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Unless a cigarette is safer than others it can't be labeled "natural" or "additive-free", the Food and Drug Administration told three manufacturers.
Aug. 27, 2015
The natural disaster of Katrina and the man-made tragedy that followed catapulted local figures and obscure federal officials into the spotlight.
Aug. 27, 2015
That's the longest span for one individual to excrete the live virus in history. It's not the norm, that's for certain. But how much of a concern is it in the war to wipe out polio?
Aug. 27, 2015
In a new report sent to Congress, the organization says controversial videos alleging the sale of fetal tissue are "heavily edited" to "significantly distort" actual events and conversations.
Aug. 27, 2015
The incident happened at the World Athletics Championships, where a highly anticipated match-up had pitted the Jamaican against America's Justin Gatlin.
Aug. 27, 2015
For 35 years, Dr. Bill Mahon has tended newborns and broken bones, given kids checkups and spinal taps. But luring new doctors with big debt and urban dreams to the redwoods is harder than it sounds.
Aug. 27, 2015
A same-sex couple was denied a license Thursday morning, even after a federal appeals court denied Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' bid to refuse to issue marriage licenses for religious reasons.
Aug. 27, 2015
In a case of mistaken identity, builders in the Galicia region confused a Neolithic tomb for a broken stone table and replaced it with a new concrete one.
Aug. 27, 2015
Two think tanks estimate that Islamabad could have 350 warheads in the next several year, pushing past rival India and several other nations.
Aug. 27, 2015
The station paused at 6:45 a.m. to remember reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward, who were killed during a live broadcast.
Aug. 27, 2015
Police said it was unclear how many people were in the vehicle, which was found along Austria's A4 autobahn near the border with Hungary and Slovakia.
Aug. 27, 2015
Clever, a three-year-old startup, is used by 20 million students and teachers to manage all their other apps.
Aug. 27, 2015
Way back in 2012, Donald Trump and Mitt Romney were pals. Romney had Trump's endorsement. But now, to Trump, Romney "choked." And Trump is vowing not to "fail" like he did.
Aug. 27, 2015
Garbage has become an unlikely battleground in the abortion debate, as anti-abortion groups seek evidence of privacy violations in clinics' dumpsters.
Aug. 27, 2015
The explosion killed at least 139 people. The people detained worked for the company where the explosions happened and center around potential corruption.
Aug. 27, 2015
Socialists are a very rare breed of political animal in this country. There's just one in Congress — Vermont senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Aug. 27, 2015
The Virginia shooter who murdered two TV journalists allegedly recorded the attack himself. Experts say wearable cameras will become a regular part of the toolkit for killers who want attention.
Aug. 27, 2015
For some insects, sound waves or vibrations are the real social media — high-speed rumbles sent through the air and along leaf stems to help the bugs claim territory, send warnings and find mates.
Aug. 27, 2015
More than 21,000 are out of work this year from California's drought, a study says. The majority are farmworkers, and those lucky enough to have a job are often working longer hours for less money.
Aug. 27, 2015
While the drought has put a strain on California agriculture, its farms actually set an all-time record for total sales — $54 billion — in 2014. How? By pumping more water from their wells.
Aug. 27, 2015

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