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The White House official has been confirmed as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new chief over objections by critics who highlighted her lack of experience in consumer protection.
Dec. 6, 2018
Ethiopia's recent changes are due largely to an uprising by young men from the largest ethnic group, the Oromo. Their inspiration: Jawar Mohammed, who created a media network in exile in Minnesota.
Dec. 6, 2018
In her four-part show, James Beard award-winning food writer and chef Samin Nosrat travels the globe, talking to home chefs to learn more about the four essentials of great food.
Dec. 6, 2018
'The Lancet' looks at everything from the potential spread of infectious diseases to the impact on the economy of the country where migrants and refugees have arrived.
Dec. 6, 2018
Inmates are among the least educated people in America, but few prisons offer opportunities beyond a GED. What if people behind bars had access to federal money to help pay for college?
Dec. 6, 2018
Bush's grandson George P. Bush remembered his grandfather as gracious, decent and humble, in the final public memorial ceremony for the 41st president.
Dec. 6, 2018
Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government agreed to a prisoner swap, setting a positive note for the start of the talks. These are the first peace talks in more than two years.
Dec. 6, 2018
Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are still fighting over President Trump's demand to include $5 billion for a border wall in the annual spending bill and have until Dec. 21 to get a deal.
Dec. 6, 2018
They had always been partners, in a way — artists who connected through their work. So, when Gene DiRado began withdrawing from the world, his son rushed toward him — and brought along a camera.
Dec. 6, 2018
News — big and small — on four different fronts of the Russia investigation is expected Friday. Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen and James Comey all have a role. Here's what to watch for.
Dec. 6, 2018
Bush, as Ronald Reagan's vice president, was deeply knowledgeable about the Iran-Contra scandal, yet insisted he played "no operational role." As president, he pardoned some involved.
Dec. 6, 2018
A federal report suggests America's interstates are worn, overused and highly congested. It also recommends billions of dollars in fixes.
Dec. 6, 2018
Drosophila melanogaster is a mainstay of genetics labs, but its wild origins have been mysterious. Scientists have now traced the pesky fly to a particular fruit — a human favorite 10,000 years ago.
Dec. 6, 2018
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the nominees for the Golden Globes on Thursday morning. There were strong showings for FX, HBO and Amazon, and for films not even out yet.
Dec. 6, 2018
Single and small multi-family homes must include solar panels starting in 2020. Recent extreme weather events such as wildfires and drought make the need clear, a state official says.
Dec. 6, 2018

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