June 30, 2014 The justices ruled 5-4 to allow workers who don't join the union and don't pay any fees to get the same benefits as those who do pay union dues.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks during a media conference after a signing ceremony at an EU summit in Brussels on June 27, 2014.
June 30, 2014 The truce lasted for 10 days, even though Ukrainian authorities said the ceasefire had been violated many times by pro-Russian separatists and 27 Ukrainian troops had been killed.
June 30, 2014 The president had previously deployed about 300 military advisers to assist Iraqi security forces and he sent 275 troops to guard the embassy.
President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Biden in the White House Rose Garden, lashed out at House Republicans for stalling immigration legislation.
June 30, 2014 The president's announcement that he would shift immigration enforcement resources to the Southern border failed to placate anyone.
First-year medical student Michelle Gentile assists her classmate Abbie Harts as she performs a pelvic exam on a volunteer at Northwestern University.
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June 30, 2014 The American College of Physicians says annual pelvic exams aren't necessary for healthy women and could be harmful. But not all doctors agree, and the new recommendation is stirring up debate.
The Supreme Court said protecting the free-exercise rights of owners of corporations, such as Hobby Lobby Stores, protects religious liberty.
June 30, 2014 The Supreme Court says owners of closely held corporations may exercise their religious beliefs. That covers a majority of firms, but experts question how many would want to assert religious views.
June 30, 2014 The French banking giant BNP Paribas will pay a penalty of nearly $9 billion and plead guilty to criminal charges for doing business with countries sanctioned by the U.S.
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June 30, 2014 The U.S. alleges that the French bank violated U.S. sanctions laws by facilitating transactions involving Sudan, Cuba and Iran.
June 30, 2014 President Obama nominated the former chief of Procter & Gamble to take over the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert McDonald said he wanted to make the system more efficient and effective.
A child plays in a Beijing park. Health threats caused by pollution have become a major concern in China.
June 30, 2014 Lead exposure lowers children's IQ and causes aggression. But children exposed to low levels of lead show different symptoms, including more depression and anxiety, a study of preschoolers finds.
"Timescape" finds words in the news associated with Sept. 11, and weights them according to prominence in a story — not just how often they appear.
June 30, 2014 Curators at the September 11 Memorial and Museum came up with a novel solution to the problem of interpreting the tragedy. They put a computer algorithm in charge of an exhibit. But is it objective?
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June 30, 2014 Three Israeli teens who have been missing since June 12 were found killed in the West Bank. Israel blames Hamas and is expected to take action against the militant group.
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June 30, 2014 In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that closely held companies can defy the Affordable Care Act mandate to cover some forms of contraception if they object on religious grounds.
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Customers walk into a Hobby Lobby store in Oklahoma City on Monday.
June 30, 2014 The Supreme Court says closely held corporations may be exempted from the health law's contraceptive mandate. Here are some questions and answers about the ruling.
June 30, 2014 Young male African-American teacher trainees learn to "embody hope" for their students.
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