Donald Trump and Jeb Bush were polite to one another at the first GOP debate. But it's been gloves off since then, especially on Instagram, a social-media outlet not known for its vitriol.
The Donald Trump-Jeb Bush feud has spilled over into Instagram, which was one of the tamer social-media outlets. Not anymore.
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Guatemala's former President Otto Pérez Molina gives a press conference at the Interior Ministry in Guatemala City.
Prosecutors charge that Pérez Molina was involved in a scheme that gave businesspeople breaks on import tariffs in exchange for bribes. Congress voted Wednesday to lift his immunity.
In a previously unreleased letter, Office of Management and Budget Director Shaun Donovan told the Department of Health and Human Services to devise an action plan for reducing wasteful Medicare and Medicaid payments.
Improper payments by Medicare and Medicaid are wasting billions of dollars a year, the budget director said. He called for urgent corrective action in a letter that is now public.
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Syrian migrants in an overcrowded dinghy from Turkey arrive on the Greek island of Kos on Aug. 29.
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In announcing that it will no longer require applicants to submit SAT scores, George Washington University said it hoped to improve campus diversity. It is the latest school to throw its weight behind the test-optional movement.
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Squirrels closely mimic bird warning calls, and help spread the alarm throughout the forest that hawks, owls or other predators are nearby.
It can take more than just a keen ear to figure out what animals are saying. Sometimes, scientists are learning, you have to talk back to map the rich networks of conversation in a forest.
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Max Richter has written SLEEP, an eight-hour lullaby for our fast-paced lives.
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If counting sheep isn't working, British composer Max Richter's latest piece might. Sleep is eight hours long and designed to help listeners get some shut-eye.
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Purity by Jonathan Franzen
Jonathan Franzen weaves together a cavalcade of stories and characters in his latest novel. Critic Maureen Corrigan says that despite its breadth, Purity fails to "emotionally move the reader."
Low's new album, Ones And Sixes, comes out Sept. 11.
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Intimacy, unease and aggression coexist in bracing, beautiful ways throughout Ones And Sixes, which feels as intimate as a whisper over pillows and as obtuse as transmissions from a faraway satellite.
A Justice Department report laid out 113 lessons learned and a half-dozen themes that "permeated all aspects of the police response" during the height of the demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., last year.
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An assessment of police response to the demonstrations in the Missouri city calls into question strategies like the overwatch tactic, with officers using rifle sights to survey the crowd from tactical vehicles.
Rochelle Jake, 45, says she thought the Indian Health Service should be responsible for her health care, not Obamacare.
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Many Native Americans rely entirely on free care from the financially strapped Indian Health Service. Advocates say signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act can broaden their choices.
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Sixteen Santa Barbara-based fishermen are participating in the Dock to Dish pilot program in California. Here, Charlie Graham fishes for lobster on his vessel, the March Gale, out of Santa Cruz Island.
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Prominent chefs are signing up for restaurant-supported fisheries: They commit to buying fresh-caught seafood, whatever the species, from local small fishermen. A pilot program has launched in California.
In the video for "Wildest Dreams," Taylor Swift and Scott Eastwood act out the story of a love affair set in Africa (although her scenes were filmed in California).
"Wildest Dreams" depicts a love story set in Africa around 1950, Joseph Kahn notes. It did not have a political agenda, he says, and it did have people of color both in front of the camera and on the creative team.
An impala strikes a pose under a forest canopy in Zimbabwe.
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Earth is home to more than 3 trillion trees, a new map of forest density shows. That's more than anyone realized. But the total is also down about 46 percent since the first humans arrived.
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London's Walkie-Talkie building, left, took the prize this year for UK's worst building.
The flamboyant skyscraper was voted London's most-hated work of architecture.
Revelers take in the Robot Heart art-car sound system at the 2014 Burning Man festival.
As electronic dance music becomes more and more popular at the world's most extreme outsider arts festival, the playa's vibes are a-changing.
Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis talks with David Moore following her refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky.
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The Rowan County clerk who has become a divisive figure in the national debate on gay marriage has been summoned to a federal court for a hearing on whether to hold her in contempt.
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The band sounds refreshed as it performs "Random Name Generator" to a rapturous crowd at KEXP.
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