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Guards said they saw a woman acting nervous as she neared the exit Saturday. They discovered she was a man, a drug trafficker facing decades in prison. Now authorities say he took his own life.
Aug. 6, 2019
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China's currency and the U.S. stock market stabilized Tuesday, after a dramatic drop the day before. Experts say the Trump administration was wrong to accuse China of currency manipulation.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Vin Gupta, a critical-care physician with military experience and a scientist at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, talks about the U.S., Mexico, South Africa and Afghanistan.
Aug. 6, 2019
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America's birthrate continues to decline, and young people are having less sex, amid career pressures and a confusing online dating scene. The declining fertility rate raises alarms for the economy.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Ohio's Republican governor is proposing new gun control laws in response to the deadly mass killings in Dayton. This would be a big change for the Ohio GOP if he gets his way.
Aug. 6, 2019
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"We have uncovered evidence ... that the shooter was exploring violent ideologies," the FBI said. A list of organizations found on the gunman's digital media may have indicated potential targets.
Aug. 6, 2019
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U.S. officials say the Pakistani man committed the crimes as part of a business to unlock and resell stolen phones. At least three employees accused in the case are cooperating with authorities.
Aug. 6, 2019
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It may not be a coincidence that several mass shootings took place in one week. Research shows perpetrators are often inspired by media coverage of other shootings.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Canadians and rights groups have challenged the country's U.S. asylum accord, as migrants continue to head north over the border seeking refuge.
Aug. 6, 2019
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In war-torn Yemen, mothers who bring a sickly baby to the hospital are often reporting that they are unable to breastfeed.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Studies are revealing new, unintended threats that neonicotinoid pesticides pose to insects. The chemicals, widely used by farmers, are difficult to control because they persist in the environment.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Austria's top court says Gerlinde Pommer should receive $908,000 from the government in exchange for the property. "Part of the house should be used for educational purposes," a local historian says.
Aug. 6, 2019
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NPR's newsroom is reducing some jobs as part of a restructuring move that is also adding positions in other areas, NPR's editorial chief announced Tuesday.
Aug. 6, 2019
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For anyone struggling to use "they" as a singular pronoun, linguist Geoff Nunberg says: Just practice. He believes human language processing capacity is far more adaptable than people realize.
Aug. 6, 2019
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Gun control groups say the National Rifle Association has been "distracted" by recent investigations, financial troubles and turnover. But the organization clearly still holds sway in Washington, D.C.
Aug. 6, 2019

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