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Family and friends of the police are blocking access to stations to protest low pay and poor conditions. It's day six, and the state is seeing soaring murder rates and looting.
Feb. 9, 2017
Her comments appear to violate ethics rules barring federal employees from seeking to profit from their positions. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said later that Conway had been "counseled."
Feb. 9, 2017
President Trump has vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but Sarah Kliff of Vox.com says it's "an overreach" to say that Republicans have a plan for what comes next.
Feb. 9, 2017
A look at how five states' Affordable Care Act exchanges fared shows that more populous markets had an easier time keeping prices down and offering a choice of plans and providers.
Feb. 9, 2017
Once a staple in India, millets have fallen out of fashion in recent years. Now, faced with water shortages, one Indian state is re-introducing these drought tolerant cereals to people's diets.
Feb. 9, 2017
During the Obama administration, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, who is a mother of two, was not considered a priority for deportation. But President Trump's executive action sets a different standard.
Feb. 9, 2017
The VA is now training counselors in how to better understand and bring up guns and gun safety without alienating clients who are combat veterans.
Feb. 9, 2017
A team from the U.S. and Israel says it has found evidence that another cave in Qumran was used to store Dead Sea Scrolls, the ancient manuscripts dating back to the time of Jesus.
Feb. 9, 2017
A congressman has introduced a one-line bill that would kill the department. Legal scholars call it "symbolic legislation." Meanwhile, the House has voted to curtail some key education regulations.
Feb. 9, 2017
The government calls Dadaab a security threat. The judge says: "No single arrest or conviction has been cited nor has it been established why a blanket condemnation should be applied to all refugees."
Feb. 9, 2017
The president told a group of airline CEOs that U.S. airports are at the "bottom of the rung" and in need of an update.
Feb. 9, 2017
After President Trump's taunts about Toyota and Japanese currency, Japan's prime minister arrives Thursday for talks in which he's expected to propose billions in infrastructure investment in the U.S.
Feb. 9, 2017
Carp are a major food source, but they've been plagued by viruses. Scientists now say they have a simple solution. And along the way, they hit on an ancient commonality between fish and people.
Feb. 9, 2017
After receiving a long-awaited easement, Energy Transfer Partners has begun drilling the last portion of the pipeline. The work should last 60 days, the company says.
Feb. 9, 2017
Carmen Bachmann, a professor in Leipzig is building an online network to help political refugees who are scientists or social scientists connect with professional peers in Germany — their new home.
Feb. 9, 2017
The Senate confirmation process for President Trump's Cabinet picks has been unusually slow. Trump blames Democrats; Democrats say they are pushing back against "unqualified" nominees.
Feb. 9, 2017
Uncertainty about the fate of the Affordable Care Act has created a "nightmare scenario" for health insurers as they try to determing what to charge for coverage in 2018.
Feb. 9, 2017
The Liberian owner of Shark's Ice Cream thinks Nice Cream, owned by a Lebanese businessman, should be shut down. What's her argument?
Feb. 9, 2017
Turks will vote in April on constitutional changes to eliminate the post of prime minister and shift his powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Critics warn the changes will lead to one-man rule.
Feb. 9, 2017
Luther Strange will go from being Alabama's attorney general to being the state's junior senator — ending his role investigating the governor.
Feb. 9, 2017

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