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In Germany, beer consumption is up as temperatures remain unusually high. This is good and bad news for the beer industry.
Aug. 14, 2018
Posh private hospitals give world-class care — and serve lattes. At government facilities, cancer patients sleep on the sidewalk. But the prime minister has a plan to help the poor.
Aug. 14, 2018
A man was arrested on "suspicion of terrorist offenses," police say, after his vehicle crossed through a pedestrian area Tuesday morning.
Aug. 14, 2018
Officials say the firefighter died Monday at the site of the Mendocino Complex Fire. Over the past several weeks, a total of six firefighters have died in connection to wildfires.
Aug. 13, 2018
The government called more than two dozen witnesses in its bid to prove Manafort had allegedly violated tax and banking laws. His defense team will have a chance to call witnesses next.
Aug. 13, 2018
Facebook determined that some of the event pages organizing last weekend's counter-protests were fake and took them down. How that affected genuine organizing efforts is hard to assess.
Aug. 13, 2018
The FDA recently warned against using lasers for so-called "vaginal rejuvenation" treatments to reshape or tighten the vagina. But one kind of laser treatment might have gotten a bad rap.
Aug. 13, 2018
GOP Rep. Bob Goodlatte's son has publicly criticized his father in recent days. The Goodlattes join a growing list of political families airing their differences in public.
Aug. 13, 2018
With the tariffs, sanctions and insults, these longtime allies are looking like anything but. As the Turkish lira falls, you may wonder what's going on here — and why it matters. We have answers.
Aug. 13, 2018
The HUD secretary is moving to overhaul an Obama-era rule intended to strengthen the 1968 Fair Housing Act and combat housing segregation. It "impeded development ... of affordable housing," he says.
Aug. 13, 2018
Nico Walker is currently in federal prison for bank robbery. That's given him plenty of time to write his semi-autobiographical novel Cherry, which has received glowing advance reviews.
Aug. 13, 2018
The votes come one week after the state House Judiciary Committee approved articles of impeachment against the entire bench of the state Supreme Court of Appeals.
Aug. 13, 2018
A team of six trained birds — rooks, actually — is collecting paper and cigarette stubs at the Puy du Fou park in western France. They drop the trash into a container in exchange for food.
Aug. 13, 2018
Afghanistan's military was launching a counteroffensive aimed at flushing militants out of the strategically vital city of Ghazni, which was attacked on Friday.
Aug. 13, 2018
Rallies in Bucharest and other cities were largely organized by expatriates who came home to demonstrate en masse. Police responded violently on Friday, but protests continued on Saturday and Sunday.
Aug. 13, 2018

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