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An adviser to Gov. Jerry Brown says the well that has been leaking since October could be capped in days — sooner than the end-of-February target that had been set by the utility that owns the well.
Feb. 5, 2016
Discovery of Zika virus in the saliva and urine of infected people is concerning but may not mean the pathogen can actually be transmitted through those fluids, experts caution.
Feb. 5, 2016
"When everyone's attacking you, you must be doing something right," Rubio told reporters in Manchester this week.
Feb. 5, 2016
Publishers in France are altering the spellings of around 2,400 words in textbooks and will drop the hat-shaped circumflex accent in some cases. That's causing outrage.
Feb. 5, 2016
The virus was first identified in 1947 in a rhesus monkey in the Zika Forest. Our maps show how it spread slowly at first, then last year began a rapid invasion of the Americas.
Feb. 5, 2016
Medical researchers often use race to define health risks. But a geneticist and a sociologist say racial categories don't accurately reflect who people are, and that science has to change.
Feb. 5, 2016
"We love you, Dave Mirra. We're going to miss you," says the mayor of Greenville, N.C., the town where the legendary X Games athlete lived for years.
Feb. 5, 2016
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, talks with Mary Louise Kelly about how the Zika virus may spread.
Feb. 5, 2016
Clinton's use of a private email server has become an issue in her presidential bid. Here's what we know about the FBI's investigation, whether she could be charged with a crime and what happens next.
Feb. 5, 2016
The term has also been used to cover certain ideas, attitudes, movements and schools of thought. It has been affixed to leading American politicians, in both major parties, including Teddy Roosevelt.
Feb. 5, 2016
At least two people were seriously injured when the crane collapsed early Friday, the New York City Fire Department says. Several cars in Manhattan's Tribeca neighborhood were crushed.
Feb. 5, 2016
The Vatican and the Moscow Patriarchate say it's the first meeting between the two leaders whose churches split in the 11th century.
Feb. 5, 2016
Job growth last month missed economists' expectations of 190,000 new jobs — and came in far lower than December's job numbers, which were revised downward to 262,000.
Feb. 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton denounced what she called "an artful smear." She challenged Bernie Sanders to identify a vote she had cast or changed to pay off a donor. "Enough is enough," she said.
Feb. 5, 2016
The British government disputes the ruling and said it changes nothing — adding that the WikiLeaks founder will be arrested if he leaves the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.
Feb. 5, 2016
Earlier in the season, many suggested Payton Manning was through and should retire. He has since rebounded and will lead his Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers in Sunday's NFL Super Bowl.
Feb. 5, 2016
Ebrahim Pourfaraj started digging a giant hole in Tehran well before sanctions were lifted. He's betting Iran's economy will open up, attracting investors and visitors who've long been locked out.
Feb. 5, 2016
It was the first mano-a-mano encounter of the campaign, which means there was enough room for semantic arguments and serious debate.
Feb. 4, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders face off Thursday in New Hampshire. It is their their first one-on-one debate since former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley dropped out of the race.
Feb. 4, 2016
The Black Lives Matter advocate entered the race on Wednesday night in a surprise move. Less than 24 hours later, he has raised almost $40,000 from nearly 700 donors.
Feb. 4, 2016

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