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The White House calls the vote merely a "procedural snafu" and expects to eventually prevail.
May 12, 2015
The Spanish city is physically part of Africa. About half of its people are more prosperous Europeans; half are Arabic-speaking Muslims disproportionately living in poverty. That disparity is growing.
May 12, 2015
American English has a rich history of regionalisms — which sometimes tell us a lot about where we come from.
May 12, 2015
It comes a day after more than 1,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshis landed in the waters of Malaysia's Langkawi island, and after Indonesia said it would also turn back the migrants.
May 12, 2015
A Defense Department official said there's no indication so far that the UH-1 Huey, which was carrying six Marines and two Nepali soldiers, had crashed.
May 12, 2015
Hinckley's lawyer argued that the depression and psychosis that fueled his drive to shoot President Reagan and others in 1981 is "in full, stable, sustained remission." Now it's up to a federal judge.
May 12, 2015
Matcha green tea is taking off in America, but the Japanese have been drinking it for eight centuries. What happens when commercialism meets tradition?
May 12, 2015
Genes linked to inflammation are more active in winter, a study hints. That might partly explain why some diseases, including Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, are more likely to start then.
May 12, 2015
Megadisasters like Chernobyl and the Exxon Valdez oil spill were set off by people who were sleep-deprived. Researchers say they're able to pinpoint how lack of sleep derails decision-making.
May 12, 2015
The League of American Bicyclists' rankings also show that no American state scored higher than 67 points out of 100.
May 12, 2015
Video games will not save education and other misconceptions about where schools are headed.
May 12, 2015
The Pew Research Center survey found the number of Americans who describe themselves as Christian dropped almost 8 percentage points over a seven-year period.
May 12, 2015
The international pressure on Iran's nuclear program was one of the rare examples of global cooperation in the past year. On most issues, like the war in Syria, the global community came up short.
May 12, 2015
The notice to insurers comes after reports found many health plans weren't providing no-cost birth control for all prescription methods, a requirement under the Affordable Care Act.
May 12, 2015
The writer Ananta Bijoy Das was killed by men wielding machetes. He wrote for the same blog founded by Avijit Roy, a Bangladeshi-American who died in a similar attack in February.
May 12, 2015
It comes a day after more than 1,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshis landed in the waters of Malaysia's Langkawi island, and after Indonesia said it would also turn back the migrants.
May 12, 2015
The disappearance of a UH-1 Huey helicopter was under investigation. The helicopter was carrying six Marines.
May 12, 2015
Hinckley's lawyer argued that the depression and psychosis that fueled his drive to shoot President Reagan and others in 1981 is "in full, stable, sustained remission." Now it's up to a federal judge.
May 12, 2015
Matcha green tea is taking off in America, but the Japanese have been drinking it for eight centuries. What happens when commercialism meets tradition?
May 12, 2015
Genes linked to inflammation are more active in winter, a study hints. That might partly explain why some diseases, including Type 1 diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis, are more likely to start then.
May 12, 2015

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