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Passengers will have to put devices larger than a cellphone in checked luggage, according unnamed U.S. officials who spoke with wire services. The rule will apply to flights from eight countries.
March 20, 2017
Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released. The role of federal funds differs in various local programs.
March 20, 2017
A tree crashed onto a group of people enjoying a swim at the base of a large waterfall in Ghana, and local authorities tell wire services that at least 17 people were killed.
March 20, 2017
In the Syrian desert near Jordan's border, some 60,000 refugees live in dire conditions. A trip with the Jordanian military provided a glimpse of the Rukban camp. Few outsiders have seen it.
March 20, 2017
Republicans and Democrats staged what seemed like separate, parallel hearings on Monday into Russia's mischief in the 2016 presidential campaign — and left many questions unanswered.
March 20, 2017
Silvers co-founded the journal with Barbara Epstein in 1963. It quickly became a leading forum where authors and critics grappled with cultural issues — and with each other.
March 20, 2017
All the Nordic countries are in the top tier. Some developing countries are making gains. Meanwhile, what about the U.S.?
March 20, 2017
The case of the frozen trucker looms large in Democrats' objection to President Trump's nominee. Senate Judiciary members argued that Neil Gorsuch would skew the court in favor of corporations.
March 20, 2017
James Comey confirmed on Monday that the FBI is investigating possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia, and said there's no evidence Obama was wiretapping Trump.
March 20, 2017
Jesus' tomb has been freshened up in time for Easter. "This monument today is free," said Antonia Moropolou, who led the Greek team that handled the renovations.
March 20, 2017
Wikipedia has discovered an educational mission in an age of rampant truthiness. And it's enlisting college students to help.
March 20, 2017
With the same person in Mexico, authorities also recovered another of the New England Patriots quarterback's Super Bowl jerseys, from his team's victory over the Seattle Seahawks in 2015.
March 20, 2017
The Trump administration has ratcheted up pressure on sanctuary jurisdictions by publicizing the first weekly list of cities and counties that have ignored federal requests for cooperation.
March 20, 2017
More and more doctors are offering ketamine, an anesthetic and club drug, to severely depressed patients who haven't responded to other treatments.
March 20, 2017
The grandson of an oil baron, Rockefeller made his own name as the chief of Chase Manhattan Bank. But he was known nearly as well for his prodigious collections — of art, contacts and even beetles.
March 20, 2017
The country's federal police say that health officials were bribed to ignore outdated and adulterated meat. The European Commission has suspended imports from companies implicated in the allegations.
March 20, 2017
"There is no greater ... feeling of helplessness than to watch two beloved sons deteriorate before [your] eyes," says Ron Powers. His new book is No One Cares About Crazy People.
March 20, 2017
Labor statistics specialists under George W. Bush and Barack Obama warn that if the safety regulation is repealed, record keeping on worker injuries will become less accurate and less reliable.
March 20, 2017
An estimated 300,000 Kansans could qualify for health care coverage, which comes as Congress debates replacing the Affordable Care Act.
March 20, 2017
A man entered The National Gallery in London on Saturday afternoon, approached a painting by British master Thomas Gainsborough and proceeded to attack it with a "sharp object," the museum says.
March 20, 2017

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