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What a meme-maker and an investigative journalist teach us about the power of the Facebook empire, and how its opaque decisions harm real people.
Feb. 3, 2017
Now that he's declared his campaign for re-election, President Trump can continue to funnel money into his own businesses, but the payments will also face more scrutiny.
Feb. 3, 2017
A new study looks at the role that trees play in the lives of African farmers — and yields some surprising data.
Feb. 3, 2017
Less than a week after Iran tested a ballistic missile, the U.S. government expanded economic sanctions against the country.
Feb. 3, 2017
President Trump has called the financial regulations passed during the Obama administration a "disaster." An executive action expected Friday would order a review of the law.
Feb. 3, 2017
"I bet it's brand new information to people," Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway said of her false claim that a massacre by Iraqi refugees prompted a halt to the refugee program.
Feb. 3, 2017
People from both sides of the aisle have come close to scuttling the nomination of the Michigan philanthropist to be Secretary of Education.
Feb. 3, 2017
The unemployment rate, meanwhile, rose just slightly, ticking up a tenth of a percentage point to 4.8 percent. Average hourly wages increased by 3 cents.
Feb. 3, 2017
A dairy farmer in Dorset, England, is distilling the sweet, high-fat milk of cows into a creamy and versatile beverage that is attracting the attention of both consumers and industry experts.
Feb. 3, 2017
A machete-wielding man shouted "Allahu Akbar" and attacked a security patrol near the Louvre Museum Friday, prompting a soldier to shoot the man, wounding him, the head of Paris police says.
Feb. 3, 2017
Large companies in particular — those that have always offered job-based medical coverage — say a poorly thought-out replacement might turn out to be worse for them and their workers.
Feb. 3, 2017
President Trump says and does things in a similar way to what you see on reality TV, says Tom Forman. He would know, because he makes reality TV shows.
Feb. 3, 2017
The Johnson Amendment to the tax code, which President Trump vowed to "totally destroy," prohibits non-profit organizations from endorsing or opposing political candidates.
Feb. 3, 2017
Snap — expected to be valued at more than $20 billion when it goes public — may be the first company to use the term "sexting" in an initial public offering filing with the SEC.
Feb. 2, 2017
On Thursday the GOP-controlled House voted to overturn an Obama administration rule designed to keep firearms out of the hands of some people deemed mentally ill.
Feb. 2, 2017
It's a shift from earlier comments by Trump, who had seemed to give Israel a green light to build more housing for Jewish settlers in areas the Palestinians hope will become part of a future state.
Feb. 2, 2017
The travel ban imposed by the president a week ago on people from seven Muslim-majority countries is only the latest executive order through the years grounded in race, ethnicity or country of origin.
Feb. 2, 2017
Travis Kalanick said in an email to employees, "Joining the group was not meant to be an endorsement of the President or his agenda but unfortunately it has been misinterpreted to be exactly that."
Feb. 2, 2017
Following a ballistic missile test by Iran on Sunday, the speaker of the House said he would be in favor of additional sanctions, as did the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Feb. 2, 2017
Yemeni-owned shops shut their doors for eight hours across the five boroughs. Organizers say many owners were personally affected by the ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations.
Feb. 2, 2017

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