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Republicans are planning an ambitious agenda in anticipation of controlling both the White House and Congress for the first time in a decade.
Dec. 22, 2016
Fake news is everywhere, and many Americans in this digital age struggle to sort fact from fiction. The fix: Teach them when they're young.
Dec. 22, 2016
There were expectations that Donald Trump would do worse with Latino voters than any candidate in history, but that didn't happen.
Dec. 22, 2016
The STOCK Act bars presidents and members of Congress from trading securities based on the kind of insider information they routinely have access to.
Dec. 22, 2016
The federal government pays for kidney transplants. But the program only pays for essential anti-rejection drugs for three years. Many people can't afford them, and can end up losing the kidney.
Dec. 22, 2016
Despite the fossil fuel-friendly cabinet shaping up under President-elect Donald Trump, renewable energy companies aren't as pessimistic as you might think. They say market forces are on their side.
Dec. 22, 2016
Uber will have to park its self-driving cars in California for now. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles said it revoked the registrations of 16 vehicles owned by the ride-hailing company.
Dec. 21, 2016
Wikipedia's most edited articles of 2016 range from the obvious to the outlandish.
Dec. 21, 2016
In response to an NPR investigation that shows 10 times the number of cases as currently reported, members of Congress are asking three federal agencies to work together to obtain an accurate count.
Dec. 21, 2016
Now, if you give Uber access to your phone contacts, you could set a person, rather than a location, as a destination of your ride — and get a prompt to Snapchat the waiting friend in the meantime.
Dec. 21, 2016
Using cars, vans or trucks to kill large numbers of people, a tactic embraced by ISIS, is easy to carry out and hard to deter. Such attacks have taken place across the globe, including in the U.S.
Dec. 21, 2016
Gambian president Yahya Jammeh is defying calls from regional and international leaders to give up power, despite his loss at the polls earlier this month.
Dec. 21, 2016
Cutting by half the time that children are given antibiotics for ear infections didn't do as good a job, a study finds. And it didn't reduce antibiotic resistance, which was a key goal.
Dec. 21, 2016
Paper money is scarce as a result of a government edict. But a couple of major obstacles stand in the way of the cashless society.
Dec. 21, 2016
The Justice Department says two Brazilian companies have agreed to pay more than 3.5 billion for violating U.S. bribery laws in their dealings with Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras.
Dec. 21, 2016
After a serious brain injury, people often sleep just a few minutes at a time. As the brain heals, sleep patterns begin to return to normal. The link suggests restoring sleep could improve recovery.
Dec. 21, 2016
The new law will allow colleges and day cares to decide whether they want concealed weapons on their premises; it will also extend to public areas of airport terminals.
Dec. 21, 2016
Seeing someone close to you experience racial discrimination may have more of an effect on health than experiencing that discrimination yourself, a study finds.
Dec. 21, 2016
In what's become an NFL tradition, Houston Texans veterans took the rookie safety out for a pricey meal — and left him to pick up the tab. Former NFL punter Adam Podlesh says the hazing isn't funny.
Dec. 21, 2016
Donald Trump won. Hillary Clinton lost. But 2016 is the election that no one — even Trump himself — just can't get over.
Dec. 21, 2016

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