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In 1968, when U.S. officials were claiming the Vietnam War was nearly won, North Vietnam and the Viet Cong launched a devastating attack during the Tet holiday. It was a turning point in the war.
Jan. 29, 2018
A research review suggests reminding people when their vaccinations are due or overdue increases the number of people who get immunized.
Jan. 29, 2018
Adults in a growing number of states and D.C. can now legally buy marijuana without a doctor's prescription. But obstetricians worry pregnant women don't realize the drug could hurt their kids.
Jan. 29, 2018
In a major shakeup, Lewis D'Vorkin steps down as editor in chief of the newspaper. He will be replaced by veteran Chicago journalist Jim Kirk.
Jan. 29, 2018
The attack occurred near the city's Marshal Fahim military academy. It is the fourth major attack by militants in little more than a week.
Jan. 28, 2018
The night, which might have been a fight for supremacy between Kendrick Lamar and Jay Z, ended up being a coronation for Bruno Mars, who won Album, Song and Record of the Year.
Jan. 28, 2018
Walker's comic strip skyrocketed in popularity when he transformed the setting to a military operation in the early 1950s to coincide with the Korean War.
Jan. 28, 2018
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the secret recording of his wife is part of a "wild and violent witch hunt" against his family. It's the second embarrassing leak to hit this month.
Jan. 28, 2018
The Swedish entrepreneur, whose company brought affordable, Scandinavian design to living rooms around the world, died Saturday in his home in Smaland, Sweden.
Jan. 28, 2018
Russian police dragged opposition leader Alexei Navalny from a march in Moscow and carried him feet-first into a van. Earlier Russian authorities appeared to raid his headquarters,
Jan. 28, 2018
From a theater company where audiences drink along with the actors to a book of cocktails inspired by his plays, alcohol has long been "a great provoker" in making the Bard's work more relatable.
Jan. 28, 2018
When an animal is listed as endangered that can be bad news for nearby businesses. That's why Georgia's biggest utility is helping to protect the slow-breeding gopher tortoise.
Jan. 28, 2018
The gender gap for President Trump's approval ratings is historically wide, but it doesn't appear to be exacerbating the GOP's troubles in campaign polling.
Jan. 28, 2018
One year into the Trump administration there are thousands of rank-and-file vacancies and hundreds in key management posts. A government shutdown and hiring freeze has led to a beleaguered workforce.
Jan. 28, 2018
The U.S. economy is humming as President Trump prepares to speak on the state of the union. The stock market is up, and unemployment is down. Some of these gains began before Trump took office.
Jan. 28, 2018
It was a medical miracle: Surgery that made it possible for babies born with heart defects to live to adulthood. But for some, those mended hearts start to falter decades later.
Jan. 28, 2018
Zeman was an early supporter of Donald Trump in the U.S. election. He's opposed Muslim immigration to the Czech Republic and wants closer relations with Russia and China.
Jan. 28, 2018
Three days after disgraced doctor Larry Nassar was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison, Michigan's Attorney General Bill Schuette said "no individual" at the school was "off limits" in the probe.
Jan. 27, 2018
Wynn, who has denied the allegations against him, was picked by President Trump to lead the RNC's fundraising efforts. It is not clear whether his donations to the GOP will be returned or donated.
Jan. 27, 2018
As the U.S. issues more sanctions over the Ukraine conflict and Russia's annexation of Crimea, Crimean leader Sergei Aksyonov speaks with NPR in Simferopol and lays out his vision for the region.
Jan. 27, 2018

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