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Bowing to the inevitable, Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as United Kingdom Conservative Party leader in two weeks, admitting defeat in her attempt to take Britain out of the European Union and sparking a contest to replace her as prime minister.

Mrs. May said she will quit as head of the governing party on June 7 but stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process the Conservatives aim to complete by late July.

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The Trump administration notified Congress on Friday that it plans to send about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran, officials said.

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An outbreak of nasty storms in the Midwest spawned tornadoes that razed homes, flattened trees and tossed cars across a dealership lot, injuring about two dozen people in Missouri’s capital city and killing at least three others elsewhere in the state.

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Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran’s atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday.

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For all the talk about President Nicolas Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela—or at least a remote coconut-strewn tropical beach.

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Reports that commercial ships have become targets of alleged sabotage near the Strait of Hormuz have focused new attention on the region as tensions have risen. A look at the key waterway:

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You may go your entire life without seeing an endangered species, yet the globe’s biodiversity crisis threatens all of humanity in numerous unseen or unrecognized ways, scientists say.

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The term “mission trip” typically evokes Christians going to far-flung places around the globe. These journeys often involve building a school in Haiti, working in a medical clinic in Peru, or a choir tour through Ghana. Yet there is a new destination for such evangelizers: America’s college campuses.

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An adorable girl in a grainy photo. The longer you stare, the more difficult it is to understand why—at only 6 years of age—she and 19 other children were fatally shot in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

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A generation of heroes. The face of American influence in foreign nations. The “finest fighting force in the history of the world.”

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Seven-year-olds are doing what once was impossible. They can measure the height of the Burj Khalifa, calculate the average weight of a blue whale, snap studio-quality portraits, and stay in real-time communication with their friends—all without leaving their bedrooms.

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America focused on little else during the first 791 days of President Donald Trump’s tenure. Every day, news anchors reported on it, print journalists wrote about it, and late-night show hosts riffed about it. It was a constant, deafening roar about the presidential investigation into collusion with the Russians.

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More than a dozen wild bee species critical to pollinizing everything from blueberries to apples in New England are on the decline, according to a new study.

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America—the land of the free and the home of the brave.

Since 1776, this great country has been the bastion of freedom, wealth and prosperity. People from all over the world have risked their lives, and willingly left families behind to take part in this abundant and ideal society.

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  • AFRICA

Two events in 24 hours sparked the greatest tragedy of the 1990s.

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In September 2016, months after the Brexit vote, I received a new assignment to pastor church members in the United Kingdom. I packed my bags and began to move from my home country, the Netherlands.

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Not long after the start of his term, U.S. President Donald Trump made a strategic shift toward a new nuclear strategy—the development of “low-yield” nuclear weapons. The decision came as a robust response to increased threats from nuclear powers Russia, China and North Korea.

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