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Evidence doesn't support claims against Kavanaugh, prosecutor says

"I do not think that a reasonable prosecutor would bring this case based on the evidence before the committee," Rachel Mitchell writes.

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U.S., Canada reach NAFTA deal

President Trump had threatened to splinter the nearly 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement into a bilateral pact with Mexico.

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Oakland A's Khris Davis hits .247 for a fourth consecutive season

Davis is the first player in baseball history to hit for the same batting average (rounded to three decimal places) four seasons in a row, according to NBC Sports Bay Area.

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Potential 2020 candidates gather. Talk of the White House? No, just Kavanaugh.

Eric Holder, John Kerry, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke, Michael Avenatti and more stopped by the Texas Tribune Festival. There was only one thing to talk about.

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Watch Live: Ravens vs. Steelers on Sunday Night Football

The Ravens are playing to join the Bengals atop the AFC North, while the Steelers are playing to avoid joining the Cleveland Browns in last place.

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Governor signs bill to restore net neutrality in California

Fierce legal battles loom as California moves to enforce Obama-era open internet policies struck down by the Trump administration.

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Limits to Kavanaugh investigation have not changed, despite Trump's comments

Trump’s Saturday night tweet has not changed the limits imposed by the White House counsel’s office on the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation, sources say.

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A 'Kavanaugh wave' is predicted in November. But for Democrats or GOP?

The dramatic daylong testimony focused attention on the troubles facing Trump's nominee and the possible political fallout.

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Hollywood wants to turn your favorite podcast into your favorite TV show

TV executives want to turn earbuds into eyeballs.

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A Republican believer in climate change is out to convert his party

Inglis is doubling down on the beliefs that cost him his seat in Congress: Climate change is real, and Republicans must act.

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Steelers reportedly have no serious offers for Le'Veon Bell, yet

Steelers reportedly have no serious offers for Le’Veon Bell, yet

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Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm a victim of sexual assault'

Conway made the admission during an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union."

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After a storied career, Ted Turner faces latest challenge: dementia

The founder of CNN says in a TV interview that he's been diagnosed with a progressive brain disorder that leaves him forgetful and exhausted.

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Matt Damon portrays an angry, beer-loving Kavanaugh on 'SNL' cold open

“I’m going to start at an 11. I’m going to take it to about a 15 real quick,” Damon said, reflecting the sometimes angry nature of Kavanaugh’s opening statement.

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Bucs head coach after Bears dominate: Fire everyone, starting with me

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter after Bears dominate: Fire everyone, starting with me

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California becomes first state to require women on corporate boards

A fourth of publicly held corporations with headquarters in California don't have any women on their boards of directors.

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Report: Manchester United staff thinks Mourinho to be fired soon

Report: Manchester United staff thinks Mourinho to be fired soon

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Pennsylvania car explosion kills three, prompting FBI investigation

"The fire was crazy," Resident Carlos Perodin said. "The car was pretty much split in half."

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Why do we need personality tests and horoscopes to tell us who we are?

The eternal quest to unlock the mystery of who we are and be "seen."

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NBA tells J.R. Smith he must cover Supreme brand tattoo on leg

NBA tells J.R. Smith he must cover Supreme brand tattoo on leg

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360 Video: Inside Boeing's Starliner space capsule

Step inside a mock-up of the spacecraft that will ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.

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New York Mets honor David Wright in his final game

Wright took a moment to salute fans.

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Troubled club NATO may gain a new member

"Borders in the Balkans have been redrawn so many times we do not take them for granted, unless they are guaranteed by a bigger security mechanism."

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Death toll from Indonesia tsunami rises to 832

Looters were seen stealing from a badly damaged mall in Palu, despite ongoing aftershocks.

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Notre Dame top No. 7 Stanford to remain undefeated

The No. 8 Irish passed their biggest test of the season trouncing Stanford 38-17 in South Bend.

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Blues guitarist Otis Rush dead at 84

He was an architect of Chicago's 'West Side Sound' in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Sen. Warren to consider run for president

It's time "for women to go to Washington to fix our broken government, and that includes a woman at the top," the Democratic senator said.

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Coons calls Flake a hero for action on Kavanaugh

Speaking at the Global Citizen Festival, Flake said, "Feel free to join me in an elevator any time."

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Sarah Palin's eldest son, Track Palin, arrested for alleged assault

When a female acquaintance attempted to call police during the assault, Track Palin took her phone away, the police report stated.

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Janelle Monáe tells sexual assault survivors, 'I believe you'

"This past week was a brutal, brutal week for a lot of us women," the pop star said.

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Fact check: Trump says Blumenthal lied (he did) and bragged (he didn't)

Earlier this week, the Democratic senator questioned Brett Kavanaugh's credibility.

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Bucs head coach after Bears dominate: Fire everyone, starting with me

Bucs head coach Dirk Koetter after Bears dominate: Fire everyone, starting with me

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California becomes first state to require women on corporate boards

A fourth of publicly held corporations with headquarters in California don't have any women on their boards of directors.

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Report: Manchester United staff thinks Mourinho to be fired soon

Report: Manchester United staff thinks Mourinho to be fired soon

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New cancer vaccine shows early promise for patients with HER2-positive cancers

Treatment with a HER2-targeted therapeutic cancer vaccine provided clinical benefit to several patients with metastatic HER2-positive cancers who had not previously been treated with a HER2-targeted therapeutic, according to data from a phase I clinical trial.

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Bacterial therapy tolerable, shows early promise in patients with advanced solid tumors

A phase I clinical trial investigating the use of bacterial Clostridium novyi-NT spores as an injectable monotherapy had manageable toxicities and showed early clinical efficacy in patients with treatment-refractory solid tumor malignancies, according to new data.

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Scientists use AI to develop better predictions of why children struggle at school

Scientists using machine learning -- a type of artificial intelligence -- with data from hundreds of children who struggle at school, identified clusters of learning difficulties which did not match the previous diagnosis the children had been given. The researchers from the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge say this reinforces the need for children to receive detailed assessments of their cognitive skills to identify the best type of support.

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New cancer vaccine shows early promise for patients with HER2-positive cancers

Treatment with a HER2-targeted therapeutic cancer vaccine provided clinical benefit to several patients with metastatic HER2-positive cancers who had not previously been treated with a HER2-targeted therapeutic, according to data from a phase I clinical trial.

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Bacterial therapy tolerable, shows early promise in patients with advanced solid tumors

A phase I clinical trial investigating the use of bacterial Clostridium novyi-NT spores as an injectable monotherapy had manageable toxicities and showed early clinical efficacy in patients with treatment-refractory solid tumor malignancies, according to new data.

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Scientists use AI to develop better predictions of why children struggle at school

Scientists using machine learning -- a type of artificial intelligence -- with data from hundreds of children who struggle at school, identified clusters of learning difficulties which did not match the previous diagnosis the children had been given. The researchers from the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge say this reinforces the need for children to receive detailed assessments of their cognitive skills to identify the best type of support.

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Steelers reportedly have no serious offers for Le'Veon Bell, yet

Steelers reportedly have no serious offers for Le’Veon Bell, yet

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Potential 2020 candidates gather. Talk of the White House? No, just Kavanaugh.

Eric Holder, John Kerry, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke, Michael Avenatti and more stopped by the Texas Tribune Festival. There was only one thing to talk about.

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Pennsylvania car explosion kills one, prompting FBI investigation

"The fire was crazy," Resident Carlos Perodin said. "The car was pretty much split in half."

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Hollywood wants to turn your favorite podcast into your favorite TV show

TV executives want to turn earbuds into eyeballs.

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Why do we need personality tests and horoscopes to tell us who we are?

The eternal quest to unlock the mystery of who we are and be "seen."

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Kellyanne Conway: 'I'm a victim of sexual assault'

Conway made the admission during an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union."

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As Trump focuses on Kavanaugh, Mueller's noose quietly tightens around Russia

Manafort’s cooperation should be an invaluable tool for Mueller as he continues to probe possible Russian interference — and American collusion.

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Europe beats out U.S. to win Ryder Cup

Europe beats out U.S. to win Ryder Cup

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Coons calls Flake a hero for action on Kavanaugh

Speaking at the Global Citizen Festival, Flake said, "Feel free to join me in an elevator any time."

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Sarah Palin's eldest son, Track Palin, arrested for alleged assault

When a female acquaintance attempted to call police during the assault, Track Palin took her phone away, the police report stated.

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Boy, 13, attacked by shark off Southern California beach

The boy "sustained traumatic injuries to the upper torso area" in the attack off an Encinitas beach.

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After a storied career, Ted Turner faces latest challenge: dementia

The founder of CNN says in a TV interview that he's been diagnosed with a progressive brain disorder that leaves him forgetful and exhausted.

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NBA tells J.R. Smith he must cover Supreme brand tattoo on leg

NBA tells J.R. Smith he must cover Supreme brand tattoo on leg

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Notre Dame top No. 7 Stanford to remain undefeated

The No. 8 Irish passed their biggest test of the season trouncing Stanford 38-17 in South Bend.

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Lindsay Lohan sparks outrage after confronting family in bizarre live video

Lohan live streamed a bizarre confrontation with a family she identified as “Syrian refugees,” where she attempted to grab their kids, then was hit in the face. The actress’s behavior sparked both concern and ire on social media.

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Graham wants another investigation — into how Democrats handled Ford's accusations

“We’re going to do a wholesale and full-scale investigation of what I think was a despicable process,” Graham told ABC’s “This Week.”

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A Republican believer in climate change is out to convert his party

Inglis is doubling down on the beliefs that cost him his seat in Congress: Climate change is real, and Republicans must act.

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ACLU breaks nonpartisan tradition by opposing Brett Kavanaugh

This is the fourth time the group has opposed a nominee to the Supreme Court in its 98 years.

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A 'Kavanaugh wave' is predicted in November. But for Democrats or GOP?

The dramatic daylong testimony focused attention on the troubles facing Trump's nominee and the possible political fallout.

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How a Seattle nun is taking on the gun industry

Sister Judy Byron is working with faith-based activist investors to target America's gun companies — and she's won some surprise victories.

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360 Video: Inside Boeing's Starliner space capsule

Step inside a mock-up of the spacecraft that will ferry astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Tiger Woods 'pissed off' after going 0-3 at 2018 Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods was on the wrong side of history this week at the Ryder Cup, and he’ll probably hope to avoid Francesco Molinari when the Sunday singles matches are announced.

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Before new ad campaign, Nike almost dropped Kaepernick

The month began with Nike rolling out a major ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. Before that, the company almost severed ties with him.

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New York Mets honor David Wright in his final game

Wright took a moment to salute fans.

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Troubled club NATO may gain a new member

"Borders in the Balkans have been redrawn so many times we do not take them for granted, unless they are guaranteed by a bigger security mechanism."

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Death toll from Indonesia tsunami rises to 832

Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings brought down in the 7.5 magnitude quake.

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Matt Damon as Kavanaugh grilled on 'SNL'

Kanye West was the musical guest in an expletive-filled performance that was censored multiple times.

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Residents living in unsafe, unsanitary conditions weeks after Hurricane Florence

"The trouble in Eastern North Carolina, which has historically been a problem, is that the housing stock down there is so bad," said one regional expert.

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Citing Iran-backed violence, U.S. closes consulate, pulls diplomats out of Basra

Secretary Pompeo: 'The United States will hold Iran directly responsible for any harm to Americans or to our diplomatic facilities in Iraq.'

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'Jeopardy!' contestant proposes to girlfriend mid-show

Michael Pascuzzi,from Orlando, Fla., proposed to Maria Shafer in the middle of 'Jeopardy!' on Thursday, with the help of host Alex Trebek and the show's staff.

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Unveiling the mechanism protecting replicated DNA from degradation

Researchers have succeeded in depleting AND-1, a key protein for DNA replication, by using a recently developed conditional protein degradation system. Consequently, they were able to gain unprecedented access to the mechanism behind how AND-1 works during DNA replication and cell proliferation in vertebrate cells, demonstrating that AND-1 has two different functions during DNA replication mediated by different domains of AND-1.

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Trump says no limits on scope of FBI's Kavanaugh investigation

The FBI has not been permitted to investigate the claims of Julie Swetnick, a White House official confirmed to NBC News.

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Trump asks if Feinstein leaked allegation against Kavanaugh, says FBI probe may be 'blessing in disguise'

The president told reporters he fully supported his Supreme Court nominee and said he has no backup plan to replace him.

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Janelle Monae, a fallen security barrier and other top moments from the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

Monae voiced her solidarity with sexual assault survivors, and a security barrier that fell caused brief panic

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'You're missing your soul mate': Survivors grieve year after Vegas massacre

One year later, survivors and family members of the victims of the massacre at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Oct.1 are still healing.

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Fact check: Trump says Blumenthal lied (he did) and bragged (he didn't)

Earlier this week, the Democratic senator questioned Brett Kavanaugh's credibility.

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Musk would step down as Tesla chairman, pay $20M fine in SEC settlement

The proposed settlement, which is subject to court approval, requires Tesla and Musk to pay $20 million each in penalties.

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'We can't go on like this:' Flake took a stand to save a broken Senate

“I got to the committee and Republicans were yelling at Democrats and Democrats were yelling at Republicans."

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Sen. Warren to consider run for president

It's time "for women to go to Washington to fix our broken government, and that includes a woman at the top," the Democratic senator said.

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Tsunami sweeps away buildings, kills at least 384 in Indonesia

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami with waves up to 9.8 feet high.

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Blues guitarist Otis Rush dead at 84

He was an architect of Chicago's 'West Side Sound' in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Janelle Monáe tells sexual assault survivors, 'I believe you'

"This past week was a brutal, brutal week for a lot of us women," the pop star said.

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Yankees set a new single-season home run record

Thanks to Gleyber Torres' two-run shot on Saturday, the Yankees now have the most single-season home runs in MLB history.

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7 Palestinans, including 2 children, killed by Israeli force on border

There were no Israeli casualties reported in Friday's clashes.

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North Korea says it won't disarm first, citing U.S. sanctions as source of mistrust

Secretary Pompeo responded, saying that the sanctions must continue "vigorously and without fail" until the region denuclearizes.

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Dad of Baby Found Crawling in NJ Road Charged

Police say the father of a baby boy found crawling across a busy New Jersey street last week has been charged with child neglect.

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Trader Joe's shopping hacks that save you time and money

How to uncover the secret perks and score the best finds at your favorite grocery store.

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Pope seeks prayers to save church from 'attacks by the devil'

A Vatican statement appeared to be an indirect response to accusations that Pope Francis and other officials were part of a cover up of sexual misconduct

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Riot of colors as separatists throw paint at Barcelona police

'I make a call for calm,' the city's mayor said.

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Live Stream 2018 Ryder Cup | Golf Channel

Live stream the 2018 Ryder Cup on your computer or mobile device here. Don’t miss a moment of the action from Paris, France.

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Cancer from organ transplant very rare, experts say

The donor was screened but her breast cancer was hidden. Although infectious diseases sometimes spread from donor to recipient, cancer rarely does, experts say.

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Brexit is just six months away. And nobody is happy.

A slew of issues remain unresolved, including customs and tariffs, medicine and aviation regulation, fishing rights and what happens at the Irish border.

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1 missing in Micronesia plane crash

Air Niugini is unable to account for a man after earlier saying all 47 passengers and crew had evacuated safely.

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18 states, D.C., back challenge of U.S. asylum rules

The new rules deny asylum to gang, domestic violence victims.

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Prosecutors want death penalty in NYC bike path attack that killed 8

Saipov's attorney said seeking death instead of accepting a plea for a life sentence "will only prolong the trauma of these events for everyone involved."

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More than 20 million viewers watched Kavanaugh hearing on TV

The large number for a weekday audience represents only a fraction of Thursday's total viewership.

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First-born children more likely to learn about sex from parents

Birth order may play a significant role in how children learn about sex, especially for boys, according to a new study.

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Unveiling the mechanism protecting replicated DNA from degradation

Researchers have succeeded in depleting AND-1, a key protein for DNA replication, by using a recently developed conditional protein degradation system. Consequently, they were able to gain unprecedented access to the mechanism behind how AND-1 works during DNA replication and cell proliferation in vertebrate cells, demonstrating that AND-1 has two different functions during DNA replication mediated by different domains of AND-1.

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First-born children more likely to learn about sex from parents

Birth order may play a significant role in how children learn about sex, especially for boys, according to a new study.

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White House limits scope of the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation

The FBI has not been permitted to investigate the claims of Julie Swetnick, a White House official confirmed to NBC News.

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Janelle Monae to survivors of sexual violence: 'I hear you, I see you and I believe you'

Janelle Monae delivers a message to survivors of sexual violence at Global Citizen Festival

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Most effective treatment approaches for uveitic macular edema

Injections of corticosteroids directly into the eye are superior to those placed adjacent to the eye for treating uveitic macular edema, one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, a new research study has found.

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Most effective treatment approaches for uveitic macular edema

Injections of corticosteroids directly into the eye are superior to those placed adjacent to the eye for treating uveitic macular edema, one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, a new research study has found.

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Watch Live: 2018 Global Citizen Festival

The Weeknd and Janet Jackson will be headlining, along with Shawn Mendes, Cardi B, Janelle Monáe, and special guest John Legend.

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North Korea says it won't disarm first, citing U.S. sanctions as source of mistrust

Secretary Pompeo responded, saying that the sanctions must continue "vigorously and without fail" until the region denuclearizes.

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Yankees set a new single-season home run record

Thanks to Gleyber Torres' two-run shot on Saturday, the Yankees now have the most single-season home runs in MLB history.

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7 Palestinans, including 2 children, killed by Israeli force on border

There were no Israeli casualties reported in Friday's clashes.

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'We can't go on like this:' Flake took a stand to save a broken Senate

“I got to the committee and Republicans were yelling at Democrats and Democrats were yelling at Republicans."

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Teen's web venture boosts Puerto Rico's farmers

José Nolla Marrero, 17, created E-Farm to help farmers in Puerto Rico sell more of the products through out the island. José’s online tool came to a halt after Hurricane Maria. A year later, José and the farmers are getting a second shot at making the island more sustainable.

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Cancer from organ transplant very rare, experts say

The donor was screened but her breast cancer was hidden. Although infectious diseases sometimes spread from donor to recipient, cancer rarely does, experts say.

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Residents living in unsafe, unsanitary conditions weeks after Hurricane Florence

"The trouble in Eastern North Carolina, which has historically been a problem, is that the housing stock down there is so bad," said one regional expert.

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Netflix follows in Anthony Bourdain's footsteps with tasty new 'Chef's Table'

Beloved by foodies, the show has worshipped at the feet of fine dining for years — but that may be changing.

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Before new ad campaign, Nike almost dropped Kaepernick

The month began with Nike rolling out a major ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. Before that, the company almost severed ties with him.

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California governor bans gun sales to people under 21

The new law exempts law enforcement, members of the military and people with hunting licenses from the restriction.

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This is your brain and body on your morning cup of coffee

This is your brain and body on your favorite cup of joe.

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'You're missing your soul mate': Survivors grieve year after Vegas massacre

One year later, survivors and family members of the victims of the massacre at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival on Oct.1 are still healing.

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Dad of Baby Found Crawling in NJ Road Charged