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As home genetic testing continues to boom, more people are getting their DNA tested for health reasons. The tests may signal future disease, but there are many limitations that might falsely reassure.
Jun. 18, 2018
The young former senator won the first election since a peace accord ended the country's 50-year-old rebel war. Duque, who defeated former leftist rebel Gustavo Petro, promised to overhaul the accord.
Jun. 17, 2018
In Lexington, Tenn., a century-old cinema is celebrating an important birthday: The Princess Theatre's popcorn machine is turning 50.
Jun. 17, 2018
It's hard to find other stay-at-home dads to hang out with, and working men worry you'll hit on their stay-at-home wives. Meanwhile, bosses still expect new fathers to work full-time. What's changed?
Jun. 17, 2018
House Democrats converged on an immigration detention facility Sunday, as the Trump administration continued to shift blame elsewhere for the growing crisis.
Jun. 17, 2018
Rep. Beto O'Rourke organized the Father's Day march in just a couple of days. Hundreds of people showed up to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border.
Jun. 17, 2018
Roberta Jacobson, who resigned as ambassador in May, says the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration agenda is "draconian."
Jun. 17, 2018
Some top researchers now say that climate change has led to stronger hurricanes. Now, there's a push to expand the wind scale to include a Category 6 for winds as powerful as those seen last year.
Jun. 17, 2018
Selling betel nut is a popular way for women to earn income. But their husbands sometimes beat them or force them to hand over their earnings.
Jun. 17, 2018
The country's interior minister said someone set off a tear gas canister after a fight broke out inside the nightclub, where more than 500 people were gathered for a graduation celebration.
Jun. 17, 2018
The White House says Trump plans to nominate Kathy Kraninger to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Under Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, the CFPB has lost much of its watchdog role.
Jun. 16, 2018
The sale of the paper is expected to be finalized this weekend, transferring ownership from troubled parent company Tronc to billionaire California inventor and investor Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong.
Jun. 16, 2018
The attack, claimed by ISIS, disrupted a historic moment when national security forces were celebrating a temporary truce between the Taliban and national security forces.
Jun. 16, 2018
As part of a restoration initiative to interweave Monticello's dynamic history, a new exhibit at Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate gives humanity to an enslaved woman who bore six of his children.
Jun. 16, 2018
They condemn a border practice of tearing children away from their parents. It is an attempt to "weaponize children," Archbishop of Miami Thomas Wenski tells NPR's Weekend Edition.
Jun. 16, 2018

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