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Leopoldo López, 46, has been serving a nearly 14-year prison term after leading demonstrations against the embattled President Nicolas Maduro.
July 8, 2017
An estimated 1.3 million teens struggle with substance use disorders. For teenagers in Wisconsin, there is only one high school that treats students' addiction while they earn a diploma.
July 8, 2017
A retired U.S. doc and a Mexican engineer co-founded a nonprofit group that is providing wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs at an affordable price.
July 8, 2017
On Sunday, South Sudan marks six years as independent country. Between its civil war and humanitarian crisis, things are so bad that anniversary celebrations were canceled.
July 8, 2017
The question American often women asked Earhart was what she ate during her long flights. She said she used three rules for her in-flight menu. Once on the ground, she relied on people's generosity.
July 8, 2017
The man leading the DOJ investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election is building an all-star team of prosecutors. A conservative group that supports President Trump launched an attack ad.
July 8, 2017
Before leaving office, President Obama suspended some sanctions on Sudan. By July 12, the Trump administration has to decide whether or not to stick with this approach.
July 8, 2017
Plus other education news: College enrollment is on the decline, school district leaders take a stand against the Senate health care bill, and interest rates on student loans are going up.
July 8, 2017
We first met Q Daily two years ago. Now he's 11, just finished fifth grade, and as a transgender child, is facing big questions not only about his body, but also about his role in the world.
July 8, 2017
Many election experts and voter advocacy groups say matching efforts to identify inaccurate or out-of-date registrations are flawed and could lead to legitimate voters being taken off the rolls.
July 8, 2017
The draft health care bill has a provision meant to increase the availability of inpatient psychiatric care. But overall cuts to Medicaid could actually lead to even fewer psychiatric beds nationwide.
July 8, 2017
Florida police have retracted their original statement that said the tennis player was at fault for the June 9 car accident that resulted in a passenger's death. Blame has not been determined.
July 7, 2017
After breaking out of a second South Carolina prison, Jimmy Causey was captured Friday morning near Austin, Texas. Authorities suspect he also used a cellphone to beat maximum-security measures.
July 7, 2017
Michaels did not coin "Ms.," but she played a key role in its adoption. She was inspired by a letter to her roommate Mary Hamilton — who, separately, won a battle for the right to be called "Miss."
July 7, 2017
After a yearlong absence from Twitter, Beyoncé announced a partnership between her charitable foundation and UNICEF to bring clean, safe water to the children of Burundi.
July 7, 2017
The pact between the U.S. and Russia that includes Jordan and Israel, and affects southwest Syria, would be the fifth such effort to halt fighting there.
July 7, 2017
Shaub, who announced he would resign on Thursday, says his successor should be someone "who's shown respect for the ethical norms and traditions, and is independent."
July 7, 2017
Amid protests during recess, Sen. Dean Heller stayed on the sidelines in his state's health care tug-of-war. Heller is one of the few moderate Republicans expected to have swaying power in the vote.
July 7, 2017
Montana's three main health insurance firms say the Republican Senate's proposed cuts to Medicaid, and any plan to repeal the individual mandate, could drive up health costs for everyone.
July 7, 2017
The truce, for a section of the country's southwest, also includes Jordan and Israel. Several such cease-fires in the past have been short-lived.
July 7, 2017

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