The postings on Facebook, email and WhatsApp are mainly "just words of encouragement and a friendly ear." But they also share food reviews and news.
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Modern genomes from Nigeria and Sierra Leone show signals that scientists call ghost DNA — from an unknown human ancestor. That means that prehistoric humans likely procreated with an unknown group.
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The former vice president's campaign is looking at South Carolina, where African Americans make up a large share of the electorate, as a must-win state.
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The judge overturned the university system's settlement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans, concluding that the group didn't have legal standing to bring a lawsuit in the first place.
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The former Massachusetts governor jumped into the Democratic presidential primary months after most of his competitors did and never gained traction in polls.
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The Minnesota senator captured nearly 20% of the vote on Tuesday, surprising political watchers who had been more focused on the campaigns of Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden.
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The failure of this year's Iowa caucuses was years in the making, some technology specialists argue, in part because of the haphazard way political users buy software.
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Recent advances in biotech make scientists optimistic that they might have a vaccine that has passed basic tests of human safety and efficacy ready to go to clinics as soon as this fall.
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Bishops from the Amazon region sought the changes to address a shortage of clergy. But some Roman Catholic conservatives warned that enacting them would lead to the end of clerical celibacy rules.
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The president's tweet came a day after the Justice Department took the unusual step of seeking a shorter sentence for Trump's ally. The four prosecutors in the case withdrew following that move.
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