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Russia's parliament approves legislation ending the rights of the 85 regions, republic and territories to mandate compulsory regional language lessons.

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[l] at 2/17/20 3:37pm

'No SF in TX,' Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, tweeted. He has feuded over homelessness with Steve Adler, Austin's Democratic mayor.

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Governments were scrambling to trace passengers after an 83-year-old American woman who traveled on the Westerdam cruise liner was infected.

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Students, faculty and program staff across the U.S. have scrambled to find study alternatives at the last minute amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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The deadly coronavirus outbreak is hurting scores of companies in California and nationwide that depend on Chinese production and consumer spending.

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[l] at 2/17/20 4:00am

On Presidents Day, it's worth noting that the way we remember our chief executives says more about the present than the past.

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[l] at 2/16/20 6:00am

After decades of malaise, South Bend went through big changes during Pete Buttigieg's tenure as mayor. But there is fear that the gains have been uneven and that its fragile progress could slip away.

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[l] at 2/16/20 5:00am

A prominent member of a secretive Utah polygamist sect and a Los Angeles businessman reputed to be a gangster allegedly teamed up on a $470-million fraud scheme.

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[l] at 2/16/20 4:00am

Troy Sand's suicide devastated his large, close-knit family and shattered this tiny community of fewer than 1,200 people in northwestern Iowa. His death also represented a growing manifestation of despair in rural America – the number of farmers taking their own lives.

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[l] at 2/15/20 4:46pm

A cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the astronauts' cravings.

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[l] at 2/15/20 4:18pm

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declares a state of emergency as forecasters say the Pearl River in Jackson will crest at levels not seen in decades.

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[l] at 2/15/20 12:24pm

If a U.S.-Taliban deal holds, tougher talks between militants and Afghan officials would follow, potentially reshaping the country.

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[l] at 2/15/20 11:06am

A door is opening that may lead to the end of a 20-year war. We must have the courage to walk through, says former White House official Richard A. Clarke.

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[l] at 2/14/20 9:59pm

In Mexico, as in other Latin American nations, feminists, human rights advocates and others have long argued that the murder of women has not been a law enforcement priority.

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[l] at 2/14/20 4:19pm

The administration announced a weeklong truce with the Taliban in Afghanistan, a possible step toward Trump's goal of ending America's longest war.

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[l] at 2/14/20 2:30pm

Lawyers for four volunteer firefighters say their arrests are part of a crackdown on critics of the Brazilian government's policies in the Amazon.

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[l] at 2/14/20 4:00am

The woman who runs the Mother Camp heroin rehab clinic in Afghanistan defies a male-dominated in the war-broken land

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[l] at 2/14/20 12:51am

Fresh off a surprise New Hampshire showing, Amy Klobuchar campaigns in Nevada.

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[l] at 2/13/20 5:10pm

Lawmakers immediately criticized President Trump's proposal, for a second year, to take defense funds to pay for the border wall he once promised Mexico would finance.

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[l] at 2/13/20 3:35pm

In a scathing closing argument, Harvey Weinstein's attorney attacked prosecutors before pleading with the jury to acquit the mogul of sexual assault.

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[l] at 2/13/20 2:14pm

Seis ejecutivos de Citgo, con sede en Houston, han estado detenidos en prisiones venezolanas durante más de dos años sin ser juzgados.

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