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Mississippi Gubernatorial Candidate's Condition For Female Reporter: Bring A Man

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| "I did not want there to be a perception that I was riding with another female and that something promiscuous was going on or anything like that," Robert Foster told NPR.

Reckitt Benckiser Agrees To Pay $1.4 Billion In Opioid Settlement


The deal to resolve all U.S. federal investigations and claims is the biggest drug industry settlement so far stemming from the nation's deadly opioid epidemic.


U.K. Says Iran Tried To Intercept Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz; Tehran Denies It


Three Iranian vessels tried to block a commercial oil tanker on Wednesday before a British warship forced them back, according to the U.K. Defense Ministry.

Trump Expected To Renew Push For Census Citizenship Question With Executive Action


After the Supreme Court ruled to keep a citizenship question off forms for the upcoming national head count, the Trump administration is now trying to add the question by taking executive action.

Migrant Woman Testifies: My Child Died On What Is Mother's Day In My Country


Yazmin Juárez told lawmakers that her daughter died from a respiratory infection after getting inadequate medical care in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.

At The T-Rex Races: On Your Mark, Get Set, Rawwrr!


The sight of fierce-looking dinosaurs bobbing down a groomed horse track has quickly become a crowd favorite at the Emerald Downs racetrack in Washington state.

The Famous Big 5 Personality Test Might Not Reveal The True You


The survey gauges people on five traits. It's used to screen applicants for jobs and predict earning potential. But its accuracy may depend on whether you live in a rich country or a poor country.

The National Guard Is Heading To The U.S./Mexico Border To Help Move Trucks Through Faster


A thousand National Guard troops from Texas will try to address one of the unintended results of President Trump’s immigration crackdown -- traffic jams that are slowing international commerce.

Cory Booker Wants To Block The Use Of Census Citizenship Data To Draw Voting Districts


Sen. Cory Booker, a Democratic presidential hopeful, is introducing a bill that would prevent a transformation of the redistricting process that he says could give Republicans a political advantage.