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Trump added North Korea to his travel ban — but almost no North Koreans travel to the US anyway

From 2007 to 2016, just 918 nonimmigrant visas were issued to North Koreans for travel to the U.S.

Katherine Johnson will have a NASA research center named after her

One of NASA's most important legacy workers gets her own building.

Police: 181 protesters arrested at Senate in day of action against Graham-Cassidy

"We have this spirit in us to stand up for ourselves."
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Widow of military veteran: My husband gave his life for your right to protest

“He gave his life, he took the oath that said he would protect and defend the Constitution of the United States of America."
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NASCAR officials say they’ll fire anthem protesters — but they let fans fly the Confederate flag

NASCAR officials are threatening to fire drivers who participate in anthem protests — but they won't do anything about fans who choose to fly the Confederate flag.

Americans disagree deeply over the NFL protests. History probably won’t remember it that way.

Americans have a tendency to rewrite history so that times of racial conflict get recast as moments of unity.

What it’s like to live and travel with an invisible disability

Having a medical condition means being hyperaware of your surroundings at all times — but it can also provide new perspective.
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One service member on why he supports NFL players’ right to take a knee

This Army reservist says supporting Kaepernick's right to protest is the patriotic thing to do.

Save money and grow wealth in 2017: 5 secrets to getting richer this fall

Save money in autumn — the smart way. No matter how hard you try to avoid it, some financial moves will have to be made before Thanksgiving.

W. Kamau Bell shares how his afro is part of his identity — and the journey it took to understand it

"What my afro does is none of my business and what I do is none of my afro’s business ... We sort of just co-exist together."

Why “Bodak Yellow” and Cardi B’s place in hip-hop history is now undeniable

She truly is the hottest in the streets.

Millennial women of color can’t “lean in” when they’ve been left behind by the economic recovery

A decade after the Great Recession, young women of color still face very different economic odds than white peers.

Graham-Cassidy appears dead, with third Republican voicing opposition to health care bill

“Health care is a deeply personal, complex issue that affects every single one of us and one-sixth of the American economy."

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in prison for sexting a teen

Weiner exchanged sexually explicit messages with a 15-year-old high school student.

With potential defeats on health care and a Senate election imminent, Donald Trump fires up his base

The president is adept at playing to his supporters when broader initiatives are floundering.

Just 20% support Graham-Cassidy health care bill, poll finds

According to the poll, not one political group supports the bill.
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Days after Hurricane Maria, the situation in Puerto Rico is dire

The situation is bad — and could still get even worse.

The most popular Airbnb in all 50 states

From luxurious tree houses to an outfitted Airstream, the United States of Airbnb is diverse as can be.

Meet the 19-year-old European sleuth responsible for helping ID what Melania Trump is wearing

Tracking down the designers is actually quite difficult.
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Bernice King: “People didn’t approve of how my father protested injustice either”

Decades after the end of her father's life, “racism STILL kills people and corrupts systems,” King tweeted.
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Megyn Kelly shows a softer side on ‘Megyn Kelly Today’ debut

“The truth is, I’m kind of done with politics for now," Kelly said.
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North Korean foreign minister calls Trump’s comments a declaration of war

“The whole world should clearly remember it was the U.S. who first declared war on our country,” Ri said.

Scientists made robots that build molecules. They could revolutionize medical research.

A billion billion of these robots would only be as large as a grain of salt.

The #TakeAKnee protests are about racial justice — not Trump, the US flag or the national anthem

In the year since Colin Kaepernick first took a knee, there has been mounting evidence that the former NFL star's concerns have merit.

Massive crowd of protesters show up in Senate hours before Graham-Cassidy hearing

“This isn’t just a health care bill — this is a voter suppression bill,” ADAPT's Bruce Darling said.

This one mistake stops you from getting rich and achieving your biggest goals

Plus five brain hacks to help you save money and grow richer — right now — by overcoming your impulses.
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Two Chicago police offers face formal reprimand for taking a knee in uniform

"We are aware of the photo, and we will address it in the same way we have handled previous incidents."