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Korean-American pastors are praying for a united Korea; natives, not so much

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| They may have grown up in the U.S., but a group of Korean-American Christians have returned to their parents' homeland and are vocal supporters of unification.

Olympians back California plan for disclosures on doctors


Olympians who were abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar are supporting legislation that would make California the first state to require doctors to tell their patients if they are on probation.

Wondering if Facebook's privacy scandal affected you? Users start finding out this week


Facebook says most of the affected users (more than 70 million) are in the U.S., though there are over a million each in the Philippines, Indonesia and the U.K.

Russia, Syria: Israeli jets strike air base after alleged poison gas attack


Moscow and Damascus say Israeli F-15s hit the Tiyas air base in Central Syria, killing 14 people following an apparent chlorine gas attack in the last rebel-held stronghold. Israel won't comment.

Trump touts Pruitt's 'great job,' but EPA rollbacks have a long road ahead


Embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt has moved to reverse or weaken dozens of environmental measures. But many face a slow regulatory process, and may yet be undone.

1 killed in blaze on 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York


Officials said four firefighters also suffered minor injuries. The cause of the fire is not yet known but an investigation is ongoing.

Trump administration seeks new border crackdown


The White House has announced plans to end a policy often called "catch and release." The administration also will bring tougher charges against first-time illegal border crossers.

US job growth slows with 103,000 added in March


The American job market recorded its 90th consecutive month of net growth in March — but growth was much slower than analysts had expected.

US orders sanctions on Russian oligarchs, officials — including Putin's son-in-law


The Treasury Department says 12 companies owned by the oligarchs are also targeted, along with a state-owned arms-dealing company and a subsidiary bank.