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It's the first time a Chinese court has addressed the issue of same-sex marriage. The case has energized supporters of LGBT rights in the country, and the couple reportedly plans to appeal the ruling.
April 13, 2016
North Carolina's HB2 law has sparked an ACLU lawsuit and prompted calls for boycotts. Inside the state, beer brewers say the law doesn't represent them.
April 13, 2016
Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley has backed Sanders, which could help him in Oregon's May 17 primary. Hillary Clinton has far more endorsements from Congress — a big part of her superdelegate lead.
April 13, 2016
Decisions about high blood pressure have gotten thornier over the last couple of years. There's no consensus on when to start treatment with drugs. The latest evidence adds to the confusion.
April 13, 2016
As the coal industry struggles with falling prices, weak Chinese demand, regulatory changes and competition from fracking, St. Louis-based Peabody has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
April 13, 2016
For American Indians on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota, getting health care can take weeks. Indians who move to the city find that access can be difficult, too.
April 13, 2016
Credit scores. Car loans. Mortgages. It's stuff we all need to know. Yet not all financial education classes help us make better financial decisions. But some do.
April 13, 2016
Arthur Anderson was the voice of Lucky the Leprechaun for the General Mills breakfast cereal from 1963 to 1992.
April 13, 2016
Nearly 40,000 union workers at Verizon, who haven't had a contract since August, have walked out. Among other things, they object to outsourcing and two-month location transfers of employees.
April 13, 2016
Astronomers have found about 2,000 planets beyond our solar system. Now, some scientists are expanding the search to look for distant moons, too, in the hunt for signs of life.
April 13, 2016
Reading NPR. Trying out a live video. Ordering an Uber. All in Facebook. The company is trying to manage your entire digital life, but not talking about how to do it safely.
April 13, 2016
For Native Americans on South Dakota's Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, it can take weeks to get in to see a doctor and hours to get an ambulance after a life-threatening injury.
April 13, 2016
The Tilakamonkul family opened Bangkok Market in 1972. It became a magnet for Asian immigrants and chefs looking for rare ingredients. Their own son, Jet Tila, is now a celebrity chef.
April 13, 2016
A report commissioned by Mayor Rahm Emanuel blames racial bias and a "code of silence" for the city's "broken" police system.
April 13, 2016
It may be an expensive answer but experts say if Flint, Mich., residents used more tap water, it would help flush lead-contaminated water from the system.
April 12, 2016
The ride-hailing company released its first transparency report, using the opportunity to criticize the large swaths of data it is required to share with regulators.
April 12, 2016
The Ohio governor says there are "two paths" for the Republican Party — one of "darkness" and the one that he's on. That may resonate more with general election voters than primary voters, though.
April 12, 2016
The leaked documents tell the backstory of a groundbreaking Christie's auction, and the purchase of a painting one man claims was seized from his grandfather during World War II.
April 12, 2016
Gibraltar is a peninsula attached to Spain, but its 30,000 residents have British passports — and could tip the scales in a close vote this June on leaving the European Union.
April 12, 2016
Economic data show that men still make a dollar for every 79 cents a woman earns. A half century ago, that figure was just 59 cents. So, much progress has been made, but a large wage gap persists.
April 12, 2016

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