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For the sixth year in a row, Kiyoshi Kimura won a massive Pacific bluefin tuna at Tsukiji market's famed New Year auction. Conservationists are worried about the species' dwindling population.
Jan. 5, 2017
They went on strike a month ago, asking for a raise and better training and equipment. So far the government hasn't met their demands.
Jan. 5, 2017
The former brokerage CEO and New Jersey governor has reached a civil settlement with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission for his role in the company's 2011 bankruptcy.
Jan. 5, 2017
Reports indicate that Trump is selecting Dan Coats, a former Indiana senator, to be his director of national intelligence. But Coats and Trump appear to have very different views of Russia.
Jan. 5, 2017
The discovery provides our first "glimmer of understanding" about the unexplained, strong waves. Scientists don't think they're from aliens, but they're puzzled by what could be causing them.
Jan. 5, 2017
Foreign fisheries exporting seafood to the U.S. will now have to meet the same standards for protecting whales, dolphins, and other marine mammals as American fisheries do.
Jan. 5, 2017
From birth through age 30 or so, our ability to recognize faces keeps improving, research shows. At first, kids discern adult faces better than other kids' mugs. Not so after adolescence.
Jan. 5, 2017
Donald Trump has suggested he may give his daughter and son-in-law a role in his administration. A law bars presidents from hiring family, but a court ruled it doesn't apply to White House staff jobs.
Jan. 5, 2017
Apple says it's "been informed" that the app violated local regulations. It's the latest in the long history of media restrictions in China, but also of tech companies getting involved in the efforts.
Jan. 5, 2017
The recommendations by a panel sponsored by the National Institutes of Health suggest introducing foods containing peanuts into the diets of children as young as 4 to 6 months.
Jan. 5, 2017
Thanks to a heroic shootout performance from 19-year-old Troy Terry, the U.S. advanced to the final of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship on Thursday.
Jan. 5, 2017
There's a growing sense that Donald Trump and his inner circle may regularly ignore or undermine the intelligence community. Here's how intelligence professionals might respond.
Jan. 5, 2017
Carlson recently launched a new show at 7 p.m. ET on Fox; Martha MacCallum will be taking over that slot for the time being. Kelly is moving to NBC News.
Jan. 5, 2017
A Senate hearing on the cyber-security threat comes as intelligence agencies prepare to issue their report on Russia's involvement in the fall presidential campaign.
Jan. 5, 2017
At Johne Bowne High School in Queens, along with literature and math, some 600 city public school students also learn the basics of farming, wine-making and aquaculture, among other skills.
Jan. 5, 2017
In a letter to the public, Barack Obama reflects on his time as president and looks ahead. "The change we've brought about these past eight years was never about me," he writes. "It was about you."
Jan. 5, 2017
Video posted on social media showed a man tied up, hit and cut with a knife. Police say it's unclear whether comments on the video about Donald Trump were sincere or "just stupid ranting."
Jan. 5, 2017
San Luis Potosi state lost out on more than a billion dollars in investment and thousands of jobs when Ford changed plans and nixed a factory. Angry locals pin the blame directly on Donald Trump.
Jan. 5, 2017
There's a pumped-up sports anthem by a star cricket player, a moody Latin duet and a Malaysian song flavored with American rock, Chinese folk and Malay opera.
Jan. 5, 2017
Winners of a ZTE crowdsource challenge proposed a phone that responds to eye movements and can be attached to surfaces for hands-free use. But picking a name posed an unexpected challenge.
Jan. 5, 2017

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