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11/14/2019   USA Today - Nation
A look back at Apollo 12, 50 years after its crew became just the third and fourth humans to walk on the moon.
       
11/14/2019   USA Today - Nation
A treatment for severe peanut allergies could come in the form of an antibody injection, according to a new Stanford-led pilot study.
       
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Deval Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, released a video announcing his presidential run.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, of Turkey during a news conference with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Deval Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, in Ohio last year.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Lebanon's President Michel Aoun on Thursday said on his official Twitter account that he has hope in the possibility of the formation of a new government in the coming days.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Judges at the International Criminal Court on Thursday approved a prosecution request to investigate crimes against the Rohingya minority in Myanmar, the court said in a statement.
11/14/2019   USA Today - Nation
Ray Jefferson Cromartie, 52, was pronounced dead at 10:59 p.m after lethal injection at a Georgia prison in Jackson, authorities said.
       
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
North Korea said on Thursday it has been offered a fresh meeting with the United States, but is uninterested in more talks aimed at "appeasing us" ahead of a year-end deadline Pyongyang has set for Washington to show more flexibility in their negotiations.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Anti-Israel demonstrators gathered in New York in May 2018.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Official weather forecasts for Australia out on Thursday showed no substantial rains for at least three months, providing grim news as firefighters battle to get more than 100 bushfires raging across the east coast under control.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralyzed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways, as students built campus barricades and the government dismissed rumors of a curfew.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters paralyzed parts of the Chinese-ruled city for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways, as students built campus barricades and the government dismissed rumors of a curfew.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that a U.S. proposal for Ankara to get rid of the Russian S-400 missile defenses it purchased is not right and an infringement of sovereign rights, according to broadcaster NTV.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Before daybreak on January 8, several dozen police officers swept through the streets of Barrio Kennedy, a hillside slum outside Venezuela's capital.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Wearing surgical masks, motorcycle helmets and clothes stained with blood and grime, they populate the protest barricades of Baghdad, chanting for the government to fall.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Wearing surgical masks, motorcycle helmets and clothes stained with blood and grime, they populate the protest barricades of Baghdad, chanting for the government to fall.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Walmart Inc reported better-than-expected third quarter U.S. comparable sales on Thursday as people spent more at its stores and website and the retailer picked up market share in food and other groceries.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Investigators released a series of phone intercepts on Thursday which they said revealed Moscow's influence over pro-Russian rebels accused of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
The Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump moves ahead on Thursday after an opening day of public testimony that linked Trump to a pressure campaign to force Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Ukraine's Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko said on Thursday that U.S. ambassador Gordon Sondland did not explicitly link military aid to Kiev with opening an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Interfax Ukraine reported.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
John Dean entered the witness protection program. Valerie Plame feared for her children.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
“For a long time, driver’s licenses had been the third rail of New York state politics,” said Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Thomas J. Spota, center, leaving court after being charged with obstruction of justice in 2017. The next day, he resigned as the Suffolk County district attorney.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Pope Francis said on Thursday that technology company executives and investors must be held accountable if they put profit before the protection of children, including from easy access to pornography on the web.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad and Israel declared a halt to hostilities across the Gaza Strip border on Thursday but a lasting ceasefire appeared tenuous as they differed on terms.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Agostinho Barreto has stowed away his neon yellow vest and stopped occupying road junctions in protest against the burden of high French taxes. But the garage owner still seethes with anger at the mention of President Emmanuel Macron.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Lebanon's bank staff union called on Thursday for employees to stay on strike until it receives details of a security plan, especially on how to deal with customers.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage on Thursday rejected demands to further help British Prime Minister Boris Johnson by pulling out of contests with the opposition Labour Party, saying his aim was to win enough parliamentary seats to hold Johnson to account.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he was not complacent about the outcome of the Dec. 12 election, because any vote for smaller parties could strip him of a majority and lead to a Labour-led coalition in power.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Moldova's parliament on Thursday approved former finance minister Ion Chicu as prime minister along with a new government composed mainly of ministers who support Moscow-backed President Igor Dodon.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Ford Motor Co will use the Mustang name, previously reserved for a muscle car, for an electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) that customers in the United States, Canada and Europe can start ordering on Nov. 17, the company said on Thursday.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
World stocks nudged down on Thursday as Chinese economic data slowed in October and Germany only narrowly avoided a recession in the third quarter, adding to worries about the global growth fallout from the U.S.-China trade war.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Georgian lawmakers failed on Thursday to pass constitutional amendments aimed at holding elections in 2020 under a proportional voting system, triggering a protest outside parliament by hundreds of opposition and civil activists.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday promised he would end the "unbearable" uncertainty around Brexit if he wins a Dec. 12 election, saying that political paralysis was affecting investment decisions in the country.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Britain will lose influence in international affairs and become a "second-rate player" after it leaves the European Union, European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
A Turkish soldier near the border with Syria last month. Turkey has demanded that Western countries take back citizens who joined the Islamic State and have been detained by Turkish forces.
11/14/2019   USA Today - Nation
Toby MacFarlane, a California real estate executive, received six months for his actions in the college admissions scandal. It's the longest so far.
       
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Pope Francis on Thursday named the Vatican's new economy minister to succeed Cardinal George Pell, who is appealing a conviction in his native Australia for sexually assaulting two teenaged choir boys.
11/14/2019   Reuters World News
Britain's National Health Service recorded its worst ever performance in treating patients on emergency wards last month, a blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's claim that only his Conservatives can safeguard the cherished institution.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, testifying on Wednesday in the first televised hearing of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, linked him more directly to a pressure campaign on Ukraine to conduct investigations that would benefit him politically.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
As the first televised hearing of the impeachment probe unfolded on Wednesday on the screen in his home in Flint, Michigan, Quincy Murphy said there was no chance the proceedings would alter his view that President Donald Trump is unfit to hold the office.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
State officials in Kentucky expect a recanvass of votes to maintain the results of a close governor’s election this month.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Extreme floods in Venice, fires in Australia and even an outbreak of plague in China have been attributed to climate change this week, while researchers have warned that global warming could saddle future generations with life-long illness.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
George P. Kent, left, a senior State Department official in charge of Ukraine policy, and William B. Taylor Jr., the top United States diplomat in Ukraine, testified in the first day of public impeachment hearings Wednesday.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
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11/14/2019   USA Today - Nation
Robert Evans will be on the roof of the Cielo Vista Walmart store Thursday to raise the U.S. flag that's been at half-staff since Aug. 3.
       
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
William B. Taylor Jr. after testifying Wednesday before the House Intelligence Committee.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
William B. Taylor Jr., center right, and George P. Kent, right, preparing to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday in the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
In the first televised testimony in the impeachment inquiry, top diplomats detailed how a politically motivated foreign policy threatened the fate of an ally.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
The House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, left, Republican of California, with minority counsel Steve Castor and Representative Jim Jordan, Republican of Ohio, at the impeachment hearing inquiry on Wednesday.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Parents need better options for after-school care, but longer school days may not be the answer.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Democrat Joe Biden would invest $1.3 trillion over a decade on electric car charging stations, high-speed railroads, clean-energy research and other public infrastructure if he is elected U.S. president next year, his campaign said on Thursday.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Under a November full moon, hundreds of young people dressed in black set about turning several of Hong Kong's top universities into fortresses, well stocked with improvised weapons.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Michael R. Bloomberg’s behavior will face heavy scrutiny should he enter the 2020 presidential race.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Democrats have overtaken their rivals in many counties around New York City, in a reversal of the historical norm.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Bolivian security forces clashed on the streets of La Paz with supporters of unseated president Evo Morales on Wednesday, firing tear gas to clear crowds who hurled rocks and set fires in a test to Bolivia's new interim leader.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Mexico's decades-long history of sheltering political exiles was thrust into the spotlight this week as Bolivia's Evo Morales was granted asylum and flown to the Mexican capital on Tuesday morning in a government plane amid fears his safety was at risk at home.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday congratulated Jeanine Anez, a Bolivian senator who became interim president of the South American country following the resignation of Evo Morales, the State Department said.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Anti-government protesters paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for a fourth day on Thursday, forcing schools to close and blocking highways and other transport to disrupt the financial hub amid a marked escalation of violence.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Deval Patrick, the former governor of Massachusetts, speaking in Cleveland last year. He has reportedly decided to run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
The downtown portion of the Indiana Central Canal is flanked with museums and parks as it makes its way toward the White River.
11/14/2019   New York Times Top News
Hundreds of bottles of cognac and liqueur were salvaged from the sunken S.S. Kyros, a Swedish steamship resting 250 feet underwater in the Baltic Sea.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
Alibaba's planned $13.4 billion share sale will be Hong Kong's first paperless stock market listing, a source with knowledge of the matter said, breaking with a long-held tradition of investors placing stock orders in bank branches.
11/14/2019   Reuters Top News
An influential state-backed Chinese newspaper on Thursday withdrew a tweet saying the Hong Kong government was expected to announce a weekend curfew, after its editor said there was "not sufficient" information to back up the report.
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
"Budde's mother-in-law took it upon herself to conduct an undercover investigation where she pretended to be a 15-year-old boy," court records state.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Narwhal, a 10-week-old puppy brought to a Missouri dog rescue, has a tail growing out of his head. He's already a social media sensation.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
New Jersey wildlife officials will remove "aggressive" wild turkeys that damaged property and cars and attacked people who tried to shoo them away.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Chicago ranked as the nation's top city for effectively integrating immigrants in the New American Economy 2019 Cities Index released Wednesday.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Cows have been discovered near the Outer Banks, where they apparently washed up after swimming for several miles due to Hurricane Dorian
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Ghari Ingraham confessed to putting his daughter in a chokehold during an argument over her cellphone, according to an affidavit.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Climate change is already damaging children's health worldwide and could shape the well-being of an entire generation.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Police said it was the country's largest seizure of carfentanil, a synthetic opioid 100 times more potent than fentanyl.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
It was literally freezing in Florida and Alabama and parts of Maine, Michigan and New York were digging out a foot of snow. Blame an Arctic air mass.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Detective Jorge DelRio was working as part of a DEA task force when he was shot in the face after entering a home. He died days later.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Quilty, a mischievous cat living in a Houston animal shelter, has garnered viral attention for his cunning jailbreaks of other cats in the shelter.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is hitching a ride home on a sailboat with Australian YouTubers after eventful months in North America.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
It took a lot of trust and time to get this scared pup off a two-story roof, but eventually he came down all thanks to one kind human.
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Southwest Florida is warily watching the return of red tide, a toxic algae bloom that cost businesses nearly $150 million in losses last year
       
11/13/2019   USA Today - Nation
Florida is watching the approach of a red tide invasion to its beaches which costs the tourist and fishing industry millions of dollars in losses.