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The U.S. has spent nearly $6 trillion on wars since 2001, with no end in sight, according to one report. Another says the U.S. needs to ramp up military efforts to counter Russia and China.
Nov. 14, 2018
President Trump created a firestorm when he described himself as a "proud" nationalist at a recent rally. Linguist Geoff Nunberg says the word carries a specter of racism and belligerence.
Nov. 14, 2018
Researchers are trying to understand how exposure to trauma cases affects clinicians and how they can get the mental health care they may need. For now, there are more questions than answers.
Nov. 14, 2018
The city itself — skyscrapers, homes and factories — snagged the moist air of Hurricane Harvey and caused more rain to fall. Two new studies detail how humans are making hurricane flooding worse.
Nov. 14, 2018
"It is time to move on," said Brenda Snipes. She's facing intense criticism for her handling of vote counting, especially from Republicans.
Nov. 14, 2018
Democrats have picked up 33 seats in the House and could get to 39. While some felt a letdown on election night, Democrats' House gains are their biggest since the wave election following Watergate.
Nov. 14, 2018
"The white crystal powder has been referred to as 'Mother of Satan' by terrorist organizations," the Volusia County Sheriff's Office said of the explosive TATP.
Nov. 14, 2018
The suspects allegedly spent months planning the deaths. "They did this quickly, coldly, calmly and very carefully ... but not carefully enough," the Pike County sheriff said.
Nov. 14, 2018
The agency said Roberson was in "plain black clothing with no markings readily identifying him as a Security Guard." That contradicts what multiple people who say they were witnesses told the media.
Nov. 14, 2018
Just three weeks after being sworn in, Mahinda Rajapksa faced a hostile parliament with a majority of lawmakers still loyal to his predecessor, Ranil Wickremesinghe.
Nov. 14, 2018
Prosecutors say Tyler Barriss, 26, made numerous calls falsely reporting bombs and other crimes, including one that led police to fatally shoot an unarmed man last year in Wichita, Kan.
Nov. 14, 2018
Two couples sheltered Uri Berliner's family when the Nazis came to power. One thrived; the other paid a terrible price.
Nov. 14, 2018
Gert Berliner packed a stuffed monkey when he fled the Nazis as a child. He kept the toy for more than a half century before donating it to a museum, an act that led to a remarkable discovery.
Nov. 14, 2018
Hamas leaders announced the truce late Tuesday afternoon, thanking Egypt, Qatar, Norway and U.N. efforts. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the cease-fire was "not easy," but "right."
Nov. 14, 2018
Installment plans and refunds for treatments that don't work are two options getting more attention as ultra-expensive therapies become more common. The financial strains will only grow.
Nov. 14, 2018

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