Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton on stage at the presidential debate Tuesday.
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After two rollicking Republican debates, the Democrats' first face-off delivered punches but was policy-focused and far more civil.
The Wind River Reservation, pictured here, is trying to increase reports and treatment of sexual assault with new practices that encourage cultural sensitivity to better serve survivors.
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There is a "huge disconnect" between the volume of sexual assault cases in Indian Country and the services available to respond to them, attorney Hallie Bongar White says. Her organization is trying to change that.
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Author Marlon James wins the 2015 Man Booker Prize for A Brief History of Seven Killings at The Guildhall on Tuesday in London.
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James, the first Jamaican author to win the prestigious literary award, was selected for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. It's based on a real 1976 assassination attempt on reggae star Bob Marley.
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Lab workers test wine for authenticity in a lab run by the French Finance ministry in Bordeaux, southwestern France. Demand has driven up the price of wine, making conditions ripe for counterfeiters.
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Almost three-quarters of people will experience lower-back pain at some point.
Throughout his memoir, Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink, Costello grapples with parallels to his father's life. "In the end, music was playing in the room when my father left this earth," he says.
Heath Miller of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes a reception at the 1-yard line while defended by Brandon Flowers of the San Diego Chargers at Monday's game in San Diego, Calif.
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Twitter is going after news media that share highlights of U.S. football games without sports organizations' permission. The move shines a spotlight on the notion of fair use of copyrighted content.
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Sloane Crosley's new novel, The Clasp, follows a group of disaffected 30-somethings who gather for a classmate's posh wedding — but the casual misanthropy of the characters dims the book's pleasures.
Soccer buddies Lahis Maria Ramos Veras, 14 (left), and Milena Medeiros dos Santos, 16, don't let taunts keep them from playing. Lahis goes by the nickname "Lala."
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They're called lesbians and "macho girls." Their teams don't get much financial support from the public sector. But teenagers like Lala and Milena love the sport so much that they keep on kicking.
Doctors may get questions about dosing and timing of medication from patients considering aid in dying.
Now that California has legalized aid in dying, doctors there need to know what to say to patients. They're getting help from doctors in Oregon, who have been answering these questions for decades.
Shoppers walks from the checkout at a Wal-Mart Supercenter store in Springdale, Ark., Thursday, June 4, 2015.
Americans' junk food calories increasingly come from big box and convenience stores rather than traditional grocers, a study finds. And researchers say this trend is a public health concern.
A study by two U.S. senators estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so.
A study estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so. Groups want to make it easier for consumers to own similar devices.
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The damaged hospital in which the Doctors Without Borders medical charity operated is seen following a U.S. airstrike in the northern city of Kunduz.
The group said it has achieved all its objectives, including seizing the major transportation hub of Kunduz, releasing its fighters from a prison and grabbing tons of weapons.
People line up outside the Supreme Court Tuesdayahead of arguments in Montgomery v. Louisiana, a case looking at whether a 2012 high court decision regarding mandatory sentences should apply retroactively.
Three years ago, the court struck down mandatory life sentences in cases involving juvenile defendants. Should that ruling be applied retroactively to those sentenced to life long ago?
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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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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."
In this photo taken in 2011, worshippers are pictured inside the Al-Iman Mosque after midday prayers in the Queens borough of New York. The NYPD disbanded the special unit tasked with carrying out surveillance of Muslim groups in 2014.
A U.S. appeals court compared the police department's program to past discrimination against other groups of Americans. It reverses a lower court's ruling that found police did not violate the rights of Muslims.
In the new Deaf West production of Spring Awakening, the deaf lead actors have doubles in the background who speak and sing for them, and everyone signs.
The hit musical only closed six years ago, and now it's back, in a well-reviewed revival featuring hearing and deaf actors, who sing and sign during the performance.
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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.
After watching The Martian, you may be wondering: How do astronauts do their business while weightlessness? This video, featuring Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, explains.
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.