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Colombia's ELN Rebels Free Two Dutch Journalists

1 hour agoNews : NYTimes: News

Colombia's Marxist ELN rebel group said on Friday it has freed two Dutch journalists captured this week in the northeast of the Andean country.

Turkey Drops Evolution From Curriculum, Angering Secularists

2 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

A chapter on evolution will no longer appear in ninth graders’ textbooks because it is considered too “controversial” an idea, an education official said.

Landslide in China Is Feared to Have Buried Over 100 People

2 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

After heavy rains in a village in Sichuan Province, an avalanche of mud and rocks buried as many as 40 homes in a village, officials said.

art review: Documenta Kassel: Using Art as Their Witness

2 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

A range of projects in Documenta 14 show that art can potentially change history, not just reflect it — and we have serious things to think about.

Saudi, Waging War in Yemen, Gives It $66.7 Million in Cholera Relief

3 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

The $66.7 million donation authorized by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman followed a plea by United Nations agencies dealing with the outbreak, worsened by the war.

Philando Castile, Diamond Reynolds and a Nightmare Caught on Video

4 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

When Diamond Reynolds's boyfriend, Philando Castile, was fatally shot by a police officer, the traumatic events were captured by police and security cameras, and even her own smartphone.

Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

5 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Republicans and President Trump have said a new health law would make it easier and more affordable to get care. But the opposite may be true.

Maritime Mystery: Why a U.S. Destroyer Failed to Dodge a Cargo Ship

5 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Lookouts and radar operators on the destroyer Fitzgerald should have spotted the freighter it collided with, and the captain should have been wakened.

Nebraska Democratic Official Ousted for Scalise Comment

5 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Nebraska Democratic Party removed a party official from his post Thursday after he was recorded saying he was glad U.S. Rep. Steve Scalise got shot and that he wished the Louisiana Republican had died.

Google Will No Longer Scan Gmail for Ad Targeting

5 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

After years of complaints by privacy advocates, the company said it will stop the practice on its free email service to eliminate confusion around its advertising policies.

Johnny Depp Flirts With Idea of Trump Assassination, Then Apologizes

5 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

“It’s been awhile, and maybe it’s time,” the film star said, after asking, “When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?”

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill’s Passage Won’t Support It

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Senator Dean Heller of Nevada became the latest Republican to say he cannot support a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act in its current form.

How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

One of the biggest flash points in the debate over Republican health care legislation is the future of Medicaid. Here are some basic facts about the 52-year-old program.

C.I.A. Set Up Secret Back Channel With Syria to Try to Free U.S. Hostage

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

The Trump administration began searching early on for ways to free Austin Tice, a journalist who has been missing since 2012.

California Today: California Today: Advice for Graduates

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Friday: Parting advice for college graduates, a defiant Nancy Pelosi, and public art in Sonoma.

Critics Say U.S. Is ‘Sleepwalking’ Into Wider Role in Syria

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Recently, the United States has shot down a Syrian warplane and downed two Iranian-made drones that were nearing American-backed troops.

Video Refutes ISIS Claim That U.S. Blew Up Mosque

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

Al Nuri Grand Mosque, in Mosul, Iraq, was blown up on Wednesday. The Islamic State said a U.S. airstrike destroyed it. But surveillance footage shows that the building appeared to be packed with explosives and not hit by an airstrik...

Mistrial Declared in Shooting of Black Driver by Cincinnati Officer

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

It was a second hung jury for Ray Tensing, the ex-officer charged in the death of Samuel DuBose during a botched traffic stop in 2015 in Cincinnati.

F.B.I. Investigating Deals Involving Paul Manafort and Son-in-Law

6 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

It was not clear if the inquiry was part of a broader investigation that has ensnared Paul Manafort, who once served as Donald Trump’s campaign chairman.

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