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Parkland community worried after 2 survivors…

The community of Parkland, Florida, is focusing on suicide prevention programs after two survivors of the Florida high school massacre there killed themselves this month

The Latest: New Jersey Senate delays marijuana…

New Jersey's Senate president says there are not enough votes to pass a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in the state

Legal battle over removed Confederate statue continues

Although a Confederate monument no longer stands in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the legal war over its fate wages on

The Latest: Syria outraged by Trump move on Golan…

Syria says President Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights makes Washington "the main enemy" of Arabs, and the Damascus government is calling the U.S. decision a "slap" to the international community

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Police: Officer fatally shot armed man in parking lot

Officials in North Carolina say police fatally shot an armed man in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant

US v China: Lessons from an ancient Greek

Thucydides lived more than 2,400 years ago. So what's he got to say about US-China relations?

A Mother's Exposure to Pesticides During…

In one of the largest studies looking at the potential effects of pesticide exposure on still-developing fetuses and newborns, scientists found that exposure to the most commonly used pesticides was linked to higher risk of autism spectrum disorder.

How the Super Wealthy Use Credit Cards

Elizabeth Keatinge tells us how the super wealthy use credit cards.

Students plan protest after Pennsylvania officer's acquittal

High school and college students are planning to stage walk-outs and a protest following the acquittal of a white police officer charged in the 2018 fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager outside Pittsburgh.

Surprise rise in German business morale dispels…

German business morale improved unexpectedly in March after six consecutive drops, a survey showed on Monday, suggesting that Europe's largest economy is likely to pick up in the coming months after it narrowly avoided a recession last year. Pascale Davies reports.

Long-awaited video service expected from Apple on…

Apple is expected to launch a video service that could compete with Netflix, Amazon and cable TV itself

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Duke University pays $112M to settle faked research lawsuit

Duke University will pay $112 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit after federal prosecutors said the school used a research technician's fake data to land federal grants

Physician Groups Push For Taxes, More Regulations…

The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Heart Association are recommending policy changes to limit kids' access to sugary drinks.

Yale Cancels Offer to Student Over Admissions…

Yale has withdrawn its offer to a student after an internal review prompted by the college admissions scandal. A university spokesman says the university has found the process to be tainted for that unnamed student and one other who was not offered a spot, the Yale Daily News reports. He...

The Latest: Ship channel could stay closed…

A U.S. Coast Guard official says it could be several more days before a section of the Houston Ship Channel closed amid cleanup efforts after a fire at a petrochemical storage facility is reopened

White House Wants an Apology, and More

The fallout from the summary of the Robert Mueller report is playing out in earnest Monday, with President Trump's allies trumpeting the no-collusion finding. On the Today show, White House press chief Sarah Sanders said that "Democrats and the liberal media" owe an apology to Trump and the American public....

'It will get worse': Perilous times for kids hit…

'It will get worse': Perilous times for estimated 900,000 kids hit by Mozambique's cyclone. They have been orphaned or separated from their families, made homeless or otherwise affected by Cyclone Idai

Wolf restoration project at Isle Royale off to…

The rebuilding of Isle Royale National Park's gray wolf population is off to a strong start

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‘Brexit will make Nato more important’

Nato will be an even more key platform for European allies to work together, says Jens Stoltenberg.