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China's Internet stars are widely panned as vulgar, vapid and materialistic. But China's fierce demand for online content is helping the newly minted celebs to surpass A-list movie stars in earnings.
Oct. 20, 2016
Californians are saving less and less water as the state enters what may be its sixth year of drought, in part because they say they're hearing a less-than-clear message about the drought.
Oct. 20, 2016
The National Zoo's giant pandas are on loan from China, and the agreement requires any pandas born in D.C. be returned to China before they turn 4. It'll soon be time for Bao Bao to make the journey.
Oct. 20, 2016
They're known by many names: lamb fries, bull fries, huevos de toro. There's a rich tapestry of Western lore built around this food, which is, well, fried testicles. Our reporter bites into this tale.
Oct. 20, 2016
The National Museum of American History says it will cost $300,000 to protect the aging shoes in The Wizard of Oz. A Kickstarter campaign launched three days ago has already raised nearly $200,000.
Oct. 20, 2016
Chile, one of the few countries that does not permit abortions under any circumstances, may amend its law to allow it in cases such as rape. But the measure is facing opposition from conservatives.
Oct. 20, 2016
In the final debate, Trump said he supports the federal ban on partial-birth abortion because it can happen "as late as one or two or three or four days prior to birth." But that is not at all likely.
Oct. 20, 2016
Thousands of Atlanta students were affected by the cheating scandal in which test scores were falsified. Years later, those who remain are now receiving special services.
Oct. 20, 2016
Donald Trump refused to say he would honor election results and was unsuccessful in changing the narrative that is enveloping his campaign. Hillary Clinton fired as many taunts as Trump landed blows.
Oct. 20, 2016
Last year, Americans logged more than 3.1 trillion miles and 35,092 people died on the nation's roadways. Now, there's a plan to eliminate traffic fatalities within 30 years.
Oct. 20, 2016
The final presidential debate was fast-moving with candidates clashing. Clinton was on the offense; Trump aggressively punched back.
Oct. 19, 2016
Presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debate Wednesday night at 9 p.m. in Las Vegas — the final time before the November election.
Oct. 19, 2016
Federal health officials expect the number of people who buy health plans on state and federal exchanges to grow by 1 million people for 2017, though premiums are going up, too.
Oct. 19, 2016
The location of Las Vegas for the final debate feels somewhat appropriate given the nasty, personal turn in the campaign's final stretch. The debate begins at 9 p.m. ET.
Oct. 19, 2016
A federal jury in Los Angeles found New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable in a civil suit that accused him and two friends of rape.
Oct. 19, 2016
The bank has come under fire since acknowledging that employees, trying to meet sales targets, opened millions of accounts without customer authorization.
Oct. 19, 2016
The Indians shutout the Blue Jays 3-0 Wednesday in Game 5. Cleveland will face either the Chicago Cubs or the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Oct. 19, 2016
The latest sting video from conservative activist group Project Veritas shows Democrats bragging about inciting violence at GOP events, and busing in out-of-state voters.
Oct. 19, 2016
The Defense Ministry says an assailant in an Afghan Army uniform opened fire, killing a U.S. soldier and an American civilian. Also, a new report finds child casualties are rising in the conflict.
Oct. 19, 2016
Health officials hoped giving more people health insurance would curtail their use of expensive emergency rooms for routine medical care. But data from Oregon suggest their overall ER use didn't drop.
Oct. 19, 2016

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