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U.S. Vetoes U.N. Security Council Resolution Voiding Trump's Jerusalem Move

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on Monday. The Council voted on a resolution that expressed "deep regret at recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem," without mentioning the U.S. by name.Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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U.S. Vetoes U.N. Security Council Resolution Voiding President Trump's Jerusalem Declaration

The council's other 14 members approved the resolution, which didn't mention the U.S. by name. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called it "an insult" that "won't be forgotten." The resolution called on all states to refrain from building diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.

Food And Drug Administration Plans Crackdown On Risky Homeopathic Remedies

The Food and Drug Administration plans to take action against risky homeopathic remedies under a policy unveiled Monday.Alexander Baumann/EyeEm/Getty Imageshide caption

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FDA Plans Crackdown On Risky Homeopathic Remedies

The Food And Drug Administration says homeopathy has grown into a $3 billion industry with treatments being sold for conditions ranging from the common cold to cancer. The agency will prioritize action against unsafe products.

As Temperatures Fall, No Halt To Evictions Across Most Of The Country

Christine Thompson lives in Milwaukee with her children ages 7 and 3. They have been served a "Notice to Vacate" by their landlord for not paying rent. In Wisconsin, and most other areas of the country, landlords may evict tenants during any time of the year, including during the winter.Coburn Dukehart for NPRhide caption

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As Temperatures Fall, No Halt To Evictions Across Most Of The Country

Some countries, such as France, Austria and Poland, prohibit removing people from their homes during cold weather, but that's not the case in the United States.

As Temperatures Fall, No Halt To Evictions Across Most Of The Country

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Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

As people age they may forget more because their brain waves get out of sync, new research finds.PhotoAlto/Frederic Cirou/Getty Imageshide caption

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Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

As people get older, brain waves that occur during deep sleep become less synchronized. This appears to disrupt a system that saves new memories.

Older Adults' Forgetfulness Tied To Faulty Brain Rhythms In Sleep

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'Panic And Confusion' As Pakistan Orders Foreign Aid Groups To Shut Down

The latest Pakistani crackdown on aid groups isn't the first. Above: A policeman stands guard outside the office of Save the Children in Islamabad, which was shuttered by Pakistani authorities in June 2015 under suspicion of "working against the country," according to government officials.Aamir Qureshi /AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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'Panic And Confusion' As Pakistan Orders Foreign Aid Groups To Shut Down

Aid workers warn that the move will upend services to the country's neediest people and threaten hundreds of jobs. What's behind the government's decision?

Federal Judge Kozinski Retires Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced his immediate retirement on Dec. 18, 2017, after 15 women alleged inappropriate sexual conduct or comments.Paul Sakuma/APhide caption

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Federal Judge Kozinski Retires Following Sexual Harassment Allegations

Fifteen women have accused Alex Kozinski of sexual misconduct. His retirement, effective immediately, ends a distinguished 32-year career on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Why Trump Continues To Forge An Unlikely Bond With Religious Conservatives

President Trump has won over religious conservatives with promises of Supreme Court nominees, hard line support for Israel and a host of other items.Orlando Sentinel/TNS via Getty Imageshide caption

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Why Trump Continues To Forge An Unlikely Bond with Religious Conservatives

It is not that conservative evangelicals think Trump is one of them but rather that they believe he is being used by God. As the Bible says, "By their fruits ye shall know them."

In Election Year, Drug Industry Spent Big To Temper Talk About High Drug Prices

With drug prices in the election spotlight, the pharmaceutical industry's main trade group raised its revenue and spending.PeopleImages/Getty Imageshide caption

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In Election Year, Drug Industry Spent Big To Temper Talk About High Drug Prices

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The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the brand-name drug industry's main trade group, spent liberally to shift the conversation on prices during the last presidential campaign.

John Skipper Steps Down As CEO Of ESPN, Citing Substance Addiction

John Skipper attends the ESPN College Football Playoffs Night of Champions at Centennial Hall on January 10, 2015. He is stepping down as CEO of ESPN, citing substance addiction.Cooper Neill/Getty Images for ESPNhide caption

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John Skipper Steps Down As CEO Of ESPN, Citing Substance Addiction

"I come to this public disclosure with embarrassment, trepidation and a feeling of having let others I care about down," Skipper said in a statement.

Can Big Data Really Help Screen Immigrants?

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, hope to build an automated computer system to help determine who gets to visit or immigrate to the United States.FrankRamspott/Getty Images/iStockphotohide caption

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Can Big Data Really Help Screen Immigrants?

U.S. immigration officials hope to build an automated computer system to help screen visa applicants and find potential terrorists. But the idea has some tech experts worried.

Can Big Data Really Help Screen Immigrants?

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Twitter Says It Will Ban Threatening Accounts, Starting Today

Twitter's official account on a smartphone. The platform has announced it will enforce a new set of rules aiming to curb abuse and harassment.Damien Meyer/AFP/Getty Imageshide caption

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Twitter Says It Will Ban Threatening Accounts, Starting Today

In the wake of several controversies about its response to online harassment, the social media platform says it will enforce new rules that prohibit threats of violence towards individuals or groups.

Feel In Danger On A Date? These Apps Could Help You Stay Safe
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Feel In Danger On A Date? These Apps Could Help You Stay Safe

Safety apps are designed to help women ease out of a dating situation that seems uncomfortable or dangerous. But experts say it's also important to help friends in real life.

Feel In Danger On A Date? These Apps Could Help You Stay Safe

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Poll Results: All Songs Considered Listeners' 100 Favorite Albums Of 2017

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Poll Results: All Songs Considered Listeners' 100 Favorite Albums Of 2017

We asked and you voted: Here are the 100 best albums of the year, as selected by All Songs Considered listeners.

Poll Results: All Songs Considered Listeners' 100 Favorite Albums Of 2017

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Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Says He Will Sell Team

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson watches the action during the first half of an NFL football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Green Bay Packers in Charlotte, N.C., on Sunday.Mike McCarn/APhide caption

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Carolina Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson Says He Will Sell Team

The announcement came just hours after the NFL announced an investigation of allegations of workplace misconduct, which reportedly includes complaints of inappropriate comments to female employees.

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