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The escalating trade war between the U.S. and China may be painful for American consumers and companies but Trump's supporters say the battle is long overdue.
May 17, 2019
The independent investigation concluded that university personnel were aware of the abuse as early as 1979, but that Richard Strauss kept abusing students until he retired nearly two decades later.
May 17, 2019
Researchers found that the increase was highest for girls ages 10 to 14 in the U.S., rising by nearly 13% since 2007. The increase for boys of the same age was 7%.
May 17, 2019
The Trump administration has reached a deal to lift tariffs on metal imports from Canada and Mexico, in a move that could make it easier to ratify the USMCA trade pact.
May 17, 2019
The full impact of this potentially fatal disease is unknown. A new report calculates the places where animals and people are at risk.
May 17, 2019
BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson's remarkably diverse aesthetic and personal sensitivity are on full display in his new book on the Russian composer's music — and his own personal struggles.
May 17, 2019
For 40 years, the U.S. and Iran have been locked in an almost nonstop confrontation.
May 17, 2019
Wouk was famous for writing The Winds of War, Marjorie Morningstar and The Caine Mutiny, which won a Pulitzer Prize. He also helped popularize themes that writers like Philip Roth later tackled.
May 17, 2019
To cut down on unnecessary procedures — and health costs — Walmart is pushing its workers to get more accurate diagnoses by using diagnostic imaging centers known for high quality, not low price.
May 17, 2019
"Groceries" is a collaboration with Houston rapper TisaKorean and Canadian producer Murda Beatz, and it sounds tailor-made for a viral dance craze.
May 17, 2019
The Trump administration announced Friday that it will delay tariffs on cars and auto parts imports while it negotiates trade deals with Japan and the European Union.
May 17, 2019
In less than two years, the Chinese brand has opened 2,300 stores — second in China only to Starbucks. The company went public on Nasdaq on Friday. And it's losing millions.
May 17, 2019
The cat with the withering stare, whose real name was Tardar Sauce, inspired books and won fans around the world who identified with her permanently unsmiling — yet adorable — features.
May 17, 2019
In 2017, a court had given the government two years to create a legal framework for gay marriage. On Friday, lawmakers passed the most progressive of three bills.
May 17, 2019
One of the Trump administration's top priorities is reshaping and restricting immigration. But many of the White House efforts have faced opposition from Congress, courts and local critics.
May 17, 2019

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