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U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. would be willing to open negotiations without requiring North Korea to agree beforehand to give up its nuclear weapons program.

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U.S. Secretary Of State Wants To Start Talks With North Korea With No Conditions

Pentagon Officials Say Transgender People Can Enlist In Military Next Year

Pentagon Officials Say Transgender People Can Enlist In Military Next Year

Pentagon officials say starting on Jan. 1, 2018, transgender people can enlist in the U.S. military. President Trump has opposed allowing transgender people to serve, but the Pentagon decision comes as courts are ruling against efforts to bar transgender enlistment.


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Pentagon Officials Say Transgender People Can Enlist In Military Next Year

DOJ Stepping Up Prosecutions Of Medical Providers Who Abuse Prescribing Authority

DOJ Stepping Up Prosecutions Of Medical Providers Who Abuse Prescribing Authority

It’s believed that 80 percent of people addicted to heroin today started with prescription painkillers. The over-prescription of opioids in the U.S. has been well documented. NPR’s Robert Siegel speaks with U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about how the Department of Justice is ramping up prosecutions of medical providers who abuse their prescribing authority when it comes to opioids.


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DOJ Stepping Up Prosecutions Of Medical Providers Who Abuse Prescribing Authority

'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

Robert Mugabe is gone as Zimbabwe’s leader, but Evan Mawarire warns that abuses have yet to end. “The citizens of our nation are not enemies to our government,” he says. “They should be listened to.”

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'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

Despite Maduro's Unpopularity, Venezuela's Opposition Isn't A Shoo-In For Election

Despite Maduro's Unpopularity, Venezuela's Opposition Isn't A Shoo-In For Election

Venezuelans are suffering under increasing shortages of food, medicine, and other basics. But growing anger from this has not translated into greater success at the ballot box for the opposition.


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Despite Maduro's Unpopularity, Venezuela's Opposition Isn't A Shoo-In For Election