Navy veterans who served off the coast of Vietnam were long denied benefits for exposure to Agent Orange. A federal appeals court now has ruled that service at sea was the same as service on land.
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New findings about the health effects of e-cigarettes add to a small but growing body of research that undercuts the widely presumed safety of the alternative to conventional cigarettes.
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The president complained that his chiefs of the intelligence services were too "passive" and "naive" after a Senate hearing that underscored how often the White House rejects their assessments.
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House and Senate lawmakers formally kick off negotiations today. They are facing a Feb. 15 deadline to come up with a spending bill the president will sign to avoid another shutdown.
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Opposition leader Juan Guaidó has called for nationwide rallies a week after he declared himself interim president and demanded Nicolás Maduro step down or call new elections.
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As temperatures plummet, school administrators from Michigan to Mississippi are finding creative ways to announce snow days. Some of their music videos have gone viral.
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"Some places could see wind chill readings as low as 60 below zero," the postal service said as it halted delivery for a day in parts of the Great Plains and Midwest.
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The sanctions are meant to put pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, who allegedly diverts billions in oil profits to pay off military officers and help prop up his government.
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Venezuela's government and opposition triggered the political standoff that's drawing an international response. Latin America expert Javier Corrales explains how.
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The Grammy-winning artist rose to prominence in the 1980s and enjoyed several successful collaborations with other artists. He had two No. 1 hits on the Billboard charts.
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Wind chill warnings stretch from the Dakotas into Western Pennsylvania. Airlines have canceled thousands of flights and the governors of Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois have declared emergencies.
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The Vermont senator's 2016 presidential campaign took off in New Hampshire. But in 2020, some progressive voters in the state say there are plenty of other alternatives.
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