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Kosovo, which declared independence in 2008, and South Sudan, which followed three years later, are both sending athletes to the Olympics for the first time.
Aug. 3, 2016
Without explanation, prosecutors slashed a mutli-million dollar criminal penalty they were seeking in a trial over gas pipeline safety.
Aug. 3, 2016
Clinton visited a Colorado tie company on Wednesday, questioning why her Republican rival makes his name-brand ties in China and not America.
Aug. 3, 2016
This summer, the first stop for many U.K. partiers will be a special tent where, without fear of arrest, they can get their illegal drugs tested for potency and makeup to prevent overdoses.
Aug. 3, 2016
Looking for a healthy variety of bugs? You might want to try searching in your wealthiest friend's house. Neighborhood income is a good predictor of the number of kinds of bugs in homes.
Aug. 3, 2016
Clinton still has far more cash in the bank, but Trump has caught up considerably.
Aug. 3, 2016
Nighttime driving restrictions on teens may save lives, a study finds, but should probably be shifted to include late evening. A third of all fatal crashes with teen drivers happen after dark.
Aug. 3, 2016
Sales of food labeled "non-GMO" are booming, and it's starting to annoy organic food companies. They see the non-GMO label as cut-rate competition that doesn't deliver what shoppers imagine.
Aug. 3, 2016
In his campaign, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised to launch an investigation into the disappearances of more than 1,000 Native women. Families and advocates have been waiting for years.
Aug. 3, 2016
State Department spokesman John Kirby said there was no quid pro quo with the $400 million payment, which he said was tied to a claim Iran launched in an international tribunal.
Aug. 3, 2016
For both candidates on the Democratic Party ticket, religious faith has provided a foundation for their progressive politics.
Aug. 3, 2016
"God didn't want people to be poor," is how one historian described the view the Trump family pastor.
Aug. 3, 2016
Most of them were serving sentences for nonviolent crimes. The White House says it's the most grants in a day since at least 1900. Obama has commuted far more sentences than other recent presidents.
Aug. 3, 2016
Turkish lawmakers want the U.S. to extradite U.S.-based Fetullah Gulen, who they say backed a failed coup. But the process is far from easy and depends on international politics as much as courts.
Aug. 3, 2016
Baltimore police shot and killed Korryn Gaines, 23, on Monday after an hourslong standoff; her 5-year-old son was wounded. Police say Gaines was posting video of the standoff on social media.
Aug. 3, 2016
Having a serious mental diagnosis doesn't necessarily mean that juries will consider an insanity defense. Some states have changed their laws to exclude people with antisocial personality disorder.
Aug. 3, 2016
An Alabama parole board has denied early release to a 78-year-old Ku Klux Klansman, who was convicted of killing four black girls in the 1963 bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham.
Aug. 3, 2016
A third of U.S. adults are obese, and 80 percent don't eat enough fruits, veggies and whole grains. Yet our poll with Truven Health Analytics suggests that as a nation, we eat with blinders on.
Aug. 3, 2016
Buoyed by agriculture interest groups, obstetrician Roger Marshall easily ousted Kansas Rep. Tim Huelskamp, a conservative member of the rabble-rousing Freedom Caucus.
Aug. 3, 2016
They joined a club started by an Olympic marathoner. They've learned to push through the pain. They get their school fees paid. And one of them is fast enough to join her mentor in Rio.
Aug. 3, 2016

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