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Rising tensions between the two countries have caused Turkey's currency, the lira, to plunge by about a third of its value against the U.S. dollar since January, sparking fears of an economic crisis.
Aug. 17, 2018
According to the USDA, nearly 300 pounds of food per person gets thrown out in American homes each year. For three months, here's how one woman tried to cut back on food waste with her family of four.
Aug. 17, 2018
The World Health Organization says violence and insecurity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu region is preventing health workers from stopping the spread of Ebola.
Aug. 17, 2018
The recording is of a conversation between the former administration staffer, who is promoting a tell-all book about her time in White House, and President Trump's daughter-in-law Lara Trump.
Aug. 17, 2018
The incoming CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee faces more challenges than just sexual abuse scandals. Elite athletes are calling for a complete overhaul of the USOC financial model.
Aug. 17, 2018
Politics have always been part and parcel of fighting wildfires. With wildfires setting records across the West, political will is growing to change the way we manage forests and fight fires.
Aug. 17, 2018
Mmhmm is a small word that's often used unconsciously. But it can actually tell us a lot about language, bias and the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Aug. 17, 2018
Medicare limits payments for minimally invasive replacement of aortic valves to hospitals with large numbers of heart procedures. But smaller facilities are crying foul.
Aug. 17, 2018
The Democratic congressman is challenging GOP Sen. Ted Cruz. He's making a bet that firing up liberals is the way to win, instead of running to the center like other Democrats in red states.
Aug. 17, 2018
The Netflix adaptation of Jenny Han's YA romance is sparkly, sweet and very well-acted by its young leads.
Aug. 17, 2018
Based on calculations by NPR, the average shift in special elections since 2016 was 10 points toward the Democrats. If you apply that to all 435 House districts, Democrats would win a big majority.
Aug. 17, 2018
Enter the Dragon premiered 45 years ago this weekend. Bruce Lee was meant to break out as an international star, but instead, he died a month before the movie opened — elevating him to legend status.
Aug. 17, 2018
New York University said the move was to address the high cost of entering a career in medicine. Most med students graduate in debt, which can often top $200,000.
Aug. 17, 2018
The announcement comes after health officials said an outbreak last month that sickened nearly 650 customers in Ohio was caused by a type of bacteria that thrives in food kept warm for long periods.
Aug. 17, 2018
The giant influx of cash from Constellation Brands is the largest strategic investment in the cannabis market to date. It nearly quadruples the alcohol company's stake in Canopy Growth to 38 percent.
Aug. 16, 2018

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