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The head of FIFA visited Israel and the West Bank this week, where Palestinians are petitioning to expel Israel from soccer's governing body — and its biggest international tournaments.

Expensive versions of prescription opioids that are tougher to cut, crush and inject are less likely to be abused, legislators hope. But some doctors call the bill well-meant, but ill-advised.

Six months ago, President Obama announced executive actions that would protect millions of immigrants who are undocumented from deportation. But those actions are on hold pending a lawsuit.

Malaysia and Indonesia will allow migrants stranded at sea to come ashore. But it's a one-year, one-off deal, with no signs the flow of the Muslim minority fleeing persecution in Myanmar will stop.

A coalition of more than 60 organizations says the university has adopted higher expectations for Asian applicants in order to limit enrollment of this minority group.

Stephanie Packer's debilitating illnesses leave her in a lot of pain. But she is opposed to a California bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide.

The South Carolina landmark that's both loved and lampooned has gained national celebrity. But the peach's bright paint has soured over the years, so it's getting a makeover — to the chagrin of some.

Four banks agreed to plead guilty to currency manipulation and pay over $5 billion in fines. Officials say the banks used secret codes to manipulate the exchange rate between U.S. dollars and Euros.

From a young age, Caroline Solomon wanted a career in science. She also wanted to help other deaf and hard-of-hearing people defy the odds. Now, she's considered a role model at Gallaudet University.

The White House's strategy to reverse dramatic declines in bee numbers calls for the restoration of 7 million acres of bee-friendly habitat. Critics say the plan ignores a key culprit: pesticides.

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