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The X-class Coronal Mass Ejection, or CME, that erupted on the sun on Wednesday is not expected to cause major disruptions to the electrical grid or communications.
September 12, 2014
Under pressure from the United States, Mexico has begun arresting and deporting tens of thousands of Central Americans long before they reach the U.S. border.
September 12, 2014
While there were increases in the second quarter of this year, they don't appear to be pushing the growth in health spending toward the painful levels of a decade ago.
September 12, 2014
The Indian city is a busy high-tech hub with crowded roads. Ambulances get tied up in traffic along with everyone else. Clever thinkers are coming up with solutions. Motorcycle ambulance, anyone?
September 12, 2014
A California researcher wants to give honey the same nuanced flavor vocabulary as wine and coffee. The flavor wheel she and her testers created is certainly a conversation starter.
September 12, 2014
The perils of mistaken email identity.
September 12, 2014
The Protestant cleric who bitterly opposed the IRA later forged an unlikely friendship with senior Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness.
September 12, 2014
Global food prices are at a four-year low because of good harvests in the U.S., Europe and China. But food still costs more than it did in the 1990s, even accounting for inflation.
September 12, 2014
One in five newly hired teachers has skipped university preparation for teaching. Indiana is the latest state to make entering the classroom easier.
September 12, 2014
One pilot has been rescued and the search continues for the other after the two warplanes from the USS Carl Vinson went down.
September 12, 2014
President Obama says the strategy the U.S. would pursue against the Islamic State would be similar to how it targets al-Qaida affiliates in Yemen and Somalia. But both countries are deeply unstable.
September 12, 2014
A string of Republican Senate candidates are getting behind over-the-counter birth control, a move that could draw women voters.
September 12, 2014
The late-night prisoner exchange, involving dozens of captives on both sides, comes as the European Union has stepped up sanctions on Moscow for its involvement in the conflict.
September 12, 2014
The double-amputee Olympic and paralympic showed no emotion as the verdict was read. He faces a maximum of 15 years on the charge, which is roughly equivalent to manslaughter.
September 12, 2014
A judge in South Africa has found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
September 12, 2014
The disparities in naming are partly because of translation difficulties, and partly a sign of a propaganda war. The group would like to be called IS: the Obama administration is sticking with ISIL.
September 12, 2014
House Republicans were hoping for a smooth two weeks before hitting the campaign trial, but a request to arm Syrian rebels has muddled that, as well as the one bill that must pass before they leave.
September 12, 2014
In 1994, Congress passed the most significant crime fighting legislation in a generation. Now, policymakers are dialing back Clinton's tough-on-crime policies.
September 12, 2014
A string of Republican Senate candidates are getting behind over-the-counter birth control, a move that could draw women voters.
September 12, 2014
Zoos and aquariums almost never buy or sell animals. But trade is thriving.
September 12, 2014

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