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Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat and what to avoid. But critics say it muddles matters.
Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017
Judge Teori Zavascki was a pivotal player in the huge Petrobras corruption scandal involving politicians and business executives. The government has called for three days of national mourning.
Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017
"This journey began 18 months ago," Trump said after the concert. "I had something to do with it, but you had much more to do with it than I did. I'm the messenger. I'm just the messenger."
Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017
Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of a polarized United States. His inaugural address, expected in the middle of a full day of events, could have far-reaching consequences.
Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017
Joaquin Guzman faces charges in the U.S. that include murder, drug trafficking and money-laundering. He had escaped from prison in Mexico twice.
Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017
Farage has flown in from Britain to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. The former U.K. Independence Party leader is trying to stay relevant with a call-in show on talk radio in London.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
The Halprins are a house divided: Marty voted for Donald Trump; Jessica voted for Hillary Clinton. Their Connecticut home is less tense than it was right after the election. But fissures remain.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
His death is the latest indication of the danger to environmental activists in many countries. Honduran indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres was killed in 2016.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Donald Trump named New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be ambassador to the U.K. It's a post traditionally reserved for big donors. Obama even named another NFL owner to a different ambassadorship.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
After Donald Trump's inauguration, Republican lawmakers once again plan to try to end federal funding that goes to Planned Parenthood. Abortions are among the health services the nonprofit provides.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Next week, leaders of the House Oversight Committee are expected to meet with the director of the Office of Government Ethics, who has been under fire for admonishing Trump to divest his businesses.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
The president-elect went to his new luxury hotel in Washington on the day before his inauguration. He called his property "gorgeous." An ethics expert warned against coming ethical violations.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Those named are in important national security and economic positions, transition spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
The global money service company admitted it had acted criminally by "willfully failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program" and assisting people committing wire fraud.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Trump's nominee for energy secretary and Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, a former comedian, shared a moment of levity during Perry's confirmation hearing when Perry made an unintended double-entendre.
Posted: Thursday, January 19, 2017