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Say you're headed to an outdoor cookout or barbecue or a family reunion but you don't want to show up empty-handed. What do you bring? Chefs Edward Lee, Amy Thielen and James Rigato offer suggestions.
June 29, 2017
It's a major step in the fight to push ISIS out of the Syrian city of Raqqa. The U.N. says there are up to 100,000 civilians still trapped in the city.
June 29, 2017
Police in the state of Victoria announced charges against Cardinal George Pell, who was a priest there in the 1970s. Now the pope's finance chief, Pell said he looks forward to clearing his name.
June 29, 2017
In medieval times, they called it "the black death." It's still around, routinely cropping up in the U.S. This time, the New Mexico Department of Health reports three cases.
June 29, 2017
Despite the convictions, it's not known who ordered the killing. Nemtsov's daughter said, "Investigators and the court clearly did not want to uncover the truth about this crime."
June 29, 2017
Recent appearances by the attorney general and a U.S. attorney at the White House podium have some current and former Justice Department officials worrying about law enforcement independence.
June 29, 2017
West Virginia has the highest drug overdose death rate in the country. New Yorker writer Margaret Talbot interviewed addicts, their families and health professionals to understand why.
June 29, 2017
When the tree started growing around 1692, the Salem witch trials were being held in the American colonies and Spanish colonists were retaking control of Santa Fe.
June 29, 2017
Alika Kinan, a victim of sex trafficking in Argentina, made history when she sued her captors — and won. This week, she was honored as a "hero" for her activism.
June 29, 2017
Colonial Williamsburg President and CEO Mitchell Reiss says the museum's foundation has been losing millions of dollars a year and was more than $300 million in debt at the end of 2016.
June 29, 2017
The Goodwin Fire in Central Arizona's Yavapai County spurred the evacuation of at least 15 hundred residents.
June 29, 2017
Three civil society organizations in France have filed a lawsuit against French banking giant BNP Paribas, accusing it of complicity in the 1994 genocide that killed more than 800,000 people.
June 29, 2017
Though the mosque now lies in ruins, the moment marks a symbolic victory for Iraqis, who watched three years ago as ISIS declared a "caliphate" from its pulpit. But the fight is by no means over.
June 29, 2017
The president of the United States went after an MSNBC anchor's looks and intellect on Twitter Thursday morning. It prompted immediate push back even from elected officials of his own party.
June 29, 2017
Despite a high dropout rate and low test scores at Ballou High School in Washington, D.C., every senior was accepted to at least one college.
June 29, 2017
The bacterium C. difficile causes one of the most common infections in hospitals and nursing homes. After climbing for decades, the rate of new infections is now falling.
June 29, 2017
Great Britain returned Hong Kong to China on June 30, 1997. Since then, Beijing has tightened its political grip and income inequality has grown. But not everyone is unhappy with China's impact.
June 29, 2017
Sony says it's meeting new demand from young people who buy records they've heard on streaming services. The company stopped pressing vinyl in 1989.
June 29, 2017
As we light a candle on the Code Switch podcast's birthday cake, our team looks back on the stories that mattered.
June 29, 2017
This week, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced she opposes the health care bill in its current form. She cited cuts to Medicaid and what the bill would mean for people with opioid addiction.
June 29, 2017

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