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In some remote border towns in Texas along the Rio Grande, U.S. citizens cross back and forth for medical care in Mexico. It's a technically illegal reality that local Border Patrol acknowledges.
May 25, 2019
"I believe this is the first time since the beginning of European integration that this European Union could actually break apart," center-left Dutch politician Frans Timmermans warned this month.
May 25, 2019
Researchers found that people who did not have a strong life purpose were more likely to die than those who did — specifically more likely to die of cardiovascular diseases.
May 25, 2019
In early primary and caucus states, there are well-known places — diners, fairs, union halls — where candidates connect with voters. Here are some of the classics and a few new spots.
May 25, 2019
"Disappear? We're not going to do that," she said. She went 10 times to the courthouse before the registrar would sign her up to vote. Then she worked to guard the right and never missed an election.
May 24, 2019
The union said Chief William Scott deceived the author of the search warrant about freelancer Bryan Carmody's press status. "A true leader accepts responsibility," it said.
May 24, 2019
Judge Haywood Gilliam in Northern California granted a preliminary injunction against moving $1 billion in Defense Department funds intended for anti-drug activities.
May 24, 2019
A new law, signed by the governor earlier this week, is aimed at helping diabetics afford the lifesaving medication.
May 24, 2019
New York transit officials think he would surf on top of a train, get into the operating cabin, and then yank the emergency brake. The train would be delayed, along with others on that line.
May 24, 2019
The case drew national attention as a search for 13-year-old Jayme Closs ended when she escaped captivity and led authorities to her kidnapper.
May 24, 2019
Theresa May's term as prime minister has been one misstep after another, starting with calling an early election that left her weakened and without support to negotiate the U.K.'s exit from the E.U.
May 24, 2019
The Pentagon would not say where the troops would be sent, other than that they would not be heading to Iraq and Syria. Some of the forces have already arrived in the region.
May 24, 2019
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new gene therapy for a rare but devastating genetic disorder. The drugmaker says the cost is worth it because it's a one-time treatment that saves lives.
May 24, 2019
The worldview that nations should promote their interests over those of the international community poses a challenge for Germany, a country built on partnerships.
May 24, 2019
A three-judge panel made a unanimous ruling on Friday that outraged the LGBTQ community. People convicted of homosexual acts will continue to face the threat of up to 14 years in prison.
May 24, 2019

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