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The publisher's research found "the sheer scope of its application" made "toxic" stand out this year.
Nov. 14, 2018
Nunez and Acevedo won for fiction and young people's literature, respectively. The prestigious literary prize also honored Jeffrey C. Stewart, Justin Phillip Reed, Yoko Tawada and Margaret Mitsutani.
Nov. 14, 2018
A new lawsuit claims tens of thousands of borrowers are still waiting for the Department of Education to erase their debt — about $250 million — as it was ordered to do last month.
Nov. 14, 2018
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., holds the deciding vote on a narrowly divided Senate Judiciary Committee. There are currently 21 judicial nominees awaiting a vote by the committee.
Nov. 14, 2018
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May says her government is preparing for a no-deal Brexit after two key Cabinet ministers resigned in protest of a draft agreement to leave the European Union.
Nov. 14, 2018
Rosa Bernile Nienau was apparently a favorite of the man responsible for the murder of 6 million Jews. Hitler personally inscribed the photo.
Nov. 14, 2018
The president's support is a big win for activists who have been pushing for criminal justice measures that roll back the stiff penalties imposed as a part of America's decades-long "war on drugs."
Nov. 14, 2018
That's what a UNICEF official calls the conflict in Yemen. And escalating violence in a key port city is jeopardizing aid to hundreds of thousands of starving children.
Nov. 14, 2018
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues to express confidence she will be elected speaker of the House despite effort by small group of Democrats who say enough members want change to defeat her.
Nov. 14, 2018
The bee, cultivated and revered by the Maya for thousands of years, is leaving its shrinking habitat for the Caribbean island, which uses its small-batch citrus-flavored honey mostly in pharmacies.
Nov. 14, 2018
New research finds they sustained skull injuries at about the same rate as early modern humans. "I definitely think that it's evidence these guys were not beating each other up," one expert says.
Nov. 14, 2018
The Camp Fire, the deadliest wildfire in California's history, has killed at least 56 people. On Wednesday, the Butte County Sheriff's Office said 130 people are still missing.
Nov. 14, 2018
A federal judge in Washington appointed by the president will hear a case brought by CNN and joined by other outlets about the stripped credentials of a reporter.
Nov. 14, 2018
The U.S. has spent nearly $6 trillion on wars since 2001, with no end in sight, according to one report. Another says the U.S. needs to ramp up military efforts to counter Russia and China.
Nov. 14, 2018
President Trump created a firestorm when he described himself as a "proud" nationalist at a recent rally. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says the word carries a specter of racism and belligerence.
Nov. 14, 2018

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