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Carolyn Swords (left) and Tina Charles (right) of the New York Liberty look on before the game against the Indiana Fever on Thursday at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Charles says she turned her warmup shirt inside out in support of recent shooting victims.

WNBA Rescinds Fines Against Players Wearing Shirts Supporting Shooting Victims

Reversing course, the WNBA says it is rescinding recent fines imposed on teams and players for wearing black t-shirts in support of the victims of recent shootings.

The Chinese government-selected Panchen Lama, Gyaincain Norbu (right), took part in the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing on March 14.

In Tibet, A Long-Banned Buddhist Rite Takes Place, But Not Everyone's Pleased

The Panchen Lama — the second highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism after the Dalai Lama — is performing an important ritual that has not taken place in Tibet for half a century, Chinese state media are reporting this week.

Fountains of Wayne's Chris Collingwood Returns With New Project 'Look Park'

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Health Officials Investigate Two Possible Cases Of Zika Virus Outbreak In Florida

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As VP Nominee, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine Hits The Campaign Trail With Hillary

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Sexism In Newsroom Culture Not Unique To Allegations Against Roger Ailes

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Models From Norman Rockwell's Paintings Reunite

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To Break Through The News Feed Echo Chamber, Political Opinion Writers Read Opposing Voices

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A chronic shortage of donor hearts places doctors in an ethical dilemma.

Should Doctors Game The Transplant Wait List To Help Their Patients?

Imagine your heart can no longer pump enough blood to your vital organs. Even minimal exercise tires you out, and you're often short of breath when lying flat. Your lungs are accumulating fluid. Your kidneys and liver are impaired.

You've been hospitalized and started on an intravenous drug that improves your heart's ability to contract. It has helped, but it is not a long-term solution. You need a new heart.

Smoke from a Los Angeles wildfire drifts over the city's downtown, about 30 miles from the fire's location in Santa Clarita.

Two Major California Wildfires Prompt Thousands Of Home Evacuations

A burned body was found Saturday at the scene of a brushfire north of Los Angeles that has scorched 31 square miles and prompted the evacuation of 1,500 homes, authorities said.

The body was discovered outside a home on Iron Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, and detectives are trying to determine whether the person was killed by the blaze or another cause, Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. Rob Hahnlein said. The home also may have burned, he said.

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