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Dominic Ongwen, who was kidnapped by the Lord's Resistance Army when he was a boy, pleaded not guilty to 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Uganda. He was nicknamed the White Ant.
Dec. 6, 2016
The president-elect complained about possible cost overruns of a new version of Air Force One, picking a fight with Boeing, the American aircraft-maker.
Dec. 6, 2016
The unanimous decision means that if Samsung swiped the design for one part of a phone from Apple, it may not need to hand over profits from the entire device. The case goes back to a lower court.
Dec. 6, 2016
Next time you get a Brazilian wax or do a little manscaping you may be getting more than you bargained for. Banishing hair downstairs may increase the risk of sexually transmitted infections.
Dec. 6, 2016
Derick Almena leased and managed the warehouse known as "Ghost Ship," which burned down over the weekend, killing at least 36 people. He gave an agonized, frequently tense interview on the Today show.
Dec. 6, 2016
It's the "Mexico City policy," which blocked federal funds for international family planning charities if they were to "promote" abortion.
Dec. 6, 2016
In her new book, Sarah Lohman says that even though America is culturally and ethnically diverse, its food is united by a handful of tastes that have permeated our nation's cuisine for centuries.
Dec. 6, 2016
The new short web film "It's Asian Men!" aims to tackle a big issue: Why Asian-American men are rarely cast on TV or in movies as the romantic or sexy lead. No Long Duk Dong here.
Dec. 6, 2016
The ex-astronaut is being treated by Dr. David Bowie. Not the late pop star. A real doctor named David Bowie.
Dec. 6, 2016
Most of the state prison systems in the places that expanded Medicaid under Obamacare have come up short on enrolling exiting inmates, despite the fact that many of them are chronically ill.
Dec. 6, 2016
In her first comments since her talk with Donald Trump, President Tsai Ing-wen says she does not foresee "major policy shifts." She spoke with Western journalists, including NPR's William Dobson.
Dec. 6, 2016
How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore.
Dec. 6, 2016
There's no evidence to support it, but the conspiracy theory that President Franklin Roosevelt knew beforehand about Pearl Harbor refuses to die, to the consternation of World War II historians.
Dec. 6, 2016
Vice President Joe Biden turned 74 last month and would 78 after the 2020 election. Biden decided against a run this past cycle, after losing his son Beau to cancer in 2015.
Dec. 5, 2016
An analysis of car accidents found that drivers who slept only five or six hours in the previous 24 had nearly twice the accident rate of drivers who slept a full seven hours or more.
Dec. 5, 2016
In Liberia, a team of epidemiologists have to delay a criminal investigation, look the other way on illegal drug use and build trust to stop an outbreak of Ebola.
Dec. 5, 2016
Sammy Lee, a Korean War veteran and the first American platform diver to win gold in consecutive Olympics, dies of pneumonia at the age of 96.
Dec. 5, 2016
The high court heard arguments Monday in cases testing whether lawmakers in Virginia and North Carolina weighed race too heavily in redrawing state legislative districts.
Dec. 5, 2016
Italian archaeologists found a pair of mummified knees in Nefertari's tomb in 1904. For the first time, tests indicate that the knees belonged to the great queen herself.
Dec. 5, 2016
A day after the Army Corps of Engineers blocked the proposed route for the Dakota Access Pipeline, the tribal leader said "nothing will happen" until the Trump administration begins.
Dec. 5, 2016

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