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Congress has reversed a law passed in 1992 that prohibited the Department of Veterans Affairs from paying for IVF for veterans and their families, after mounting political pressure.
Sept. 30, 2016
After days of progressively larger and angrier protests in a San Diego suburb, local officials released surveillance and witness video in an effort to bring calm.
Sept. 30, 2016
The U.N. is planning to send its first spacecraft into orbit, packed with scientific experiments from countries that can't afford their own space programs.
Sept. 30, 2016
The 63-year-old Libertarian presidential nominee has run 17 marathons and four Ironman Triathlons. He doesn't drink or smoke cigarettes, though his doctor doesn't address his past marijuana use.
Sept. 30, 2016
As news of the closing rippled far beyond the deli's home turf in Manhattan Friday, hundreds of people responded with sadness and disbelief.
Sept. 30, 2016
The new maps mean flood insurance for these areas is optional. But with half the city at or below sea level and memories of post-Hurricane Katrina flooding, some worry they send the wrong message.
Sept. 30, 2016
In times of drought — like now — two neighboring states argue over rights to the Cauvery River's water. A musician wrote a song about what the river thinks of all this.
Sept. 30, 2016
Matzo ball soup is a classic straight from Eastern Europe. But not all Jews from the region came to the New World via Ellis Island, as this jalapeño-inflected recipe reflects.
Sept. 30, 2016
Gov. Greg Abbott's announcement means that aid agencies will have to deal directly with the federal government. State services and benefits for refugees in Texas are expected to end in January.
Sept. 30, 2016
The staff of In Other Words say the TV comedy is "diametrically opposed to our politics and the vision of society we're organizing to realize."
Sept. 30, 2016
Samsung is advising owners of certain top-loading washers to use only the delicate cycle when washing bulky items because "affected units may experience abnormal vibrations."
Sept. 30, 2016
Men who may have Zika should wait at least six months before having unprotected sex with partners trying to conceive, regardless of whether the men ever developed any symptoms, the CDC now says.
Sept. 30, 2016
What are the best strategies for responding to uncomfortable racial comments? We asked, you delivered. Here are some of our favorite ideas.
Sept. 30, 2016
And there's another mystery. Why was the father suffering from such a severe case that he eventually died?
Sept. 30, 2016
The head of the state's supreme court loses his judicial ethics case and is ordered to pay the costs of the proceedings against him.
Sept. 30, 2016
One of New Orleans' favorite desserts is a lasting legacy of an oft-forgotten chapter in the city's history: the banana trade, and its infamous practices.
Sept. 30, 2016
Thursday's crash disrupted service at the regional hub. Officials promised extra buses, ferries and light rail, but WNYC's Stephen Nessen reports it was chaos for many Hoboken Terminal users.
Sept. 30, 2016
Sometimes going to the dentist can make you sick. It's rare, but nearly two dozen children near Los Angeles have been hospitalized after developing infections traced to contaminated water.
Sept. 30, 2016
Investigators are looking into what exactly happened when a commuter train plowed into the Hoboken Terminal at a high speed on Thursday morning. The crash killed one person and injured more than 100.
Sept. 30, 2016
In pre-dawn tweets, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump again lashed out at former Miss Universe Alicia Machado and Hillary Clinton.
Sept. 30, 2016

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