing a campaign against blasphemy on social media.
June 12, 2017
Hundreds gathered outside the nightclub Monday to remember the 49 people who were killed that night. Mourners have created a makeshift memorial there — and plans for a permanent one are underway.
June 12, 2017
Technology and new laws are taking notarizations digital, adding them to the list of things you can do on your phone or computer. However, America's 4 million notaries are split on the idea.
June 12, 2017
Another lawsuit has been filed to force President Trump to sell off his businesses. But this one is different: It was filed on behalf of attorneys general in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
June 12, 2017
Novosibirsk is a key center of support for opposition leader Alexei Navalny. "I believed that Putin would make things better," a protester said. But "he made things better only for a few people."
June 12, 2017
Cosby has always been a race man. As dozens of rape and sexual assault accusations against him piled up, he and his defense team have tugged at that idea by suggesting the claims are fueled by racism.
June 12, 2017
Congressman-elect Greg Gianforte got a six-month deferred sentence after pleading guilty to assaulting a Guardian reporter. He also was sentenced to community service and anger management counseling.
June 12, 2017
Agnes Gund sold Roy Lichtenstein's Masterpiece for an eye-popping sum to support the new Art For Justice Fund. The group will fight against mass incarceration and support released prisoners.
June 12, 2017
Author Mark Bowden says the capture of Hue, Vietnam, was part of a wave of well-planned Communist attacks that shocked American commanders and helped turn U.S. public opinion against the war.
June 12, 2017
The 9th Circuit largely upheld an injunction that blocks key portions of the president's travel ban from going into effect. The decision comes weeks after a similar opinion from the 4th Circuit.
June 12, 2017
A New York production's Caesar has blond hair, a fondness for long ties and a wife who speaks with a Slavic accent. Delta said the assassination tale "crossed the line on the standards of good taste."
June 12, 2017
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET Tuesday. The Justice Department says Sessions asked for it to be public.
June 12, 2017
Tempted to respond back to Internet harassers? New York City baker Kat Thek does just that. Her company, Troll Cakes, will find your perpetrator and send them a cake with their words written on it.
June 12, 2017
Police prevented the organizer of demonstrations against Russian President Vladimir Putin from visiting a Moscow rally Monday.
June 12, 2017
Rachel Martin talks to Washington Post reporter Aaron Davis, who says Washington, D.C., and Maryland plan to sue President Trump over his failure to divest himself of his business interests.
June 12, 2017
The maker of one medical treatment for opioid abuse has successfully lobbied statehouses around the country to pass policies that tilt addiction treatment practices in favor of the company's drug.
June 12, 2017
Iran's Iranian Minister of Intelligence also said that in the past three months, Iran has broken up 25 terrorist teams.
June 12, 2017
French voters cast ballots on Sunday in the first round of voting for parliament. Turnout was low, but the results were an outsized victory for the new French president's new party.
June 12, 2017
A nonprofit called Turnaround for Children helps schools meet the needs of children facing poverty and adversity.
June 12, 2017

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