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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination "state terrorism." Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia's incursions in Ukraine.
March 23, 2017
"Some years ago, he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism," Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says.
March 23, 2017
House Republicans are poised to vote on legislation to repeal and replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act, despite ongoing opposition from hard-line conservatives.
March 23, 2017
A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.
March 23, 2017
Middle-aged white people without college degrees are increasingly likely to die of suicide, or drug and alcohol abuse. The lack of a pathway to solid jobs is one reason why, two economists say.
March 23, 2017
A surge of refugees is leaving America for Canada as they look for a more secure future. Refugees are quickly vetted by border agents and given access to shelter, health care and a work permit.
March 23, 2017
It may be considered the national pastime, but in the first three World Baseball Classics the United States was far from dominant. That changed Wednesday night in a lopsided title win.
March 22, 2017
Research hasn't yet confirmed the early hints that a mix of IV vitamins and steroids might stop the fatal organ failure of sepsis. But an effective treatment for sepsis would be a really big deal.
March 22, 2017
The online database has embraced the rating intended to highlight directing, writing and other aspects of filmmaking by women. This expands the rating's reach to the site's more than 4 million titles.
March 22, 2017
Trump picked up big margins in small and rural counties. But those areas would take the biggest hit with tax credit changes, according to an NPR analysis of data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
March 22, 2017
Since August 2016, there have been nearly 3,000 cases of mumps diagnosed in Arkansas. A epidemiologist explains how her team used online data and mathematical modeling to understand the outbreak.
March 22, 2017
President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman. Many questions are being raised about the deals' ethics.
March 22, 2017
it's aimed at rotavirus, a nasty pathogen that can cause diarrhea and kills 200,000 children a year in developing countries.
March 22, 2017
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is hosting officials from 68 countries to discuss how best to take on ISIS. "As a coalition we are not in the business of nation-building or reconstruction," he said.
March 22, 2017
The researchers say that when the highly intelligent kea parrots hear a call associated with play, they start playful tussling, aerial acrobatics, or throwing objects into the air.
March 22, 2017
Shares of the company's stock tumbled 12 percent today after the company acknowledged Tuesday that its future viability is not a sure thing. The company lost $2 billion last year.
March 22, 2017
Rep. Devin Nunes says he's seen reports that show then-President elect Trump and his aides were caught up in surveillance as they communicated with foreign targets being watched by U.S. intelligence
March 22, 2017
Monitor groups allege a strike by U.S.-led forces leveled a school near ISIS' de facto capital in Syria. The coalition says there's no indication it was responsible but it will investigate.
March 22, 2017
Caps in the GOP health plan have huge implications for people over 65. In addition to helping low-income seniors with long-term care, Medicaid helps pay for some of their Medicare premiums and copays.
March 22, 2017
The FDA says breast implants with textured surfaces are linked to at least 203 cancer cases, and that nine women have died. Nearly 300,000 people get breast implants each year in the U.S.
March 22, 2017

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