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Last summer, white nationalists and counterprotesters both found themselves in Charlottesville, Va. The white nationalist rally turned deadly. Now a former federal prosecutor says the law enforcement response to the event was a "series of failures."

President Trump remains silent upon word Michael Flynn is cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller. Many are wondering if what Flynn tells Mueller could implicate others.

Republicans say their tax proposal will get companies to bring their overseas profits back to the U.S. They say it will lead to more hiring and higher wages. Big tech companies like Microsoft and Apple stand to be the largest beneficiaries of these corporate tax changes But already they have plenty of cash available for new investment. So critics say they'll use the tax breaks instead to benefit investors not workers.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday that Senate Republicans have the votes necessary to pass their overhaul of the nation's tax code. He said this after the group held a closed-door meeting where final changes were discussed.

Pope Francis met Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh today. He asked for their forgiveness for all the harm they've endured and, for the first time during his trip, he uttered their name in public.

Fordham University graduate student Matthew Combs studies the DNA of New York City's rats. He found that rats living uptown are genetically distinct from rats living downtown.

The Model 3 is supposed to take Tesla mainstream and bring it to profitability. But CEO Elon Musk's company has missed production goals, and analysts wonder whether he's spreading himself too thin.

Facebook says it has an edge in fighting back against influence campaigns like the one Russia waged against the U.S. in 2016. The company says it requires users' real names, but an NPR reporter tested it and signed up for an account under a fake name in about 1 minute. Experts say that feature is not a silver bullet.

The viral ALS Ice Bucket Challenge began in 2014 when a golfer in Sarasota, Fla., nominated his cousin in Pelham, N.Y. Her husband had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, His name was Anthony Senerchia Jr., and he lost his 14-year battle with the disease on Nov. 25.

The wet wipes industry is blossoming. But with the growth comes a problem: clogged drains. Now the fight over "flushability" is heading to court.




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