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Fewer children are dying globally, but a new study finds geographic disparities still exist within many countries.
Oct. 22, 2019
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The Census Bureau hopes to hire around a half million workers by next spring to complete the national head count. But it's running into trouble with low unemployment and background-check delays.
Oct. 22, 2019
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The former president, 95, was admitted to a Georgia hospital "for observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture," the Carter Center says. It adds that Carter "is in good spirits."
Oct. 22, 2019
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Men have long commanded the pizza-making scene, creating what one female champ calls a "macho problem." But that's starting to change as more women open pizzerias and gain recognition in the field.
Oct. 22, 2019
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A new study by the International Monetary Fund finds that advanced nations have seen a rise in regional inequality since the 1980s.
Oct. 22, 2019
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The Astros won their second pennant in three years and hope to cement themselves as one of the best teams of the decade. The Nationals are making their first-ever Series appearance.
Oct. 22, 2019
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The new emperor wore an orange robe in a 30-minute ceremony attended by representatives from some 180 countries. His father, Emperor Akihito, abdicated in April.
Oct. 22, 2019
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Ambassador William Taylor talked with compatriots in real time about his objections to President Trump's policy. Now he's scheduled to meet behind closed doors with members of Congress.
Oct. 22, 2019
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Researchers have found that giving your brain an electrical stimulation while you sleep can lead to quicker learning and improved memory. Future You's episode 6 explores what this will mean in 2050.
Oct. 22, 2019
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has been scrutinized for his age and his health, but his campaign has proven remarkably durable in the last week.
Oct. 22, 2019
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She was detained because she couldn't get a court hearing. She couldn't get a hearing because they are available only to people in psychiatric beds and the state's psychiatric facilities are full.
Oct. 22, 2019
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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing with U.S. diplomat James Jeffrey comes as Congress appears primed to consider new sanctions against Turkey.
Oct. 22, 2019
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Trudeau's Liberal Party defeated the Conservatives but still fell short of an outright majority. The Liberals will need to reach out to smaller rival parties to form a new government.
Oct. 21, 2019
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Florida Gov. DeSantis charged Scott Israel with incompetence and dereliction of duty before and after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. A state Senate panel backs DeSantis.
Oct. 21, 2019
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All new autos would be outfitted with alcohol detection technology, under legislation being proposed by U.S. lawmakers. That would make it impossible to drive if you're over the limit.
Oct. 21, 2019

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