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The longer the federal shutdown lasts, the more likely security breaches of government websites become, cyber specialists say. And it could lead to security problems long after the government reopens.
Jan. 20, 2019
The family of Majd Kamalmaz, 61, is making his story public for the first time, spurred by President Trump's plans to remove U.S. troops from the country.
Jan. 20, 2019
One in 5 LGBT adults has avoided medical care for fear of discrimination, according to a recent survey, and 80 percent of physicians surveyed say they feel "not competent" to treat LGBT patients.
Jan. 20, 2019
It's India's Kumbh Mela festival, which is expected to draw a record 15 million pilgrims this year, all looking to take a dip in the sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers.
Jan. 20, 2019
The viral 10-Year Challenge on social media could train facial recognition technology on how we age, and potentially be used against us, argues author and tech consultant Kate O'Neill.
Jan. 20, 2019
One of the worst industrial disasters in American history is a forgotten example of the dangers of silica, the toxic dust behind the modern black lung epidemic in Appalachia.
Jan. 20, 2019
At the midpoint of his four-year term, President Trump has delivered on some campaign promises and ignored others, while many are still works in progress.
Jan. 20, 2019
Mendez slipped into revolutionary Iran in 1980 and brought out six American diplomats who were granted refuge by the Canadian Embassy. He didn't receive full acclaim until Hollywood made a 2012 movie.
Jan. 19, 2019
Started in 2017, the protest movement advocates for the rights of women, immigrants, people of color and the LGBTQ community.
Jan. 19, 2019
The proposal would temporarily extend deportation protections for some immigrants in exchange for funding for a border wall. But Democrats say the offer doesn't amount to much.
Jan. 19, 2019
The storm is bringing snow, ice, freezing rain and arctic air to much of the East Coast.
Jan. 19, 2019
The president met privately with family members Saturday morning. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan also traveled to the ceremony.
Jan. 19, 2019
Marches took place across the country, from Washington, D.C., to San Francisco to snowy upstate New York. Leaders called for unity as controversy and questions of inclusivity loomed over the event.
Jan. 19, 2019
Residents of Tlahuelilpan, north of Mexico City, had gathered around an illegally tapped pipeline to collect fuel when it burst into flames.
Jan. 19, 2019
ISIS may not be defeated, but the U.S. is right to withdraw from Syria, argue Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Richard Sokolsky of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Jan. 19, 2019

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