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"No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war," the Chinese president said in Davos, Switzerland. He responded to statements by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, without mentioning his name.
Jan. 17, 2017
In March 2014, the flight vanished from radar with 239 people on board. Search crews have examined more than 45,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean, to no avail.
Jan. 17, 2017
A report by the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that backs legalized abortion, puts the 2014 rate at 14.6 abortions per 1,000 women of childbearing age — the lowest recorded rate since 1973.
Jan. 17, 2017
Donald Trump's nominee for Education Secretary faces tough questions as her Senate confirmation hearings start today.
Jan. 17, 2017
In the 1950s and '60s, payola scandals led to Congressional investigations. Though today's tactics are more nuanced than handing a DJ a briefcase full of money, pay for play is still alive and well.
Jan. 17, 2017
Drugmakers have brought almost 450 orphan drugs to market and collected rich incentives by doing so. But nearly a third of the medicines aren't new or were repurposed many times for financial gain.
Jan. 17, 2017
The suspect was identified as a citizen of Uzbekistan born in 1983. Istanbul's governor says Abdulgadir Masharipov was trained in Afghanistan and appeared to have entered Turkey illegally.
Jan. 17, 2017
In one community where many emigrated from harsh nations, the president-elect's rhetoric brings worries of renewed repression. Cabinet nominees' opposition to a registry hasn't erased those concerns.
Jan. 16, 2017
It's in our nature to idolize the rich and famous. But this week on Hidden Brain, we explore the other side of our nature: the part of us that wants to see the rich and powerful fall from grace.
Jan. 16, 2017
Police have taken at least 16 other people into custody in connection to the deadly attack, which killed at least 39 people. A gunman shot his way into the club packed with holiday revelers.
Jan. 16, 2017
Archaeologists say that they know of only one other pendant similar to the unique charm buried at the site of a Nazi death camp in Poland — and it belonged to Anne Frank.
Jan. 16, 2017
Cernan flew in space three times, took the second American spacewalk, and was just as thrilled to walk on the moon as if he had been the first to do it.
Jan. 16, 2017
The nature of the charges was not immediately made public. Noor Salman is due to make her initial court appearance Tuesday morning in Oakland, Calif.
Jan. 16, 2017
In Washington, D.C., a city facing some of the most intense pressure on housing in the country, longtime residents try to negotiate a place for themselves in their changing communities.
Jan. 16, 2017
Under President Obama, the detainee population has gone from 242 to 45. But he hasn't closed Guantanamo as pledged, and Donald Trump has called for more suspects to be sent to the prison in Cuba.
Jan. 16, 2017
European leaders are concerned after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said during an interview that the EU is "basically a vehicle for Germany" and reiterated that NATO is "obsolete."
Jan. 16, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump told The Washington Post he's close to unveiling a healthcare plan he expects Congress to pass soon. But GOP lawmakers are in no hurry to replace the Affordable Care Act.
Jan. 16, 2017
Margaret Spellings was Secretary of Education under George W. Bush. She says Donald Trump's ambivalence about the federal role in education raises interesting questions.
Jan. 16, 2017
Confirmation hearings scheduled before Inauguration Day including Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos and Scott Pruitt, nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.
Jan. 16, 2017
The ruling is an embarrassment for Egypt's government, and a cause for celebration for protesters who saw the proposed handover as an incursion on Egypt's sovereign territory.
Jan. 16, 2017

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