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The decision, described by one advocate as "the greatest treachery against clean athletes in Olympic history," is subject to conditions. It has been roundly condemned by anti-doping advocates.
Sep. 20, 2018
U.S. Border Patrol agents are boarding buses and stopping cars from private lines like Greyhound and Concord Coach within 100 miles of a U.S. border, asking passengers if they're American citizens.
Sep. 20, 2018
"Yes, it is my intention that the services will be free," Health Minister Simon Harris said, adding that the goal is to ensure access and not force women to travel for the procedure.
Sep. 20, 2018
People in Puerto Rico don't trust the water supply, and with good reason. Local systems aren't adequately tested for contaminants, including lead.
Sep. 20, 2018
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party in the 1980s, is open to appearing before a Senate panel next week.
Sep. 20, 2018
The suspect, a woman, has died, and officials say there is no additional threat to the community. The shooting occurred at a Rite Aid distribution center in Aberdeen, Md.
Sep. 20, 2018
Scotland Yard is hoping to put fears of a serial cat killer to rest. Authorities now say that scavenging animals, not sadistic humans, are responsible for hundreds of reported cat mutilations.
Sep. 20, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to her European counterparts, trying to preserve Britain's access to the EU's single market after the Brexit. But EU leaders are playing hardball.
Sep. 20, 2018
Thirty of the passengers on a Jet Airways flight to Jaipur suffered from nose or ear bleeding, Indian officials say, because the crew didn't flip the switch to maintain proper cabin pressure.
Sep. 20, 2018
Just half a dozen authors remain in contention for the prestigious fiction award: Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson.
Sep. 20, 2018
Addressing an audience of 150,000 North Koreans, South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes "the past 70-year-long hostility can be eradicated and we can become one again."
Sep. 20, 2018
Four federal agencies under President Obama requested new sexual orientation and gender identity questions for the American Community Survey. Under President Trump, the proposal stalled.
Sep. 20, 2018
Scientists at Johns Hopkins have identified a brain region in monkeys that influences their desire to take big risks. When this area is inactivated, the monkeys tend to hedge their bets.
Sep. 20, 2018
The drug makes the usually antisocial creatures much more interested in friendly contact with other octopuses. It's one more sign that the chemistry of social behavior has deep evolutionary roots.
Sep. 20, 2018
Far more immigrants and asylum-seekers are crossing the Spanish border than those entering other usual Mediterranean entry points Greece and Italy.
Sep. 20, 2018

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