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Organizers say the demonstrations, which are expected to include hunger strikes and a refusal to work, are in response to a riot at a South Carolina prison in which seven inmates died.
Aug. 21, 2018
Jurors concluded that Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was guilty of eight of the 18 counts with which he had been charged.
Aug. 21, 2018
In the past, survivors of acid and burn assaults could not get immediate compensation for treatment. The criminal code now addresses that issue — and sets stiffer penalties for perpetrators.
Aug. 21, 2018
While a majority of Americans know about naloxone, there is confusion about the fact that in most places a prescription isn't required to obtain the emergency overdose treatment.
Aug. 21, 2018
Dean gave investigators vital information from within the inner circle of President Richard Nixon. Has the current White House counsel done something similar for those investigating President Trump?
Aug. 21, 2018
HPV testing is now seen as equally effective as Pap tests for cervical cancer screening. An influential federal advisory group has changed guidelines for how women over 30 should get tested.
Aug. 21, 2018
Critics worry a new contraception app, which allows women to track body temperature and menstrual cycle to avoid pregnancy, isn't as effective as other methods. But some women welcome another option.
Aug. 21, 2018
The White House says that Jakiw Palij was a guard at a Nazi labor camp in occupied Poland and that he lied about his past when he immigrated to the U.S. For years, no country would accept him.
Aug. 21, 2018
Six phony websites were created by hackers linked with Russian intelligence and blamed for 2016 election interference, the company says. They allegedly targeted the Senate and two think tanks.
Aug. 21, 2018
Prolonged smoke across the West Coast will affect hundreds of thousands of people living in and around fire-prone areas. Scientists are warning of a lengthening — and worsening — smoke season.
Aug. 21, 2018
Self-driving cars may be the future of transportation. But if they are going to share the road with humans, they have to learn how people behave behind the wheel.
Aug. 21, 2018
A crowd of about 250 students, faculty and residents stormed the bronze sculpture of a Confederate soldier, using ropes to yank it from its century-old pedestal.
Aug. 21, 2018
Texas is one of the largest producers of wine in the U.S. But the grapevines in the High Plains are facing a threat that's causing them to twist and wither. And it's coming from the cotton fields.
Aug. 21, 2018
A female employee says her audio recordings show that Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt held up her pay raise as he pressed her for a sexual relationship.
Aug. 21, 2018
It is not clear how the woman went overboard from the Norwegian Star, but the Adriatic's warm water is credited with helping keep her alive for 10 hours until rescue arrived.
Aug. 20, 2018

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