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A Washington insider with roots in politics, he believes a sitting president should be protected from litigation and criminal investigations. If confirmed, he would solidify the conservative majority.
Jul. 9, 2018
Dozens of immigrant recruits who joined the military through a special Defense Department program, promising a path to citizenship, have been abruptly discharged with little or no explanation.
Jul. 9, 2018
Siri, Alexa and Cortana all started out as female. Now a group of marketing executives, tech experts and academics are trying to make virtual assistants more egalitarian.
Jul. 9, 2018
Trade tensions have reached a boiling point with tit-for-tat tariffs between the U.S. and China. But even before these levies went into effect other tariffs were having a big impact on U.S. companies.
Jul. 9, 2018
Of the 102 young children in custody, the Justice Department says at least 54 will return to their parents by Tuesday as ordered by a court. But a judge still voiced optimism about "real progress."
Jul. 9, 2018
Researchers are looking to redeploy drugs used for years to treat cholesterol and high blood pressure as remedies for influenza and Ebola.
Jul. 9, 2018
After the conservative administration was forced out, Pedro Sánchez formed a cabinet with a record number of women, opened ports to refugees and even tweeted in Catalan.
Jul. 9, 2018
Northwest farmers produce a quarter of the country's alfalfa seeds, but they get help from millions of alkali bees, thanks to one of the most unique agricultural partnerships in the country.
Jul. 9, 2018
Despite international outrage, a Myanmar court has ruled that a case can proceed against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were arrested while reporting on the killings of 10 Rohingya men last fall.
Jul. 9, 2018
Women Photograph aims to shift the gender makeup of the photojournalism community. The organization has presented grants to support the projects of six photographers.
Jul. 9, 2018
"I have sadly concluded that I must go," Johnson wrote in his resignation letter to Prime Minister Theresa May. He quit hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis also resigned.
Jul. 9, 2018
Starbucks announced on Monday that it plans to get rid of plastic straws in its 28,000 stores worldwide by 2020. Instead, the company said it plans to use recyclable plastic lids that allow sipping.
Jul. 9, 2018
The president has made up his mind, but he's not saying who it is just yet. He will announce his pick officially to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy in a prime-time ceremony Monday night.
Jul. 9, 2018
With eight boys now saved, workers will attempt to get the remaining five people – four boys and their 25-year-old coach – out of the cave system on Tuesday.
Jul. 9, 2018
Days after Prime Minister Theresa May's Cabinet hammered out a proposal for leaving the bloc, Brexit Secretary David Davis is stepping down, saying the plan leaves the U.K. in a weak position.
Jul. 9, 2018

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