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The U.S. journalist decried the accusation as an "obvious attempt to attack a free press in retaliation for the revelations we reported." A judge will decide whether the case moves forward.
Jan. 21, 2020
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The U.S. government this week is pondering how much the public needs to know about funding decisions for studies and experiments that involve tinkering with already dangerous viruses.
Jan. 21, 2020
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If you want to trace the history of U.S.-Iran tensions, you would have to go back decades. But the roots of the latest escalation can be found in a series of developments over the past two years.
Jan. 21, 2020
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The individual had returned to his home in Washington state after a visit to Wuhan, China, where the virus was discovered in December.
Jan. 21, 2020
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On Tuesday, British Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani lauded a 2003 treaty that sat unratified for years but, after approval by the U.S., has recently been dredged from its would-be grave.
Jan. 21, 2020
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After the U.S. killed Iran's top military leader, government officials and security experts say Iran could retaliate with cyberattacks ranging from destroying data to defacing websites.
Jan. 21, 2020
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A Supreme Court case in March will test the new five-member conservative majority. If justices strike federal abortion protections, look for a state-by-state quilt of abortion "deserts" and "havens."
Jan. 21, 2020
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The vice mayor of a town located near Taal Volcano, which began spewing ash and steam last week, has urged people to defy warnings from authorities and to "come back and clean up."
Jan. 21, 2020
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Meng Hongwei, the global police agency's first Chinese president, disappeared in 2018 only to turn up in custody in China. Meng pleaded guilty last year to accepting more than $2 million in bribes.
Jan. 21, 2020
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The for-profit hospice industry has grown, allowing more Americans to die at home. But few family members realize that "hospice care" still means they'll do most of the physical and emotional work.
Jan. 21, 2020
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The Senate majority leader is planning for each side in the impeachment trial to have 24 hours to present their case, spread over two days. Democrats object to that idea.
Jan. 21, 2020
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The 2020 census officially starts in an Alaskan fishing village along the Bering Sea. Starting the count there in January, when the ground is frozen, makes it easier to reach far-flung communities.
Jan. 21, 2020
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More than 40% believe the U.S. is not very prepared to keep this year's election safe. The results paint a picture of a polarized electorate wary about what it reads and the fairness of elections.
Jan. 21, 2020
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Fed up with what they say is rampant corruption, protesters are demanding the resignation of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, who just months ago served as the island's Justice Secretary.
Jan. 20, 2020
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After closing a bridge linking Guatemala with Mexico, a caravan of Central American migrants waded across a river connecting the countries but their journey is being stopped by Mexican troops.
Jan. 20, 2020

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