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After big tech companies took action to take down white supremacist content, there have been calls for the government to step in to protect free speech on the right and left.
Aug. 23, 2017
High-level military brass may be able to bring discipline and order to an administration that sometimes has appeared to lack them.
Aug. 23, 2017
Highlighting the country's sharp divide over abortion and mixed reactions to requirements in the Affordable Care Act, Texas restricts insurance coverage while Oregon requires that it be covered.
Aug. 23, 2017
Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, the three-star commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet in Yokosuka, Japan, will be relieved of command on Wednesday after four accidents involving Navy ships, reports say.
Aug. 23, 2017
An Arizona law banning ethnic studies violated students' constitutional rights, a federal judge said Tuesday.
Aug. 22, 2017
So far the crowds that have come to welcome or protest the president are emotionally charged, but they remain mostly calm.
Aug. 22, 2017
The U.S. isn't alone in confronting sites dedicated to contentious, and often troubling, moments in its history.
Aug. 22, 2017
Ten Chinese and Russian companies and six individuals are targeted. Many were tied to rogue nation's coal and resource trade and its efforts to send workers abroad.
Aug. 22, 2017
LA is among the jurisdictions that limit their cooperation with federal authorities on immigration enforcement. The Trump administration has threatened to cut millions in funding to them.
Aug. 22, 2017
Energy Transfer Partners alleges Greenpeace and other "eco-terrorist groups" tried to block its pipeline with "campaigns of misinformation." Greenpeace says the suit is a bid to "silence free speech."
Aug. 22, 2017
Cambridge University Press had removed articles about Tibet, Taiwan and Tiananmen Square from its Chinese website at the request of authorities. Days later, the publisher reversed course.
Aug. 22, 2017
International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.
Aug. 22, 2017
Linton, an actress and the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, touched off an internet firestorm with a condescending Tuesday Instagram post.
Aug. 22, 2017
Dressed in more than $16,000 worth of clothes and accessories in the photo, Louise Linton, a Scottish actress married to Steven Mnuchin, had ridiculed an Instagram follower for being "out of touch."
Aug. 22, 2017
Scientists have found an association between talc and ovarian cancer, but they don't agree on exactly what that means.
Aug. 22, 2017
Multiple suspects reportedly testified that an imam masterminded an initial plot to carry out a large-scale attack using explosives. The imam was killed in a blast before last week's vehicle attacks.
Aug. 22, 2017
Colorado Democrat John Hickenlooper and Ohio Republican John Kasich are nearing completion on a plan to change the Affordable Care Act that they will present in a Senate hearing next month.
Aug. 22, 2017
Big food companies like Walmart want farmers to reduce greenhouse emissions from nitrogen fertilizer. But the best-known program to accomplish this may not be having much effect.
Aug. 22, 2017
When officers stopped a vehicle Saturday night, they didn't quite expect to find heaps of drugs hidden inside. They expected still less to find the ecstasy pills stamped with a familiar face.
Aug. 22, 2017
Every year, a panel of British citizens determines the funniest one-liner of the festival. This year, Ken Cheng took home the prize with a quip about a coin. A burn on President Trump placed second.
Aug. 22, 2017

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