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By challenging President Hassan Rouhani, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is also seen defying Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who had reportedly urged him not to run.
April 12, 2017
Social media took a lot of blame for intensifying polarization and partisan acrimony during the presidential campaign. Now some startups and researchers are trying to burst ideological filter bubbles.
April 12, 2017
There's a "certain possibility" that President Vladimir Putin will also meet with the diplomats, a Kremlin spokesman says. Putin says the U.S.-Russia relationship has worsened in recent months.
April 12, 2017
The rise of organic produce has sparked a new interest in using biopesticides like fungi to kill insects, instead of traditional synthetic ones. But they are still just a tiny segment of the market.
April 12, 2017
The use of corporal punishment is on the decline, but at one high school in N.C., the principal paddles his students himself.
April 12, 2017
President Trump, who has questioned the relevance of NATO and challenged allies to spend more on their own defense, meets Thursday with the head of the military alliance.
April 12, 2017
Under the Affordable Care Act, most members of Congress and staff who want to buy health insurance must buy it on the exchange. That requirement is not affected by bills aimed at replacing the ACA.
April 12, 2017
Lawyers for the magazine have reached a confidential settlement with Nicole Eramo over a story about an alleged gang rape on the campus of the University of Virginia, according to The Washington Post.
April 12, 2017
An investigation into U.S.-launched air strikes targeting ISIS and killing an estimated 150 civilians last month is underway. Survivors say families were forcibly packed into houses by ISIS fighters.
April 12, 2017
Dorothy Mengering became a hit with viewers when her son put her on his Late Show on CBS. She baked and appeared via satellite in her Indiana kitchen for a segment called "Guess Mom's Pies."
April 12, 2017
The White House Office of Management and Budget also calls on federal agencies and the public to come up with ideas to overhaul government services.
April 11, 2017
It was the first race for a congressional seat since President Trump took office, and in the closing days, Republicans feared Democrat Jason Thompson might surge ahead in the conservative district.
April 11, 2017
The blues-rock guitarist was found dead in his Massachusetts home. Police said he died of natural causes.
April 11, 2017
Bears have a taste for honey but are really after the bee "brood": eggs, larvae, and pupae — a source of protein and fat. Bee experts note that after a bear attack, a colony is unlikely to survive.
April 11, 2017
After a man was dragged down the aisle of a United Express flight, the airline initially blamed the man for refusing to leave the flight. Now the CEO has issued a fuller apology for the incident.
April 11, 2017
While Trump Model Management "enjoyed many years of success," the Trump Organization said in a statement that it was choosing to focus on its core businesses of real estate, golf and hospitality.
April 11, 2017
Aramis Ayala, the state attorney for Orange and Osceola counties, says Gov. Rick Scott acted unconstitutionally when he removed her from 23 cases for refusing to pursue the death penalty.
April 11, 2017
The U.S. military's burn center in San Antonio is responsible for treating service members who are badly burned. But, to stay sharp, the medical teams there also treat civilians.
April 11, 2017
The National Academy of Sciences has toughened up its guidelines to call cutting corners, dubious statistics and not fully sharing research methods "detrimental" to science.
April 11, 2017
The blasts went off before Borussia Dortmund's match Tuesday night against Monaco, and the team says defender Marc Bartra sustained injuries and was transported to a hospital.
April 11, 2017

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