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Mideast peace plan’s rocky start: Did US misread Arab politics?

The first phase of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Middle East peace, a summit in Bahrain to discuss economic investment in the Palestinians, is...

Global Payments nearing $20 billion deal to buy Total System: source

(Reuters) - Payment technology company Global Payments Inc is nearing a deal to acquire peer Total System Services Inc (TSYS) for about $20 billion...

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle...

By John Miller and Caroline HumerZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA),...

Katie Boulter makes clumsy, belated withdrawal from French Open

Katie Boulter sent a ripple of bemusement through Roland Garros on Friday without hitting a ball, when she revealed the day after leaving her...

Trump appeals ruling allowing banks to hand his financial records to...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Friday appealed a court order allowing Deutsche...

U.S. approves $2 million Novartis gene therapy for rare, deadly muscle...

ZURICH/NEW YORK - Swiss drugmaker Novartis won U.S. approval for its gene therapy Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause of...

Asian American military valor dates back to the Civil War

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to groping woman at...

BOSTON (Reuters) - Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered...

He got the 15K Facebook likes, but breaks vow to surrender

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The Looming Tower: Is it based on a true story?

The Looming Tower airs every Friday evening at 9:30pm on BBC Two and on the BBC iPlayer. The entire series is also available to...

Celebrity chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to Boston indecent assault...

BOSTON (Reuters) - Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali appeared in a Boston courtroom on Friday, where a not-guilty plea was entered...

As Trump rages, Democrats wonder how to harness the chaos

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National Spelling Bee drops perfection as a prerequisite to entry

(Reuters) - The field of competitors in the annual Scripps National Spelling Bee has nearly doubled in recent years, thanks to a program that...

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has...

Points of Progress: Bedouin women are gaining ground, and more

EGYPTFor the first time, Bedouin women are becoming tour guides. Bedouin conservative ideals traditionally have not supported women working outside the home or socializing...

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set...

MLB roundup: Twins hammer eight HRs in rout

The Minnesota Twins slammed eight home runs, including two each by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop, on their way to a 16-7 rout over...

Celebrity chef Mario Batali to face indecent assault charge in Boston...

BOSTON (Reuters) - Celebrity chef and former television star Mario Batali is due in a Boston court on Friday to face a criminal charge...

Gillibrand proposes more access to maternal care, adoption

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says she wants to improve women's access to maternal care and make adoptions and high-tech fertility treatments...

Harris, Gillibrand offer plans to bolster maternal care

Two Democratic women running for president unveiled plans Wednesday to improve maternal health care, with Sen. Kamala Harris reintroducing a bill aimed at addressing...

Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ

(Reuters) - Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio’s board members and the New York attorney general’s office...