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Veteran British war correspondent Clare Hollingworth, who broke the story that the World War II had begun, celebrates her 100 birthday during a party at the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Hong Kong in 2011. She celebrated her 105th birthday there this past October.

Reporter Who Broke The Story Of Start Of WWII Dies At 105

Clare Hollingworth, the war correspondent who told the world of the outbreak of World War II, has died at 105.

She died Tuesday evening in Hong Kong, according to long-time friend Cathy Hilborn Feng, who says Hollingworth "had a smile before she left us."

Mourners attend the funeral of former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Tuesday. Rafsanjani, who was 82, was a key figure in the foundation of the Islamic Republic in 1979, and served as president from 1989 to 1997.

Death Of A Former Iranian President May Shape The Race For The Next One

Iran's former president, Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, was buried Tuesday, and the large outpouring of grief at his funeral reflects the uncertainty facing Iranian moderates.

Rafsanjani may have risen along with the country's 1979 Islamic revolution that toppled the U.S.-backed shah, but in later years, his pragmatic streak and respected position made him a leading voice of moderation.

Retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly, shown during a 2013 Congressional hearing, is President-elect Trump's nominee for Secretary of Homeland Security. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)

Trump's Homeland Security Pick Faces Confirmation Hearing Today

President-elect Trump's nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security, retired Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, sits for a confirmation hearing Tuesday afternoon, facing questions from members of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Protesters Interrupt Confirmation Hearing For Sen. Sessions As Attorney General

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The website Backpage has removed adult advertisements. A Senate report last year accused the website of being a forum for child sex trafficking.

Backpage Shuts Down Adult Ads In The U.S., Citing Government Pressure

The online classified website Backpage.com said it has suspended its adult ad pages, citing government pressure about the content being shared there.

A 2016 Senate report called the website the "largest commercial sex services advertising platform in the United States" and said that "Backpage officials have publicly acknowledged that criminals use the website for sex trafficking, including trafficking of minors."

Folic acid in food might not be enough to prevent birth defects, a federal advisory panel says. Thus the recommendation for supplements.

Folic Acid Supplements Still Needed To Prevent Birth Defects

If you can get pregnant, you should be popping at least one pill a day: a folic acid supplement to lower the risk of a type of serious birth defect in any future offspring.

So says the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, which Tuesday reiterated its 2009 recommendation that all women who can conceive take 400 to 800 micrograms daily of the B vitamin in case their diet isn't providing enough of it.

As anti-immigrant sentiment rises in the the Netherlands, Dutch television and radio personality Sylvana Simons will be running for a parliamentary seat to help represent immigrants and minorities.

With The Far-Right Rising, Dutch Create Their Own Parties For Immigrants

Sylvana Simons got her start as a soul music VJ on the Dutch version of MTV. She went on to anchor the evening news in the Netherlands, and performed on the local version of Dancing with the Stars.

If you make a mistake in estimating your yearly income, you may have to pay back the subsidy you get for health insurance.

A Raise Can Wreak Havoc With Your Health Insurance Subsidy

Marketplace officials calculate a customer's subsidy, so why is the customer held responsible for repayments? Why are so many of my prescriptions held up for authorization by my Medicare drug plan? Here are answers to some recent questions from readers.

Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif, in July 2016.

Yahoo Will Become 'Altaba' If Verizon Buys Its Internet Business

It's still unclear whether Verizon will follow through on a $4.8 billion deal to buy Yahoo's core internet business, but if the sale is finalized, there's a name for what will be left behind.

Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), arrives on Capitol Hill to testify at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday.

Watch Live: Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Confirmation Hearing

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Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, said he would recuse himself from any Justice Department investigation into Hillary Clinton. He said his political statements threaten his objectivity.

He noted, "political dispute cannot turn into criminal dispute." He added, "This country does not punish its political enemies but no one is above the law."

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