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"We've just witnessed a historic vote for Canada. The end of 90 years of prohibition," Sen. Tony Dean, one of the bill's sponsors, told the CBC.
Jun. 19, 2018
Fashion Nova was among the top-trending fashion brands online in 2017. How did a retailer with only five stores get so popular? Associating its brand with Cardi B and Kylie Jenner didn't hurt.
Jun. 19, 2018
Global stock markets fell in response to President Trump's threats to add another layer of tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods. Trade tensions are leaving investors uncertain, analysts say.
Jun. 19, 2018
A committee of experts examined about a dozen different synthetic biology technologies that could be potentially misused. For each, they considered how likely it was to be usable as a weapon.
Jun. 19, 2018
All of the living former first ladies, and Melania Trump, have come out against the practice of placing children away from their parents at the border in an effort to curb illegal crossings.
Jun. 19, 2018
Kansas had one of the strictest voter registration laws in the U.S. But a federal judge says it's unconstitutional — and she is requiring Kris Kobach to take legal classes to brush up on the rules.
Jun. 19, 2018
Banks requested the song after The Mountain Goats released Beat The Champ, a wrestling-themed album, in 2015. Now, songwriter John Darnielle has delivered.
Jun. 19, 2018
Michael Horowitz, the Justice Department's inspector general, takes questions Tuesday from lawmakers about the voluminous report his office released last week.
Jun. 19, 2018
An average of 44,000 people were displaced every day, or one person every two seconds, according to a United Nations report. Conflict is the biggest factor driving displacement.
Jun. 19, 2018
Most remote towns are shrinking, whether they like it or not. But if they take inspiration from industrial Eastern Europe after the Cold War, they can improve even as they get smaller.
Jun. 19, 2018
Infants do better with their parents, studies find, as long as parents have support to get and stay sober. This program starts during pregnancy, to rally and train a strong family support network.
Jun. 19, 2018
As the level of carbon dioxide in the air rises because of human activity, scientists are trying to pin down how plants are affected. There's evidence that it's changing many important plants we eat.
Jun. 19, 2018
Nearly one-fourth of high-achieving students from low-income families apply to college completely on their own. One approach to make the experience better? Pair students with a virtual adviser.
Jun. 19, 2018
This is Kim's third visit to China, and comes just one week after his summit with President Trump in Singapore.
Jun. 19, 2018
In the latest move in an escalating trade dispute, the president announced he wanted to impose a 10 percent tariff on more Chinese products, in addition to the $50 billion enacted on Friday.
Jun. 18, 2018

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