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Beatings and ‘the grill’: Reports allege torture in secret prisons run by United Arab Emirates in Yemen

One report, by the Associated Press, also found that U.S. forces participated in interrogations of prisoners in Yemen.

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Indian women won't upload profile pics. Facebook wants to change that.

The social media giant is piloting a new tool to help secure uploaded images, measures that could soon be rolled out to other countries.

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Dutch royals return from Vatican with royal heirloom

The Dutch king and queen are returning home from a state visit to the Vatican with a royal heirloom: the baton purportedly carried by William of ...

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Supreme Court rules that men convicted in D.C.’s Catherine Fuller murder case do not deserve a new trial

The justices dove deeply into the facts of the high-profile killing of Fuller, who was killed inside a garage in 1984.

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What the Senate bill changes about Obamacare

The bill strips away many ACA protections, but doesn’t go as far as the House bill.

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Parsing the reasons it was weird Trump told Iowa that he was worried about dead birds

Trump's core, unchanging belief that wind power is bad emerged at a weird time.

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Pence: Trump will 'repeal and replace Obamacare'

In remarks at an Associated Builders and Contractors' event on June 22, Vice President Pence said, “President Trump will keep his promise to the American people to repeal and replace Obamacare.”

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Problems with charter schools that you won't hear Betsy DeVos talk about

President Trump has proposed spending hundreds of millions of dollars in new federal funding to expand charter schools, and his education secretary, Betsy DeVos, has made clear that her major priority is expanding school choice, including charters. But one thing missing from their agenda is anything that seeks to hold charter schools and ...

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Appeals court affirms most convictions of ex-CIA officer convicted in leak case

The case of Jeffrey Sterling sparked a First Amendment showdown between the Justice Department and a reporter.

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Our gut talks and sometimes argues with our brain. Now we know how.

This discovery could lead to new therapies for intestinal disorders, researchers say.

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The search for a $2 million treasure has turned deadly — and police want to ‘call off the hunt’

New Mexico millionaire Forrest Fenn is pondering his options, “including stopping the search.”

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Cantwell on health-care bill: ‘I just know what I read online’

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) on June 22 said the Senate GOP health-care bill “doesn’t sound like it’s a promising proposal for the American people.”

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Sen. Bill Cassidy says Senate bill 'begins to address the Jimmy Kimmel test'

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) praised the proposed Senate health-care bill, saying it “begins to address the Jimmy Kimmel test,” on June 22 at the Capitol.

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Americans don’t like the media, but they're cool with reporters getting high

Many newsrooms still drug test their employees.

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Republicans' Obamacare repeal would be one of the biggest cuts to the social safety net in history

There have only been a few times in history when conservatives have won this big.

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Sen. John Barrasso: 'We know that the whole Obamacare program has failed'

Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) outlined the Senate GOP health-care bill on June 22 at the Capitol.

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Senate GOP leaders unveil health-care bill

Republican leaders have released the bill publicly ahead of a likely vote next week.

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Travis Kalanick may have resigned as Uber's CEO — but he isn't going away

Management experts say that the transition could be challenging for Kalanick, who has a reputation as an aggressive, win-at-all-costs chief executive. "This is not a guy who's going to go softly into the night," said one expert.

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Ever wonder why eggs are shaped like eggs? Scientists say they've figured it out.

Aristotle thought roosters came from pointy eggs. We've come a long way.

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Broadband’s future is in the crosshairs of the FCC’s 'political spectrum'

New book details how the agency began life with a political agenda, one that continues to override its technical experts.

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A Ground Zero 'recovery hero' helped clear 9/11 wreckage. Now he's facing deportation.

"Mr. Cardona is deserving of our thanks — not the cold shoulder,” Rep. Joseph Crowley said.

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Trump admits he never had tapes of Comey conversations

President Trump tweeted on June 22 that he doesn't possess — and didn't record — tapes of his private conversations with former FBI director James B. ...

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Senate Republicans’ claim of saving individual health insurance markets could prove hollow

The bill focuses on help for consumers and insurers mainly in the short term.

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Four Republican senators say they oppose the Senate GOP health-care plan

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said he and three other Republican senators oppose the health-care bill introduced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on June 22.

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Trading helmets for hard hats, veterans explore career in construction

A Vietnam vet and construction expert trains fellow veterans in the tools of the trade.

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6 things the NRA will hate in Pew's new gun survey — and 5 things it will love

Overall, the survey paints a complicated picture of gun owners.

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