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President Trump has signed an executive order pushing for sweeping changes in the way kidney disease is treated.
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Hundreds of people died when a ruptured dam unleashed a wave of mining waste in the town of Brumadinho in January. Mining giant Vale said it is committed to fixing the damage.
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We talked to Angela Saini, author of the new book Superior: The Return of Race Science, about how race isn't real (but you know ... still is) and how race science crept its way into the 21st century.
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Instagram is rolling out a feature that will notify users when their comments may contain harmful or offensive content, then give them the opportunity to undo the posts before other users see them.
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The court ruled that the D.C. and Maryland attorneys general lacked the standing to bring the lawsuit. Another federal court is considering a separate case brought by Democratic members of Congress.
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The Federal Reserve chairman is testifying before Congress this week about challenges the economy faces. Stocks rallied in anticipation the central bank will lower interest rates later this month.
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Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Rose Lavelle and their teammates are bathing in fans' cheers in Manhattan, celebrating their World Cup title.
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Sen. Cory Booker, a Democratic presidential hopeful, is introducing a bill that would prevent a transformation of the redistricting process that he says could give Republicans a political advantage.
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Following the world premiere of the new live-action remake of The Lion King, Queen Bey announced a syncretist suite of songs inspired and influenced by the original film's music.
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"The current situation is making it impossible for me to carry out my role as I would like," Kim Darroch wrote in his resignation letter following a cable leak revealing his criticism of Trump.
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The African American Gun Association is at a crossroads, trying to decide whether to stay a community-oriented organization or get into the political fray.
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High in fiber and protein, chickpeas are playing a starring role on menus. They're also good for soil health — and growing demand could help restore soils depleted by decades of intensive farming.
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Torn developed an unpredictable and stubborn reputation, both on camera and in his personal life, but his performances also proved influential on scores of successful television shows.
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It could boost the economy, but experts say that not all plans to wipe out student debt increase racial and economic equity.
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Under federal law, people sexually assaulted don't have to pay for their medical forensic exams. Yet some have trouble getting the hospitals or collection agencies to stop dunning them for payment.
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For the first time, President Trump is spending more on staff than Barack Obama did during his final year as president.
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Expanding health benefits to more undocumented immigrants was praised by state Democrats, but some Republicans worried about California becoming a "magnet" for migrants in search of coverage.
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About 104,000 migrants were taken into custody after crossing the Southwest border — a 28% drop from May. The hot-weather drop "outpaces last year's decline by 11 percent," DHS said.
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Defense Department Officials released their tally on Tuesday after mounting pressure to detail the costs for taxpayers, but say personnel participation was part of training budget.
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Certain circles of the Internet are aghast that the ingenue — actress and singer Halle Bailey — is African American. "Spoiler alert ... the character of Ariel is a work of fiction," Disney said.
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