"They said that they were here on a 'government mission,' " Miami Herald reporter Jacqueline Charles told NPR from Port-au-Prince on Wednesday.
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The Southern Poverty Law Center says many groups are driven by white supremacist ideology and the "hysteria over losing a white-majority nation." Critics accuse the group of overblowing the threat.
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Five books remain in the running: Tommy Orange's There There' Tayari Jones's An American Marriage; David Chariandy's Brother; Jennifer Clement's Gun Love; and Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah.
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Analysts weigh the possible offers North Korea's leader could make later this month in Vietnam.
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American Catholics have become disappointed as Pope Francis described the meeting as featuring "prayer and discernment" — hardly an ambitious vision for what could have been a momentous event.
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Justices criticized a state appeals court for using outdated medical standards when it determined that a murderer wasn't intellectually disabled and could therefore be executed.
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Gilroy, Calif., is known as the garlic capital of the world. Two Trump administration policies — one on trade, the other on immigration — are affecting the town in starkly different ways.
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Michigan resident Paul Whelan has been held in a Russian prison since he was arrested in December on suspicion of spying. His family says he was just attending a friend's wedding in Moscow.
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For centuries, people have turned to jesters for relief from the miseries of life. As it turns out, some stand-up performers turn pain and rage into their own coping and catharsis.
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As an exoneree, Mark Schand did not qualify for job training, tuition help or other re-entry services offered to people on parole. But he did fight for, and receive, monetary compensation.
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Independent brokers help employers choose health benefits for their staff, but are paid by the health insurance industry, creating financial incentives to sell more without regard to cost.
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The insects were created, using CRISPR, to carry a powerful "gene drive." The mosquitoes could provide a potent weapon against malaria, but they raise fears about unpredictable environmental effects.
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Shamima Begum, 19, left England in 2015. Now she is a married mother and living in a refugee camp. Begum says she wants to come home, but the U.K. government doesn't want her back.
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The president is in a Twitter war with Gov. Gavin Newsom over the project and the president's emergency declaration to build a border wall.
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A runway model who objected to the impression made by the drawstring says she was initially told to "keep it to yourself."
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Yang Fenglan, who has lived in Tanzania on and off for decades and operated a Chinese restaurant, was found guilty of working with two Tanzanian men to smuggle more than 800 pieces of ivory.
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The German-born designer helped define the looks of Chanel and Fendi behind the scenes, even as he cut a titanic figure center-stage in the fashion industry. Chanel confirmed Lagerfeld's death.
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A safety director issued a public warning that buckets of ore may have exposed employees and tourists to unsafe radiation. But being near natural uranium ore is unlikely to cause an unsafe dose.
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"We'll get the hemp ropes out, loop them over a tall limb and hang all of them," said Goodloe Sutton, publisher of the Democrat-Reporter, after admitting he wrote an incendiary editorial.
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Li Li Leung, a former gymnastics competitor, will now head an organization in turmoil, as USA Gymnastics seeks to recover from its widespread sex abuse scandal.
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