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On Thursday, Ban Ki-moon apologized to the Haitian people: "We simply did not do enough with regard to the cholera outbreak."
Dec. 2, 2016
The legal actions seek to prevent election recounts in Michigan and Pennsylvania and halt the ongoing process in Wisconsin. The move could make it difficult for states to meet the completion deadline.
Dec. 2, 2016
A new survey finds strong public support for organic food, and suspicion of GMOs — regardless of whether people vote Republican or Democratic. Also, people don't trust scientists much at all.
Dec. 2, 2016
The jury is considering the case of Michael Slager, who shot and killed unarmed motorist Walter Scott in 2015. Jurors told the judge they could not agree, and the judge told them to try one more time.
Dec. 2, 2016
The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.
Dec. 2, 2016
Legally, recently-retired generals aren't eligible to serve as Secretary of Defense. While praising George Mattis' service, some Democrats question whether he should lead the Defense Department.
Dec. 2, 2016
On the eve of a debate among DNC chair candidates, Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison is facing criticism about his past remarks about Israel.
Dec. 2, 2016
In poor countries, only 1 in 27 people received minimally adequate care. In wealthy countries, it's 1 in 5.
Dec. 2, 2016
Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing, and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.
Dec. 2, 2016
Sweeping legislation that would reshape how the Food and Drug Administration reviews new products and bolster National Institutes of Health funding is moving closer to becoming law. What's at stake?
Dec. 2, 2016
As the death toll continued to rise from a wildfire that destroyed parts of Gatlinburg, Tenn., officials began to assess the response to a blaze that grew out of control in a matter of minutes.
Dec. 2, 2016
Election officials say an opposition candidate has defeated Gambia's longtime leader in the country's presidential vote. It remains to be seen how the current president will react to the news.
Dec. 2, 2016
The U.S. added 178,000 new jobs in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which was about what was expected. However, wages dropped slightly, after an 11-cent gain in October.
Dec. 2, 2016
As Republicans debate how to keep their promise to dismantle Obamacare, a Kaiser poll suggests that the law has strong support for some key provisions.
Dec. 2, 2016
A quadrennial post-election Harvard tradition brings together senior campaign staffers from both sides to discuss the election. This year's forum was at times consumed by raw feelings.
Dec. 2, 2016
A food blogger's fascination with retro entertaining pays off in a colorful volume of curious eats.
Dec. 2, 2016
One year ago, a terrorist attack at a county office party in San Bernardino left 14 people dead and 22 injured. Survivors of the attack and members of the community say the attack still haunts them.
Dec. 2, 2016
The Smithsonian show isn't about the words of the Quran so much as the people who laboriously copied it, letter by letter. When they made a mistake, they fixed it with flourish — and sometimes gold.
Dec. 2, 2016
Steve Inskeep talks with former Commerce Secretary Donald Evans and libertarian economist Tyler Cowen about the problems that arise when a president pressures individual companies to do his bidding.
Dec. 2, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission told purveyors of homeopathic remedies that they have to say there's no scientific evidence that these nostrums actually work. The question is, will fans care?
Dec. 2, 2016

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