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Saudi Arabia requires all women to have a male guardian, even if, in some cases, that guardian is their own son. A recent order was seen relaxing that system.
May 9, 2017
This low income elementary school will send dozens of kids to the SuperNationals of chess this week in Nashville, Tenn.
May 9, 2017
Waiting, cooking and tending bar can take a heavy toll on the body and mind. Several health-minded support services are springing up to help workers stay in the game for the long term.
May 9, 2017
The inspector general at Health and Human Services says that Medicare should have done an in-depth review of suspicious reports from hospitals, to keep them from covering up problems with infections.
May 9, 2017
For Hillary Clinton's staunchest supporters, reading Pantsuit Nation may be like reading an ex's love letters just after a breakup: a flood of memories, a little too soon, and with no clear purpose.
May 9, 2017
Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York was one of the few Republican House members to hold a town hall following passage of the American Health Care Act. Her constituents were not happy.
May 9, 2017
Police say a suspect they've arrested was responsible for killing nine people from August 2015 to July 2016 in a largely Latino neighborhood of Phoenix. Aaron Saucedo, 23, faces multiple charges.
May 9, 2017
Jared Kushner's sister recently pitched a New Jersey project to investors in China. Such investors could get a crack at an immigration visa to the United States in exchange for $500,000.
May 8, 2017
The decision could have global consequences: The court ruled that the harsh words against an Austrian politician must be deleted from Facebook worldwide.
May 8, 2017
Sinclair's holdings are already vast and the deal, which needs federal approval, would give it stations in seven of the top 10 markets. It would further propel consolidation in the industry.
May 8, 2017
But officials offered no further clarity on the illness that has repeatedly sidelined Muhammadu Buhari this year. In announcing the visit, a spokesman merely stated that "there is no cause for worry."
May 8, 2017
Before the Affordable Care Act, people with pre-existing conditions often couldn't get health insurance — or paid sky-high premiums. The bill passed by the House last week would let states decide.
May 8, 2017
Old Italian violins like those made by Stradivari are famous for their ability to project their sound. But a study found people in a blind test thought new violins projected better than old ones.
May 8, 2017
The news confirms months of rumors that the two New York-based brands were in talks to join forces, as Coach tries to attract millennial customers. Both boards unanimously approved the deal.
May 8, 2017
Eight Beta Theta Pi fraternity members face charges of involuntary manslaughter over the death of a new pledge in February. For nearly 12 hours after Timothy Piazza fell, no one called an ambulance.
May 8, 2017
President Trump is calling on North Korea to relinquish its nuclear arsenal. History suggests that's unlikely. Only one country has built its own nukes, and then given them up.
May 8, 2017
The former president and fiction titan foisted a surprise on readers Monday, announcing they'll be releasing a novel named The President Is Missing in June 2018.
May 8, 2017
The Sea Grant program, which funds research on coastal environments, is slated by White House for elimination in 2018. If it goes, a project that finds leaking septic tanks goes down the drain, too.
May 8, 2017
The Russia-brokered deal is backed by regional heavyweights Iran and Turkey. But it remains to be seen whether this deal will be any different than other truces that have failed to stop the violence.
May 8, 2017
The former acting attorney general is appearing in a hearing on Russian election meddling. She's expected to discuss what she told President Trump about former national security adviser Michael Flynn.
May 8, 2017

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