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Many asylum-seekers in Europe are unaccompanied minors, traveling alone or separated from families. Amran, a 13-year-old Afghan, is among hundreds of minors left to fend for themselves in France.

An energy company is heading to court for the right to drill in Montana, near Glacier National Park. But some Native Americans and environmental groups want to stop the long-delayed project.

No member of Spain's parliament has ever been a person of color — until now. Rita Bosaho is a nurse turned politician, born in Equatorial Guinea. "I hope I can empower minorities," she says.

One citizen has taken the Los Angeles homeless crisis into his own hands, building dozens of small shelters and giving them to the homeless. But the city says the structures are unsafe.

The FBI's efforts to unlock the San Bernardino iPhone is one fight in a larger global conflict: Firms face varying laws for police cooperation and say a lack of legal standards is creating a crisis.

Unless Congress and the White House can agree on a funding fix for Medicaid in the U.S. territory, many worry that Puerto Rico's health care system could collapse when stopgap funding ends next year.

In Germany, the American presidential primaries are generating more interest than usual — especially in Trump, a candidate who has German roots, and whose rise has many Germans feeling alarmed.

Out of more than 6,000 entries, the musician selected as the winner of the Tiny Desk Contest created something "captivating," "serpentine," "beautiful," "unusual" and "tremendous."

Some of the most iconic names in Yosemite National Park have been taken down. It's the result of a trademark dispute between the park and its outgoing concessionaire.

A new study finds that too little sleep boosts a signal in the body that may drive a stronger desire to eat. It's the latest evidence linking sleep deprivation to overeating and increased body weight.




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