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Donald Trump's attendance at the grand opening of his hotel in Washington, D.C., is just the latest example of the GOP nominee bringing media attention to his businesses.
Oct. 26, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now urges pregnant women to "consider postponing travel to all parts of Miami-Dade County." Zika is on the way to becoming an endemic disease in the U.S.
Oct. 26, 2016
Residents affected by a leak of coal-washing chemical into the Elk River reached a deal with a chemical company. A class action suit against a water company was set to move forward in federal court.
Oct. 26, 2016
If Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer, 49, is found guilty, she would be one of the worst serial killers in Canada's history. Police say the victims were administered a drug.
Oct. 26, 2016
Charlie Warzel, who covers technology for BuzzFeed, has written a series of articles about Twitter's response to hate speech. He says the platform's community guidelines are enforced haphazardly.
Oct. 26, 2016
The jury was struggling to reach a verdict in the trial of Ammon and Ryan Bundy and five other people in connection with the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon.
Oct. 26, 2016
As early voting starts, there are scattered reports of touchscreen voting machines "flipping" votes from one candidates to another. But old voting machines, not a "rigged" election is likely blame.
Oct. 26, 2016
The virus that causes AIDS came to the U.S. from Haiti in the early 1970s, a genetic analysis finds. HIV spread in New York City for years before doctors became aware of it.
Oct. 26, 2016
Rome is under attack — by fast food joints, cheap souvenir shops and pubs, an open letter says. The "barbarism" has led hopeless Romans to beg the U.N. agency for help preserving cultural landmarks.
Oct. 26, 2016
Sharbat Gula was around 12 years old when her image became the most famous National Geographic cover in the magazine's history. She's now in her 40s.
Oct. 26, 2016
Gambia is the third nation this month to withdraw from the International Criminal Court, accusing the tribunal of being biased against Africans.
Oct. 26, 2016
At one of the toughest prisons in America, doubling up inmates in cells designed for solitary confinement can lead to violence, and for some who refuse a cellmate, handcuffs and chains.
Oct. 26, 2016
Citing his duty to keep promises to service members, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter suspends efforts to make veterans pay back signing bonuses and tuition aid.
Oct. 26, 2016
The Fox host and former Speaker get in a testy discussion over sexual obsession and Donald Trump
Oct. 26, 2016
The Auvi-Q epinephrine injector was pulled from the market in 2015 because of quality concerns. Now, the drug's maker says the problems have been solved and Auvi-Q will be available again in 2017.
Oct. 26, 2016
U.S. troops are in place at several Philippine military camps under an agreement made before Rodrigo Duterte took office. "We will survive without the assistance of America," Duterte said Wednesday.
Oct. 26, 2016
Nope. It's not eye of Newt and toe of frog. But food – and its connection to dead loved ones – does play a starring role in the major Pagan holiday Samhain, which coincides with Halloween.
Oct. 26, 2016
In 1998, California became the first state to ban bilingual education. For nearly 20 years English-only instruction has been the norm. Proposition 58 could change that.
Oct. 26, 2016
The ice hockey legend marks the 99th anniversary of the NHL with his new book 99: Stories of the Game. Never mind the sport's tough guy reputation; "the game of hockey is an art," Gretzky says.
Oct. 26, 2016
Open offices are often said to promote teamwork and communication, but the benefits come with a drawback. Office workers are also distracted by coughs, loud conversations and other annoying noises.
Oct. 26, 2016

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