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After decades of effort, African-American enrollment in medical school still lags

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‘I don’t believe he knew about it.’ Trump defends Kim Jong Un on Otto...

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Thursday he did not hold Kim Jong Un responsible for the death of Otto Warmbier, the U.S. college student who...
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After years of seeing posted highway speeds creep up around the country, perhaps it's no surprise that a California legislator would propose the ultimate...

Americans can’t visit these countries without a visa

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Huge winter storm moves east: Snow, sleet, heavy rain target 39 states

A winter storm expected to batter every state east of the Mississippi River pushed east Wednesday, bringing snow, ice, school closures and vehicle restrictions to a wide swath...

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