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President Obama promised to close the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo. President-elect Trump has said he'll keep it open, though only 60 prisoners are there today.
Nov. 14, 2016
The national polls weren't that far off, but something was clearly up in the state polls.
Nov. 14, 2016
Comey has nearly seven years left on his term, but became a divisive figure during the campaign. The Trump team is also considering how to fill other critical vacancies at the Justice Department.
Nov. 14, 2016
Chinese food has long been seen as cheap takeout. Now a new generation of deep-pocketed immigrant restaurateurs aims to offer an updated spin on the Chinese restaurant, with prices to match the decor.
Nov. 14, 2016
Yu Xu was a member of the Chinese air force's elite aerobatics team, and was the first woman to fly China's J-10 fighter jet. She died in a training accident over the weekend.
Nov. 14, 2016
Wynne Davis, an American college student, was studying international security in Paris when terrorists struck last November. She reflects on how it's influenced her and other students there.
Nov. 14, 2016
Apps like WhatsApp and Telegram are the latest to face crackdowns, a new report says. Two-thirds of Internet users live in countries that censor criticism of the government, military or rulers.
Nov. 14, 2016
The WikiLeaks founder has spent years in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, to avoid extradition for questioning over alleged sexual misconduct. Now he's taking questions after all — at the embassy.
Nov. 14, 2016
While Republicans have held relatively steady since 2008 with urban and suburban voters, they have made considerable gains in rural America.
Nov. 14, 2016
Ad campaigns of the first and second World Wars sold Americans on this surprising pairing. Despite a rocky history of breakups, the chemistry between these two flavors cannot be denied.
Nov. 14, 2016
Priebus stayed on good terms with Trump as the nominee and made sure the party's apparatus backed him up.
Nov. 14, 2016
Young voters showed an increase in third party support, potentially low turnout, and stronger-than-expected support for Trump in some key midwestern states that Clinton lost.
Nov. 14, 2016
At least two people died in the powerful quake on Sunday, which has been followed by a series of aftershocks. Highways and railroads are destroyed; military aircraft are preparing to drop supplies.
Nov. 14, 2016
A leader of the maker movement talks about how building stuff can help students, teachers, schools and parents be more creative.
Nov. 14, 2016
A large study alleviates concerns that Celebrex boosts the risk for heart attacks and strokes as much as Vioxx. But the findings raise some concerns about prescription doses of ibuprofen and naproxen.
Nov. 14, 2016
Africa's authoritarian leaders have been congratulating Donald Trump and rejoicing in an end to what they see as an Obama administration critical of some African governments' human rights records.
Nov. 13, 2016
Comedian Dave Chappelle hosted Saturday Night Live Saturday, which featured a somber opening and commentary about race relations after Donald Trump's victory.
Nov. 13, 2016
Michel Martin reflects on the divides that seemed particularly prevalent during and after the 2016 election, and what comes next.
Nov. 13, 2016
Donald Trump has picked Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus for chief of staff and former Breitbart News chief Steve Bannon as chief strategist in his incoming administration.
Nov. 13, 2016
Donald Trump says he would undo NAFTA, which he calls the "worst trade deal ever." Economists say many jobs depend on U.S.-Mexico trade, but others say NAFTA has been bad for Mexico's economy.
Nov. 13, 2016

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