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A United Nations reports the number of children killed and wounded rose 24 percent in 2016, and that all sides, including the U.S., are to blame for leaving unexploded ordnance in civilian areas.
Feb. 6, 2017
Right now, Betsy DeVos just barely has enough votes to be confirmed after two Senate Republicans announced last week they won't support her nomination.
Feb. 6, 2017
Efforts to stop the practice have focused on health risks. And yet it remains widespread. A new study may explain why.
Feb. 6, 2017
States of emergency were lifted for some parts of the country as efforts turned to recovering from wildfires that killed at least 11 people and drew firefighting resources from at least 15 countries.
Feb. 6, 2017
Fleece jackets and pullovers have transformed our experience of the outdoors. But the little, tiny synthetic fibers that fleece is made of could also be ending up in our diets.
Feb. 6, 2017
Bundy refused to pay federal grazing fees and led an armed standoff against federal agents in 2014. The trials against him and his followers are happening in several stages, beginning Monday.
Feb. 6, 2017
Both the president and congressional Republicans are now saying it's going to take time to come up with a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. Figure at least a year, Trump said Sunday.
Feb. 6, 2017
The Minnesota Legislature passed a bailout to make coverage under the Affordable Care Act more affordable, rejected an option for bare-bones insurance and is floating a state-sponsored public option.
Feb. 6, 2017
Charles Lindbergh became an instant hero when he flew across the Atlantic. But that wasn't his only moment of fame. He also created a hugely popular political movement — the America First Committee.
Feb. 6, 2017
If you were outside in the Midwest at around 1:30 a.m. this morning, you may have received quite a shock. The vivid meteor lit up the sky and set off sonic booms. Dramatic video captured the moment.
Feb. 6, 2017
Snow buried homes in multiple provinces around Kabul and in the mountainous northern part of the country this weekend. Officials said rescue crews had not yet reached some affected areas on Monday.
Feb. 6, 2017
Pitcher plants have evolved independently on three different continents. But new research shows they use many of the same tools to catch and eat their prey.
Feb. 6, 2017
The ban is unlawful, discriminatory and arbitrary — and hurts business, say 97 tech companies ranging from Apple and Facebook to Google and Uber.
Feb. 6, 2017
"A majority of people, regardless of race and gender, hold some bias towards women of color based on their hair."
Feb. 6, 2017
Killer Mike and El-P continue to out-muse each other in a supergroup that somehow seems to get better, louder, and more pertinent since their start in 2013.
Feb. 6, 2017
A document signed by former CIA Director Michael Hayden and others backs two states who say President Trump's immigration ban "unleashed chaos."
Feb. 6, 2017
Trump is the focal point not only of national political events but of national attention, period. When was the last time football was so overshadowed in the media the week before the Super Bowl?
Feb. 6, 2017
Why Obamacare is gaining in popularity, why people are marching in the streets, even why Trump won the presidency can all be explained by one thing — relative deprivation.
Feb. 6, 2017
After floods in West Virginia destroyed thousands of homes, residents struggled to find housing. Now, high school students in vocational schools are helping by building them small, functional homes.
Feb. 6, 2017
NAFTA critics say money and jobs go to Mexico, but U.S. companies, like Kansas City Southern, do benefit. The company, built around trade with Mexico, has been hit hard by Trump's victory.
Feb. 6, 2017

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