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The ruling responds to two class-action lawsuits brought by legal immigrants who served criminal sentences and then were detained years later.
As more places in the U.S. and Europe legalize marijuana, weed consumption is growing ever more popular. But researchers are studying a troubling health risk associated with the drug.
After the New Zealand terrorist attacks, mental health professionals are asking: what does persistent trauma do to a generation of young Muslims growing up in the midst of it all?
Pranksters added some whimsical credits in the fine print of an annual White House economic report.
The nomination of Stephen Dickson comes as the agency faces criticism for its response to crashes involving the Boeing 737 Max.
The storm inundated parts of southern Africa with massive floods, stranding survivors on rooftops and in trees. Hundreds are reported dead and the toll is expected to rise.
Primatologist Frans de Waal believes that the way humans experience emotion is not unique: "That's a spectrum of behavior that we have, and the same thing is true for many other species."
French prosecutors suspect the Tokyo bid committee of paying bribes to host the 2020 Games. Tsunekazu Takeda, who also chairs the IOC's Marketing Commission, maintains his innocence.
Nazarbaev is the only president Kazakhstan has ever known. He first rose to authority as a Communist Party official — and he's been accused of human rights abuses.
The prestigious award comes with nearly $1.5 million in winnings. The physicist, who teaches at Dartmouth and has written for NPR, says he's driven by the "many questions we still have no clue about."
Until this year, California had some of the most secretive laws in the country when it came to police records. That has changed.
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After MySpace accidentally loses 12 years of music uploads, we look back at the former giant’s significance| March 19 2019, 9:51 AM
The last time many of us thought about MySpace was the first time we logged into Facebook. But yesterday, the former social networking giant made headlines for losing over a decade’s worth of music uploads during a server migration.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has launched an investigation into the spate of horse deaths at Santa Anita Park, less than a week after Santa Anita Park announced that it will take historic steps to tighten their use on horse whips and medication
The Angels are close to signing a whopping 12-year deal worth more than $430 million with center fielder Mike Trout, the largest contract in professional sports history.
Following accusations that Warner Bros. CEO traded film roles for sex, a look at the long, lurid history of the Hollywood casting couchArts & Entertainment | | March 19 2019, 9:24 AM
Long the elephant in the room that everyone knew existed but few would willingly acknowledge, the Hollywood casting couch has been an unfortunate yet undeniable part of moviemaking for almost as long as the film industry as we know it has existed in Los Angeles.
An international group of scientists and ethicists last week called for a temporary global ban on making babies with edited genes.
Since its founding in 1976, Apple has been all about its devices -- from the Apple II computer to the hand-held “Newton” PDA to the iPhone, iPod and Apple TV more recently.