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Danish-born Karina hitchhiked to Paris at the age of 17. Before long, she would establish herself as one of the most prominent actors in the French New Wave film scene of the 1960s.

The ad for the wedding planning site Zola shows two women kissing after saying "I do." Hallmark had been pressured to drop the spot by a group that said the ad promoted homosexuality.

The talks showed deep divisions, as small countries highly vulnerable to rising seas and powerful storms were at odds with wealthy, high-emitting countries like the United States.

Rep. Jeff Van Drew's decision to join the Republican ranks illustrates the challenging political calculus facing moderate Democrats who represent swing districts ahead of the impeachment vote.

Iowa is more than 90% white. But the state's demographics are slowly changing, and the 2020 campaigns have expanded their efforts to court Latino, Asian and black voters there.

Researchers are looking into a surprisingly simple technique that shows promise in easing certain kinds of chronic pain, including migraine headaches.

The solar industry may be booming, but clean energy's financial perks still aren't reaching communities that need them most. Religious institutions are stepping up to bridge the gap.

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for teenagers. Schools increasingly are seen as key to keeping them safe, but suicide prevention training for school staff across the U.S. is hit or miss.

They're beneficiaries of incredibly generous severance laws. But those laws may soon change.

The Health and Human Services Secretary tweeted a reminder: "If you decide that purchasing coverage through healthcare.gov is the right decision for you, make sure you select coverage by this Sunday."

Moderate Democrats are facing one of the most difficult political decisions in their careers. And the stakes couldn't be higher for their freshman class.

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to expedite the beleaguered PG&E bankruptcy case in time for next year's wildfire season. But Newsom said the utility's plan "falls woefully short" of what is needed.

Monday's devastating eruption killed at least 15 people, many of them tourists visiting White Island. Authorities are trying to recover bodies, even under the threat of another eruption.

The Karakoram Highway revamp is a key part of China's trade and infrastructure initiative in the region, and local communities' expectations are high.

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