Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards listens while testifying on Capitol Hill last month.
President Cecile Richards said accusations that the organization illegally profits from tissue provided to researchers have "nothing to do with our fetal tissue donation compliance process."
Relatives mourn Mohammad Ikhlaq Saifi in his village outside New Delhi last month. The Muslim man was lynched, allegedly by a Hindu mob, after he was accused of killing a cow.
A Muslim man was lynched by a village mob that accused him of killing a cow. As Hindu nationalists gain ground, critics say they are threatening Indian traditions of pluralism.
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Hillary Clinton participated in 25 primary debates during her 2008 campaign — experience which should serve her well on Tuesday night. But she still has to appear likable and at ease on stage this time.
Hillary Clinton needs to appear likable and trustworthy, while Bernie Sanders needs to appear presidential. Others need to make the case for why voters should give them a look.
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Bernie Sanders in 1990 after winning a seat in Vermont's House.
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Ali Akbar Salehi, top, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, delivers a speech as lawmakers and officials discuss a bill on Iran's nuclear deal in parliament on Sunday. The parliament approved an outline of a bill allowing the deal's implementation.
Sunday is "adoption day" for Iran — the day it will begin sharply curtailing its nuclear program as part of the deal reached this summer with the U.S. and other world powers.
Twitter's board named co-founder Jack Dorsey the company's permanent CEO last week.
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How do you say, "Wall Street is getting frustrated," in 140 characters?
Day was born to perform: She's able to channel the likes of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday in songs that feel candid and vulnerable, but not understated.
Almost three-quarters of people will experience lower-back pain at some point.
Most people don't need scans or surgery, but they do want relief from lower-back pain. Physical therapy isn't a cure, a study finds, but it did help some people regain mobility more quickly.
Hugh Hefner poses for a photograph at his home at the Playboy Mansion in Beverly Hills in 2011.
The magazine has included naked photos of women since its debut in 1953. It said it is making the change as a result of competition from the Internet.
An ed-tech company says its free online platform will revolutionize individualized learning. Skeptics call it digital snake oil.
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Part of the reconstructed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane is seen prior to the presentation of the Dutch Safety Board final report on what caused the Boeing 777 to break up high over eastern Ukraine last year.
The missile manufacturer released its own report, disputing the findings and instead pointing the blame for last year's crash of the Boeing 777 at Ukrainian forces.
In 2012, the court barred mandatory life sentences for juveniles convicted of murder. Now the justices will consider whether that ruling should apply retroactively to more than 2,000 convicted offenders.
The National Mall, looking west from the Capitol, pre-2007.
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Centerstage for many historic protests and demonstrations, the National Mall has fallen on hard times.
Lab workers test wine for authenticity in a lab run by the French Finance ministry in Bordeaux.
Take a close look at the glass of wine you're drinking; there's a chance it could be plonk disguised by an upmarket label. Demand has driven up the price of wine, making conditions ripe for counterfeiters.
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SABMiller, owner of Miller Genuine Draft beer, has agreed in principle to merge with Budweiser brewer Anheuser Busch InBev. If the deal is finalized, the new company would be the largest beer company in the world.
If the deal is formally agreed upon, the company would own around 31 percent of beer sales around the world.