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Snap Inc., the company behind the popular disappearing-message app Snapchat, has priced its initial public offering of 200 million non-voting shares at $17 each.
March 2, 2017
Then-Sen. Jeff Sessions spoke twice with the Russian ambassador last year, but testified at his Senate confirmation hearing that he hadn't. When he talked with the ambassador he was a Trump adviser.
March 1, 2017
The Trump administration is promising to crack down on trade practices it sees as unfair, even if that runs afoul of the World Trade Organization
March 1, 2017
Despite one of the wettest winters on record, California Gov. Jerry Brown hasn't declared the five-year drought over yet. But the water shortages may to be over.
March 1, 2017
Failure rates for the most common forms of contraception are down, but it's not entirely clear whether it's due to education, availability, or other reasons.
March 1, 2017
The judge has given prosecutors 48 hours to appeal the bond ruling. The widow of the Pulse nightclub shooter is accused of aiding her husband's terrorist attack in which 49 people were killed.
March 1, 2017
Some 69,000 employees are covered by a class-action lawsuit against the company. Hundreds of women have given newly released first-hand accounts of enduring unwanted sexual advances by male superiors.
March 1, 2017
On the mold market — which is a thing, apparently — this bit of green is a "holy relic": some of the mold that helped Alexander Fleming discover penicillin. And it sold for big bucks at auction.
March 1, 2017
Lego figurines of five storied female NASA pioneers will soon grace toy-store shelves. The project, proposed by a science writer, is meant to shed light on women's contributions to the space program.
March 1, 2017
The city's crisis over lead-laced water dates back to 2014, and the state has paid more than $40 million in credits for the unsafe water in an effort to ease the burden for residents.
March 1, 2017
Democrats say they'll try to keep Republicans voting on whether to look into the president's ethics. A House Republican says the Democrats are "going through the stages of grief" after the election.
March 1, 2017
About half of Americans own stock, though most stocks are owned by the wealthiest. For many, a booming stock market does not offer direct benefits.
March 1, 2017
Cocoa plantations in Puerto Rico were wiped out centuries ago. Now, local pride and the sheer love of chocolate are bringing back local cocoa.
March 1, 2017
Scientists say they've found the remains of tube- and string-like organisms in Canadian rocks that are at least 3.7 billion years old. But findings like these are always controversial.
March 1, 2017
The senior adviser to the president didn't mean any harm when she appeared to violate ethics rules in an appearance on Fox and Friends last month, the Trump administration says.
March 1, 2017
After a less confrontational Trump addressed Congress, the vice president and top Democrats took to the air to put their imprint on how his speech is being received.
March 1, 2017
Marie Collins, who was the only survivor of abuse active on the panel, said Pope Francis was sincere in establishing the panel — but that others in the Vatican have refused to cooperate.
March 1, 2017
Ali Cobby Eckermann, an Australian indigenous poet forcibly taken from her family as a child, discovered without warning last week she had just won one of the richest literary prizes in the world.
March 1, 2017
One of the world's largest agricultural shows is underway in Paris. France is Europe's top agricultural producer, and as its presidential election approaches, the show is a must-stop for candidates.
March 1, 2017
She survived the virus and made the cover of Time magazine as an 'Ebola fighter.' Now she's dead at 28, leaving behind a husband and their four young children.
March 1, 2017

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