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The governor of North Dakota had set Wednesday as the evacuation deadline for the largest protest camp. The Trump administration is allowing the pipeline to be built, despite the protests.
Feb. 22, 2017
The activist campaigned to change rules, so that people with disabilities could get nursing care and other support at home past the age of 21, and get married without losing Medicaid benefits.
Feb. 22, 2017
President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in 2016. Looking at Trump's term so far, one Democrat worries she will regret switching parties. Another says she will be voting GOP from now on.
Feb. 22, 2017
An overview of multiple legal challenges and protests since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considered approving a section of the pipeline near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.
Feb. 22, 2017
Some Israelis criticize Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for offering a less forceful response to anti-Semitic acts in the U.S. than elsewhere. Some say he wants to keep pressure off President Trump.
Feb. 22, 2017
The global fight against government corruption has often been led by the U.S., but those in the movement's trenches worry that signals being sent by the Trump administration could undercut the effort.
Feb. 22, 2017
Scientists in India say the frogs are actually fairly common but have eluded discovery likely because of their extremely small size, secretive habitats and unusual calls.
Feb. 22, 2017
Chief Justice John Roberts calls the case "a perfect storm" of circumstances that culminated in a lower court "making a decision on life or death on the basis of race."
Feb. 22, 2017
After Texas officials moved to block the health provider from receiving Medicaid dollars, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against the state, allowing the group to stay in the program.
Feb. 22, 2017
While the majority of residents in high-crime, high-poverty areas have a negative view of the police, they're also willing to work with law enforcement to make communities safer.
Feb. 22, 2017
Mark Mazzetti of The New York Times says that when it comes to national security, President Trump "doesn't trust the civilian national security establishment and they don't trust him."
Feb. 22, 2017
The capsule called Columbia hasn't left the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., since 1976. It's heading out on tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
Feb. 22, 2017
Some of the planets could be home to liquid water, but it remains unclear whether life could exist on such strange worlds.
Feb. 22, 2017
In a blow to the government, the court ruled that the executive didn't have the power to order a withdrawal without prior parliamentary approval and questioned the "unexplained haste" to quit the ICC.
Feb. 22, 2017
Constituents have been confronting legislators over everything from the GOP's plan to repeal and replace Obamacare to the Trump White House. Here's a look at particularly rowdy events this week.
Feb. 22, 2017
After a scathing letter of resignation, only four people remain on the president's commission on Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. It brings up broader questions of these task forces' efficacy.
Feb. 22, 2017
These days, Suzuki's Branded to Kill is widely seen as a masterpiece; when he made the absurdist thriller in 1967, he was fired.
Feb. 22, 2017
There's no evidence that screening adolescents with electrocardiograms prevents deaths, yet the heart tests have become widespread despite the false alarms they often cause.
Feb. 22, 2017
The modern art museum, which opened on Jan. 31, 1977, holds a secure place in the heart of Paris — and in Parisians' hearts. But it wasn't always so. Horrified critics compared it to an oil refinery.
Feb. 22, 2017
The private spaceflight company launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday only to have the rocket's cargo capsule encounter an error in its navigation system on Wednesday during a docking attempt.
Feb. 22, 2017

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