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The president's visit, which will also include a roundtable with Muslim community members, is intended to "reaffirm the importance of religious freedom" to life in America, the White House says.
Feb. 3, 2016
That's in light of the recent decision to lift restrictions on women in all combat positions. The two military leaders made the remarks at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing.
Feb. 3, 2016
The census showed no Christians in 1951. Today there are nearly 300,000. One reason: Some evangelical groups offer aid — desperately needed after the earthquake — and also seek converts.
Feb. 3, 2016
The National Academy of Sciences says the experimental procedure needs to be proven safe, and even then should only be tried with male embryos because of concerns about passing down genetic errors.
Feb. 3, 2016
Ted Cruz emerged victorious from the Iowa Republican caucuses. But what happened between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders? Was it a win or a tie?
Feb. 3, 2016
Sundance may be just one part of a much bigger puzzle, but filmmakers of color say it has an important role to play.
Feb. 3, 2016
At Wednesday's hearing, lawyers for the convicted murderer are set to present an alibi witness and inconsistencies in cellphone data — issues with his case that were revealed by the popular podcast.
Feb. 3, 2016
The CDC reported the first case of sexually transmitted Zika virus in the U.S. related to the current outbreak. It's happened before. Here's what we know about how the virus could move between people.
Feb. 3, 2016
The Kentucky Republican senator is suspending his campaign after a disappointing finish in Iowa to focus on his Senate re-election.
Feb. 3, 2016
The leaking well near Porter Ranch, Calif., has been spewing methane gas into the air for months now. The company already faces civil suits; now, prosecutors are filing misdemeanor criminal charges.
Feb. 3, 2016
"Simplistic or poorly constructed tests," says John King, "just take away from critical learning time."
Feb. 3, 2016
Intel is revealing more details about its diversity goals — the ones the chip maker has met and failed to meet — than any other Silicon Valley giant to date.
Feb. 3, 2016
Covered California's executive director, Peter Lee, said UnitedHealth Group Inc. made its own mistakes on rates and networks that led to a $475 million loss on individual policies in 2015.
Feb. 3, 2016
Five people in Hong Kong's book industry disappeared. All were linked to books forbidden in mainland China. Here's one bookseller who says he has no plans to remove the "banned" works.
Feb. 3, 2016
The millionaire will be in a New Orleans court on Wednesday and a California court later this year. Durst's longtime lawyer, Dick DeGuerin, says that while he enjoys hard cases, "this one is tough."
Feb. 3, 2016
The president asked for hundreds of millions of dollars, most of which would expand treatment opportunities. Officials say countless people want to get clean but programs have no slots open.
Feb. 2, 2016
The state requires its residents to prove their citizenship when registering to vote, but a federal agency fought the law in court. It now appears to have changed positions.
Feb. 2, 2016
The Internet pioneer continues to lose money. Its fourth-quarter report shows a loss of $4.4 billion. Established in the days of dial-up modems, it has had trouble keeping up with life on the Web.
Feb. 2, 2016
The state's highest court has delayed next week's planned execution of an inmate until until it determines how to apply a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the state's death penalty system is flawed.
Feb. 2, 2016
Clinton beat Bernie Sanders by a razor-thin margin Monday night in Iowa. Some have attributed her win to an improbable lucky streak of coin tosses. Yes, coin tosses. But, that's not the whole story.
Feb. 2, 2016

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