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Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.
May 24, 2017
"We believe the recent legislation eliminates the most egregious aspects of the prior law," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. Some advocates for transgender rights have criticized the decision.
May 24, 2017
If completed, the request would mean one-third of the southwest border would be fenced. Facing a skeptical Congress, the White House says it plans to ask for more funding in future years.
May 24, 2017
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the GOP's Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill would increase the number of uninsured and reduce the deficit.
May 24, 2017
Authorities have identified the suicide bomber as Salman Abedi, 22, a British national whose father comes from Libya. Police say Abedi received help with Monday's attack on an Ariana Grande concert.
May 24, 2017
The governor said he is "not philosophically opposed" to legalization, and that he'll work with the legislature to change some points. The bill resembles D.C.'s "home-grow" approach to marijuana.
May 24, 2017
The bodies were discovered in tents by Nepalese Sherpas at Camp IV, the camp closest to the summit of the world's tallest mountain. The victims have not yet been identified.
May 24, 2017
The education secretary testified before a House subcommittee on the Trump administration's 2018 budget proposal, which calls for deep cuts to education.
May 24, 2017
It's been 27 years since thieves made off with more than a dozen works of art from Boston's Gardner Museum. But the museum's trustees hold out hope — and have doubled the bounty on the masterpieces.
May 24, 2017
With an island under martial law and civilians escaping Marawi City, which is occupied by ISIS-linked militants, President Rodrigo Duterte struck a hard line Wednesday: "If you fight us you will die."
May 24, 2017
A study of seven popular fitness trackers found they are generally good at measuring heart rate, but may mislead consumers about how many calories they have burned.
May 24, 2017
Travelers infected with the Zika virus in the Caribbean brought it to South Florida multiple times before officials realized it had reached the U.S., an analysis of virus genomes finds.
May 24, 2017
In the early 20th century, kids with the disease faced severe malnutrition, even death. The banana-based diet doctors came up with seemed to cure them — but led kids back to foods that made them sick.
May 24, 2017
An attack like this scares women into submission, says ElsaMarie D'Silva, who works to stop street harassment in India.
May 24, 2017
It's been 31 years since Top Gun. Cruise told an Australian TV show that a sequel will start filming "probably in the next year."
May 24, 2017
Despite the criticism, First Lady Trump's attire was in keeping with protocol of the countries she visited and the precedence set by other foreign leaders who have visited them.
May 24, 2017
A super-charged political environment and backlash against the GOP health care bill have made Thursday's special congressional election for Montana's lone House seat primed for a possible upset.
May 24, 2017
The dean says pushing the school to be a more diverse and inclusive environment is a top priority.
May 24, 2017
Taiwan's president has asked the Ministry of Justice to come up with a legal framework for complying with the decision.
May 24, 2017
Fox News retracted a story about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer that was based on a groundless conspiracy theory. But host Sean Hannity, who pushed the theory, stood by it.
May 24, 2017

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