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Civilians And Military Leaders Sign Power-Sharing Deal In Sudan

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The leaders of Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the country's ruling military council signed a power-sharing agreement on Wednesday. The two sides held a signing ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, marking the end of three months of protests and negotiations.

New York Landlords Call Rent Control Laws An 'Illegal Taking' In New Federal Lawsuit

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New York landlords are attacking rent regulations in a new federal lawsuit, claiming that capping what they can charge tenants in rent is equivalent to an illegal taking of property.

If We All Ate Enough Fruits And Vegetables, There'd Be Big Shortages

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If everyone around the globe began to eat the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables, there wouldn't be enough to go around.

House Holds Attorney General And Commerce Secretary In Contempt Over Census Probe

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The House of Representatives escalated its confrontation with the executive branch Wednesday by holding two Trump administration officials in criminal contempt for not providing complete copies of subpoenaed documents related to the 2020 census.

Facing Pressure In Campaign, Sanders Defends His Signature Health Care Plan

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Hoping to regain momentum as two rival candidates creep closer in the polls, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to his signature policy theme in a major speech Wednesday: a single-payer, "Medicare for All" health insurance system.

Fired Over Too Much Tupac? A Rap-Loving Bureaucrat From Iowa Says He Hopes Not

1 hour 19 min ago

Keep ya head up, Jerry Foxhoven.

Planned Parenthood Officials Say They've Halted Use Of Title X Family Planning Funds

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Planned Parenthood clinics nationwide have stopped using federal Title X family planning funds, according to the organization.

LGBTQ Americans Could Be At Higher Risk For Dementia, Study Finds

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LGBTQ Americans were recently found 29% more likely to report memory loss and confusion — two early signs of dementia— than their straight, cisgender counterparts.

Prosecutors Drop Criminal Charges Against Actor Kevin Spacey In Sexual Assault Case

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Prosecutors have dropped a criminal case against Kevin Spacey in which the actor was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man in Nantucket, Mass.

'No Meaningful Oversight': ICE Contractor Overlooked Problems At Detention Centers

1 hour 35 min ago

Last October, Osny Kidd was arrested outside his Los Angeles apartment and taken to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in Adelanto, Calif.

Your Local Library May Have A New Offering In Stock: A Resident Social Worker

2 hours 58 min ago

Trish doesn't have many places to turn. She's living at her elderly father's home without a job because she can't afford the care he needs. And every day she says the balance sheet seems stained with more red ink.

Drug In A Rug: Is That A Bag Of Cocaine Under Your Toupee?

3 hours 2 min ago

As far as drug smuggling plans go, this one probably should have been gone over with a fine-toothed comb.

They Fight — Politely — For What's Right For The World's Girls

3 hours 18 min ago

For Ayesha, a gender equality activist from Sierra Leone, fighting sexism means defying tradition. In her home country, girls are often married young and may be discouraged from going to school. To challenge these practices, the 19-year-old may have to stand up to a respected community leader.

No F-35 Fighter Jets For Turkey, White House Says In Rebuke Over Russian Missiles

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Five days after Turkey defied NATO and the U.S. by accepting the first components of an advanced Russian missile defense system, the White House says the deal means Turkey won't be able to buy 100 new F-35 fighter jets, as it had planned.

Menstrual Cups: Study Finds They're Safe To Use — And People Like Them

4 hours 16 min ago

Stroll down the menstrual products aisle of your neighborhood drug store and you'll see a dizzying array of disposable pads and tampons in dozens of brands, shapes, colors and sizes.

WHO Declares Ebola Outbreak In Congo An International Health Emergency

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Updated at 2:45 p.m. ET

The World Health Organization's director-general has declared the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo an international health emergency.

Trump's Racist Comments Find Support In Montana

5 hours 25 min ago

President Trump's racist tweets and comments are drawing support in Montana, where Trump won by 20 percentage points in the 2016 popular vote against Hillary Clinton.

WNBA Suspends Riquna Williams For 10 Games Over Alleged Domestic Violence

5 hours 50 min ago

Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET

The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams for 10 games without pay over a domestic violence incident in which she allegedly attacked a former girlfriend.

Residente, Bad Bunny Sound Off On Puerto Rico Protests With 'Afilando Los Cuchillos'

6 hours 18 min ago

Amid the most crucial political crisis to hit Puerto Rico in its modern history, three Puerto Rican musicians have released a protest song that is spreading across the island as fast as news of the next demonstration against the local government.

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