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An Israeli court has ruled that asking women to change seats because of their gender is discriminatory. It has ordered the airline El Al to instruct its staff in writing that such requests are illegal and train workers in the new rule within six months.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 19:15

Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men sometimes refuse to sit next to women — including on planes. Now an Israeli court says airlines cannot ask a person to change seats based on gender.

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 18:48

The Polk County Sheriff said he will recommend the inmates' sentences be reduced after they called 911 when the deputy guarding them collapsed.

President Trump and the Executive Office of the President have been sued over alleged violations of the Presidential Records Act.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:48

Ethics watchdog groups say that White House staffers' reported use of encrypted messaging apps to communicate prevents presidential records from being archived, as required by law.

Brendan Dassey is escorted out of court in Wisconsin's Manitowoc County in 2006.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:29

A three-judge panel from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Dassey should be released unless the state of Wisconsin decides to retry him within 90 days or appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Women have gotten conflicting advice from doctors about when to have mammograms.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:06

Updated guidelines on mammograms from the nation's gynecologists are intended to incorporate recommendations from three other medical societies and consider women's preferences, too.

Mourners carry the coffin of Otto Warmbier after his funeral Thursday. The funeral was held at Wyoming High School, outside Cincinnati.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 17:00

The 22-year-old university student died Monday, after returning from North Korea in a coma.

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:27

After hearing recordings of herself giggling and cheerfully talking in her sleep, Tanya Marquardt, who always thought of herself as tough and brooding, begins to connect with her other self.

Telemarketers are prohibited from making prerecorded phone calls to people without prior consent. It's also illegal to deliberately falsify caller ID with the intent to harm or defraud consumers.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 16:06

FCC proposed a $120 million fine for a Miami resident said to be single-handedly responsible for 97 million robocalls over a three-month period, scheming to sell "discounted" travel packages.

A grizzly mother and her cub in Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:37

Citing a population rebound, the Interior Department has announced plans to strip the bear of federal protection. But some groups are skeptical, and they've signaled they're prepared to resist.

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell eaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:31

Senate Republicans are calling their health care bill the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It shares many provisions with the House's American Health Care Act, but goes further in cutting Medicaid.

Mueller plans to build his chicken barns in this cornfield just south of his home. His barns would house "breeders," the hens that lay the eggs that will hatch to be raised for meat.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:08

To slaughter 2 million birds per week, Costco is contracting poultry farmers. But this requires a major financial investment from small producers, and the payoff may not be guaranteed.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to the media about the Senate Republican health care bill proposal on Thursday.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:45

Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson and Mike Lee all say they oppose the bill in its current form, though they're open to negotiating. Republicans can afford to lose only two votes.

A McMillan TAC-50 sniper rifle, like the one pictured at a trade show in 2010, was used to make the record-breaking shot during an operation in Iraq.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:06

For the shot to be accurate, many factors, from wind and gravity to the Earth's curvature, would have to be taken into account.

An international team of scientists believes it has solved the mystery of how eggs got their shapes.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:37

Eggs evolved over 300 million years ago and now come in all kinds of shapes, from Tic Tacs to teardrops to pingpong balls. After studying some 50,000 eggs, a team of researchers thinks it knows why.

Edgar Maddison Welch of Salisbury, N.C., surrenders to police in December in Washington, D.C.
Thu, 06/22/2017 - 13:13

Edgar Maddison Welch pleaded guilty in March after entering the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in Washington, D.C., brandishing a rife in order to "investigate" a baseless conspiracy theory.


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