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June is Pride month for the LGBT community and several larger cities will hold events over the next two weekends. Some would-be participants are debating whether they'll stay home this year.
June 17, 2016
Track and field's world governing body is set to decide whether Russian athletes will be allowed to compete in the upcoming summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro amid a major doping scandal.
June 17, 2016
One British performance artist does live shows about living with a constant compulsion to say the word "biscuit." Onstage and online, people with Tourette syndrome are reaching out to clear the air.
June 17, 2016
The aid group explained the decision by criticizing the EU's deal with Turkey to deport migrants who reach Europe. "We cannot take funds from those who do so much harm," the organization tweeted.
June 17, 2016
Counselors nationwide have helped 7 million people choose Medicare plans, challenge coverage denials and get subsidies. But some senators just voted to spend the money on other causes.
June 17, 2016
About 50 State Department officials have signed an internal memo that reportedly calls for targeted military strikes against Bashar Assad's regime to push him toward the negotiating table.
June 17, 2016
The recovery might feel slow to many U.S. workers. But the United States is in far better shape than other developed countries, according to an organization that tracks global growth.
June 17, 2016
What's the key to helping a child born in poverty make it to the middle class? Some say it's good preschool, others — a college diploma. For one advocate, the time to help is at the end of college.
June 17, 2016
A day after recovering the plane's cockpit voice recorder, a ship has found and retrieved the flight data recorder as well, Egypt's Civil Aviation Authority says.
June 17, 2016
The outcome of Monday's gun legislation votes may surprise no one, but some Senate Democrats are convinced their talk-a-thon has prompted colleagues on the other side to brainstorm workable solutions.
June 17, 2016
What happens when a billionaire businessman and politician teams up with a moms-against-gun-violence group with millions of supporters?
June 17, 2016
When McDonald's came to the Soviet Union in 1990, it insisted that workers smile. That didn't come easy. But customers grew to like it — and workers did, too. What happens when you change a norm?
June 17, 2016
Tommy Chreene saw a man die while working on a Gulf oil rig — and went right back to work. Then the oil company decided that for the workplace be safer, the roughnecks needed to share their feelings.
June 17, 2016
The Americans will face Venezuela or Argentina following the 2-1 knockout game win, in which Clint Dempsey scored for the third straight game.
June 16, 2016
Cleveland, pursuing its first title in any sport in decades, will have a shot at the NBA crown Sunday after dropping Golden State on Thursday night.
June 16, 2016
Addressing his supporters via livestream, Sanders says he's looking forward to working with Hillary Clinton "to transform the Democratic Party" and called on his volunteers to run office.
June 16, 2016
Media mogul Sumner Redstone, 93, has moved to replace five board members of Viacom Inc., including the chairman and CEO whom he has considered a surrogate son.
June 16, 2016
A statement of advice for visitors to the Olympics, from WHO, initially said to avoid impoverished areas to reduce the risk of Zika. Does research back it up?
June 16, 2016
President Obama traveled to Florida on Thursday to express his support for the victims of Sunday's deadly attack and their families.
June 16, 2016
The state said it was not adequately consulted by the federal government about resettlement, but the judge ruled the state has no authority over immigration decisions by the federal government.
June 16, 2016

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