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People who were born in the city and don't identify as male or female can change the gender on their birth certificate to a third category of X, without acquiring approval from a physician.
Oct. 17, 2018
Pot sales begin today in Canada, which is only the second country after Uruguay to legalize the drug for recreational use.
Oct. 16, 2018
Roberts says history shows the court has made great decisions when it doesn't yield to political pressures or passions.
Oct. 16, 2018
One cellphone company says it already had begun crediting customers for the lack of service due to outages in Florida counties hit by Hurricane Michael.
Oct. 16, 2018
"My withdrawal comes in the wake of personal attacks that, left undefended, would have made my leading USAG a liability for the organization," Mary Bono said in her resignation letter on Tuesday.
Oct. 16, 2018
For the first time, a writer from Northern Ireland has won the prestigious award. The story draws on Burns' own experiences during "the troubles."
Oct. 16, 2018
He was best known as a legal pimp whose business was profiled on a reality TV show that aired on HBO. He had recently turned to politics, running for state assembly in Nevada.
Oct. 16, 2018
Saudia Arabia has long seen its role as keeping the turbulent Gulf region steady and calm. But under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom has become far more aggressive.
Oct. 16, 2018
A year after sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein catapulted #MeToo into a national movement in the U.S., women in India are using Facebook and Twitter to tell their stories.
Oct. 16, 2018
The synagogue is "very important," says an archaeologist, "not only for Jews but all people living in Lithuania." Just 3,000 Jews are left in the capital, compared to some 70,000 before World War II.
Oct. 16, 2018
In 2003, Paul Allen created an institute to figure out how the human brain works. That institute has already made contributions that may turn out to be part of his greatest legacy.
Oct. 16, 2018
A report from ProPublica and Time Magazine documents rapes committed by an employee of More Than Me, a charity that had raised $8 million and earned praise for its work. We interview the co-author.
Oct. 16, 2018
Acute flaccid myelitis causes weakness in arms or legs. The cause isn't clear but may be related to viruses, environmental toxins or genetic disorders. Since 2014, 386 total cases have been confirmed.
Oct. 16, 2018
The president said he relished the chance to battle back in court against the adult film actress after a judge threw out her defamation lawsuit on Monday. Bring it, her lawyer said.
Oct. 16, 2018
The price of a six-pack in the U.S. could rise by $1 to $8 because of drought and heat. As one of the researchers says, it's "another way climate change will suck."
Oct. 16, 2018

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