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A joint operation by the department, the FBI and international law enforcement has shut down AlphaBay and Hansa, two of the world's largest anonymous marketplaces for illicit drugs and goods.
July 20, 2017
There's still much to do before getting formal approval, the entrepreneur adds. Hyperloop has the goal of reaching speeds of more than 700 mph, using magnetic levitation in a vacuum environment.
July 20, 2017
Two of the teens — 16-year-old Don Ingabire and 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi — were last seen leaving the U.S. into Canada, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.
July 20, 2017
About 12,000 people are diagnosed with a glioblastoma each year in the U.S. Fewer than a third of them will survive beyond two years.
July 20, 2017
Ram Nath Kovind, 71, was elected Thursday as India's head of state, a largely ceremonial post. The son of a farmer, he is a member of the Dalit community, once known as "untouchables."
July 20, 2017
NASA lost track of a bag that was used to carry samples during the first Moon landing. A woman in Illinois bought the artifact for less than $1000; now, it's expected to sell for at least $2 million.
July 20, 2017
The ban originally affected ten airports and nine airlines, mostly Middle Eastern carriers. Meanwhile, the U.S. has issued additional security requirements affecting some 280 international airports.
July 20, 2017
The website promises a "beautiful and picturesque landscape." Pay no mind to the occasional missile test or the arrest, 15-year prison sentence and eventual death of American tourist Otto Warmbier.
July 20, 2017
The Trump administration wants to cut the U.S. global health budget. A new study puts a different spin on the spending.
July 20, 2017
The Attorney General said he would stay in his job "as long as that is appropriate," following President Trump's comments to the New York Times suggesting that he now regrets appointing Sessions.
July 20, 2017
Outspoken defense hawk. Informal diplomat. Vietnam War hero. The seemingly indestructible McCain has been a pillar of Washington for decades. What could it mean if he does not return?
July 20, 2017
People who think others are more active tend to have shorter lifespans, even if they're actually getting the same amount of exercise. The social comparison could kill motivation, the researcher say.
July 20, 2017
The officer has been suspended and two others are on administrative duty, Baltimore Police say. The public defender's office is questioning the officer's involvement in 53 active cases.
July 20, 2017
A Senate proposal to repeal Obamacare includes $45 billion to treat opioid addiction. But it wouldn't make up for deep cuts to Medicaid in that same bill that has funded much of that treatment.
July 20, 2017
When Bao Phi was a child, there was little literature about Vietnamese refugees in the U.S. Phi hopes to change that with his new poetry book Thousand Star Hotel and a forthcoming children's book.
July 20, 2017
Also called khichri, the dish goes back centuries and is universally loved across South Asia. It is also considered the ancestor of the British kedgeree and Egyptian koshary.
July 20, 2017
Somerset County in southwestern Pennsylvania is deep coal country. For years, it's been looking to remake itself. Wind energy and health care may be its future — if it can attract qualified workers.
July 20, 2017
Simpson will find out on Thursday if he will be released from the Nevada prison where he's been held for nearly nine years. He's serving up to 33 years on armed robbery and other charges.
July 20, 2017
DeVos has longstanding ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, which backs school choice policies coast to coast.
July 20, 2017
After another failed attempt at overhauling Obamacare, President Trump tried to sell his party's repeal efforts (and push some senators into line) at a Wednesday lunch. Here's what he said.
July 20, 2017

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