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Sharbat Gula was around 12 years old when her image became the most famous National Geographic cover in the magazine's history. She's now in her 40s.
Oct. 26, 2016
Gambia is the third nation this month to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, accusing the tribunal of being biased against Africans.
Oct. 26, 2016
At one of the toughest prisons in America, doubling up inmates in cells designed for solitary confinement can lead to violence, and for some who refuse a cellmate, handcuffs and chains.
Oct. 26, 2016
Citing his duty to keep promises to service members, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter suspends efforts to make veterans pay back signing bonuses and tuition aid.
Oct. 26, 2016
The Fox host and former Speaker get in a testy discussion over sexual obsession and Donald Trump
Oct. 26, 2016
The Auvi-Q epinephrine injector was pulled from the market in 2015 because of quality concerns. Now, the drug's maker says the problems have been solved and Auvi-Q will be available again in 2017.
Oct. 26, 2016
U.S. troops are in place at several Philippine military camps under an agreement made before Rodrigo Duterte took office. "We will survive without the assistance of America," Duterte said Wednesday.
Oct. 26, 2016
Nope. It's not eye of Newt and toe of frog. But food – and its connection to dead loved ones – does play a starring role in the major Pagan holiday Samhain, which coincides with Halloween.
Oct. 26, 2016
In 1998, California became the first state to ban bilingual education. For nearly 20 years English-only instruction has been the norm. Proposition 58 could change that.
Oct. 26, 2016
The ice hockey legend marks the 99th anniversary of the NHL with his new book 99: Stories of the Game. Never mind the sport's tough guy reputation; "the game of hockey is an art," Gretzky says.
Oct. 26, 2016
Open offices are often said to promote teamwork and communication, but the benefits come with a drawback. Office workers are also distracted by coughs, loud conversations and other annoying noises.
Oct. 26, 2016
The most common challenge parents face when looking for child care is the high cost. At an average cost of $10,000 a year, infant child care rivals a year's tuition at a state college or university.
Oct. 26, 2016
The 112th edition of the Series pits two of Major League Baseball's franchises with the longest World Series droughts. By the time of the first pitch fans in Cleveland already were ecstatic.
Oct. 25, 2016
That's despite far fewer people making the treacherous passage. The U.N. says smugglers set people off on mass embarkations on "flimsy inflatable rafts that often do not make the journey."
Oct. 25, 2016
Beatty won for The Sellout, a satire hailed as hilarious about the fraught subject of race in the U.S. The competition was opened recently to any author writing in English and published in the U.K.
Oct. 25, 2016
The plan could include cash payments to individuals and communities that have been affected by the outbreak. But it has its critics.
Oct. 25, 2016
The case has raised question about the NFL's willingness to punish domestic abusers. "Our beliefs, our judgments and our decisions were misguided," the team's president said.
Oct. 25, 2016
Going on patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border with the Three Percent United Patriots — amped up and equipped with night vision goggles — felt like going to war, says journalist Shane Bauer.
Oct. 25, 2016
It's life imitating art — election edition. A look at movies that have covered ground that's been well tread this campaign season, like A Face in the Crowd and The Lion in Winter and Ace in the Hole.
Oct. 25, 2016
An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.
Oct. 25, 2016

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