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Democrats sweep Virginia, New Jersey governor's races

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of …

Republicans

Trump delivers ultimatum to House Republicans: Pass health-care measure on Friday or he’ll move on

By Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump delivered an ultimatum to House Republicans on Thursday night: Vote to approve the measure to overhaul the nation’s health-care system on the House floor Friday, or reject it and the president will move on to his other legislative …

Health Care

Applications for unemployment benefits edge up 5,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly last week but still remained at a level indicating a healthy …

Economics

The Invictus Games Begin: Pictures

Stephen Curry Is NBA's 1st Unanimous MVP

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, who leads the league in scoring, steals and the seemingly impossible shots that he has made a habit of sinking from well beyond the 3-point line, has been named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the second year in a row.<p>It's the first time a player has …

Amazon takes on YouTube with launch of Amazon Video Direct

Amazon unveiled its own plans to compete in the user-generated video market with the launch of a new service called Amazon Video Direct in a surprise announcement this morning. This service, explains the company, allows creators to upload their own videos to Amazon’s Prime Video and generate …

Under fire on abortion, Trump fights to court women

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Next Tuesday's Wisconsin presidential primary is emerging as a crucial lifeline for Republicans desperate to stop Donald Trump's …

Government

How an RNA gene silences a whole chromosome

Related images<br>(click to enlarge)<p>Researchers at Caltech have discovered how an abundant class of RNA genes, called long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs, …

Single cells seen in unprecedented detail

Researchers have developed a large-scale sequencing technique called Genome and Transcriptome Sequencing (G&T-seq) that reveals, simultaneously, the …

Scrumdiddlyumptious! Why all the best food shows are on children's TV

Glad MasterChef is nearly over? Sick to the soggy bottom of Bake Off innuendo? From Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch to I Can Cook and Junior Bake Off, children’s TV is where cookery shows get an injection of glucose-crazed energy<p>Matilda and the Ramsay Bunch, which began this week on CBBC, is a gateway …

Islamic State is 'most potent threat to the world since Third Reich' says Nobel Prize winner

V S Naipaul says Isil is 'dedicated to a contemporary holocaust' as he urges the West 'urgently expand' their efforts to defeat the group<p>Isil threaten to create a “Fourth Reich” through violence and propaganda equal to the Nazis, a Nobel Prize-winner has said, as he warns of a “contemporary …