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Supreme Court Rules On Government's Brexit Appeal

What to Know About the U.K.'s Brexit Ruling

The Supreme Court determined that the British government will not be able to begin the process of taking Britain out of the European Union without the permission of Parliament. But what does all that actually mean?

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La La Land Leads Oscar Nominations

The nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning, 33 days before the star-studded ceremony is held in Hollywood. La La Land led the way with 14 nominations

Erin Andrews

Inside Erin Andrews’ Secret Battle With Cancer

From the trial to the diagnosis, Sports Illustrated looks at how Erin Andrews endured the most difficult year of her life — and came out stronger than ever. "Sports were my escape," she says. "I needed to be with my crew"

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens as his Croatian counterpart delivers a statement to the press at his Jerusalem office on January 24, 2017.

Israel Approves 2,500 New West Bank Settlement Homes

The election of President Donald Trump has emboldened pro-settlement lawmakers. Trump has indicated that he will be more sympathetic to Israeli settlement construction. Much of the international community views settlements as illegal and an obstacle to peace

Rep. Mike Pompeo, R-Kan., nominee for director of the Central Intelligence Agency, testifies during his Senate Select Intelligence Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building, January 12, 2017.

Mike Pompeo Sworn In As CIA Director

Mike Pompeo was sworn in as director of the CIA at a crucial time for U.S. national security as intelligence has been thrust into the political arena. Democrats were skeptical about his stance on Russia's meddling in the election

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Minnesota Gov. OK After Fainting During Speech

Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed while delivering his State of the State speech, striking his head on a lectern. The 69-year-old Democrat appeared to be conscious as he was helped into a back room several minutes later, and he walked out under his own power

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Scientists Reissue Warning on Fried and Burned Foods

New evidence in animal studies suggests that regularly eating fried, browned or burnt foods—such as French fries or toast—may increase the risk of cancer, because the chemical byproducts of frying or browning could lead to the disease

Participants of Syria peace talks attends meeting in Astana

What to Know About the Latest Syria Talks

Syria talks in the Kazakh capital Astana come at a time of significant changes to the conflict in its sixth year. Although promising to focus on reinforcing a cease-fire, the conference has raised expectations of a path toward a political settlement of the civil war

National Trade Council adviser Peter Navarro, right, and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, center, await President Donald Trump's signing three executive orders, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump Dumps U.S. Trade Pact with Asia-Pacific Nations

President Trump took his first steps toward implementing his economic agenda Monday, removing the U.S. from a planned free trade deal that was negotiated by the Bush and Obama administrations to help the U.S. compete with China

NEW YORK - DECEMBER 15: The Late Show with Stephen Colbert during Thursday's 12/15/16 show in New York. (Photo by Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images)

Stephen Colbert Will Host the 2017 Emmys

Stephen Colbert has been tapped to host the Emmys this year. The Late Show host will host the 69th annual primetime ceremony in the fall — assuring that the ceremony won't lack for jokes about Donald Trump