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When it comes to surviving the warming climate, scientists are finding that some plants and animals have an edge. The hope is that these "super adapters" can help preserve their species.
Oct. 16, 2019
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Lawmakers have widely criticized President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria. Trump says it was House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had the "meltdown."
Oct. 16, 2019
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After being shouted down by opposition lawmakers, the Hong Kong chief executive announced new public housing projects in the notoriously expensive city.
Oct. 16, 2019
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Companies are trying to figure out the risks to their profits from a warming planet. Some of them are turning to high-tech tools of climate science.
Oct. 16, 2019
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Alex Yiu was born a seemingly healthy baby. But by age 2, his muscle control and speech were deteriorating. His baffling condition took a decade to diagnose. The reanalysis of a DNA test was the key.
Oct. 16, 2019
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China is considered the motherland of aquarium goldfish, bred over centuries into rare forms. Now tariffs have some U.S. sellers of these goldfish in a tailspin.
Oct. 16, 2019
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As more people identify themselves as neither categorically male nor female, some employers are making changes to neutralize references to gender in everything from name tags to bathrooms.
Oct. 16, 2019
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After the 2001 al-Qaida attacks, the CIA ramped up counterterrorism operations. This included a surge in young, female recruits. Three have written new books about their secretive work.
Oct. 16, 2019
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There are a few ways employers and colleagues can respectfully welcome people who do not conform to traditional gender norms.
Oct. 16, 2019
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The space agency unveils two new spacesuits for a planned 2024 return to the moon. They're designed to be more comfortable and easier to move around in than their Apollo-era forerunners.
Oct. 16, 2019
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Elizabeth Warren faced new scrutiny, Pete Buttigieg controlled multiple exchanges, and the potential conflicts of interest of Joe Biden's son got relatively little focus.
Oct. 16, 2019
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Embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam was unable to give her annual policy address before the territory's legislature amid shouts in support of anti-government protests and her resignation.
Oct. 15, 2019
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See which 2020 presidential candidate has raised the most money, who has spent the most, where a candidate's funding comes from — and how the Democrats stack up against President Trump.
Oct. 15, 2019
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All the candidates oppose President Trump's recent troop withdrawal. But the two military veterans on the stage revealed a lack of consensus over how the U.S. should move forward in the Middle East.
Oct. 15, 2019
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The two progressive congresswomen are part of "the squad" — a quartet of first-term Democratic women of color who are popular with the party's base but who are frequent targets of Democrats and Trump.
Oct. 15, 2019

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