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Ammon Bundy and his followers are back with fervor, saying that constitutionally, the government does not have the right to Western lands. But scholars disagree.

An advocacy group in Arizona is creating controversy by tackling enforcement of the law on its own. But the growing number of lawsuits recently led Arizona's attorney general to intervene.

Two studies show that Ebola virus mutated early in the West Africa outbreak, becoming much more infectious and thus able to kill more people.

Science has failed yet again to come up with hormonal birth control for men. The most recent study was stopped because the men weren't willing to put up with side effects like mood swings and acne.

The Detroit area is a natural destination for refugees fleeing violence in places like Syria. But a local leader has called for a stop to these refugee resettlements.

State lawmakers cut $350 million in Medicaid funding to early childhood intervention therapists last year to help pay for tax cuts. Now rural toddlers are finding it hard to get vital treatment.

New Yorker writer George Packer says years of neglect from the Democrats enabled Trump to exploit the biases of the white working class and turn them into a "self-conscious identity group."

In a surprise ruling, a British court has ruled that the government cannot trigger Article 50 — departure from the EU — without the approval of Parliament. The government is expected to appeal.

At the Dakota Access Pipeline site, officers used pepper spray against demonstrators on government land. The protesters say the pipeline would violate sacred Indian lands and could cause pollution.

Sophisticated criminals prey on the poor, luring them with false promises of lucrative jobs before depriving them of their organs. The "kidney mafias" benefit from powerful political connections.

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