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The case centers on a man who was detained for three years without the right to appear before a judge and ask to be released on bond.
June 26, 2017
A new study finds that turtles are really good at carrying the bacteria that causes the potentially fatal disease.
June 26, 2017
Can the family of a slain Mexican teenager sue the federal agent who shot him from across the U.S.-Mexico border? The case tests a long-held doctrine called a Bivens action.
June 26, 2017
The nation's highest court says it will decide the fate of President Trump's travel ban in its session that begins in October.
June 26, 2017
In a closely watched case about church and state, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a religious school was entitled to state funding for playground resurfacing under a state program for nonprofits.
June 26, 2017
The Democratic Unionist Party also secured more than $1 billion in economic assistance for Northern Ireland.
June 26, 2017
"His legend will be that he destroyed our community and he got busted for it," said one activist. Arpaio's supporters say the criminal prosecution is political.
June 26, 2017
Many American women want to breast-feed. And try to. But only about half keep it up. It's like they've lost the instinct. One researcher thinks she's figured out why. And how to get the instinct back.
June 26, 2017
Liu was serving an 11-year prison sentence for what the government called "incitement to subvert state power." Liu has terminal cancer, his lawyer says.
June 26, 2017
The tubers are essential to the country's economy and culture, but their quality keeps declining. Now, researchers have found a way to mass produce good seed yams — and it could save the industry.
June 26, 2017
Screen time can be more than a distraction if you follow these principles.
June 26, 2017
Georgia's liberal grass-roots groups say they are more energized than discouraged after Democrat Jon Ossoff's disappointing, close loss to Republican Karen Handel in a closely watched special election
June 26, 2017
In 1969 it was the orbiting home and refuge for the first astronauts who walked on the moon. Today, after decades on display in a Smithsonian museum, the module is being restored for a national tour.
June 26, 2017
A campaign to legalize street vending is gaining strength from local resistance to President Trump's immigration policies — and fears that infractions could lead to deportation.
June 26, 2017
Long crippled by lawsuits and recall costs over its faulty air bags, Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. on Sunday.
June 26, 2017
New research provides the first hard look at the nation's largest, single statewide voucher program and its impact on students.
June 26, 2017
Colombia's president says at least six people died after the boat began sinking. An even deadlier incident was avoided, as recreational boats rushed to the scene to pull people out of the water.
June 26, 2017
Long crippled by lawsuits and recall costs over its faulty air bags, Takata, the Japanese auto parts maker, filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the U.S. on Sunday.
June 25, 2017
That answer, as seen Sunday in Boise, Idaho: $300,000 and a lot of determination. St. Luke's Health System, which moved the historic sequoia, says it "was never even an option" to cut it down.
June 25, 2017
For many Muslims around the world, Sunday marks the start of Eid al-Fitr, a time of prayer and celebration. Here's a peek at the festivities, which are often as different as the places they're held.
June 25, 2017

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