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New workplace health rules in California would go beyond existing safety standards by requiring private health care facilities to develop specific plans to mitigate risks of violence against workers.
Oct. 26, 2016
After the government blocked opponents' efforts to trigger a recall election, they say their only option is to take to the streets and convince President Nicolas Maduro to resign.
Oct. 26, 2016
Republican women have soured on Donald Trump, and Latinos are fired up against him. It's why Texas, which has gone Republican for the last 40 years, could be closer than it's been in decades.
Oct. 26, 2016
Police are still investigating, but a man who identified himself as the vandal can be seen on a video destroying the star as onlookers giggle and ask for the smashed bits as souvenirs.
Oct. 26, 2016
The misdemeanor charge against Arpaio, 84, was formally lodged Tuesday. The sheriff for much of the Phoenix metro area, Arpaio could face up to six months in prison if convicted.
Oct. 26, 2016
Kernza is a kind of grassy wheat that traps more carbon in the soil than crops like wheat and rice. Now, a West Coast brewery is using the grain in its new beer called Long Root Ale.
Oct. 26, 2016
The U.S. has always opposed the annual U.N. resolution calling for an end to the U.S. embargo on Cuba, but it abstained this time. The White House opposes the embargo and has taken steps to ease it.
Oct. 26, 2016
Google says it will honor its existing commitments to support or deploy gigabit-speed Internet. But it's scaling back the work on fiber optics to focus on "new technology and deployment methods."
Oct. 26, 2016
Thursday was to be signing day for a major trade pact between Canada and the European Union. But Belgium's small Wallonia region remains opposed.
Oct. 26, 2016
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

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