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Some deportees have a hard time finding their place. Others are helping tourists find their way around town.
Feb. 16, 2017
DeKnight was Ebony's first food editor and author of a best-selling African-American cookbook in the '40s. Her recipes presented a vision of black America that was often invisible in mainstream media.
Feb. 16, 2017
The company warned some users that their accounts may have been accessed using forged cookies in connection with a previously disclosed hack in 2014.
Feb. 16, 2017
The president's first choice, Andrew Puzder, withdrew his nomination on Wednesday after facing criticism from members of both parties. Puzder's confirmation hearing had been scheduled for Thursday.
Feb. 16, 2017
Investigators are beginning to shed light on the mysterious, sudden death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother in Malaysia on Tuesday.
Feb. 16, 2017
Democrats who opposed his nomination spoke of Rep. Mick Mulvaney's view that Social Security and Medicare must be overhauled — something President Trump has promised not to undertake.
Feb. 16, 2017
Leaking classified information is a crime, but it's also one of the most popular sports in the capital. Candidate Trump encouraged leaks. President Trump calls them a crime.
Feb. 16, 2017
The French novelist Marcel Proust is regularly listed among the greatest writers of the 20th century. But how did the man move? A professor says the answer is on a wedding film over 110 years old.
Feb. 16, 2017
Some businesses are closing for the day; others are staying open and pledging to contribute a share of the day's proceeds to non-profits that aid Latino communities.
Feb. 16, 2017
Bees have been dying in unprecedented numbers. A new study has found that fungi-destroying chemicals may make it harder for bees to metabolize their food. And if they can't get energy, they can't fly.
Feb. 16, 2017
The opioid carfentanil is roughly 10,000 times more potent than morphine — but until now, it hasn't been a controlled substance in China.
Feb. 16, 2017
Donald Trump's background as a businessperson may not have prepared him for the challenges he's facing in the Oval Office.
Feb. 16, 2017
After milkmaids helped discover vaccination, we spent the next 150 years learning how to keep ourselves safe from germs. By the 1960s, we thought the battle was finally over. If only!
Feb. 16, 2017
New York City residents in the affected area of the Bronx say they've complained for years about the rats. One person has died from leptospirosis which commonly occurs through exposure to rat urine.
Feb. 16, 2017
LA is the only major U.S. city where selling food on the sidewalk is illegal. President Trump's immigration policies have pushed the city council to change the law. But the devil is in the details.
Feb. 16, 2017
In an era of national attention to what's real and what isn't, we asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.
Feb. 16, 2017
Churches across the country are preparing to offer shelter and protection to immigrants in the country illegally. That sets up a conflict between Trump's policies on immigration and religious freedom.
Feb. 16, 2017
In Vice President Pence's hometown of Columbus, Ind., there are a lot immigrants with H1-B visas who were affected by the on-hold executive order. Others are scared they could be next.
Feb. 16, 2017
The military's archaeology unit conducts excavations but keeps some information about the digs secret. "This approach raises suspicions," says an Israeli archaeologist who favors greater transparency.
Feb. 16, 2017
Journalist Chadwick Moore says he's coming out. He's not coming out as gay — he did that a long time ago. Instead, Moore says he's abandoned the political left and has found a home on the right.
Feb. 16, 2017

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