Border crossers, farm laborers, new arrivals from Mexico: There's no shortage of stereotypes about people living in the U.S. illegally. But the statistics tell a different story.
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Researchers have created a system where humans can guide robots with their brainwaves, signaling to the machines when they've made a mistake. It could help improve the way humans and robots interact.
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The House GOP health care proposal to replace Obamacare may not cut costs, increase choices or boost coverage in the end.
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To show the economic importance of women, organizers are encouraging them to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor and not to shop — except at women and minority owned and small businesses.
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Brazil's recession was already of historic proportions. Today, government figures from 2016 confirm that it has grown even worse. Nearly 13 million Brazilians are unemployed.
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Business reporter Adam Davidson spent months investigating the Trump Hotel Baku deal, which the Trump Organization cut its ties with a month after Trump's election. In his detailed story for The New Yorker, Davidson writes that Trump did business with corrupt partners who also did business with Iran's Revolutionary Guard. This would be in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
President Trump has said immigration agents are singling out "bad ones" for deportation. So some Houstonians are asking why they took Piro Garcia, a Guatemalan who became an immigrant success story.
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A federal judge denied a request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River tribes to halt construction on the final piece of the pipeline in North Dakota.
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Amid an uproar over soaring drug prices, three GOP senators are seeking an investigation into whether the Orphan Drug Act is being manipulated to jack up the cost of medications for rare diseases.
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A program that allows poor students to choose a private school can also enrich the people who fund it.
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Facebook has been criticized for providing a platform to fake news stories, especially during the presidential campaign. It is working with independent fact-checkers to examine flagged stories.
President Trump promised to roll back fuel economy rules put in place by the Obama administration. It could take years to play out. What's at stake in the near term: the future of the electric car.
From counting steps to hours of sleep, many people are tracking aspects of their lives. Now one company is merging energy saving with the interest in quantifying — making lowering electricity a game.
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Many of America's farmers are successfully fending off environmental regulation, from the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule to a lawsuit in Iowa that's aimed at reducing nitrates in rivers.
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Joe Rogers Sr. and Tom Forkner opened the first Waffle House in 1955. Since then, the yellow Waffle House sign has become a familiar landmark in the Southeast.
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Until recently, Russia took a narrow view of masculinity. Real men weren't supposed to worry about hair or skincare. Now there's a barbershop boom in Moscow, and young men are trying different styles.
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Bidding will open this week for companies seeking to build President' Trump's southern wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the companies that could benefit from the construction is Mexico-based CEMEX, one of the world's largest cement companies.
Medical breakthroughs that were covered by newspapers were often later disproved by more comprehensive research, a study finds. That's a problem for scientists and journalists.
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Many employers say they need H-1B workers because of a talent shortage among U.S. tech companies. But some Americans say the program that allows foreigners to be hired has put them out of work.
With the Trump family "so involved in international business, the logistical issues, costs and security risks are more substantial than we're used to seeing," says an expert in presidential travel.
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