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Charles Barkley and executive producer Dan Partland speak during the American Race Press Luncheon in May in New York City.

In 'American Race,' Charles Barkley Is A True Believer In The Power Of Dialogue

That "American Race," the new TNT docu-series about race hosted by Charles Barkley, manages to illuminate some truths about the way Americans talk about race is largely accidental.

Homeschooling Makes Learning Personal For Some Special Education Students

Dorothy is a foster mother of three children in Spring Hill, Fla. Her 15-year-old son has spina bifida and developmental delays, and her 13-year-old daughter is, she says, "mildly autistic." Neither was happy at public school.

"My son was in a lockdown classroom with gang members. It was a bad situation. I was afraid he was going to get hurt," Dorothy says. "My daughter was getting bullied because she spoke out of turn or would get upset easily. Twenty kids in a classroom was a lot for her."

President Trump speaks at a welcome ceremony at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, as Sara Netanyahu (from left), Melania Trump, Nechama Rivlin, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listen.

Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

President Trump has landed in Israel for the second leg of his nine-day trip abroad, which started in Saudi Arabia and will end in Italy.

Trump's flight to Israel was more notable than most Air Force One landings: His trip from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to Tel Aviv, Israel, is believed to be the first direct flight between the two countries, which do not have diplomatic relations.

One Israeli Airports Authority spokesman told The Associated Press that he didn't know of any previous direct flights from Saudi Arabia.

Bill Cosby leaves after a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case last month at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.

More Than 10 Years After Alleged Sexual Assault, Bill Cosby Trial To Begin

Lawyers for Bill Cosby will get their first glimpse on Monday of potential jurors who will decide the fate of the 79-year-old comedian in his criminal trial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.

Cosby has maintained his innocence in the face of three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault over a 2004 encounter at his suburban Philadelphia mansion.

Now, after one and a half years of hearings, the trial is finally about to begin, pitting the story of Andrea Constand against Cosby's defense.

The federal CHIP program funds health care for almost 9 million children.

As GOP Tarries On Health Bill, Funding For Children's Health Languishes

Back in January, Republicans boasted they would deliver a "repeal and replace" bill for the Affordable Care Act to President Donald Trump's desk by the end of the month.

In the interim, that bravado has faded as their efforts stalled and they found out how complicated undoing a major law can be. With summer just around the corner, and most of official Washington swept up in scandals surrounding Trump, the health overhaul delays are starting to back up the rest of the 2018 agenda.

Heading someplace where you could get traveler's diarrhea? Try packing some prophylactic pills containing bismuth subsalicylate, such as Pepto Bismol.

Tips For Staying Healthy When Traveling Abroad

When planning a summer trip abroad, it's easy to think, "Oh, I'll just hop over to a travel clinic, and they'll tell me everything I need to know — and do — to keep from getting sick."

But that's not always the case.

A study published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that travel clinics missed giving the measles vaccine to about half of eligible travelers.

If Raw Fruits Or Veggies Give You A Tingly Mouth, It's A Real Syndrome

If you've ever noticed an itchy or tingly sensation in your mouth after biting into a raw apple, carrot, banana or any of the fruits and veggies listed here, read on.

People who are allergic to pollen are accustomed to runny eyes and sniffles this time of year. But some seasonal allergy sufferers have it worse: They can develop allergic reactions to common fruits and vegetables.

Juweiya Ali is fighting to bring her 7-year-old son to the U.S. from Somalia. Her latest battle is a lawsuit against President Trump's travel ban.

Seattle Mom Sues Trump To Stop Travel Ban And Bring Her Son Home

When President Trump signed an executive order banning travelers from six majority-Muslim countries, a 24-year-old mom from suburban Seattle joined several states and immigrants' rights groups in suing to stop it.

Juweiya Ali is fighting to bring her 7-year-old son to the U.S. from Somalia. Ali was born in Somalia but she grew up here, and became a U.S. citizen. In high school, she traveled to Somalia with her mother to reconnect with their culture. That's where she met her future husband, and they had a son.

A memorial at the site of The Station nightclub fire that killed 100 people in 2003, was dedicated on Sunday in West Warwick, R.I.

Memorial Park Honors Victims Of 2003 Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

The Station nightclub fire happened more than 14 years ago, and on Sunday, a memorial park was dedicated to the victims of the fire.

On Feb. 20, 2003, the rock band Great White was playing in the club in West Warwick, R.I., when pyrotechnics ignited flammable soundproofing foam — the building was quickly engulfed in flames.

In the end, 100 people were killed and more than 200 injured.

The effort to honor the victims of The Station nightclub fire with a memorial took more than a decade.

In Detroit, Ford Motor Co. Executive Chairman Bill Ford (left) greets President and Chief Executive Mark Fields at the North American International Auto Show in January.

Ford Replaces CEO Mark Fields In Management Shake-Up

Updated at 8:50 a.m. ET

Ford Motor Co. announced Monday that it has replaced President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Fields, who is retiring after nearly 30 years with the automaker.

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