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Loretta Lynch says she has accepted the recommendation of the FBI and career prosecutors and is closing the investigation without bringing any charges.
July 6, 2016
Researchers found that in states with medical marijuana laws on the books, the number of prescriptions dropped for drugs to treat anxiety, depression, nausea, pain, seizures and sleep disorders.
July 6, 2016
Carlson alleges that Ailes created a pervasively sexist atmosphere and that she was cut from Fox for rebuffing his sexual advances. She says she was told to learn to "get along with the boys."
July 6, 2016
Recent cases of murder and gang rape have led to new measures boosting security and support for victims of sexual assault. Women's rights advocates say attitudes are what really need to change.
July 6, 2016
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is directly sanctioned for the first time for his role in human rights abuses.
July 6, 2016
Who is the American flag for? And what does it mean when people of color choose to wave it — or not wave it? Gene and Adrian dig in.
July 6, 2016
Burger served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1969 until 1986. Linda Greenhouse, author of The Burger Court, says those years helped establish the court's conservative legal foundation.
July 6, 2016
The report, which is more than 6,000 pages long, found that there was no "imminent threat" by Saddam Hussein when the British decided to join the U.S. in war.
July 6, 2016
Zambians have turned to Twitter to point out factual errors and criticize the tone in a British actress's memoir about her gap year in their country.
July 6, 2016
For 12 years, Chester, Pa., had no supermarket. Then Fare & Square came to town. But getting people to eat better — while also becoming a sustainable business model — is a tall order.
July 6, 2016
The FBI director's upbraiding of Clinton's email practices would be damning for almost any presidential candidate, except possibly one running in a general election against Donald Trump.
July 6, 2016
To discourage teenage alcohol use, parents can engage their kids in discussion, set some rules and let their children know they care.
July 6, 2016
Brown was one of the last surviving "Red Tail" pilots of the famed Tuskegee Airmen. These African-American pilots served in World War II, laying the foundation for integrating the U.S. armed forces.
July 6, 2016
At one point, President Obama had plans to essentially end the longest war in U.S. history. Over the past two years, Obama has changed those plans.
July 6, 2016
The government is raising the limit on the number of patients a doctor can treat for opioid addiction to 275 from 100 using the drug buprenorphine. The move expands office-based treatment options.
July 6, 2016
Scotland voted strongly to stay in the European Union, while England and Wales led the successful campaign to exit. Now, some Scots want to rerun their 2014 referendum on independence from Britain.
July 6, 2016
In the 48-second video, one of the officers kneeling over Sterling is heard yelling "He's got a gun! Gun!" before at least one officer draws a weapon from his holster and aims it at Alton Sterling.
July 6, 2016
The most critical question in Afghanistan today is whether the Afghan military can keep the country safe from the Taliban. An NPR team went looking for the answer, and two of the group were killed.
July 6, 2016
A court in Spain has sentenced Lionel Messi, widely hailed as one of the best soccer players alive, to 21 months in jail for tax fraud.
July 6, 2016
Reena Steenkamp's parents were in court to hear the sentence; afterwards, they told reporters that nothing would bring their daughter back.
July 6, 2016

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