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Because former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, citing the 5th Amendment, has refused to turn over documents related to Russia, the Senate Intelligence Committee is trying another approach.
May 23, 2017
Whales might be the largest animals on the planet, but they haven't always been so huge. Researchers say the ocean giants only became enormous fairly recently, and over a short period of time.
May 23, 2017
An attempt to arrest a local militant group's leader went awry in Marawi City on Tuesday. By nightfall, militants occupied public buildings and the Philippine president cut his Russia trip short.
May 23, 2017
The Trump administration wants to cut both food aid to the poor and subsidies for the nation's farmers. Supporters of both programs are joining forces to fight the cuts in Congress.
May 23, 2017
"It is a possibility we cannot ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack," Prime Minister Theresa May said of the bombing that killed at least 22 people in Manchester.
May 23, 2017
The administration has said it will work out the details of the paid leave plan in budget negotiations. Here are a few of the questions that will have to be answered.
May 23, 2017
The tweet heard round the world: An idea went from "wouldn't that be cool" to "Ava DuVernay is directing for Netflix," thanks to the power of Black Twitter.
May 23, 2017
President Trump's proposed budget released Tuesday rests on a key assumption: the economy will grow much faster than it has in recent years — and at a more robust pace than most analysts predict.
May 23, 2017
The administration's motive is to get as many people back into the workforce as possible in an effort to spur economic growth, said OMB Director Mick Mulvaney.
May 23, 2017
The new leader, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia, will be expected to reform the bureaucratic agency and deal with the world's growing health problems.
May 23, 2017
Authorities say at least 22 victims died in the attack at an Ariana Grande concert. Three of them have been named: An 8-year-old girl, a 18-year-old college student and a man in his late 20s.
May 23, 2017
President Trump released his budget on Tuesday, which proposes deep cuts to federal safety nets, like food stamps. The plan builds off of the blueprint that the White House distributed in March.
May 23, 2017
The president has long looked to China and India as a model for galloping economic growth. Here's why it's unlikely that the U.S. could grow even half as fast.
May 23, 2017
A review of child deaths after fatal car crashes found wide variations by state and region, and suggests state authorities could radically decrease child deaths by changing traffic safety laws.
May 23, 2017
Shuping Yang praised the "fresh air of free speech" in the U.S. during her commencement address at the University of Maryland. That sparked a backlash from classmates and from people in China.
May 23, 2017
Robert Mueller, former FBI director, had been working for a law firm whose clients include Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort. Justice has ruled Mueller may serve as special counsel.
May 23, 2017
"Last year, it was still quite humanlike when it played," the world's No. 1 Go player, Ke Jie, said after losing the first of a three-match series. "But this year, it became like a god of Go."
May 23, 2017
Brennan testified about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and Russia's use of "active measures." He also touched on leaks regarding national security.
May 23, 2017
Two criminal defense attorneys weigh in on the reasons for and impact of over-policing black boys.
May 23, 2017
Trump provided few specifics about how a deal might be achieved in a peace process that has been stalled for years. He said it could "begin a process of peace all through out the Middle East."
May 23, 2017

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