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It was the second time in a month that President Trump had taken aim at the Fed. In a Reuters interview, he also accused China and Europe of manipulating their currencies to gain leverage in trade.

Local media said the battery exploded, releasing chemical fumes. Firefighters were called to the scene as a precautionary measure and three employees were treated for respiratory issues.

There's a big survival gap between white and minority children when it comes to some childhood cancers. It turns out growing up in poverty explains a lot of the difference.

Oil and gas pipeline opponents have a new legal strategy. They're encouraging states to exercise rights granted in the Clean Water Act to stop new pipeline construction.

The country is responding to its currency's alarmingly rapid devaluation with an unlikely solution — by devaluing it further. But many economists are not impressed.

For the third time in recent days, former national security officials have signed a letter objecting to the president's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan.

Tens of thousands of South Koreans have registered to meet with long-lost relatives in the North. For years the reunions were on pause, but now they have resumed, with scores of reunions this week.

In her speech, the first lady said children are often "more aware" than adults about the risks and benefits of social media.

It's the latest foray into more-healthful offerings for the food and beverage giant, which has shifted from soft drinks toward products such as juices, hummus and oatmeal.

After a German soccer player of Turkish descent was criticized during the World Cup, other minorities in Germany have been speaking out about racism.

Plastic trash less than 5 millimeters long is in the things we eat and drink, and the air we breathe. Scientists are just beginning to study where it comes from and how it might affect our health.

Since a brief truce in June, attacks by the militant group have left hundreds of people dead. President Ashraf Ghani is angling for a new peace deal, but the Taliban hasn't taken him up on it.

Argento has accused disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein of rape. According to documents leaked to the Times, she also paid $380,000 to a man who accused her of sexually assaulting him when he was 17.

Greece is formally exiting its bailout loan program today after eight years of austerity and financial reforms. Many ordinary Greeks have very little to celebrate.

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