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Time To Consult Congress Over Use Of Force Against ISIS, Lawmakers Say

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:19:00 -0400

The U.S. has relied on legislation from 2001 to justify its use of force against ISIS. But a bipartisan group of representatives say it's outdated, and argue it's time for a debate.

NSA To Limit Some Collection Of Internet Communication

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:50:00 -0400

The agency will scale back its collection of "about" data, messages that are not only traveling to and from a foreign target, but those that mention one.

U.S. Supply Of Yellow Fever Vaccine Will Run Out By Midsummer

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:19:00 -0400

Officials are working on an emergency import deal for another vaccine that is not licensed in the U.S. Even then, a limited number of doses will be available at only a small number of clinics.

Tutu Protests And Parties Break Out In Wyoming Over Senator's Remark

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:33:00 -0400

People are using the #LiveandLetTutu hashtag to share images of themselves wearing tutus, in response to Sen. Mike Enzi saying a man who wears a tutu in a bar is asking for it.

At TED This Week, Two Speakers Got To The Root Of Things

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:31:00 -0400

At the TED Conference in Vancouver this week, two Fellows, Devita Davison and Damon Davis talked about putting ideas to work to invigorate marginalized communities from within.

Young Voters Distrust Presidency, Say It's Unlikely They'll Run For Office, Poll Says

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:16:00 -0400

Forty-one percent of 18- to 29-year-olds give President Trump an F, a Harvard poll shows. Nearly half of this millennial group says politics is relevant, despite low likelihood of running for office.

100 Days In, Women's March Still Inspires. But Can The Enthusiasm Hold?

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:13:00 -0400

The event in Washington, D.C., the day after President Trump's inauguration animated activists worldwide. It spurred more marches and political involvement. But the next phase is a challenging one.

Paradise Lost: Luxury Music Festival Turns Out To Be Half-Built Scene Of Chaos

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:05:00 -0400

Tickets cost thousands for what organizers were calling "the cultural event of the decade." But when visitors arrived on Grand Exuma, they found a tent city without enough power, security, or food.

PHOTOS: See The Sweeping American Landscapes Under Review By Trump

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:22:00 -0400

President Trump has ordered the Department of the Interior to review the status of at least 20 national monuments. Here's a visual guide to the stunning landscapes now in Trump's sights.

19th Century Princess And Cookbook Author Was Also Georgia's First Feminist

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:38:00 -0400

Princess Barbare Jorjadze is renowned for her cookbook. But she spent most of her life writing letters, poems and essays, to fight for a greater public role for Georgian women.

Congress Passes Spending Bill To Avoid Shutdown, Again Punts On Health Care

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:35:00 -0400

The House and Senate approved a short-term measure on Friday that funds the government for another week.

France's New Far-Right Leader Quits Over Alleged Holocaust Denial

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:20:00 -0400

With Marine Le Pen in a tight race ahead of the May 7 election, accusations of Holocaust denial prompted a quick shakeup at the head of her party.

His Parents' Death Gave Him A Mission: Stop The Medical Brain Drain

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 11:13:00 -0400

Chris Ategeka left his native Uganda and earned an engineering degree in the U.S. He could have gone to Silicon Valley — but his personal history set him on a different path.

Trump Warns Of Potential 'Major, Major Conflict' With North Korea

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:09:00 -0400

"There's a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea, absolutely," the president said, adding that he would prefer a diplomatic solution.

GDP Grew Just 0.7 Percent In First Quarter Of 2017

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:08:00 -0400

The Commerce Department report indicates the slowest economic growth in three years.