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The science community feels threatened under the current administration. Researchers, educators and activists took to the nation's capital to stress that cuts to scientific funding affect us all.
April 22, 2017
The March for Science is one of many demonstrations in response to the Trump administration. Sociology professor David Meyer at the University of California Irvine talks about the history of protests.
April 22, 2017
Venezuelans have been protesting President Nicolas Maduro's government over a deep economic recession and massive food and medicine shortages. Reuters reporter Girish Gupta gives developments.
April 22, 2017
Journalist Ahmed Rashid talks about Friday's attack on an Afghanistan military base. More than 100 people are reported dead making it the deadliest attack there since 2001.
April 22, 2017
France faces its most important presidential race in more than five decades. But polls show many French voters are undecided or might not vote at all.
April 22, 2017
Civil rights groups are suing Georgia's secretary of state over voter registration rules that would prevent new voters from taking part in the state's special congressional election.
April 22, 2017
Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia talks about the city of Chicago's new municipal ID cards which will be accessible to residents who lack documentation for living there.
April 22, 2017
Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds sustained last month in Afghanistan. It was President Trump's first visit to Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.
April 22, 2017
Taliban fighters killed the soldiers at a base in the northern part of the country, in one of the deadliest attacks on an Afghan base since the war began.
April 22, 2017
Marine Le Pen grew up in a "house of political violence," a biographer says. Since taking control of the far-right party her father founded, she has tried to expand its reach, and kicked him out.
April 22, 2017
A tense confrontation between an airline and a passenger was captured on video, Friday. This time, an American Airlines employee is accused of hitting a woman with a stroller.
April 22, 2017
"I think the profession of science is under attack," says one organizer of the worldwide event. "[We've] left that open for politicians to [hijack] science for their own selfish needs."
April 22, 2017
Student athlete applicants with histories of domestic or sexual violence will no longer be eligible to play at IU.
April 22, 2017
New Orleans bluesman Anders Osborne is launching a program to help musicians and others in the industry stay sober in work environments that are often centered around drugs and alcohol.
April 22, 2017
At the Air Force museum in Dayton, technicians and volunteers are working to restore a unique piece of history. The B-17 bomber Memphis Belle is being carefully returned to its wartime appearance.
April 22, 2017
Window washers donned the colorful tights and appeared outside Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, climbing down the walls and thrilling the young patients.
April 22, 2017
The foods we choose to put on our plates — or toss away – could have more of an ecological impact than many of us realize.
April 22, 2017
The Democratic "unity tour" has produced less-than-unifying headlines for the out-of-power party as progressives seek to oppose President Trump and the GOP.
April 22, 2017
Some say they brought a measure of stability. But they also brought cholera — and have been accused of sexual abuse.
April 22, 2017
The Education Secretary tours schools with the head of the American Federation of Teachers, the controversy over Ann Coulter at UC Berkeley, and other highlights from the week in education.
April 22, 2017

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