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A selection of the winning photos from the 2018 iPhone Photography Awards contest.
Jul. 21, 2018
In a week even Hollywood couldn't have scripted, the feds launch their case against a Russian accused of infiltrating U.S. politics. And the deputy attorney general speaks out on foreign interference.
Jul. 21, 2018
Not enough people know how a bill becomes a law and other aspects of civic life. More than half the states are trying to fix that. See how your state is doing and take our quiz.
Jul. 21, 2018
A floating, smelly mass of seaweed called sargassum is covering beaches in the Caribbean and areas along the Gulf of Mexico.
Jul. 21, 2018
When researchers cleaned up vacant lots and planted grass and trees in poor neighborhoods in Philadelphia, residents' mental health improved.
Jul. 20, 2018
Park Geun-hye was already serving 24 years in jail. On Friday a court convicted the disgraced leader of illegally receiving funds from a state agency and breaking election laws.
Jul. 20, 2018
Officials said the allegations of inappropriate touching and harassment date from 1979 to 1997. They include students who were varsity players in 14 sports and patients of Student Health Services.
Jul. 20, 2018
Amy Powell's five-year run as head of Paramount's television division has come to a halt. She is alleged to have made insensitive remarks regarding black women.
Jul. 20, 2018
Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.
Jul. 20, 2018
For the next three weeks, citizen volunteers in the United Kingdom will be tallying the painted ladies, peacocks and brimstones they see, to help create a nationwide count — and soothe their souls.
Jul. 20, 2018
The city hosted the Democratic National Convention that renominated Barack Obama in 2012. President Trump won North Carolina in 2016, a swing state key to his victory.
Jul. 20, 2018
Ayub Ali was working at his Florida convenience store when a man with a gun walked in. Two of his four kids were in class during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February.
Jul. 20, 2018
"Human beings are the only species that deliberately deprive themselves of sleep for no apparent gain," says sleep scientist Matthew Walker, author of Why We Sleep. Originally broadcast Oct. 17, 2017.
Jul. 20, 2018
The store will be in Washington D.C., and will not only focus on hiring employees fluent in American Sign Language, but also on lighting and design that makes it easier for the deaf to communicate.
Jul. 20, 2018
Not since 1997 has the country's gross domestic product shrunk at such a large rate in a single year, according to a report by the Bank of Korea. And the bank says sanctions are responsible.
Jul. 20, 2018

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