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A new Pew poll shows that there are few issues that Democrats and Republicans agree need to be fixed — and even then, they often don't agree on how to fix them.
Oct. 18, 2018
The president has been personally involved with the future of the FBI's Pennsylvania Avenue headquarters building, and Democrats say it is an abuse of power intended to help his hotel up the street.
Oct. 18, 2018
Investigative reporters Susanne Craig and David Barstow say the president received today's equivalent of $413 million from his father's real estate empire, through what appears to be tax fraud.
Oct. 18, 2018
Millions of people burn animal dung for heating and cooking. To find out if the smoke can cause lung issues, researcher Claire McCarthy used some unorthodox methods.
Oct. 18, 2018
De Mistura told the U.N. Security Council he was leaving for "purely personal reasons." In his final month, he plans to make a major push to try to lay the groundwork for a new constitution in Syria.
Oct. 18, 2018
Shooting broke out at the end of a meeting at the governor's palace in Kandahar on how to maintain security during in in Afghanistan's upcoming parliamentary elections.
Oct. 18, 2018
All kinds of bacteria live with us indoors, and some can make us sick. A new study shows that rooms exposed to light had about half the live bacteria found in rooms that were kept in darkness.
Oct. 18, 2018
EU leaders have called off a planned November summit on the next phase of Brexit discussions because of a lack of progress.
Oct. 18, 2018
A scientific paper published this week predicts climate change will send beer prices skyrocketing and drastically reduce the barley crop. It got tons of media attention. But is beer really doomed?
Oct. 18, 2018
Proceeds from the concerts, featuring a holographic image of the deceased artist, would go to the Winehouse Foundation, which works to prevent drug and alcohol abuse in young people.
Oct. 18, 2018
Jane Sherron De Hart's biography sheds light on personal and professional challenges Ginsburg faced on the way to the top and puts the Supreme Court justice's life in context.
Oct. 18, 2018
Women who had relationships with occupying German soldiers faced official retaliation after the war. "For many, this was just a teenage love," Prime Minister Erna Solberg said.
Oct. 18, 2018
VA says 115 vets with other-than-honorable discharges received mental health care last year under a new program. Veterans advocates say it's a tiny fraction of such vets who need help.
Oct. 18, 2018
More than two-thirds of Medicaid recipients are enrolled in privately run Medicaid managed care programs. Yet the evidence is thin these contractors improve patient care or save the government money.
Oct. 18, 2018
Half of eligible voters might go to the polls this fall, which would be the highest turnout level in a midterm election since the mid-1960s, another time of cultural and social upheaval.
Oct. 18, 2018

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