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Republican leaders are defending the Khan family following Donald Trump's comments, US President Barack Obama commuted federal sentences of 214 people, and the Rio Olympics are kicking off. Take the BuzzFeed News quiz, made from stories featured in the
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The commutations are the
latest in a series of such reprieves issued by Obama after announcing his support in 2014 for a clemency review process to address those serving harsh sentences that they would not be subject to if convicted today.
Zika gets all the headlines, but visitors of the 2016 Olympics face
bigger worries from the relative mundanities of upset stomachs, traffic accidents, and muggings, public health experts warn.
The Supreme Court’s action likely means that the student,
Gavin Grimm, will not be allowed to use the male restroom when he returns to his Virginia school in the fall.
country's first private moon lander, scheduled to prospect the lunar surface late next year by hopping from place to place.“We are now free to set sail as explorers of Earth’s eighth continent, the moon,” MoonExpress CEO Bob Richards said.
submitted 28 new songs to Dr. Luke’s record label, her attorney told BuzzFeed News. Kesha has been locked in a legal battle with Dr. Luke as she tries to get out of an exclusive multi-record deal, arguing that she can no longer work with a man she claims drugged and sexually assaulted her.
developer preview of iOS 10, Apple has included more than 100 new emojis. They include female surfers, cyclists, and swimmers, as well as female police officers, construction workers, and private investigators.