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The push to increase regulations on tech companies may be warranted, said Dara Khosrowshahi, chief of the ride-hailing service. "We are becoming such an important part of everyday life," he said.
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A state judge's ruling on Monday will allow Missouri's only clinic that performs abortions to remain open for at least 10 more days.
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Local aid groups play a growing role amid Venezuela's unprecedented humanitarian crisis marked by widespread malnutrition and deaths from preventable diseases.
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"When it comes to corporate power, bigger isn't always better," New York Attorney General Letitia James said. The plaintiffs say the proposed merger would limit competition and lead to higher prices.
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Stewart, a longtime advocate for victims and first responders of the 2001 attacks, said it was "shameful" more lawmakers didn't attend.
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Parliament passed the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act in a move hailed by animal rights activists. Violations are punishable by fines of up to about US$150,000.
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Authorities say there's not enough evidence to back up the charges against Golunov, who on Saturday was ordered to serve two months of house arrest.
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The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says people at high risk of being infected with HIV should be offered a daily pill containing antiretroviral medications. The drug's cost remains a hurdle.
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The House of Representatives is debating — and then expected to pass — a measure that would empower the leaders of its committees to sue to get information for their Trump investigations.
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Jim Acosta comes across less like a reporter than a rival in his book — giving his side of the history of his interactions with the president and the legal battle to regain access to the White House.
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Contrary to prevailing stereotypes, in Anna Fifield's reported story Kim is anything but a madman: Cold-blooded, for sure, but playing a calculated defensive strategy aimed at standing up his rule.
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Low-income Americans who take advantage of government safety net programs could be affected by a number of proposed rules and actions in areas such as housing, food aid, overtime and immigration.
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Lizzo is a singer, writer, rapper, producer and classically trained flutist who has been working towards her incredible, star-making moment for a long time.
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The U.S. enters its first game armed with enormous talent, deep experience and high expectations. The team is prepared for a long tournament run while staying focused on the opponent in front of them.
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"A democratic society is one that embraces tolerance, diversity and open-mindedness," Justice Michael Leburu said. Activists immediately celebrated the landmark ruling.
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The photographs of license plates and people inside vehicles were taken over a six-week period at a single U.S. land-border point, the Customs and Border Protection agency says.
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Disney's first wish: longer copyright protection. And Congress was their genie.
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Ella Risbridger was suicidally depressed when she roasted a chicken and ended up writing an uplifting, genre-bending cookbook that reads like a magical mix of memoir, novel and self-help book.
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Kim Jong Nam, who was attacked with a deadly nerve agent in a Malaysian airport in 2017, was in the country to meet with his CIA handler, according to The Wall Street Journal and a new book.
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What a testy 2005 fight between Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren and Delaware Senator Joe Biden can tell us about the two 2020 presidential candidates
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