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The billion-dollar museum is set to open near Giza's pyramids next year. The highlight: King Tut. But amid a financial crisis and drop in tourism, who will come?
Nov. 15, 2016
Critics from the left and the right have charged that Donald Trump has invited a modern face of racism into the White House by naming Breitbart chief Steve Bannon to be his chief strategist.
Nov. 15, 2016
As diplomats await news of their new boss, all eyes are on Rudy Giuliani, a longtime Trump friend with little foreign policy experience. Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton is also in the running.
Nov. 15, 2016
New Yorker writer Evan Osnos talks about the executive orders and other actions that Trump can use to undo existing agreements on climate change, immigration and foreign policy.
Nov. 15, 2016
It's billed as the "largest movable land-based structure ever built," and is an important step toward ultimately dismantling the reactor. The 1986 blast was the world's worst-ever nuclear disaster.
Nov. 15, 2016
The GOP leadership elections are a show of unity heading into the new year where Republicans will control both the legislative and executive branches.
Nov. 15, 2016
Some Massachusetts opioid users are so desperate to quit the drug habit they are asking judges to lock them up and require treatment. But critics question whether courts should play this role.
Nov. 15, 2016
Twitter has long faced criticism for its inability to curb harassment and threatening posts. It's now giving users new ways to flag abuse or avoid seeing offensive posts.
Nov. 15, 2016
Many counties in Rust Belt states like Wisconsin, Iowa and Pennsylvania that had backed President Obama just four years ago were crucial to Donald Trump's victory.
Nov. 15, 2016
Viruses can hit people in different ways, with symptoms ranging from minimal to severe. A doctor wanted to know if that was true for Ebola as well.
Nov. 15, 2016
Residents have received text messages in recent days, warning them to leave before the offensive began. Humanitarian conditions are worsening in the rebel-held neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo.
Nov. 15, 2016
Republicans dislike the health law's requirement to have insurance or pay a fine. But if they want to keep the ban on preexisting conditions, they need to find a way to make customers purchase a plan.
Nov. 15, 2016
The endangered Florida panther has only bred south of the Caloosahatchee River since 1973. Now, a female has turned up on the north side, and it could be a good thing for the future of the species.
Nov. 15, 2016
Pipelines are center stage in a fight over the nation's energy future, concerns about climate change, and private property rights. And Donald Trump's election means the battles are likely to continue.
Nov. 15, 2016
The Democratic campaign of 2016 came down to relying on two categories: minority voters and Trump's character issues. There were lots of both, to be sure, but not quite enough of either.
Nov. 15, 2016
Muslim commentator Beenish Ahmed says the election results "make official a nostalgia for a whiter America."
Nov. 15, 2016
Facebook is under fire for fake news — articles that are not true, but go viral anyway — on its website. CEO Mark Zuckerberg says fake news isn't a problem, but Facebook is taking steps to block it.
Nov. 15, 2016
Cancer cells, it turns out, reflect light in a particular, polarized way that mantis shrimp can see. A tiny camera based on the shrimp's eye might help doctors better visualize tumors during surgery.
Nov. 15, 2016
Despite a lot of rhetoric, decades have passed — and administrations have come and gone — with little progress in educating language-minority students.
Nov. 15, 2016
As a candidate, Donald Trump said he'd limit the number of refugees the United States take in, perhaps end resettlement from Syria and even expel some current refugees. How will he proceed?
Nov. 15, 2016

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