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President Barack Obama and host Jon Stewart turned serious during their last appearance together before Stewart leaves "The Daily Show" next month.
Jul. 22, 2015
The writer was best known for his historical fiction books set in the early 20th-century United States. His son told the New York Times that he died Tuesday of complications from lung cancer.
Jul. 21, 2015
The lawyers also asked a court to keep confidential the details of Cosby's settlement with a Temple University employee who alleged he sexually abused her.
Jul. 21, 2015
The agency's chairman circulated an order to his fellow commissioners to approve the $48.5 billion merger. He said the move would increase competition in the broadband space.
Jul. 21, 2015
When Zachary Klundt broke into All Families Healthcare he destroyed the only clinic providing abortions in the Flathead Valley of Montana. More than a year later, the clinic remains closed.
Jul. 21, 2015
Republicans are pushing to roll back Dodd-Frank because they say it overregulates the financial industry and hurts growth. Supporters say it has made banks stronger and the financial system safer.
Jul. 21, 2015
The disgraced Democrat is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing the authority of his office for personal financial gain. He will stay in prison pending further court proceedings.
Jul. 21, 2015
Researchers at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference say there's growing evidence that women are more likely than men of the same age to develop Alzheimer's disease.
Jul. 21, 2015
Now that Cuba and the United States have restored full diplomatic ties, what will it take to lift sanctions impeding business and travel?
Jul. 21, 2015
The worm infects 740 million people and causes anemia and loss of protein. A vaccine is in the works. And some brave souls are testing it out by ... getting infected with hookworm.
Jul. 21, 2015
A new report says an estimated half a million American girls are at risk. The U.S. and other developed countries can learn from efforts in Africa to eliminate the practice.
Jul. 21, 2015
Some of Bikel's most notable work took place on stage — from A Streetcar Named Desire to Fiddler on the Roof.
Jul. 21, 2015
Scientists assume a wave of people from what's now Siberia crossed into North America via Alaska, maybe 23,000 years ago. Genetics support that, but may also suggest another wave from Australasia.
Jul. 21, 2015
Trump's kickoff speech in South Carolina was chock full of vitriol, with the added bonus of giving out the phone number of a sitting U.S. senator.
Jul. 21, 2015
Reports obtained by NPR and ProPublica show the Red Cross did not monitor many of the earthquake relief projects it funded. So the agency may not have answers to this week's questions from Congress.
Jul. 21, 2015
Based on conversations with the family, a representative offered a narrative of a young man struggling with mental illness and substance abuse who reached a breaking point days before the shootings.
Jul. 21, 2015
Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease. Now that Pap tests for cervical cancer are needed less often, young women may not be getting the recommended annual test for chlamydia.
Jul. 21, 2015
As cars become increasingly computerized and connected, researchers are finding vulnerabilities that may allow autos to be controlled remotely. U.S. lawmakers want standards to make cars more secure.
Jul. 21, 2015
Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid has been behind bars for 705 days without charge. He was arrested in 2013 while taking photos at a protest in Cairo.
Jul. 21, 2015
It took around two months for Nigel Richards to memorize a French Scrabble dictionary. A New Zealand native, he has won many English-language Scrabble tournaments.
Jul. 21, 2015

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