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House Republicans don't have the votes to pass an immigration bill. The stalemate demonstrates deep divisions inside the party and spotlights a controversial issue just months ahead of the midterms.
Jun. 21, 2018
Antwon Rose Jr., 17, was riding in a car suspected of having been used in an earlier shooting. He ran after police stopped the vehicle and was shot three times by an East Pittsburgh police officer.
Jun. 21, 2018
"All this likeness of Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi, it's all make-believe," says the director of a civic organization in Yangon. "And now we know the real Aung San Suu Kyi."
Jun. 21, 2018
Two herpes viruses that cause skin rashes in toddlers may accelerate Alzheimer's disease when they infect brain cells. The finding suggests antiviral drugs might help protect the brain.
Jun. 21, 2018
Formerly considered useless, or maybe a parasite, the stretch of DNA known as LINE-1 actually plays "a key role" in creating an embryo and embryonic stem cells, research shows.
Jun. 21, 2018
The Supreme Court on Thursday held that states may impose sales taxes on Internet retailers with no physical presence within the state.
Jun. 21, 2018
Sara Netanyahu is accused of ordering some $100,000 worth of food and having the government pick up the tab, despite having a cook on staff at her home.
Jun. 21, 2018
White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.
Jun. 21, 2018
Koko fascinated and elated millions of people with her facility for language and her ability to interact with humans. She also gave people a glimpse of her emotions.
Jun. 21, 2018
Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a 7.3 pound baby girl in an Auckland hospital. Her pregnancy sparked a national conversation about working mothers.
Jun. 21, 2018
The land used to be within the boundary of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in Utah. President Trump slashed the protected acreage by nearly half last year.
Jun. 21, 2018
The factory that makes wire mesh used in the majority of North American lobster traps says steel tariffs will spike the cost of their product, and lobstermen will bear the brunt of the higher prices.
Jun. 21, 2018
VA employees in one Southeast district say a toxic culture of retaliation has undermined veterans' care and worker morale. There is growing skepticism among whistleblowers the VA can police itself.
Jun. 21, 2018
The president ended a policy that sent children to government-run facilities away from their parents, but critics say he created new problems, and kids already held may be there indefinitely.
Jun. 20, 2018
After a month-long investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz has been cleared by MIT to continue teaching there next year.
Jun. 20, 2018

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