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Just Eight Men Have the Same Wealth As World’s Poorest Half: Oxfam
Oxfam's annual report coincides with the meeting of political and businesses leaders in Davos, Switzerland.
Rudy Giuliani Tapped for Cybersecurity Role in Trump Administration
Giuliani was earlier thought to be a contender for secretary of state.
Donald Trump Dismisses Russia Reports as 'Fake News' During Bizarre Press Conference
Trump's first press conference since July lasted about an hour.
Women’s Group Wants NYPD to Reopen 10 Unsolved Rape Cases
Police Captain Peter Rose was criticized for saying he's "not too worried" about some sex attacks.
Women’s March on Washington: What You Need to Know
Tens of thousands of people are expected to march a day after Donald Trump's inauguration.
Changes Weighed for Ireland's Harsh Abortion Law
Ireland restricts all abortion except when the mother's health is at risk.
Texas Among States With Anti-Transgender ‘Bathroom Bills’ on the Horizon
The states are following the lead of North Carolina, which made international headlines over its House Bill 2.
Barack Obama Outlines Criminal Justice Reform Steps for Donald Trump
While Obama doesn't mention Trump by name in his article for the "Harvard Law Review," his intent is clear.
Long Island Rail Road Train Derails in Brooklyn; More Than 100 Injured
The worst injury is a broken leg, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
Pro-Weed Group Plans to Give Away 4,200 Joints on Inauguration Day
The aim is to light 4,200 marijuana joints four minutes and 20 seconds into Trump's speech.
Travelers Suffer After Customs Systems Fail at U.S. Airports
U.S. Customs and Border Protection said delays lasted for four hours on Monday night.
Obama Designates Bears Ears and Gold Butte As New National Monuments
It's the 29th time Obama has used his executive power to name national monuments.
Turbans and Longer Beards Now Allowed For New York Police Officers
The Sikh Officers Association calls the policy change a 'proud moment (for) Sikhs around the world.'
Why Cuba’s Muslim Population Is Growing
Fidel Castro banned religion when he first took over but in recent years the regime has been more tolerant.
The Foreign Stories To Watch in 2017: Newsweek's Staff Picks
How will the world deal with the fallout from 2016?
The 21 Best Movies of 2016
All the movies that made 2016 slightly less terrible.
Yasmin Seweid’s Arrest Highlights Pressures on Some Muslim Teenage Girls
Seweid faces two misdemeanor charges after admitting to lying about a hate crime.
No Evidence Abortion Leads to Long-Term Depression and Anxiety
Nine states require counselling on mental health consequences before women can get an abortion.
Turkey Is World’s Leading Jailer of Journalists: CPJ
Turkey knocked China from a dubious top spot: the country with the most imprisoned journalists.
Trump Transition: China ‘Seriously Concerned’ Over President-Elect’s Comments
Donald Trump is expected to meet with Carly Fiorina on Monday.
Ohio, Texas and Other Battlegrounds for Abortion Rights
Two bills that would restrict abortion access in Ohio now await Governor John Kasich's signature.
Our Favorite Documentaries of 2016
Our list includes "Weiner," "O.J.: Made in America," "Newtown" and "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week—The Touring Years."
Trump Transition: Public Thinks President-Elect Is Too Close to White Nationalist Groups
Trump is expected to pick Andrew Puzder as labor secretary.
Heart Disease, Alzheimer's and Accidents Lead to Drop in U.S. Life Expectancy
Americans born in 2015 saw their life expectancy decrease by a month.
Our Favorite TV Shows of 2016
We loved series like "Stranger Things," "The Crown," "Good Girls Revolt" and "Mr. Robot."