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Crucial first rulings on California's giant water…

Federal wildlife officials set to release rulings on California Gov. Jerry Brown's ambitious plan to build two massive tunnels to ship water from the northern part of the state to the south

World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank…

The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed and fertilizer for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize

Promised college loan forgiveness, borrowers wait…

New federal data suggest no new student loan forgiveness applications have been approved out of more than 64,000 pending applications

Umpire keeps his cool as cow charges cricket pitch

Raw video: 'Mad cow' stops play at village match in Cheshire, England

What's lost when the White House holds fewer live…

Sean Spicer says the briefing is just a small part of how the administration engages with the media; Emily Shire, politics editor at Bustle, and Guy Benson, Fox News contributor and political editor at townhall.com, join the debate

Swedish government announces release of hostage…

The Swedish government has announced that a man held by Islamic extremists in northern Mali for 6 years has been released

Indiana water park's owners apologize for children's burns

Company that operates Indiana water park says it's 'profoundly sorry' after 11 children suffered chemical burns

Nintendo announces the SNES classic

For $80, you'll get 21 games, two controllers and a teeny, tiny console in September.

India and America: A love affair

Indians share their fondness for US music, culture, fast food - and President Donald Trump.

The New York Times - Supreme Court Takes On Trump…

From The New York Times: Adam Liptak, Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times, explains the court’s decision to hear arguments on the legality of the Trump administration’s travel ban. The court also left part of the executive order in effect.By: By A.J. CHAVAR. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2u9dTPN

A Female Soldier Led Buckingham Palace’s Changi…

A Canadian soldier made history Monday by becoming the first woman to lead the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London.

How the Paris Review is responding to Trump era

The Paris Review's Lorin Stein discusses the role of the magazine in the era of Trump, whose mission since its first issue in 1953 was to not be a political publication.

Obama struggled to punish Russia for election…

According to a new report by the Washington Post, President Obama debated for months on whether to punish Russia for their election attack.

Panel: Is Healthcare Overhaul About Politics or…

George Will, Helene Cooper, Mark Leibovich and Hallie Jackson join the MTP Panel to discuss the Senate's newly unveiled healthcare draft.

GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to…

Republican leaders have added a penalty for people who've let their insurance lapse to their health care bill

Confederate monument in St. Louis to be removed by Friday

A Confederate monument will be removed by Friday from a St. Louis park under a deal between the city and the Missouri Civil War Museum

VR tool lets you step inside your design

Virtual reality program allows users to step inside a building before it's been built, letting them make design adjustments before construction starts. Matthew Stock reports.

Cyprus signs deal to build 'Europe's largest casino'

Cyprus has signed a deal with a consortium made up of Melco International, Hard Rock and Cypriot CNS Group to build what officials said will be Europe's largest casino that will be part of the continent's only integrated casino resort

Lawsuit: School didn't prevent assaults on 3-year-old girl

A Muslim community in Connecticut is facing allegations that it failed to prevent several sexual assaults of a 3-year-old girl in 2015 by an older boy at a private school it runs on its property

Supreme Court To Decide Colorado Same-Sex Wedding…

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider if a Colorado baker discriminated against a same-sex couple by refusing to make a wedding cake for them.

Avis teams up with Waymo on self-driving car program

Avis Budget Group is teaming up with Waymo to help support its self-driving car program