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Hero student who tackled North Carolina gunman remembered as 'selfless'

May 06 2019

The North Carolina college student credited with saving lives by tackling a gunman firing at his classmates was remembered on Sunday as a person who died, the way he lived, "putting others first." | Video

Trump slams Kentucky Derby result as 'political correctness' after disqualification

May 05 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday blasted the result of the Kentucky Derby horse race, saying the controversial disqualification of first-finisher Maximum Security could only happen in "these days of political correctness." | Video

Student who confronted North Carolina gunman to be buried with military honors

May 05 2019

The slain student hailed as a hero for tackling a gunman during last week's shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) will be buried on Sunday with full military honors.

Exclusive: Pain-care specialist agrees to testify against Purdue, other drug makers - court documents

Apr 08 2019

A physician ally of Purdue Pharma LP whose views helped drive the explosive growth in the use of addictive pain relievers for common aches and pains in the United States has agreed to testify against the OxyContin maker and other drug companies, newly disclosed court records show.

Americans still don't trust self-driving cars, Reuters/Ipsos poll finds

Apr 01 2019

Half of U.S. adults think automated vehicles are more dangerous than traditional vehicles operated by people, while nearly two-thirds said they would not buy a fully autonomous vehicle, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll.

Few Americans see savings from Trump's tax reform: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Mar 15 2019

NEW YORK Only one in five U.S. taxpayers expects to pay less income tax this year as a result of the tax reform law passed in 2017 by Republicans who promised big savings for everyday Americans, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday. | Video

What lack of paid family leave means for one Texas mother

Mar 06 2019

SAN ANTONIO, Texas Her baby boy Micah is just a few weeks old and already Lauren Hoffmann is back at work. She and her husband Will had decided she would take two months off to welcome Micah, their second child, born in December 2018.

POLL-Most Americans back transgender troops -Reuters/Ipsos poll

Feb 27 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Nearly 60 percent of Americans said transgender people should be allowed to serve in the U.S. armed forces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll conducted ahead of a congressional panel's review, set for Wednesday, of Trump administration curbs on transgender service.

Most Americans back transgender troops: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Feb 27 2019

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Nearly 60 percent of Americans said transgender people should be allowed to serve in the U.S. armed forces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll conducted ahead of a congressional panel's review, set for Wednesday, of Trump administration curbs on transgender service.

Alabama newspaper at center of KKK outrage gets black female editor

Feb 23 2019

A small town Alabama newspaper that drew condemnation for an editorial this month calling for the Ku Klux Klan to "ride again" has named an African-American woman as its new editor and publisher, the paper said in a statement.

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