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The tragedy in Orlando shook many people in communities that already feel vulnerable: LGBTQ Americans, Latinos, Muslims, immigrant families, and those living at the intersection of these identities.
June 16, 2016
"Be better at everything. Be better fathers, good lord," Obama said at the United State of Women summit.
June 16, 2016
When Jason Amundsen told his wife he was quitting his job to raise pasture-raised eggs, she was less than amused. Readers, however, will chuckle at the story of their tragicomic path to success.
June 16, 2016
Orlando's Latino community is coming together to help those affected by Sunday's shooting from afar.
June 16, 2016
The recorder was damaged, but the memory chip has been found, Egypt's Civil Aviation Authority says. A ship has also taken photographs of "several main locations" of the plane's wreckage.
June 16, 2016
In an update to Congress, CIA Director John Brennan said the U.S. and its partners have put ISIS on the defensive. But that doesn't mean its global reach has been degraded.
June 16, 2016
Orlando is one of the most popular U.S. destinations, with more than 66 million visitors last year. Tourism officials hope the shooting attack won't deter people from coming to its theme parks.
June 16, 2016
For over 40 years, Villapol hosted a popular cooking show in Cuba, her recipes shifting to reflect the realities of life under the revolution. No meat? No problem — she fried plantain peels instead.
June 16, 2016
The Indian state of Kerala has been a model for the country, with near universal literacy and long life expectancy. But hiding underneath are problems, highlighted by the murder of a law student.
June 16, 2016
At the annual meeting of Southern Baptist churches, delegates affirmed a Christian duty to welcome refugees and called for an end to the display of the Confederate battle flag.
June 16, 2016
A congressional inquiry finds that the American Red Cross stonewalled lawmakers as they sought to understand the charity's finances, and that it sent significantly less money to Haiti than claimed.
June 16, 2016
Mosquitoes are part of the summer camp experience, and camp directors say they'd be hard pressed to deploy CDC guidelines for avoiding Zika virus. But it may not be an issue this summer.
June 16, 2016
Some experts say there are better, cheaper alternatives for getting small dollar loans than payday loans, which are often cash sources of the last resort.
June 16, 2016
The spiritual leader, visiting the White House, offered condolences for the shootings in Orlando. China, as usual, condemned the meeting, saying it encourages Tibetan separatists.
June 15, 2016
Scientists tracked nearly 600 pregnant women in Colombia, who were reportedly infected with Zika during their third trimester. None of these women gave birth to a baby with apparent problems.
June 15, 2016
Semiautomatic rifles like the AR-15 and SIG Sauer MCX, which was used in the Orlando shooting, are no longer banned nationally. States, though, are finding success in passing laws restricting them.
June 15, 2016
The word came from the Spanish filibustero in the 1800s and had a root in the Dutch word vribuiter or "freebooter." The original reference was to a mercenary who traveled around fomenting rebellion.
June 15, 2016
Spencer Cox, a Republican, spoke at a vigil after the Orlando shooting. He apologized for not always treating everyone with "the kindness, dignity and respect — the love — that they deserved."
June 15, 2016
Scientists say that in a Swedish quarry, they've uncovered a meteorite unique among the 50,000 known on Earth today. They say it could hold clues about the history of the solar system.
June 15, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education has recommended that one of the country's largest college accreditors, ACICS, lose its power to accredit schools.
June 15, 2016

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