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The change will come at the end of August, when Queen Elizabeth's husband will essentially retire. News of a pending royal announcement had set off a frenzy of speculation about the monarchs' health.
May 4, 2017
This bloody fare was brought to the French territory of Guadeloupe by colonists, who set off deep racial tensions that still exist. But the messy sausage-making process also unites family and friends.
May 4, 2017
Facebook, Google and Twitter have been accused in a new lawsuit of aiding terrorism. The suit was filed by family members of three of the victims in the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack.
May 4, 2017
Some 32,000 students from the for-profit Kaplan University will join Purdue University in Indiana as part of a deal announced recently.
May 4, 2017
Salt Houses traces several generations of a displaced Palestinian family. Author Hala Alyan says she experienced firsthand the "intergenerational trauma that went along with losing a homeland."
May 4, 2017
With tensions rising over North Korea's nuclear program, you might expect a kind of panic in South Korea. But there's an altogether different scene happening in Seoul ahead of the election.
May 4, 2017
The Obama-era policy allowed states to offer retirement savings plans. Retiree and worker protection groups say the state-designed plans benefit employees of small businesses which lack 401(k) plans.
May 4, 2017
"They wanted their independence, they wanted a smaller government. I find that a lot in people, it's just that rebelliousness," Iowa resident Bruce Peterson said.
May 4, 2017
The decision not to charge the officers involved in the death of Alton Sterling is being met with anger by activists who say prosecutors are too deferential to cops. Is it true?
May 4, 2017
The Drug Enforcement Administration wants to hire prosecutors "to hold accountable the people who are facilitating addiction." Advocacy groups worry the move would exceed the DEA's legal authority.
May 4, 2017
By measuring fragments of genetic material in saliva, scientists were able to accurately predict whether a young person's concussion symptoms would last days or weeks.
May 4, 2017
The NYPD has completed its investigation into the death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African-American woman on the New York Court of Appeals. The medical examiner will make a final ruling.
May 4, 2017
The move on the National Day of Prayer is among the promises Trump made on the campaign trail that would blur government lines that divide church and state.
May 3, 2017
The territory, which is ineligible for bankruptcy, filed to begin a similar procedure tailor-made for its more than $70 billion debt crisis, which is likely to dwarf Detroit's 2013 Chapter 9 filing.
May 3, 2017
The reason why: It's probably not legit. A vast phishing scam has been emailing malicious files masquerading as Google Docs. Does a recent edit invitation smell fishy to you? Just delete it.
May 3, 2017
The proposals to create federal high risk-pools will create another big group of people whose health care costs are paid for by the federal government.
May 3, 2017
A deadline is approaching for lawmakers to undo an Obama-era regulation that aims to limit the emissions of methane — a powerful greenhouse gas — from energy production sites on public lands.
May 3, 2017
Central bank policymakers provided little guidance on the timing of a rate hike. They said slow growth in the first quarter it is likely transitory and that inflation is close to a goal of 2 percent.
May 3, 2017
Two of the nation's top preparatory boarding schools, Phillips Exeter and Phillips Andover, are converting some dorm space to "all-gender" dorms to better meet the needs of transgender students.
May 3, 2017
State health officials are struggling to contain a measles outbreak that has sickened mostly Somali-American children. The vaccination rate is low in this tight community that's worried about autism.
May 3, 2017

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