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Many older patients have problems that an emergency room is ill-equipped to handle, but often there is nowhere else to go. So some hospitals are adding palliative care consultants to the front lines.
May 26, 2017
The Facebook CEO said fighting authoritarianism and nationalism is "the struggle of our time." Some have speculated he may run for office, though Zuckerberg has denied it.
May 26, 2017
George Rincon and Yolanda Reyes remember their son, Diego, an Iraqi war veteran who was killed in action in 2003. The family came to the U.S. in 1989 as immigrants from Colombia.
May 26, 2017
All sorts of people coming and going this week — out of Chicago, out of college, but not to the U.S.
May 26, 2017
Republican Greg Gianforte won the special election for Montana's lone congressional seat on Thursday despite an election eve assault charge for allegedly body-slamming a reporter.
May 25, 2017
People in a crowd raised their voices in spontaneous song after a minute of silence to honor 22 concertgoers killed in a bombing on Monday.
May 25, 2017
Brazil's embattled President Michel Temer mobilized members of the military amid clashes between police and protesters calling for his ouster. By midday Thursday, he had revoked his deployment order.
May 25, 2017
Greg Gianforte got in an altercation with a reporter Wednesday, drawing even more attention to a congressional race with a national spotlight. But it's unclear whether that will affect the outcome.
May 25, 2017
For over 35 years, the all-female Shonen Knife has been serving up catchy punk titles like "Wasabi," "Hot Chocolate" and "Sushi Bar." But don't mistake them for bubblegum pop. These ladies are legit.
May 25, 2017
What appears to be a feat actually requires almost no muscle effort from the bird. The researchers found even a dead flamingo's body will fall into a stable one-leg balance if positioned vertically.
May 25, 2017
People with the "right mind set" can pull themselves up, Carson said. Many conservatives and the Trump administration say cuts to government benefits could incentivize people to find work.
May 25, 2017
At a dedication for two memorials, President Trump told gathered NATO leaders that it was "not fair" to U.S. taxpayers for NATO countries to spend less than they pledged on their own national defense.
May 25, 2017
The name may be silly, but Red Nose Day — which is today — has a serious mission. How do charity evaluators size up this campaign?
May 25, 2017
The administration wants to reduce the current $8.7 global health budget by about 26 percent. Family planning programs would be the hardest hit.
May 25, 2017
In its 1977 review, the Dallas Morning News called Chewbacca a "Wookie." Now, on the film's 40th anniversary, the long national nightmare has ended. On that note: We too have something to confess.
May 25, 2017
Former President Obama spoke to a large crowd in Berlin Thursday, calling for a renewal of the international order. His message was in sharp contrast to President Trump's policy of "America First."
May 25, 2017
The NASA has spotted enormous cyclones at the gas giant's north and south poles. The probe has also returned other data that have project scientists scratching their heads.
May 25, 2017
A 13-judge panel in Virginia was one of several federal appeals courts hearing arguments over President Trump's executive order that would restrict travel from six majority-Muslim countries.
May 25, 2017
Conscience, or incompetence? Two competing narratives — along partisan lines — have emerged to explain the sudden departure of the head of the Federal Student Aid Office.
May 25, 2017
Dirt and rock now cover a third of a mile of the road known for its breathtaking views. And where the coast used to form roughly a straight line, aerial photos now show a rocky bulge into the Pacific.
May 25, 2017

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