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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn won't turn over documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee, a source close to Flynn tells NPR.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:18

The former national security adviser is refusing to turn over documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating possible ties between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia.

President Trump visits the Western Wall on Monday.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:02

Trump is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Old City of Jerusalem, seized by Israel in the Six-Day War a half-century ago. President Trump visited Christian and Jewish religious sites.

Charles Barkley and executive producer Dan Partland speak during the American Race Press Luncheon in May in New York City.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 09:06

In the new TNT docu-series about race, the former NBA star is mostly indifferent to the broader context of the discussions he's wading into — and to the limits of trying to "start a dialogue."

Bill Cosby leaves after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case last month at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:09

A year and a half after Cosby was charged with felony counts of sexual assault over a 2004 encounter, which Cosby maintains was consensual, jury selection is to begin Monday in Philadelphia.

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:00

Florida's Gardiner Scholarship provides money for students with some special needs to study as they wish. A controversial bill would expand it.

Juweiya Ali is fighting to bring her 7-year-old son to the U.S. from Somalia. Her latest battle is a lawsuit against President Trump's travel ban.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:50

One of the many plaintiffs challenging President Trump's travel ban is a U.S. citizen who's trying to get a visa for her Somali-born son.

President Trump speaks at a welcome ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, as Sara Netanyahu (from left), Melania Trump, Nechama Rivlin, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listen.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:33

On his first overseas trip as president, Trump flew from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to Tel Aviv, Israel — the only known direct flight between the two countries, which do not have diplomatic relations.

Mon, 05/22/2017 - 04:04

Pollen allergies can trigger allergic reactions to fruits and vegetables.The condition — known as oral allergy syndrome — can come on suddenly and often goes undiagnosed.

Heading someplace where you could get traveler's diarrhea? Try packing some prophylactic pills containing bismuth subsalicylate, such as Pepto Bismol.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 04:04

Two travel tips are often overlooked by clinicians, and can be especially helpful when people are headed to places with less-than-ideal plumbing and sewage systems.

The federal CHIP program funds health care for almost 9 million children.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 04:00

The delay in coming up with a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act is making it hard for Congress to reauthorize funding for health care for 9 million children through the popular CHIP program.

A memorial at the site of The Station nightclub fire that killed 100 people in 2003, was dedicated on Sunday in West Warwick, R.I.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 01:44

On Feb. 20, 2003, the band Great White was playing when pyrotechnics ignited flammable soundproofing foam. The nightclub was engulfed in flames — killing 100 people and injuring more than 200.

In Detroit, Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford (left) greets President and Chief Executive Mark Fields at the North American International Auto Show in January.
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 01:12

Ford announced Monday that Jim Hackett, who has overseen Ford's efforts on autonomous vehicles, has taken over as president and CEO.

For children over 1 year old, pediatricians strongly recommend whole fruit instead of juice, because it contains fiber, which slows the absorption of sugar and fills you up the way juice doesn't.
Sun, 05/21/2017 - 23:02

Older kids should limit the amount of juice they drink too. Whole fruit is better than juice because it contains fiber, which slows the absorption of sugar and fills you up the way juice doesn't.

Ivanka Trump participates in a presentation ceremony of The Collar of Abdulaziz Al Saud Medal to President Donald Trump at the Royal Court Palace, Saturday, in Riyadh.
Sun, 05/21/2017 - 17:33

As a candidate, President Trump regularly criticized the Clinton Foundation for taking money from Middle East despots. But these donations are different.

Sun, 05/21/2017 - 17:31

President Trump is on his first global trip since becoming president. During his speech in Saudi Arabia, he called on Muslim leaders to combat terrorism on the ground.

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