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So much of what will happen in the 2016 presidential race — in both political parties — hinges on Hillary Clinton's decision on whether to run.
April 17, 2014
Workers who have a creative outlet outside the office are more likely to be creative problem solvers on the job, a study suggests.
April 17, 2014
Keith A. Seilhan, who was the incident commander directing the company's cleanup effort, allegedly sold $1 million in BP stock based on non-public information about the extent of the spill.
April 17, 2014
Kepler-186f is almost the same size as Earth, and it orbits in its star's "Goldilocks zone"-- where temperatures may be just right for life. But much is unknown because it's also 500 light years away.
April 17, 2014
It turns out the first chili peppers were grown by humans in eastern Mexico. And it's not the same region where beans and corn were first grown, according to new ways of evaluating evidence.
April 17, 2014
Scientists based their technique on the one used to create the sheep "Dolly" years ago. These cells might one day be useful in treating all sorts of diseases.
April 17, 2014
Man goes in for a routine hip operation. In the corner of the operating room, there's a young med student watching. When things go wrong, she tries to make sense of what she sees.
April 17, 2014
"Selfie" may have been the 2013 word of the year. But "belfies," or "butt selfies" are now in the spotlight. We learn more about why they earned a fitness model a spread in Vanity Fair magazine.
April 17, 2014
Two vehicles from different departments were rushing to the same fire in a suburb of Los Angeles when they collided. One of them careened into the restaurant.
April 17, 2014
A lot of children grow up wanting to be doctors, but now some physicians are discouraging others from joining the profession. What has changed over the years?
April 17, 2014
Government benefits enable military veterans to attend college, but accessing them is complicated. So how can veterans pay for higher education?
April 17, 2014
Can a state law prevent political campaigns from doling out misinformation? Guest host Celeste Headlee learns more from The Plain Dealer's Sabrina Eaton.
April 17, 2014
Guest Host Celeste Headlee learns more about the United States' deportation policies from Muzaffar Chishti of the Migration Policy Institute.
April 17, 2014
Howard Dean Bailey made a good life for himself in the U.S. But then, a decades-old run-in with the law led to his deportation. Does his story show the system failing or working?
April 17, 2014
The trespasser relieved himself into one of the city's reservoirs of treated water. Officials say there's not much of a danger to public health, but they're being cautious.
April 17, 2014
A 19-year-old computer science student was taken into custody for allegedly exploiting the bug to steal sensitive information from government servers.
April 17, 2014
Secretary of State John Kerry is among those gathering in Geneva to see if they can find a diplomatic solution. The prospects for progress appear to be slim.
April 17, 2014
About 100 girls were grabbed Monday. Officials have blamed a radical Islamist group. Late Wednesday, Nigeria's military said almost all the girls had been accounted for. That claim is in dispute.
April 17, 2014
The 304,000 applications filed last week means they were close to the lowest level since May 2007. Analysts say the news is another sign that the economy continues to grow.
April 17, 2014
It was one spy speaking to another, as Putin put it, when "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden asked the Russian leader on national TV whether his nation has a program like the U.S. National Security Agency's.
April 17, 2014

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