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The secret in my blood

At the age of eight, Matt was given blood products contaminated with HIV. When he found out, he couldn't tell a soul.<p>By Jon Kelly<p>Illustrations: Charlotte Edey<p>That night, as Matt lay in bed with the lights out, the numbness he'd felt all day began to ebb away. The enormity of what he'd learned …

Medicine

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

After the rape of a 7-year-old in India, thousands call for her attackers to be hanged

A week ago, a 7-year-old girl was abducted outside her school, raped, then left with her throat slit open in central India. Now, thousands of people, including several of the country’s political leaders, are calling for her perpetrators to receive the death penalty.<p>The incident marks the latest in …

Crime

Corporate America Really Hates Trump’s Aluminum-Tariff Proposal

President Donald Trump has proposed tariffs on aluminum and steel that he says will put the country first. But a broad swath of corporate America …

World Trade Organization warns that Trump risks trade war

GENEVA (AP) — The World Trade Organization warned Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump is risking an economically damaging trade war if he goes ahead with plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.<p>Trump, who has long railed against what he deems unfair trade practices by China …

Court releases new Pennsylvania congressional maps, could help Democrats

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released new congressional district lines Monday, replacing the old Republican-drawn maps in time for the state's May primary.<p>House Republican and Democratic operatives said Monday afternoon they are still analyzing the partisan makeup of the new …

U.S. Federal Courts

Facebook VP: Russia didn’t mean to sway the 2016 election. Former intelligence director: Of course they did.

James Clapper hit back at a Facebook exec’s assertion that Russia’s main objective wasn’t to swing the 2016 election.<p>This week, Facebook looks like it’s trying to give Russia the benefit of the doubt. Rob Goldman, vice president of ads at Facebook, used Twitter on Friday to applaud special counsel …

Supreme Court allows Trump’s travel ban to go into effect

Six Muslim-majority nations will be impacted.<p>The Supreme Court decided on Monday to allow President Trump’s travel ban targeting refugees and …

Eminem savages Trump in a new rap, and Twitter is here for it

By Emily Heil<p>, Reporter<p>Tell us how you really feel, Eminem.<p>The Detroit-born rapper unleashed a torrent of criticism at President Trump in a new rap he debuted at the televised BET awards on Tuesday night. The four-minute freestyle “The Storm” delivers more blows than even the most scathing …

Girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman says she had no idea he was planning attack

By Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>The girlfriend of Stephen Paddock, the gunman who opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas earlier this week, said Wednesday she had no warning about his plans to carry out the massacre and pledged to cooperate with authorities struggling …

Applebee's is ditching millennials after they forced hundreds of restaurant closures

Earlier in August, executives announced that the chain plans to close between 105 and 135 locations this year. Applebee's closed 46 locations in 2016. Sales have been declining, with same-store sales dropping 7% in the most recent quarter.<p>The chain's failed attempt to win over millennial diners is …

Applebee'S

Cheap Flights to Hawaii Could Be Available Very Soon

Increased service to Hawaii could force other airlines to lower prices.<p>Last Tuesday, United Airlines celebrated its 70th year of flying to Hawaii by …

Flying

You Think Pineapple and Cinnamon Is a Gross Combo, But You're Wrong

Pineapple and cinnamon sound like they don’t go together at all, right? One is tropically sweet while the other is spicy. But I was experimenting …

How the mouse came to live alongside humans

<b>Mice have been living alongside humans for 15,000 years, according to fossil evidence.</b><p>This is earlier than previously thought - and predates the dawn of agriculture.<p>Scientists believe wild mice crept into settlements in the Levant (Eastern Mediterranean) region to steal wild grains and seeds that …

Anthropology

US parents sue Georgia for right to call baby girl 'Allah'

A civil rights group sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially name its 22-month-old child "Allah."<p>The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk.<p>At issue is …

Melania Trump hires communications director

<b>(CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump is tapping a key member of the White House communications staff for her East Wing team -- deputy press secretary Stephanie Grisham will serve as the first lady's communications director, the White House announced Monday.<p>Grisham was the director of traveling press …

Joe Biden says he could have beaten Donald Trump in US election

Joe Biden, who served as Barack Obama’s vice-president, believes he could have beaten Donald Trump in last year’s election if he had decided to run.<p>Mr Biden, 74, opted not to stand after his son Beau died in 2015 disappointing supporters who believed his folksy, blue-collar appeal would have been …

Obamacare supporters rally against congressional repeal efforts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans.<p>Protesters demonstrate …

How to tell if your egg is fresh

Burning QuestionsBurning Questions is The Takeout's Q&A feature that satiates your food and drink curiosities<p><i>The following is excerpted from</i> Lucky …

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In Greeting to Iranian People, Trump Leaves Out Their Government

WASHINGTON — When President Trump sent greetings to the Iranian people on Wednesday for the Persian New Year, or Nowruz, it offered a glimpse into an administration that is still debating how to deal with a country that Mr. Trump has painted as an implacable foe.<p>The five-paragraph statement went …

FBI director to testify at first congressional hearing into Trump's wiretap claims and Russia's role in the election

The clash over President Trump's explosive but still unproven claim that he was targeted for surveillance by the Obama administration will be in the spotlight Monday when FBI Director James B. Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee.<p>Comey has come under growing pressure from …

Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

For the first time in a decade, the classic children's television show <i>Sesame Street</i> will introduce a new Muppet on the air.<p>Her name is Julia. She's a shy and winsome 4-year-old, with striking red hair and green eyes. Julia likes to paint and pick flowers. When Julia speaks, she often echoes what …

Ex-N.C. Police Chief Says He Faced 'Unreasonable Detention' at JFK

After a four-day trip to Paris to celebrate his mother's 80th birthday last weekend, Hassan Aden was eager to get back to Alexandria, Virginia — to his wife, his two sons and the law enforcement-focused consulting business he runs there.<p>On Monday, Aden, a 52-year-old former police chief, landed at …

Man charged with hate crime in beating of 2 transgender women at NY McDonald's

A Long Island man who beat two transgender women Friday outside a McDonald's in Queens, New York, has been arrested and charged with a hate …

A Federal Judge Agreed With the Travel Ban. But He Disagreed With President Trump's Attacks on Courts

A federal judge appointed by George W. Bush took President Trump to task for his criticism of judges, even as he was writing a dissent that took …

Rising tensions loom as US, Asian powers discuss NKorea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met China's top foreign policy adviser Monday, and U.S. officials huddled with key Asian powers to discuss …

North Korea

Mnuchin: Trump will not cut social security and Medicare 'entitlements'

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Trump: New action coming on security next week

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Friday his White House will unveil new security measures to keep America safe next week, and said his administration will continue to pursue efforts to lift the freeze on his immigration ban.<p>"We will be doing something very rapidly having to do with …

Clarification: Oil Pipeline story

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — In an early version of a Feb. 8 story about the Dakota Access oil pipeline, The Associated Press reported that the …