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Notes, bills and contracts dating to as early as 43 A.D. were discovered during work on a new building in London. The wooden tablets mention debts, legal disputes and one Tertius the Brewer.
June 2, 2016
The solicitor general argued cases ranging from his successful defense of Obamacare to advocacy on behalf of constitutional protections for same-sex marriage.
June 2, 2016
California once played the role of a baseball team's ninth-inning pitcher, nailing down a win. Now it's more like a reserve player waiting on the bench in case of extra innings (which never happen).
June 2, 2016
Scrutiny by Sen. Charles Grassley and an investigation by NPR and ProPublica led a Missouri hospital to give $17 million in debt relief. Will other nonprofit hospitals follow suit?
June 2, 2016
Suspended students more often drop out of school, says the report from UCLA's Civil Rights Project. And that imposes broad social costs.
June 2, 2016
In North Jersey, it's called Taylor Ham and in South Jersey, it's pork roll. The governor and legislature are taking sides. Even President Obama brought it up during a visit to the Garden State.
June 2, 2016
Afghan commandos, supported by U.S. special operations forces, launched a raid into a village contested by the Taliban. The raid permitted an aid convoy to make progress after nearly a month.
June 2, 2016
The journalists' union has battled the government for decades. But journalists say the current period is the worst they can recall, with three top members of the union facing trial on Saturday.
June 2, 2016
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Thursday is announcing new proposed regulations which aim to stop some predatory lending practices.
June 1, 2016
Legislation allowing people to choose their bathroom based on their gender identity has now been embraced by both chambers of the Massachusetts legislature.
June 1, 2016
Federal prosecutors say they couldn't find evidence to support claims that Jamar Clark was shot to death while handcuffed. Protesters had demanded charges against two police officers.
June 1, 2016
One year after Elizabeth Holmes topped the magazine's list of the wealthiest self-made women with a worth of $4.5 billion, Forbes now values her fortune at "nothing."
June 1, 2016
Many African men hope for a brighter future across the Mediterranean — and risk their lives to make the crossing. Senegal is trying to make sure they don't go.
June 1, 2016
Trump U. was not a "university." The goal was to sell potential "buyers" on escalating packages, up to $35,000. Seminars included showing buyers how to capitalize on the housing crisis.
June 1, 2016
The president went back to the Indiana town to highlight its economic rebound. Since he first visited in early 2009, the unemployment rate has plunged from about 19 percent to around 4 percent.
June 1, 2016
The international aid convoy reached Daraya less than a month after government forces turned away a previous delivery attempt.
June 1, 2016
Usually in nature, it's the females who choose the males they mate with. But researchers say a type of male orb-weaving spider selects the female — which will cannibalize them afterward.
June 1, 2016
A French company and an Egyptian agency say the ship Laplace has picked up signals that appear to belong to a flight recorder from EgyptAir MS804, which crashed into the Mediterranean last month.
June 1, 2016
Police are swarming the UCLA campus, seeking an active shooter. The Los Angeles Police Department confirms two people are dead, and the campus is on lockdown.
June 1, 2016
Starr has been under fire over the university's handling of allegations of sexual assault on campus. The university had previously removed him from the presidency.
June 1, 2016

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