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“Facing external challenges and threats, we will continue to maintain the values of freedom and democracy,” Taiwan’s new president, Lai Ching-te, told sailors and top security officials.
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Consumers are increasingly struggling to pay their credit card bills, raising concerns about severe delinquencies spiraling and sapping consumer spending.

The share of credit card debt that is more than 90 days overdue rose to 10.7 percent during the first quarter, a 14-year high, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s report on first-quarter household debt.

A year ago, severe delinquencies totaled only 8.2 percent of credit card debt. The first-quarter jump in severe delinquencies was the biggest since 2011. Meanwhile, total credit card debt rose to $1.12 trillion from just under $1 trillion a year ago.

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For months leading up to April 8, talk of the eclipse captured America’s attention. People from far-flung areas of the country traveled hundreds or even thousands of miles to the path of totality, wanting to witness the once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon. The eclipse crossed the nation, forming a ribbon from southwest Texas to Maine, with The Restored Church of God’s World Headquarters in Wadsworth, Ohio, in its direct path.

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At least 138 of the midsize primates, who are known for their roaring vocal calls, were found dead in the Gulf Coast state of Tabasco since May 16.
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Everyone eventually dies. But what happens after death? Does the Bible provide the answer?
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One woman's scramble to find long-term care for a loved one is an experience shared by many families. It can be an emotional, costly process...

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Is it possible for human beings to come together to fight and kill each other and still be noble, just or righteous—even godly—in their cause?
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The step toward a long-held Palestinian aspiration has come amid international outrage over Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip.
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Will America survive the 2024 presidential election? If you ask the candidates, the answer is maybe not. At least not in the form that we all know it.
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“A good 40% of current cannabis users are using it daily or near daily, a pattern that is more associated with tobacco use than typical alcohol use,” said the study's author.
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Large tech companies harvest data to profit, but many find their intentions dubious.
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About 70 percent of utilities inspected by federal officials over the last year violated standards meant to prevent breaches or other intrusions, the EPA said.
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These changes amid an intensifying China-U.S. rivalry reflect Taiwan’s efforts to insulate itself from Chinese pressure while forging closer ties with its strongest ally.
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These factors now lead to almost 50 percent more years of healthy life lost to either disease or premature death than in 2000, a major international study showed.
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San Diego became the busiest corridor for illegal crossings in April, the fifth region to hold that distinction in two years.
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Sir Isaac Newton once said, “In the absence of any other proof, the thumb alone would convince me of God’s existence.” How is this possible?
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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping have reaffirmed their “no-limits” partnership that has deepened as both countries face rising tensions with the West.
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In an interview with Financial Times, U.S. Comptroller General David Walker stated that the nation’s government “is on a ‘burning platform’ of unsustainable policies and practices with fiscal deficits, chronic healthcare underfunding, immigration, and overseas military commitments threatening a crisis if action is not taken soon…”
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“The verdict of this report is that we are in a deep crisis globally because we have never, ever recorded worse figures for internal displacement by violence, by conflict, by persecution,” said the secretary-general of the Norwegian Refugee Council.

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