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The giant hotel chain became the latest company to announce it will stop using plastic straws, saying it would remove them from its more than 6,500 properties by next July.
Jul. 18, 2018
In recent months, about two dozen people across India have been beaten to death by mobs driven to violence by what they've read on social media and messaging apps.
Jul. 18, 2018
On the last Saturday of the month, citizens must spend three hours beautifying the nation. Some people question the authoritarian approach. But the results are impressive.
Jul. 18, 2018
The European Commission found that the tech giant broke EU antitrust rules by requiring manufacturers to pre-install the Google and Chrome apps. Google plans to appeal the record fine.
Jul. 18, 2018
Russia has repeatedly denied any involvement in the destruction of the Malaysia Airlines flight shot down by a Russian missile over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing 298 passengers and crew.
Jul. 18, 2018
She faced a number of primary challengers last month over a pledge she made in 2016 not to vote for then-candidate Trump. The president endorsed her in the runoff against challenger Bobby Bright.
Jul. 18, 2018
The 12 members of the Wild Boars soccer team and their coach, who were trapped in a cave together for two weeks, are set to go home from the hospital.
Jul. 18, 2018
Butchers are an integral part of French life, and are known for carefully sourcing their meat. But now some are being targeted by extreme vegans who use vandalism to draw attention to their cause.
Jul. 18, 2018
Teen depression and anxiety rates have been rising for years, and two new books offer advice to parents and caregivers.
Jul. 18, 2018
Drug companies have infiltrated nearly every part of the process that determines how their drugs will be covered by Medicaid, an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public Integrity finds.
Jul. 18, 2018
In interviews that appear in the suit filed by the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, detainees also reported not being allowed to shower for days and sleeping in overcrowded rooms.
Jul. 18, 2018
Current and former tenants say the company exposed them to toxic dust, noise and rats, forcing them out of their rent-stabilized apartments and making way for luxury-condo buyers.
Jul. 17, 2018
In May, Lizzie Purbrick discovered her beau, a member of the British Parliament, was cheating. With the help of a butcher, she struck back. Now she's been sentenced to community service.
Jul. 17, 2018
The late South African leader would have turned 100 on Wednesday. As part of the commemorations, a new book brings together many of the deeply personal letters he wrote during his 27 years in prison.
Jul. 17, 2018
A long trade war that results in higher, broader tariffs "will be bad for our economy and for other economies too," Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said at a Senate hearing Tuesday.
Jul. 17, 2018

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