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Christian Picciolini spent eight years as a member of a violent, white power skinhead group. He eventually withdrew and co-founded a nonprofit to help extremists disengage.
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When study participants who routinely got less than seven hours of sleep were coached to extend their sleep time, they also changed their diets, without being asked — taking in less sugar each day.
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The intercontinental ballistic missile has a range of some 3,100 miles. Its launch Thursday comes at a particularly fraught time in India's relationship with neighbors Pakistan and China.
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Many Americans may be weary of the war in Afghanistan. But a new movie is betting big on the true story of Green Berets on horseback who made the early days of the fight look deceptively easy.
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The planet's global surface temperature last year was second warmest since 1880, NASA says. And scientists say the five warmest years on record have been since 2010.
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The Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom is being established to aid health workers with objections rooted in conscience or religion to treating certain people and performing some procedures.
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Amazon says it reviewed 238 proposals in the U.S., Mexico and Canada. It says it will invest $5 billion in building the new headquarters, which could create up to 50,000 high-paying jobs.
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The president indicated in a morning tweet that he opposed House Republicans' bill to extend long-term funding for a popular children's health care program as part of a short-term spending agreement.
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Scientists believe they have solid evidence that repeated direct hits to the head can cause the degenerative brain disease seen in some athletes, even if there are no signs of concussion.
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His phone rarely stops ringing. Most calls and messages are from other Yazidis in Iraq's Kurdistan region, asking for help to find their relatives. Others are from people threatening to kill him.
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Wilson also worked in movies, directing the first Police Academy as well as Guarding Tess and The First Wives Club. Wilson had been battling lung cancer and emphysema.
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China's economy, the second-largest in the world, grew by 6.9 percent in 2017. It's the first time since 2010 that the speed of China's economic growth went up rather than edging down.
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More than 30 athletes that were to compete at the Siberian Indoor Championships last weekend suddenly pulled out of the event claiming various illnesses.
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Apple says it's bringing billions of dollars back to the U.S. and using it to build a new campus and create 20,000 jobs. Analysts say the announcement is a mix of politics and economics.
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Also: A winter storm across the South turns deadly; Secretary of State Tillerson says the U.S. won't build a Turkey-Syria border force; and a thief steals millions in casino chips in Macau.
There is strong bipartisan support in the House to overturn the 7-year-old earmark ban in order to give lawmakers a greater say in directing federal dollars.
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House Intelligence Committee members are scheduled to vote on Thursday about whether to make public the transcript of their hearing with the founder of Fusion GPS. A Senate panel's is already out.
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In 2016, Donald Trump offered a list of things he wanted to accomplish as president. As his first anniversary in office approaches, here is what he can check off and what is incomplete.
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A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey finds Americans believe Trump has divided the nation in his first year as president. But people who backed him in 2016 continue to be firmly behind him.
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Two psychologists both have a rare specialty: counseling sexual assault survivors who have intellectual disabilities. The stories of sexual violence in their clients' lives have striking similarities.
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