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All Boeing 737 Max aircraft are grounded while the manufacturer fixes a deadly defect in their flight control system. These Southwest Airlines planes were parked in Victorville, Calif., in March.
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Fighting continued early Friday in a northeast Syrian border town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight.
A volunteer carries an injured youth to a hospital after an explosion that killed at least 62 people in the Haska Mina district of Nangarhar province Friday.
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A recent study looked at funding rates for R01 grant applications, which are designed to support "health-related research and development based on the mission of the NIH." In general, population-based projects were less likely to be funded than explorations of cellular mechanisms, the study found.
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Pascal Bitasimwa, 12, of Goma (in the red shirt) goes to Lake Kivu to fill up jerrycans with water. "This takes me much of my time," he says. "Instead of going to study, I come first to take water."
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Garrison Coward is one of two African American Republican candidates running in next month's legislative elections in Virginia. Coward previously served as an aide to GOP U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman and led the Republican Party of Virginia's outreach to minority voters.
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