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Arkansas' attempt to carry out a spate of executions before the end of the month has so far been thwarted by a dizzying series of court decisions. The state is still preparing to execute the two men.
April 20, 2017
Administration officials told organizers that "given currently active security threats, it is not possible to assure that the event could be held successfully." Coulter says she'll speak anyway.
April 20, 2017
Nearly 100 days into Trump's presidency there are still big questions about what his proposed tax overhaul will include — and whether the large changes he had envisioned are even possible.
April 20, 2017
Max Baker got treatment for his opioid dependency and kicked the habit. He'd been clean for more than a year when a car accident and subsequent surgery returned him to addiction's spiral.
April 20, 2017
The Al Fatih Academy in Virginia is one of about 270 Islamic schools in the U.S. The staff aim to give their students a well-rounded education and promote civic awareness.
April 20, 2017
The No. 1 ranked female tennis player in the world will take a break from the sport even as she is at the top of her game.
April 19, 2017
At Wednesday's oral arguments, a clear majority of justices seemed troubled by a Missouri policy that bars state money from going to religious schools for playground improvements.
April 19, 2017
More young men are "falling to the bottom of the income ladder," while young women drive growth in the number of young people working full time in the U.S., according to a new Census Bureau report.
April 19, 2017
American Oversight, a watchdog group of former Obama administration lawyers, is using the Freedom of Information Act to keep tabs on the Trump administration's agencies.
April 19, 2017
A Foreign Ministry spokesman suggests some media were "hyping certain gossip to hint at something undisclosed." A U.S. trademark lawyer says the process moved remarkably fast.
April 19, 2017
Outraged by shortages and what they see as a dictatorial regime, demonstrators across the country rallied against the Venezuelan president. Clashes with police left more protesters killed.
April 19, 2017
Starbucks released its Unicorn Frappuccino amid a swirl of social media buzz. "It looks nice," says one customer. And in the age of likes, snaps and tweets, the fantasy may be all that matters.
April 19, 2017
The global giraffe population has dropped sharply in recent decades, prompting calls to protect the species from habitat loss, illegal hunting and trophy seekers.
April 19, 2017
Almost half a million veterans gained health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, cutting the number of uninsured vets by 40 percent.
April 19, 2017
Emirates said the recent restrictions on visas and electronic devices had dampened consumer demand. The Dubai-based carrier will pare back flights to five of the 12 U.S. cities it serves.
April 19, 2017
President Trump's inauguration took in $107 million, more than double former President Barack Obama's record-setting $53 million haul in 2009.
April 19, 2017
The Veterans Choice program was supposed to make it quicker and easier for vets to see a doctor by paying for private-sector care. But it's ended up being slower and more complicated.
April 19, 2017
It was one of the most incendiary episodes in India's modern history, with communal rioting that killed more than 2,000 people. Now, the Supreme Court has revived criminal conspiracy charges.
April 19, 2017
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells Congress that the Trump administration will take another look at sanctions to see if lifting them was in line with U.S. national security interests.
April 19, 2017
Karen Handel kept her distance from Trump in the Georgia special election, but her efforts to strip Planned Parenthood of funding at the Komen Foundation could keep liberals fired up.
April 19, 2017

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