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The president signed an executive order on Thursday conditioning research grants on "compliance with the First Amendment."
Mar. 22, 2019
A week after a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, friends and family have been gathering for funerals and to listen to the Muslim call to prayer.
Mar. 22, 2019
The president said he was ordering the Treasury Department to withdraw added "large scale sanctions" against North Korea on the same day Pyongyang quit a liaison office with South Korea.
Mar. 22, 2019
Several states require doctors who perform medical abortions to tell their patients the procedure can be "reversed" with progesterone. There's an absence of evidence to support that contention.
Mar. 22, 2019
About 14,000 U.S. troops are in Afghanistan. U.S. representatives have been negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban and President Trump has said he wants to cut down the U.S. presence there.
Mar. 22, 2019
European Union leaders gave the country two different deadlines, depending on whether U.K. lawmakers can agree on a path forward. One deadline is in two months; the other in two weeks.
Mar. 22, 2019
The Trump administration wants to increase transparency in prescription drug pricing. But health economists say the administration's call to tie prices to what other nations pay might work better.
Mar. 22, 2019
Rep. Abigail Spanberger's bipartisan credentials were a central issue for voters at a recent town hall. The freshman lawmaker beat a Republican incumbent in an ideologically diverse Virginia district.
Mar. 22, 2019
The information was held in a readable format within the company's internal data storage systems. Facebook says it "found no evidence to date" of abuse.
Mar. 21, 2019
The island nation, still reeling from last Friday's attacks, heard a message of healing amid plans to change gun laws in hopes of preventing future attacks.
Mar. 21, 2019
In a tweeted announcement, the Commander in Chief appeared to overturn decades of U.S. policy just ahead of Israeli elections
Mar. 21, 2019
The Justice Department says Cesar Sayoc "rained terror" by mailing 16 bombs to 13 targets. The explosive devices were sent in the days before last fall's midterm elections.
Mar. 21, 2019
Three possible factors account for the surge of migrants at the border: economics, social media and the Trump administration's own tougher immigration policies.
Mar. 21, 2019
Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., is investigating alleged violations of federal records laws. Jared Kushner's lawyer disputes some of Cummings' assertions about what he told the committee.
Mar. 21, 2019
The decision would allow super PACs to raise money by using a candidate's name, even if none of the money ends up going to support that candidate.
Mar. 21, 2019

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