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(LONDON) -- China and Turkey were the world’s most prolific jailers of journalists in 2019, according to a special report released by the press freedom watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists this week.

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(WASHINGTON) -- In a historic vote, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution to recognize as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman-era Turkey a century ago, overcoming weeks of active opposition from President...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos faced intense scrutiny on Wednesday as she appeared before the House Education and Labor committee to defend her handling of a student debt relief policy.

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(LONDON) -- If early exit polls are any indication, Conservatives have won a huge victory in U.K.'s closely watched general election.

Britain went to the polls for the third time in five years Thursday to...Read more

(ERIE COUNTY, Ohio) -- What looks like a small little pinecone on your Christmas tree may actually be something you don't want in your house.

The state of Ohio put out an interesting warning for the holiday...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- MLB has become the first major American sports league to remove marijuana from its list of drugs abuse.

The league, in association with its players union, announced the changes to its Joint Drug...Read more

(TAMARAC, Fla.) -- A deputy sheriff was fired after being seen on cell phone video allegedly slamming a teenage boy's face on the pavement.

Broward County, Florida, Sheriff Gregory Tony announced Wednesday that...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- A top defense official sexually harassed three female staffers before ultimately resigning from his post last April, according to a report from the Pentagon Inspector General's office released on Thursday...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate confirmed Stephen Hahn as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday.

Hahn is poised to take the helm of the agency amid national concern around youth nicotine use...Read more