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Is a clothing line called "FUCT" entitled to trademark protection? The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said no. Now the Supreme Court must decide.
Apr. 16, 2019
No Republican presidential candidate has claimed the state's 10 Electoral College votes since Richard Nixon in 1972 — the longest blue streak of a state in the country.
Apr. 16, 2019
Julian Assange probably won't have access to his laptop computer for a while, but that may not mean that the organization he created won't still release secrets and, potentially, affect elections.
Apr. 16, 2019
Valor I, Valor II and Starr, a trio of bald eagles in Illinois, hatched three eaglets this year. No such luck for the closely watched eagle couples of Washington, D.C.
Apr. 15, 2019
Tiny fragments broken down from larger pieces of plastic have already been found in rivers, lakes, oceans and in agricultural soil. But very few studies of wind-borne microplastic have ever been done.
Apr. 15, 2019
The new Netflix series takes a hard look at the effects of our behavior on the natural world. Series producer Alastair Fothergill says that this is a different, more urgent type of show.
Apr. 15, 2019
Giannulli and Loughlin are accused of paying $500,000 in bribes arranged by admissions consultant Rick Singer to get their daughters admitted to USC as crew recruits, despite not being rowers.
Apr. 15, 2019
Woods' historic victory Sunday at the golf Masters Tournament shows the continued earning power of a player who was dropped by many of his sponsors over the course of a tumultuous decade.
Apr. 15, 2019
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist was never interested in only telling the stories of famous men. Instead, he says, "I wanted to use their lives to show how political power worked."
Apr. 15, 2019
The popularity of weight loss apps, especially among younger people, has forced the traditional weight loss programs to revamp their models to include online, on-demand support.
Apr. 15, 2019
Judges sought to support the media "even if some wrongly degrade [it] as the enemy of the very democracy it serves." Honors went to The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La., Florida's Sun-Sentinel and others.
Apr. 15, 2019
Lawmakers in Arizona have repealed a law that banned teachers from portraying "homosexuality as a positive alternative life-style" during HIV/AIDS instruction.
Apr. 15, 2019
Trump called Carter on Saturday, the first time the two had spoken, Carter said. He said Trump told him that he is particularly concerned about how China is "getting ahead of us."
Apr. 15, 2019
Video showed the beloved building on fire and police asked people to steer clear of the area.
Apr. 15, 2019
Protesters are demanding that a military council give up power to civilians. Four days after longtime president Omar al-Bashir was removed in a coup, protesters faced off against troops in Khartoum.
Apr. 15, 2019

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