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In a 24 hours span, the whiplash between a calmer, more presidential Trump versus the bombastic, caustic politician stood in stark contrast.
Apr. 28, 2016
In Istanbul's Grand Bazaar, a merchant calls it the worst tourist season in nearly four decades. Terrorism fears and a travel ban by Russia, an important source of tourists, are keeping visitors away.
Apr. 28, 2016
The $5 billion Shanghai company was the third financial firm to collapse in China since December. "Every time I take a bite of food," says an investor who lost everything, "I feel I am wasting money."
Apr. 28, 2016
The story goes that a woman decided to punish her cheating husband by heaping hot pepper on his chicken. It ended up tasting really good, and now the popularity of Nashville Hot Chicken is spreading.
Apr. 28, 2016
The president says he hopes to meet Mari Copeny on May 4 when he goes to Flint. She wrote to tell him about her activism on behalf of children affected by the city's contaminated water.
Apr. 27, 2016
Republican Gov. Bill Haslam signed a law allowing mental health counselors to refuse to treat patients based on religious objections. Critics say the measure discriminates against LGBT people.
Apr. 27, 2016
The New York billionaire's speech was short on specifics, but was more subdued and serious than often seen on the campaign trail, a sign of Trump's attempt to project a presidential tone.
Apr. 27, 2016
The campaign says it no longer needs so many staff for the remaining contests left on the calendar, but the move could be a sign of trouble.
Apr. 27, 2016
Mike DeWine said investigators discovered "commercial" marijuana-growing operations at some of the murder sites. Eight members of the same family were found dead at four homes in Pike County, Ohio.
Apr. 27, 2016
The agency says it doesn't have the rights to the technical details of the unlocking method, and so it can't submit it to a special review that would have determined if Apple should be informed.
Apr. 27, 2016
The legislation, which is unlikely to be revived this session, would have shielded people who refuse to provide services related to same-sex marriages.
Apr. 27, 2016
Eighteen months after a concussion or other traumatic brain injury, two-thirds of the patients in a recent study were still sleepy during the day. And most were unaware of their symptoms.
Apr. 27, 2016
You may be paying $38,000 more for that knee replacement than someone in another state, or even a few hundred miles down the road. And there doesn't seem to be any method to this madness.
Apr. 27, 2016
Fed policymakers are seeing more risks that could derail the U.S. economy. For example, China's growth is slow and our energy sector is weak. So the Fed chose Wednesday to keep interest rates low.
Apr. 27, 2016
Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John L. Smith resigned after being told he could no longer write about two of the state's biggest players, including his paper's new owner, Sheldon Adelson.
Apr. 27, 2016
In a minority of cases, violent behavior accompanies post-traumatic stress disorder. Military spouses can become victims, and there are few resources around to help them.
Apr. 27, 2016
They lost family, friends and cultural touchstones in the disaster of April 2015. Now they're doing "photo therapy."
Apr. 27, 2016
The core issue is how to determine a clean "official act" from a corrupt one, and where the line is. Oral arguments underscored how difficult it is to come up with a workable standard.
Apr. 27, 2016
Tubman's role as a professional cook has often been overlooked. She self-funded many of her heroic raids to rescue slaves through an activity she enjoyed and excelled at: cooking.
Apr. 27, 2016
The "major announcement" from Cruz is a last-ditch effort designed to shake-up the GOP primary race, one in which he badly trails front-runner Donald Trump.
Apr. 27, 2016

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