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The parliament overwhelmingly elected Serzh Sargsyan prime minister Tuesday. But demonstrators are rejecting the move as a de facto third term for a man who has already governed for a decade.
Apr. 17, 2018
After reviewing the medical evidence, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended exercise as the most effective approach for older people seeking to minimize the risk of falling.
Apr. 17, 2018
"Why should one country take aim at another country's policy to develop its own economy?" a Chinese auto industry leader says of U.S. threats and tariffs. "Just mind your own business."
Apr. 17, 2018
He's named "Moke," which is a Lingala word meaning "little one." He's the first of his kind to be born at the National Zoo in nine years, perfect and wrinkly and clinging to his mother.
Apr. 17, 2018
Comedian Loyiso Madinga delivers politics with a punchline in his segments for the Africa version of the Comedy Central program.
Apr. 17, 2018
Legal analysts say the decision to overturn Maryland's law could slow momentum for other states that are attempting to take action to curb high drug costs.
Apr. 17, 2018
The former FBI director tells Terry Gross that he wants to sound the alarm about the "forest fire" of the Trump presidency — and also to defend the FBI against charges of partisanship.
Apr. 17, 2018
The centrist Pennsylvania Republican was already part of a record number of GOP lawmakers who weren't running for re-election in November, but on Tuesday Dent announced he would step down soon.
Apr. 17, 2018
Police in Cambridge, Mass., had responded to calls of a naked man in the street. "Cambridge affirms that Black Lives Matter, but it must be true in practice as well," the city's mayor said.
Apr. 17, 2018
The court declared a clause in the Immigration and Naturalization Act, mandating the deportation of immigrants convicted of some crimes, as unconstitutionally vague.
Apr. 17, 2018
North Carolina isn't rich in coal, natural gas or oil, but it has more hogs than nearly any other state. And for years, scientists and farmers have been trying to turn swine biogas into electricity.
Apr. 17, 2018
Unlike humans, bird embryos don't have an oxygen pipeline from their mothers. They develop inside eggs in a nest. Skunk Bear's latest video explains why these pre-hatchlings don't suffocate.
Apr. 17, 2018
"There is nothing except the canvas, the artist, his gaze, and you," says Stephanie Barron, a curator at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. "That's it. The rest of the world just fades away."
Apr. 17, 2018
A multibillion-dollar dispute on Internet sales taxes landed at the Supreme Court Tuesday. The decision could have far-reaching consequences for consumers, states and companies large and small.
Apr. 17, 2018
The former FBI director's favorability ratings dropped a net of 11 percentage points overall since last month, as Trump and conservatives ratcheted up attacks on the ongoing investigation.
Apr. 17, 2018

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