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Thousands of foreign nationals with critical skills have served in the U.S. military in exchange for citizenship. The Trump administration is considering ending the program.
July 11, 2017
The plan seemed straight-forward: A small-time marijuana dealer would meet an alleged buyer in an alley, he would sell him some pot and the two would go their separate ways.But it wasn't that simple.
July 11, 2017
Dozens of websites — including large ones like Netflix, Facebook and Amazon — join an online advocacy push Wednesday, urging regulators and lawmakers not to weaken regulations for Internet providers.
July 11, 2017
There's no shortage of dietary lore about naturalist and Walden author Henry David Thoreau, so as his bicentennial birthday bash arrives, we wish to debunk these myths deliberately.
July 11, 2017
The Marine KC-130 refueling tanker reportedly spiraled into a field in rural Mississippi. Official said at least 16 bodies have been found, and the search continues for more.
July 11, 2017
Seeing his potential, one mother wonders why her child isn't held to higher standards at school, despite his learning disability.
July 11, 2017
Starting in September, the three main credit agencies will wait 180 days before including medical debt on a credit report, giving consumers time to resolve disputes with insurers.
July 11, 2017
Ikaika Erik Kang had been investigated for over a year by the Army and the FBI. He is accused of offering the extremist group military documents and training.
July 10, 2017
The former Olympic team doctor's deal to admit guilt on three counts of child pornography may mean he won't face abuse charges. He could get up to 20 years in prison on each pornography count.
July 10, 2017
In rural America, 23.4 million people do not have high-speed Internet. Microsoft plans to change that, in an effort that uses cheap technology and appeals to the lowest common denominator in politics.
July 10, 2017
"You have bad optics and you're a bully," an agitated radio caller told the GOP governor, who's been reeling from missteps and sagging approval ratings.
July 10, 2017
Shaheen, an author and critic, spent his life battling stereotypes of Muslims and Arab-Americans in popular culture. He died Sunday in South Carolina.
July 10, 2017
Rob Goldstone, who manages Russian pop star Emin, says he arranged a 2016 meeting between Trump insiders and a Russian lawyer at Emin's request. President Trump once appeared in a music video of his.
July 10, 2017
Natalia Veselnitskaya says she never acted on behalf of the government, but she's spent much of the past five years pushing Putin's messages and fighting American sanctions against Russia.
July 10, 2017
The area in dispute is a plateau where three countries — Bhutan, India, and China — converge. India and China have a complicated history of boundary disputes and fought a 1962 war near this stretch.
July 10, 2017
Donald Trump Jr. also tweeted he would be "happy" to work with congressional intelligence committees to "pass on what I know" after the revelation of his 2016 meeting with a Kremlin-connected lawyer.
July 10, 2017
The American Civil Liberties Union charges that the commission has failed to meet federal transparency requirements, instead conducting its proceedings under a "cloak of secrecy."
July 10, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said the new regulation, set to take effect in 60 days, would prevent financial institutions from requiring that disputes be settled by arbitration.
July 10, 2017
Several main characters in the HBO series happen to have disabilities. "I had never seen my own experience in life reflected so accurately, so vividly, so viscerally," says one disability activist.
July 10, 2017
The Financial Times reports that, if President Trump decides to limit U.S. steel imports, EU officials might retaliate against whiskey. EU member nations buy more than half of U.S. bourbon exports.
July 10, 2017

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