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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 19:26:00 -0500The new president has reinstated the "Mexico City" policy first instituted by Ronald Reagan in 1984. And this version is even broader than previous ones.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:53:00 -0500Recently discovered tweets show Sean Spicer has been at odds with the "ice cream of the future" for years. On Monday, Dippin' Dots tried to end the (one-sided) feud with a letter asking to be friends.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:47:00 -0500White House press secretary Sean Spicer, in his first full press briefing, pledges never to lie, although, he says, "Sometimes we can disagree with the facts." He called media coverage "demoralizing."
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:06:00 -0500The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released the first public images from its new weather satellite. The agency says the satellite's data will lead to more accurate weather forecasts.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:47:00 -0500Six million years ago, giant otters weighing more than 100 pounds lived among birds and water lilies in the wooded wetlands of China's Yunnan province. The discovery sheds light on how otters evolved.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:34:00 -0500For many weeks, the president said he would step away from managing his businesses, but he offered no evidence. Now documents are turning up, showing he no longer is listed as top executive.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:24:00 -0500A champion of limited government, Pai has indicated plans to reel back Internet and other regulations. As FCC commissioner since 2012, Pai typically was a reliable opponent of Democrats' proposals.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:11:00 -0500Claims about the size of crowds for both President Trump's inauguration and the protests that followed the day after, are being debated. Scientists struggle with how to do that kind of head count.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:06:00 -0500This week, Israel will sentence a soldier convicted of killing a wounded Palestinian man last year in Hebron. A Palestinian shoemaker recorded a video of the shooting, which was shown at the trial.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:40:00 -0500Opioid abuse is rising fast among those who live in rural areas. Research suggests the drugs' illicit use there spreads rapidly via social networks, which could be part of the solution, too.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:35:00 -0500In his decision, Judge John Bates said he believed health insurance giant Aetna had tried to leverage its original support for Obamacare to get federal approval for its acquisition of rival Humana.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:26:00 -0500The tenacious Old World climbing fern — native to Africa, Asia and Australia — is toppling trees as it swamps the state. It also threatens to derail a national wildlife refuge.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 16:22:00 -0500The Dutch village of Volendam is prosperous, picturesque — and a stronghold of Geert Wilders' far-right Freedom Party. Though it has few immigrants, Wilders' anti-immigrant message resonates.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 15:29:00 -0500Authorities say they recovered about 3,500 pieces of stolen art, most of it from countries at war. Spanish police announced the suspects were arrested across Europe.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:59:00 -0500In a world of mom-focused parenting classes, this class got low-income Latino dads engaged by focusing on a tangible skill: reading to their preschoolers. It ended up helping dads and kids alike.