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The Indian state of Kerala has been a model for the country, with near universal literacy and long life expectancy. But hiding underneath are problems, highlighted by the murder of a law student.

A congressional inquiry finds that the American Red Cross stonewalled lawmakers as they sought to understand the charity's finances, and that it sent significantly less money to Haiti than claimed.

Scientists tracked nearly 600 pregnant women in Colombia, who were reportedly infected with Zika during their third trimester. None of these women gave birth to a baby with apparent problems.

Semiautomatic rifles like the AR-15 and SIG Sauer MCX, which was used in the Orlando shooting, are no longer banned nationally. States, though, are finding success in passing laws restricting them.

President Obama wants to bring 10,000 Syrian refugees to the U.S. this year. Donald Trump says there is a "tremendous flow" coming into the U.S. and he wants to suspend the program.

A Justice Department study indicates the effect — a breakdown in trust between minority communities and police — may play a role in the rising murder rate in many urban areas.

As Fed Chair Janet Yellen tries to chart a course forward for the economy, there are some warning lights blinking on her radar. Wages are rising but there are worries that job growth may have stalled.

Philadelphia's City Council on Thursday will vote on a 1.5 cents-per-ounce tax on sugary beverages, as well as on diet sodas. Big Soda is spending big bucks on ads to sway public opinion against it.

Some GOP women in the swing state of Ohio say they'd vote for their party's presumptive nominee even if they don't like him. Others say they can't accept Trump — and simply won't vote in November.

Georgia has stopped licensing new clinics that provide medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Some call the state's move irresponsible. Others say the clinics aren't regulated enough.

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