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Trump's tweet, which said the company was unfair to his daughter, highlights concerns about the line between his official duties and his family's businesses.
Feb. 8, 2017
Remarks by Neil Gorsuch, the president's nominee to the Supreme Court, about Trump's put-downs of judges were quoted by Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who met with Gorsuch about the nomination.
Feb. 8, 2017
The Alabama Republican was confirmed by his Senate peers on Wednesday night to lead the Department of Justice in a vote largely along party lines.
Feb. 8, 2017
Across the country, many students ride the bus to get to school. But on one Lake Erie island, some students catch an airplane to get to class every day.
Feb. 8, 2017
Geert Wilders posted a photo that he said showed a liberal leader "demonstrating with terrorists" — but the image was a phony. After his political rival objected, Wilders called him a "drama queen."
Feb. 8, 2017
After filing of another lawsuit against Baylor and the university's disclosure of text messages between coaching staff, the Big 12 reached a "tipping point," a conference official said.
Feb. 8, 2017
The advancement of algorithms may result in the loss of human judgment, a new report says. Experts on the subject weigh the pros and cons of computer code that aims to make our lives easier.
Feb. 8, 2017
Researchers have found the first known case of one animal, a boxer crab, stimulating another animal, a sea anemone, to reproduce asexually.
Feb. 8, 2017
From pledges to hire refugees to fundraisers for the ACLU, food businesses large and small are getting vocal about their support for immigrants in the wake of President Trump's new policies.
Feb. 8, 2017
This species is a master escape artist. It's extremely fast. It can lose its tail and grow a new one. And most unusually, it can shed its huge scales to get out of sticky situations.
Feb. 8, 2017
By refrigerating some of its ketchup, the British grocer ASDA just wanted to "give everyone what they want." Instead, it stoked the flames of a long-simmering argument: where to keep the ketchup.
Feb. 8, 2017
Residents of a drug treatment center in Huntington, W.Va., hope President Trump follows through on promises to fight the addiction crisis. Many are worried about how they'll pay for their health care.
Feb. 8, 2017
Bannon has made common cause with those in the Vatican who resist the pope's liberal moves. Francis' supporters worry that after Trump's victory, the pope is a lonely progressive on the global stage.
Feb. 8, 2017
About a quarter of adults who think their hearing is fine actually have some hearing loss, according to the CDC. And many of them are in their 20s. Activities of daily living are often to blame.
Feb. 8, 2017
On Tuesday night, lawyers debated the temporary suspension of the president's travel ban. The arguments raised issues about the limits of executive power and the constitutional rights of noncitizens.
Feb. 8, 2017
The staffers were on their way to deliver livestock materials when they were attacked in the province of Jawzan. The International Committee of the Red Cross says it doesn't know who is responsible.
Feb. 8, 2017
In a unanimous vote, Seattle's City Council opted to pull city funds from the banking giant. Hours later, the City Council in Davis, Calif., followed suit.
Feb. 8, 2017
Among the words and phrases added to Merriam-Webster's dictionary are "side-eye," "face-palm" and "Seussian" — as well as the decidedly Seussian "snollygoster," which has been enjoying a revival.
Feb. 8, 2017
New data illustrates how deeply entrenched the racial wealth gap is.
Feb. 8, 2017
Judges delayed a law signed by the outgoing governor of North Carolina, who was defeated in November's election, requiring his successor's nominees to be approved by the Republican-controlled Senate.
Feb. 8, 2017

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