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Widow of Orlando nightclub shooter charged: What does it mean to aid and abet a terrorist?

Noor Salman, whose husband Omar Mateen rampaged through an LGBT nightclub last summer, killing 49, faces the possibility of life in prison.

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Is an inauguration performance a political statement?

Some say the participation of high-profile musicians in Donald Trump's presidential inauguration concert implicitly supports the president-elect and his rhetoric. Others don't see it that way. 

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Breaking the fall of trust in institutions

A global survey shows a sharp decline of trust in government, business, and other institutions. Rebuilding trust starts with qualities that lessen the fear of rapid change or end corrupt practices.

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Machines learn to find patterns in quantum chaos

An Australian team has taught a program to predict the future of an unstable quantum system.

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Apple-cranberry salsa

Bright and refreshing this fresh fruit salsa makes a delicious and healthy appetizer snack.

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Income inequality: The good, the bad, and how to tackle it

Populism in the West is bringing concerns over economic inequality – and scrutiny over how to ameliorate it – to the forefront. Will nationalist leaders respond?

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What Wal-Mart's higher wages, better training mean for US retail

Wal-Mart's plan to pay higher wages and invest more in training suggest a major shift in its business model. But to succeed, America's largest private employer may need to overcome steep mistrust from labor unions.

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What history tells us about why 81 whales died in Florida stranding

Officials say that the false killer whales died after becoming stranded in the Gulf of Mexico, west of the Florida Everglades, but are searching for clues as to why they swam ashore. 

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Surprise! Endangered shark hatches fatherless babies (+video)

In a switch that could help save her species, Leonie, a zebra shark at Australia's Reef HQ Aquarium, has become the first shark observed shifting from sexual to asexual reproduction, hatching three eggs containing offspring that carry only her DNA.

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Theresa May’s Brexit plan takes shape (+video)

In late June, 52 percent of the British public voted to leave the European Union. In a speech today, British PM Theresa May laid out her exit strategy.

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General Motors announces plans to invest $1 billion in US factories

The Detroit automaker said that it will create or keep 7,000 jobs, including 5,000 new positions in auto-financing and technology development.

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Tobacco companies announce $49-billion merger – will others follow?

British American Tobacco is set to take over Reynolds American, Inc., creating the world's biggest listed tobacco company.

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Trump threatens German automakers with 35 percent tariff (+video)

In an interview with German newspaper Bild published Monday, the president-elect said that he warned would impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported to the US market.

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Arizona ethnic studies bill and what it means to be American

An Arizona bill that would ban ethnic studies and social justice classes at state universities revives an enduring – and increasingly partisan – debate about what it means for the US to be a multicultural nation.

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Search for missing Malaysian Airlines plane suspended: When is it OK to stop looking? (+video)

After nearly three years, the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was abandoned on Tuesday, as crews completed their search of a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, finding no traces of the plane. 

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Emissions cheating goes global: France and Britain also investigating automakers

With US headlines about the latest on emissions cheating from Volkswagen, and now an investigation of Fiat Chrysler, the past week has not been a great one for diesel cars. Now, two automakers are subject to diesel investigations in Europe.

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North Dakota bill would protect drivers who hit protesters obstructing traffic

State GOP Rep. Keith Kempenich is pushing legislation that would exempt from liability drivers who unintentionally injure or kill pedestrians obstructing traffic on public roads.

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Kosovo views Serbian rail link as 'provocation,' blocks train

Authorities in Pristina view Serbia's decision to open a railway link to northern Kosovo as a violation of the disputed territory's sovereignty.

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'Big Little Lies': Reese Witherspoon riffs on Hollywood and the 'Smurfette Syndrome'

The actress stars in the upcoming HBO miniseries 'Big Little Lies,' which co-stars Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, and Zoe Kravitz. 'It’s so refreshing to spend time with all of these women,' Witherspoon said of the project.

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German court declines to ban Nazi-like political party (+video)

Germany's Constitutional Court ruled on Tuesday that far-right National Democratic Party (NPD) bore similarities to Adolf Hitler's Nazi party, but opted not to ban it, saying that it was too weak to endanger democracy.

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Does greater school choice lead to less segregation?

Statistics suggest that charter schools and vouchers aren't a solution to segregated schools. In some cases, they can actually make it worse. 

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Amid plagiarism scandal, Monica Crowley bows out of national security post

The political commentator and foreign policy adviser had been picked by President-elect Donald Trump to serve as senior director of strategic communications for the National Security Council.

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Bankrupt retail innovator American Apparel begins layoffs

Known for its provocative ads and its commitment to keeping its manufacturing operations in the United States, the now-bankrupt retailer American Apparel says that it has started to lay off its staff.

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British scientists tie the tightest knot ever

Researchers at the University of Manchester hope their chemically produced, three-strand molecular knot will some day form the foundation for very light and strong materials.

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'Hidden Figures' tops box office as non-franchise, female-led movie continues to dominate (+video)

'Hidden,' the story of African-American women whose calculations helped launch John Glenn into space, came in at number one at the domestic box office for the second weekend in a row. The film stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monáe.

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How a new campaign seeks to ensure a future for cocoa production in Ghana, a chocolate epicenter

Ghana is the second largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans, after Côte d’Ivoire. One campaign wants to make sure that cacao farming remains a productive source of income for Ghanaian farmers, and of tasty treats for chocolate lovers, long into the future. 

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Inside the belly of Russia's 'propaganda machine': A visit to RT news channel

US security services have fingered the channel as a key player in the Kremlin's efforts to sway Western politics. But inside its offices, RT seems a far cry from what the US says it is – and what it aspires to be.

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Study: US abortions now at lowest rate since Roe v. Wade

A survey released Tuesday by the Guttmacher Institute found that the annual number of abortions in the United States has dropped to the lowest rate since 1974. 

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Eugene Cernan, the last man on the moon, hailed as a 'patriot and a pioneer'

Eugene Cernan, who in 1972 was the most recent man to set foot on the moon as part of the Apollo 17 mission, died on Monday.

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Oxfam: World's eight richest people have same wealth as poorest half

A report from the antipoverty nonprofit Oxfam found that just eight people, all men, possess as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population.

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As peace talks loom, Syrian refugees see little future in going home

Talks aimed at building on a current cease-fire are slated to begin in Kazakhstan Jan. 23. At a refugee camp in eastern Lebanon, Syrians say numerous obstacles stand in the way of returning to their homes.

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Martin Luther King's son aims to bridge divide between Trump, Lewis

President-elect Donald Trump told the son of the slain civil rights leader that he intends to represent all Americans.

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Truth and fake news

A Christian Science perspective: Understanding God as good helps correct any false ‘news’ about what we truly are.

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In Asheville, volunteer computer programmers seek to help the most vulnerable

Among other projects in the past year, members of Code for Asheville have lent their expertise to address issues involving formerly incarcerated people and homeless individuals.

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Turned away by traditional refinance lenders? Here's how federal lending programs can help.

Two new federal refinance options are meant for borrowers with high loan-to-value ratios.

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Consumer watchdog is a Trump target ... eventually

Republicans are eager to replace the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But Trump has higher economic priorities, and Democrats are poised to fight for its current head, Richard Cordray.

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Trump's big foreign policy shift: looser ties with Europe

In a weekend interview that shocked European leaders, the president-elect expressed indifference to EU disintegration and reiterated campaign rhetoric that NATO was 'obsolete.' 

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Can scientists crack the case of an Antarctic ice shelf's growing rift?

At 90 miles and counting, the Larsen C ice shelf crack just keeps growing. Could studying this unusual crack predict future ice movements?

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'How America Lost Its Secrets' depicts a darker, complicated Edward Snowden

The image of Snowden as a brave idealist takes a pounding in this deeply researched biography.

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'The Girl in Green' tells a dark, funny, poetic tale of the US in Iraq

A Desert Storm vet returns to Iraq 20 years later, this time on a mission of hope.

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