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Polls suggest that's what the majority of the public wants. It's become a hot issue for Democratic presidential candidates. But experts say inertia is likely to win out.
Mar. 22, 2019
The event is touted as a way to connect to past traditions in Kyrgyzstan — and perhaps boost the tourism industry.
Mar. 22, 2019
Opponents of decriminalization say the multi-billion-dollar industry exploits sex workers. But activists and academics say legalization would protect workers and benefit public health.
Mar. 22, 2019
Police say they have arrested a 17-year-old male for allegedly making threats targeting specific ethnic groups at Virginia's Charlottesville High School.
Mar. 22, 2019
Moore, a conservative commentator and former Trump campaign adviser, has joined the president in criticizing the central bank. "The Fed is sucking the oxygen out of the economy," Moore has said.
Mar. 22, 2019
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who ousted an elected government in 2014, is seeking to remain in power. But many analysts say the military has sought to silence opposition voices.
Mar. 22, 2019
While Sen. Elizabeth Warren may be dominating the policy debate, there is little evidence that voters are rewarding politicians who flesh out their plans over others with strong personal brands.
Mar. 22, 2019
The president signed an executive order on Thursday conditioning research grants on "compliance with the First Amendment."
Mar. 22, 2019
A week after a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, friends and family have been gathering for funerals and to listen to the Muslim call to prayer.
Mar. 22, 2019
The president said he was ordering the Treasury Department to withdraw added "large scale sanctions" against North Korea on the same day Pyongyang quit a liaison office with South Korea.
Mar. 22, 2019
Several states require doctors who perform medical abortions to tell their patients the procedure can be "reversed" with progesterone. There's an absence of evidence to support that contention.
Mar. 22, 2019
About 14,000 U.S. troops are in Afghanistan. U.S. representatives have been negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban and President Trump has said he wants to cut down the U.S. presence there.
Mar. 22, 2019
European Union leaders gave the country two different deadlines, depending on whether U.K. lawmakers can agree on a path forward. One deadline is in two months; the other in two weeks.
Mar. 22, 2019
The Trump administration wants to increase transparency in prescription drug pricing. But health economists say the administration's call to tie prices to what other nations pay might work better.
Mar. 22, 2019
Rep. Abigail Spanberger's bipartisan credentials were a central issue for voters at a recent town hall. The freshman lawmaker beat a Republican incumbent in an ideologically diverse Virginia district.
Mar. 22, 2019

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