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A Berlin-based Israeli satirist tweaks selfies taken at the memorial to elicit discomfort — and reflection. The memorial, he says, is "not just another backdrop for goofy selfies."
Jan. 24, 2017
The pipelines had been blocked by the Obama administration, and President Trump's actions are expected to reignite the energy vs. environment debate.
Jan. 24, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that 59 percent of people contacted by a debt collector had outstanding medical bills. Telecommunications and utility bills trailed far behind.
Jan. 24, 2017
The 2017 Academy Award nominations were announced this morning. La La Land, as widely predicted, racked up the most, while Moonlight made a strong showing, as did Hell or High Water.
Jan. 24, 2017
Writer Katie Rich has apologized after an attempt at humor that resulted in her indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the situation says.
Jan. 24, 2017
The prime minister's office says the ruling "does nothing to change" its timetable of leaving the economic union by the end of March.
Jan. 24, 2017
The Affordable Care Act made it faster and easier for a coal miner with black lung to get compensation benefits. Many in coal country want that provision retained, even if the larger law is repealed.
Jan. 24, 2017
The president's CIA director was confirmed by the Senate Monday night. But Trump's Cabinet is still pretty thin at this point. Here's the status of his other nominees.
Jan. 24, 2017
Millions of migratory birds die every year after slamming into broadcast and cell towers. Scientists found that turning off steady-beam lights on towers reduced bird fatalities by 70 percent.
Jan. 24, 2017
The president greeted business leaders on his first full weekday in office by promising to eliminate three-fourths of federal regulations. Easier said than done. Much easier.
Jan. 24, 2017
Farmers are shy; chefs are ferocious. But they need each other to put local food on restaurant tables. A "speed-dating" event in Washington, D.C. matches farmers with chefs, aided by free beer.
Jan. 24, 2017
The new president has reinstated a policy first instituted by Ronald Reagan in 1984.
Jan. 23, 2017
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the first public images from its new weather satellite. The agency says the satellite's data will lead to more accurate weather forecasts.
Jan. 23, 2017
White House press secretary Sean Spicer, in his first full press briefing, pledges never to lie, although, says, "Sometimes we can disagree with the facts." He called media coverage "demoralizing."
Jan. 23, 2017
Recently discovered tweets show Sean Spicer has been at odds with the "ice cream of the future" for years. On Monday, Dippin' Dots tried to end the (one-sided) feud with a letter asking to be friends.
Jan. 23, 2017
Claims about the size of crowds for both President Trump's inauguration and the protests that followed the day after, are being debated. Scientists struggle with how to do that kind of head count.
Jan. 23, 2017
A champion of limited government, Pai has indicated plans to reel back Internet and other regulations. As FCC commissioner since 2012, Pai typically was a reliable opponent of Democrats' proposals.
Jan. 23, 2017
For many weeks, the president said he would step away from managing his businesses, but he offered no evidence. Now documents are turning up, showing he no longer is listed as top executive.
Jan. 23, 2017
Six million years ago, giant otters weighing more than 100 pounds lived among birds and water lilies in the wooded wetlands of China's Yunnan province. The discovery sheds light on how otters evolved.
Jan. 23, 2017
The Dutch village of Volendam is prosperous, picturesque — and a stronghold of Geert Wilders' far-right Freedom Party. Though it has few immigrants, Wilders' anti-immigrant message resonates.
Jan. 23, 2017

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