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The Muslim-majority country's rising religious conservatism played a major role in this race. President Joko Widodo named a cleric with some hard-line views as his running mate.
Apr. 17, 2019
Several of the refugee camps in Bangladesh have had to set up what the U.N. calls a "tusk force" to respond when elephants enter.
Apr. 17, 2019
The cells regained a startling amount of function, but the brains didn't have activity linked with consciousness. Ethicists see challenges to assumptions about the irreversible nature of brain death.
Apr. 17, 2019
The traditional Passover dish can be made from fresh fish or frozen fillets. It's sold at gourmet shops and in jars at the supermarket. Turns out there's one more twist .... tuna fish gefilte fish!
Apr. 17, 2019
The Department of Justice said defendants allegedly pushed more than 32 million unneeded pills, contributing to a drug crisis and potentially defrauding the health care system.
Apr. 17, 2019
Maria was the rainiest storm known to have hit Puerto Rico. Scientists say a storm of such severity is nearly five times more likely to occur today, with warmer air and ocean water, than in the '50s.
Apr. 17, 2019
A new book focuses on how the Adams father-son duo spent years abroad making a case for our young country — yet both saw themselves rejected in favor of more charismatic and populist rivals.
Apr. 17, 2019
The recording of her historic 2018 performance, titled Homecoming: Live Album, includes new songs and arrives just as a documentary about the concert begins streaming on Netflix.
Apr. 17, 2019
The FBI and local law enforcement warned of an "armed and dangerous" 18-year-old white woman who has an "infatuation" with the Columbine shooting.
Apr. 17, 2019
The settlement goes to a teenager who was sexually abused and then kidnapped by a teacher at her Catholic high school. The archdiocese apologized for the "serious harm" done to the victim.
Apr. 17, 2019
If you're scared of flying, the news of two recent airline crashes might have you in jitters. Instructors who help people overcome that fear say enrollments have doubled since the incidents.
Apr. 17, 2019
"I'm acknowledging the fact that we didn't pay attention to the internal culture," says interim President Karen Baynes-Dunning.
Apr. 17, 2019
It's the latest measure officials in the region have taken to combat the disease. Between Rockland County and New York City, more than 500 cases have been confirmed since the start of the year.
Apr. 17, 2019
France's wealthiest families and businesses pledged hundreds of millions of euros to restore one of their nation's cultural touchstones.
Apr. 16, 2019
Jair Bolsonaro is outspoken about his desire to roll back environmental protections. Mayor Bill de Blasio applauded the American Museum of Natural History's move "on behalf of our city."
Apr. 16, 2019

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