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An outbreak of fungal infections tied to contaminated medicines killed at least 64 people and sickened about 700 more. Almost five years later, many people are still feeling the effects.
Jan. 24, 2017
He began posting videos of rescue missions on YouTube — and ended up working as a videographer for the Oscar-nominated 'The White Helmets.'
Jan. 24, 2017
President Trump indicated that potential deals between the pipeline companies and the federal government would be renegotiated, with the goal of allowing construction to move forward.
Jan. 24, 2017
Trump repeated the unproven claim to congressional leaders on Monday, and his press secretary on Tuesday affirmed "the president does believe that." There is still no proof of widespread fraud.
Jan. 24, 2017
A new TV series recounts the life of the late strongman — and suggests his rule laid the groundwork for the food shortages, hyperinflation and political polarization plaguing Venezuela today.
Jan. 24, 2017
Saying she doesn't want other kids to suffer the way she did, Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele announced that she was born intersex in a series of videos.
Jan. 24, 2017
Journalist Stephen Kinzer's book, True Flag, explains how the Spanish-American War launched an ongoing debate about America's role in the world. Kinzer has also been writing about President Trump.
Jan. 24, 2017
This is the second announcement of construction plans this week. President Trump, who took office on Friday, is widely expected to be more supportive of settlement expansion than his predecessor.
Jan. 24, 2017
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., used the example of inaccuracies put forth by the Trump administration to test whether or not the South Carolina Republican would deal in facts or "alternative facts."
Jan. 24, 2017
Research by faculty and students found that leaders of King's College, which later became Columbia, owned slaves and that the institution raised money from those who owned enslaved people.
Jan. 24, 2017
Candida auris first was identified in Japan in 2009 and now has been found in five continents.
Jan. 24, 2017
Hopes are dwindling that anyone trapped in an avalanche-buried ski resort could still be alive after six days. Separately, six people reportedly were killed in the nearby crash of a rescue helicopter.
Jan. 24, 2017
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

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