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New York City Temporarily Halts More Uber And Lyft Cars On The Road

Thursday, August 09, 2018

The New York City Council voted to put new licenses for Uber and Lyft cars on hold for a year to study the services' effect on traffic congestion and look at how drivers are paid.

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3 Czech NATO Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Three Czech service members were killed by a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, NATO said. In addition, one American service member and two Afghan soldiers were injured.

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Amazon Pulls Some Nazi-Themed, Offensive Items After Criticism, But Many Remain

Friday, August 03, 2018

Amazon says it removed several items featuring racist symbols from its store after a letter from Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison. But it's still easy to find white supremacist materials on the site.

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Google Testing A Censored Search Engine Just For China

Thursday, August 02, 2018

China's government goes to great lengths to censor its citizens' access to information on the Internet. Google pulled its search service out of China in 2010 over censorship concerns.

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Virgin Galactic Space Plane Reaches New Heights In Test Flight

Friday, July 27, 2018

Billionaire Richard Branson wants to be on the "first official flight" to see space as a tourist by the end of 2018. His company's latest test flight reached heights of more than 32 miles.

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4 Years After MH17 Downing, Advocates Urge Continued Attention To AIDS Crisis

Sunday, July 22, 2018

It's been four years since the attack on a flight in Ukraine killed several AIDS prevention advocates. Ahead of a conference, one advocate says they would have wanted to keep attention on the fight.

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Haiti's Prime Minister Resigns After Riots Over Fuel Price Hike

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Haiti's prime minister resigned before he could be removed from office by the country's parliament. The government announced a double-digit price increase in fuel, sparking riots this month.

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McDonald's Pulls Salads From 3,000 Locations After Dozens Sickened By Parasite

Saturday, July 14, 2018

McDonald's said it's pulling salads from about 3,000 locations in 14 states, primarily in the Midwest. Dozens have been sickened with cyclosporiasis, which is caused by the parasite Cyclospora.

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Hate Crime Charges Filed Against Man Who Harassed Woman Over Puerto Rico Flag Shirt

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

"If you're an American citizen, you should not be wearing that shirt in America," a man said to the woman in a Chicago park. A police officer who stood nearby and did not help has resigned.

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First Boys Are Rescued From Cave In Thailand

Sunday, July 08, 2018

The Thai Navy SEALS say four of the 13 people who had been trapped for more than two weeks have been rescued. Rescue efforts began Sunday morning.

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Pentagon Identifies U.S. Soldier Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

Saturday, July 07, 2018

A service member from California was killed and two others wounded, NATO said on Saturday. Details of the incident, which the Pentagon says is still under investigation, have not yet been released.

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Thai Diver Dies During Cave Rescue Operations

Friday, July 06, 2018

A former member of an elite Thai navy unit died while returning from placing oxygen canisters in the cave where 12 boys and their coach have been trapped.

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Activists Arrested At Statue Of Liberty After Protesting Trump's Immigration Policies

Thursday, July 05, 2018

A woman climbed onto the base of the Statue of Liberty, remaining there for three hours before police brought her down. Activists earlier unfurled a banner to "Abolish I.C.E."

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Musical 'East Of The River' Examines A Gentrifying Anacostia

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Set amid a theoretical debate about a potential Whole Foods arriving in the historically underserved Washington, D.C. neighborhood, the musical looks at the good and the bad of gentrification.

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Warring Parties Sign Cease-Fire In South Sudan

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Previous agreements have quickly collapsed. The ongoing civil war has created one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

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In 1973, An Arson Killed 32 People At A Gay Bar. For Years, It Was Forgotten

Sunday, June 24, 2018

It was 45 years ago this Sunday that one of the worst attacks on LGBTQ Americans left 32 people dead. For decades, homophobia led many to ignore the tragedy.

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'White Civil Rights Rally' Approved For D.C. In August

Thursday, June 21, 2018

White nationalists and their allies are set to gather on the anniversary of last year's "Unite the Right" rally. The National Park Service approved an application for a rally near the White House.

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What We Learned From Dad

Sunday, June 17, 2018

This Father's Day, we celebrate what our dads have taught us, from how to run to being a good listener.

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17 Die After Tear Gas Leads To Stampede In Caracas Nightclub

Sunday, June 17, 2018

The country's interior minister said someone set off a tear gas canister after a fight broke out inside the nightclub, where more than 500 people were gathered for a graduation celebration.

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Achilles The 'Psychic' Cat Predicts Russia Win In World Cup Opening Match

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Achilles is a designated rat hunter at Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg. The museum veterinarian said the cat "loves his motherland and couldn't vote otherwise."

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