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So-called "savory jams" are experiencing a surge in popularity. But what makes a jam a jam?
Aug. 19, 2016
Matthew Bissonnette, who wrote a best-seller about the Osama bin Laden raid, has agreed to pay more than $6 million to resolve civil breach of contract claims with the government.
Aug. 19, 2016
The group deemed six facilities "unsafe" after a hospital was hit by a Saudi-led coalition airstrike, and said it has lost confidence in the coalition's "ability to prevent such fatal attacks."
Aug. 19, 2016
The HPV vaccine prevents cancer, but in a survey most parents said they don't want it to be required for school. They're much happier with a mandate if they're given an opportunity to opt out.
Aug. 19, 2016
"I know that just by saying all these things together, I may upset some people," Clinton said this week as she tries to validate the concerns of police and groups like Black Lives Matter.
Aug. 19, 2016
The lower the household income, the less likely it is for children to receive needed eye exams. The income effect was independent of insurance status, a study found.
Aug. 19, 2016
Just over two months after Manafort was brought on to bring some structure to Donald Trump's presidential bid, the Washington insider has resigned from the campaign.
Aug. 19, 2016
Four years after the the Koch political network spent heavily to back Republican nominee Mitt Romney, it's now spending millions to save the GOP Senate majority from their own presidential candidate.
Aug. 19, 2016
After the head of the U.S. Olympic Committee issues a formal apology to Rio and Brazil over U.S. swimmers' behavior, star athlete Ryan Lochte says he should have been more careful and candid.
Aug. 19, 2016
The Republican nominee is finally going up on air with TV ads. His first spot — airing in Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida — focuses on security, specifically immigration.
Aug. 19, 2016
An estimated 40,000 houses have been damaged by flooding that some people have compared to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Some 86,000 people have applied for federal disaster aid.
Aug. 19, 2016
Entrepreneurs hope that, instead of paying bottom dollar for produce that might otherwise have ended up in the landfill, customers will pony up for high-end foods made from rescued ingredients.
Aug. 19, 2016
An evidence-based program teaches mindfulness to educators. Research suggests it can reduce their stress and improve their teaching.
Aug. 19, 2016
What's behind Russia's apparent hacking into the Democratic National Committee — and what could it gain by meddling in the U.S. election? "It's all about Hillary Clinton," says a Russian journalist.
Aug. 19, 2016
The former president told staff he'll step down from the board of the Clinton Foundation and it would stop accepting money from corporate and foreign sources, if Hillary Clinton wins the election.
Aug. 18, 2016
Renegade executive chairman, president and CEO Philippe Dauman leaves in exchange for a $72 million payout.
Aug. 18, 2016
Announcing that two swimmers have left a Rio airport after speaking to police, U.S. Olympic Committee CEO Scott Blackmun is apologizing for how Ryan Lochte and three other swimmers behaved.
Aug. 18, 2016
In his first speech since reorganizing his top campaign staff, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he regrets sometimes saying the "wrong thing."
Aug. 18, 2016
Chicago's head of police announced his recommendation to dismiss the officers Thursday. Superintendent Eddie Johnson cited allegations that they gave false reports on the 17-year-old's shooting death.
Aug. 18, 2016
Coming into this event, Usain Bolt held both the world record, at 19.19 seconds, and the Olympic record, at 19.30. He was the only runner to clock a time of under 20 seconds Thursday.
Aug. 18, 2016

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