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Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

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President Trump has appointed Gen. Mark Milley to succeed Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford.

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Chief Of Staff John Kelly To Leave White House At The End Of The Year

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John Kelly took over as chief of staff six months into the Trump presidency, and he initially helped bring military discipline to a sometimes chaotic White House.

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Stampede At Italian Nightclub Leaves At Least Six People Dead And Many Injured

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A stampede at an Italian nightclub killed several people, and injured dozens. Italian officials say they are investigating what triggered the stampede.

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More Salt, Fewer Whole Grains: USDA Eases School Lunch Nutrition Rules

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The Trump administration is giving schools more flexibility in the meals they serve. Critics say the rollback on school lunch rules is bad for kids’ health.

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Foreign Wives And Children Of ISIS Are Held In Syria With Uncertain Future

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People walk through Ain Issa, one of the camps that holds displaced Syrians as well as foreign wives of ISIS fighters and their children. Thousands of foreign women and children languish in shelters in northeastern Syria, unwanted by their home governments and with no clear future.

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UNAIDS Report: 9 Million Are Likely HIV Positive And Don’t Know It

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A woman in Johannesburg, South Africa, uses an HIV kit that tests for antibodies in oral fluids.

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A Photographer Turns A Lens On His Father’s Alzheimer’s

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Stephen and Gene DiRado — a son and his father — in Marlborough, Mass., Oct. 29, 1998.

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Congress Punts Shutdown Fight Deep Into December

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The lame-duck session of Congress will extend into late December now that bipartisan negotiators passed a short-term extension of government funding. They have until Dec. 21 to finalize a spending deal.

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Yemen Peace Talks Begin In Sweden, As Humanitarian Crisis Deepens

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Swedish and U.N. officials, as well as delegates of Yemen’s government and the Houthi rebels, attend the opening press conference of the Yemeni peace talks at Johannesberg castle in Rimbo, Sweden, on Thursday.

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Cuba Extends Internet To Mobile Phones, Promising New Access

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Cuba’s telecom monopoly is rolling out broad Internet access for mobile phone users this week. Here, a woman uses her smartphone to surf the Internet in Havana.

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Infections May Raise The Risk Of Mental Illness In Children

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Childhood infections may increase the risk of developing certain mental illnesses in childhood and adolescence.

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NYT: Disgraced CBS Chief Les Moonves Misled Investigators

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Les Moonves, former president and CEO of CBS Corporation, attends a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, on July 11. Moonves was ousted in September after a series of women accused him of harassment and sexual assault.

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