The plight of migrant families at the U.S. southern border was also mentioned, amid discussions of exploiting laborers and treating people of a different race as chattel in the slave era.
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Rescuers say only 18 survivors have been found so far. The boat capsized late Monday afternoon during Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
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For every World Cup, there's a custom official ball. But how does the Telstar 18 actually stack up? To find out, scientists stuck it in a wind tunnel with a bunch of sensors.
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Meth has made a resurgence, and in some communities already stressed by opioid addiction it's doubling the burden on first responders, the criminal justice system and schools.
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The policy is unpopular, and vulnerable Republicans in competitive districts stand to be punished by voters in the midterms if this continues much longer. So Trump is trying to flip the script.
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Scientists have been analyzing bones first uncovered by a utility crew digging at the Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia. The remains provide insights into surgery during the Civil War.
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As recently as 2005, according to Reuters, General Electric was the most valuable publicly traded company in the United States. It will be replaced by the parent company of Walgreens pharmacies.
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After hitting U.S. soybeans with retaliatory tariffs, China is seeking alternatives to supply its important crop.
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Children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border and held at a Border Patrol facility are heard wailing inconsolably in seven minutes of audio obtained by ProPublica.
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In a video posted to Twitter Monday, the president of France tore into a teenager who called him 'Manu,' is a common nickname for Emmanuel in French, during an event at a World War II memorial.
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The Pew Research Center looked at Americans' ability to identify factual statements as opposed to opinion statements. Success rates varied significantly, they found — and partisan bias played a role.
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Joe Hagin is retiring as White House deputy chief of staff. Hagin was one of the few experienced Washington hands in the administration and helped organize the president's summit with Kim Jong Un.
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Peter Strzok was escorted from the building as part of the bureau's ongoing internal disciplinary process, his lawyer said in a statement.
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The Trump administration long has chafed at what it calls a "relentless" anti-Israel bias and the dubious rights records of many council members. Now the U.S. is following through on threats to leave.
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