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Protests against President Nicolas Maduro, which have been raging for just under a month, show no signs of relenting. Both opponents and supporters of Maduro flooded the capital Wednesday.
April 26, 2017
After walking back a demand for border wall funding, President Trump is no longer threatening to stop health care subsidies under Obamacare, as conservatives renew a bid to repeal and replace the law.
April 26, 2017
"It was bad for the city. It was bad for business. You can't have a city going up twice in thirty years in flames because of its police department."
April 26, 2017
The daughter of peasant farmers, Edna Kiplagat was the fastest woman in the Beantown race by nearly a minute.
April 26, 2017
Just over a week after a vote consolidating President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's power, his government has undertaken a new nationwide operation to detain alleged supporters of last year's failed coup.
April 26, 2017
It's disputed who actually cancelled the conservative commentator's appearance. The university had called it off before due to security concerns, but backtracked after she vowed to come anyway.
April 26, 2017
Sudan has tender eyes, a craggy snout — and not long left to save his subspecies. So, a conservancy posted a Tinder profile for the elderly northern white rhino to raise money for fertility research.
April 26, 2017
This week, the Internet discovered that Nordstrom sells premium denim with a "crackled, caked-on muddy coating" — that is, fake dirt. Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe had some thoughts about that.
April 26, 2017
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a free-market proponent, wants to repeal Obama-era regulations that treat Internet service providers like utilities. "Nothing about the Internet was broken in 2015," he said.
April 26, 2017
Experiments with small clusters of networked brain cells are helping scientists see how real brains develop normally, and what goes awry when cells have trouble making connections.
April 26, 2017
Meat-processing employs more than a half-million people. An investigation found they've got some of the most dangerous factory jobs in America and suffer from injury, low pay and lack of work breaks.
April 26, 2017
The pontiff's message seemed to be directed at the audience in the room. "The more powerful you are," he said, "the more responsible you are to act humbly. If you don't, your power will ruin you."
April 26, 2017
The cuts have already hit some well-known names, including veteran NFL reporter Ed Werder, college football analyst Danny Kannell, and college basketball reporter C.L. Brown.
April 26, 2017
The details of the measure will be worked out in talks with Congress; the effect on the deficit is unknown.
April 26, 2017
This week 25 years ago, policemen were acquitted in the savage beating of African-American Rodney King. Five days of riots, arson and looting ensued, fueled by deep-rooted tensions that persist today.
April 26, 2017
The World Trade Organization deems U.S. labeling rules for dolphin-safe tuna are unfairly restrictive to Mexico. It says Mexico may seek $163 million annually from the U.S. in retaliatory measures.
April 26, 2017
"I believe that we have to look at North Korea as if Kim Jong Un will do what he says," says Adm. Harry Harris, commander of the U.S. Pacific Command.
April 26, 2017
Until now, the earliest signs of humans in the Americas dated back about 15,000 years. But new research puts people in California 130,000 years ago. Experts are wondering whether to believe it.
April 26, 2017
During more than four decades behind the camera, the Oscar-winning filmmaker forged a wide-ranging career — from documentaries to horror. He died Wednesday from complications of esophageal cancer.
April 26, 2017
"Shields Up!" the Cassini craft's Twitter feed announced Wednesday. If all goes well, new images of the ringed planet will reach Earth early Thursday.
April 26, 2017

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