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Support for gay marriage surges, even among…

A new national survey finds that support for same-sex marriage is surging even among groups that recently were broadly opposed

Chance honored by Obama, '90s nostalgia rules at…

Chance the Rapper was honored as rapper and humanitarian at the 2017 BET Awards

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Travel ban, church-state case await action by Supreme Court; Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy; Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

App allows tech workers to anonymously speak out

Employees share their experiences of workplace bullying and victimization

Combating 'toxicity' online using artificial…

Jared Cohen, president of Jigsaw, provides insight on 'The Next Revolution'

Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online…

A rhino breeder in South Africa plans an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite an international ban

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Adjunct who posted about N. Korea detainee won't be rehired

The University of Delaware won't rehire the adjunct professor who said a college student who died after being held by North Korea "got exactly what he deserved."

Weaker encryption up for debate, SpaceX double…

In today's tech news, Australian officials push for weaker encryption of social media at "Five Eyes" summit and UK Parliamentary email accounts are attacked. Plus SpaceX pulls off back-to-back launches.

£100m to clean up Russian nuclear base

Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

Michelle Obama Congratulates Chance the Rapper on…

Michelle Obama had a surprise in store for audience members at the BET Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday with a pre-recorded video message congratulating Chance the Rapper for receiving the network's prestigious humanitarian award.

Trump, Obama, Russia and what they both knew

President Trump has now seemingly acknowledged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, and he also asked if Obama knew of interference before November, why didn't he act on it.

Obama struggled to punish Russia for election…

According to a new report by the Washington Post, President Obama debated for months on whether to punish Russia for their election attack.

Panel: Is Healthcare Overhaul About Politics or…

George Will, Helene Cooper, Mark Leibovich and Hallie Jackson join the MTP Panel to discuss the Senate's newly unveiled healthcare draft.

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Iconic Mummified Toe Used in Cocktails Returned…

Believe it or not, the signature drink at the Downtown Hotel in Canada is made with a mummified toe... and it was stolen. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

Marines rekindling old Afghan relations in…

In Afghanistan's turbulent Helmand province, U.S. Marines are rekindling old relationships and identifying weaknesses in the Afghan forces that the Trump administration hopes to address with a new strategy and the infusion of several thousand U.S. forces

US mayors mull plan for cities to use only renewable energy

Mayors are considering an ambitious commitment to have U.S. city governments run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades.

Engineers use replica to pinpoint California dam…

California water officials are relying hydrology tests performed in Utah on a replica of the Oroville Dam spillway to pinpoint what repairs will work best at the tallest dam in the U.S for a spillway that was torn apart in February

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

The family of Philando Castile has reached a $3 million settlement over his shooting death by a police officer during a traffic stop

The Newest 'Transformers' Film Had The Worst US…

The "Transformers" franchise has never had a critically acclaimed film. Despite that, the series has managed more than $3.8 billion over 10 years.

Portugal airline chief fears increasing drone near-misses

The head of Portugal's national airline says he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses with commercial aircraft

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AP: Authorities delayed investigating gay 'demons…

AP finds authorities delayed investigating allegations that man was beaten by North Carolina church congregants to expel "homosexual demons"

PHOTOS: Once nearly extinct, ospreys rally in…

Ospreys, a bird once nearly extinct, are on the rebound, and conservationists are tagging them near the Chesapeake Bay

Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah…

Firefighters are continuing to battle a large wildfire in Utah and another wildfire has broken out in Santa Clarita north of Los Angeles