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Dressed in more than $16,000 worth of clothes and accessories in the photo, Louise Linton, a Scottish actress married to Steven Mnuchin, had ridiculed an Instagram follower for being "out of touch."
Aug. 22, 2017
Scientists have found an association between talc and ovarian cancer, but they don't agree on exactly what that means.
Aug. 22, 2017
Multiple suspects reportedly testified that an imam masterminded an initial plot to carry out a large-scale attack using explosives. The imam was killed in a blast before last week's vehicle attacks.
Aug. 22, 2017
Colorado Democrat John Hickenlooper and Ohio Republican John Kasich are nearing completion on a plan to change the Affordable Care Act that they will present in a Senate hearing next month.
Aug. 22, 2017
Big food companies like Walmart want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer. But the best-known program to accomplish this may not be having much effect.
Aug. 22, 2017
When officers stopped a vehicle Saturday night, they didn't quite expect to find heaps of drugs hidden inside. They expected still less to find the ecstasy pills stamped with a familiar face.
Aug. 22, 2017
Every year, a panel of British citizens determines the funniest one-liner of the festival. This year, Ken Cheng took home the prize with a quip about a coin. A burn on President Trump placed second.
Aug. 22, 2017
The decision is a victory for women's rights advocates. Most Muslim countries have already reformed or banned "triple talaq," which allows husbands (and only husbands) to end marriages in moments.
Aug. 22, 2017
Six years after China slowed down its fastest trains in the wake of a deadly crash, a next generation of super-fast trains are set to cut commute times between major cities.
Aug. 22, 2017
"If, contrary to this obligation [to celibacy], a priest fathers a child, the wellbeing of his child should be his first consideration," the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference said in its guidelines.
Aug. 22, 2017
Lots of people forget to take their medicine on time. Now firms are selling "smart" pill bottles that send patients reminders through the internet. But maybe the real problem isn't forgetfulness.
Aug. 22, 2017
Researchers say hospitals are missing an opportunity to help people with opioid addiction get into treatment by not doing enough when they show up in emergency rooms after an overdose.
Aug. 22, 2017
James R. Fitzpatrick says Ted Kaczynski's writings helped cracked the case that confounded the FBI for more than 17 years. Manhunt: Unabomber, a TV series on the Discovery Channel, retells the story.
Aug. 22, 2017
President Trump will visit a Customs and Border Protection facility and make the case that Congress should fund the border wall he promised during the campaign.
Aug. 22, 2017
One year ago, then-candidate Trump laid out a 10-point plan to fight illegal immigration, including building a wall and suspending visas for some travelers. Here's a look at what he's done so far.
Aug. 22, 2017
A commuter train smashed into an unoccupied train car at the 69th Street Terminal station, 10 miles west of the city. Officials say none of the injuries was life-threatening.
Aug. 22, 2017
The gunman was then shot and killed by a probation officer. A county prosecutor says the gunman was the father of a local high school football player convicted of rape in 2012.
Aug. 22, 2017
The president will hold a rally downtown Tuesday night after visiting a Marine Corps base in Yuma, Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Aug. 22, 2017
Adm. Scott H. Swift, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, says remains have been found in damaged areas of the destroyer that collided with a merchant tanker in waters off Singapore.
Aug. 22, 2017
A recent presidential tweet called Flake "WEAK" and "toxic." Flake says Trump and his supporters "have given into the politics of anger."
Aug. 22, 2017

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