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Hillary Clinton speaks at a Pennsylvania Democratic Party voter registration event at West Philadelphia High School in Philadelphia, Aug. 16, 2016.
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Donald Trump speaks at a press conference for the release of his new book "Crippled America" at Trump Tower in New York City on Nov. 3, 2015.

What Trump Knew About Undocumented Workers

Donald Trump has long denied employing undocumented workers when he built Trump Tower in the 1980s but thousands of pages of documents, including reams of testimony and sworn depositions reviewed by TIME, tell a different story


Italians Question Quake-Proof Buildings That Collapsed

Prosecutors investigating the quake were looking in particular into the collapse of Amatrice's "Romolo Capranica" school — restored in 2012 using funds set aside after the last major quake struck central Italy in 2009

Ryan Lochte attends a press conference in the Main Press Center on Day 7 of the Rio Olympics on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ryan Lochte Charged With False Robbery Report

Brazilian authorities charged Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report after the U.S. swimmer admitted he “over-exaggerated” his story about being robbed at gunpoint during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

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EpiPen Maker to Offer Discounts to Some Customers

Mylan pharmaceuticals will offer a discount of up to $300 on EpiPens for patients whose health plans require "higher out-of-pocket costs." This could cut the costs of the medication in half for some patients

Chain link fence and concertina wire surrounds a deserted guard tower within Joint Task Force Guantanamo's Camp Delta at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba March 21, 2016.

Obama Administration Still Expects to Close Guantanamo

The Obama Administration still expects to close the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, before President Obama leaves office in January. "We're going to do our best to try to get this closed," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said at a briefing

Death Toll Climbs Over Duterte's Drug War

Inside Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's War on Drugs

In just seven weeks, the body count in Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's extrajudicial war on drugs has reached almost 1,800 and shows no sign of slowing. Some are starting to say that real threat to the country is not drugs but Duterte himself


Rousseff Impeachment Trial Gets Underway

Brazil's Senate began deliberating whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the final step in a leadership fight that has paralyzed Congress and cast a pall over a nation in the midst of a severe recession

The planet Proxima b orbiting the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, is seen in an undated artist's impression

Potential Earth-Like Planet Discovered One Star Away

Scientists have discovered a planet in the star system next door that may have certain similarities to Earth. The planet orbits the star Proxima Centauri and is in the safe zone: neither too hot nor too cold for water, and therefore, potentially life

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Apple: Security Update After Spyware Found in Middle East

Apple is issuing a security update after powerful espionage software was found targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle East. The spyware takes advantage of three previously undisclosed weaknesses in Apple's mobile operating system