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Police have arrested three teenagers – ages 13, 16, and 17 — who are believed to have carried out last week's deadly attack on a homeless camp that's known as "The Jungle."
Feb. 2, 2016
After a tap of a cane on Phil's tree-trunk cage, his door was opened, and the animal emerged to proclaim an early end to winter.
Feb. 2, 2016
In tiny Earlham, Iowa, friends and neighbors are passionate about their candidates but keep the debate civil.
Feb. 2, 2016
Trump must now show his mettle as a contestant in the public arena. Everyone knows Trump can throw a punch; now we will see how well he can take one.
Feb. 2, 2016
Rubio was the surprise beneficiary of heavy GOP turnout and also made the fight for evangelicals a three-way contest. Meanwhile, Sanders won with younger voters, but not enough voted for him to win.
Feb. 2, 2016
Florida's highest court will hear a case that may determine the fate of some 390 death row inmates. The case comes after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's death sentencing system.
Feb. 2, 2016
German alchemist Hennig Brand started with about 1,500 gallons of urine in his 17th century hunt for gold. Discovering phosphorus was just a nice surprise. Know a modern tale of scientific luck?
Feb. 2, 2016
Ted Cruz upended Donald Trump; Marco Rubio finished a strong third; and Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton remain locked in a fight to the finish with Clinton a sliver ahead.
Feb. 2, 2016
After a disappointing finish in the Iowa caucuses, the former Maryland governor is ending his Democratic presidential campaign.
Feb. 1, 2016
The former Arkansas governor is suspending his presidential campaign after a disappointing Iowa finish.
Feb. 1, 2016
The decision comes two months after officers fatally shot Mario Woods, a 26-year-old black man. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee asked for a federal probe into the shooting, which was captured on video.
Feb. 1, 2016
Some fast-food franchisees are rethinking putting workers on part-time status to avoid having to provide them with health insurance. The business hassles are exceeding the savings.
Feb. 1, 2016
Two E. coli outbreaks infected at least 60 people in 14 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hasn't been able to determine the source of the infections.
Feb. 1, 2016
The Farm Bill promised to cut subsidies to farmers. Instead, farmers will continue getting about $20 billion a year thanks to new programs that compensate farmers when corn and soybean prices fall.
Feb. 1, 2016
When the moon is overhead or "underfoot," the chance of rainfall diminishes ever so slightly, a new study concludes.
Feb. 1, 2016
Jerky sales are soaring, thanks in part to millennials, who are snacking more than ever. Meat snacks are lightweight, high in nutrition and can travel long distances without spoiling.
Feb. 1, 2016
The concern is not the virus itself but the cluster of brain-damaged babies born to pregnant women who'd been infected with the mosquito-borne disease.
Feb. 1, 2016
An HPV vaccine that protects against nine strains of the virus that causes cancer gets the nod from the CDC. So does a vaccine for a rare but often lethal form of meningitis.
Feb. 1, 2016
President Obama plans to ask Congress for $755 million in cancer-research funding in his 2017 budget. That's in addition to $195 million already approved.
Feb. 1, 2016
The timing has set off memories of Bernard Loiseau, the legendary French chef who committed suicide in 2003 and was known as a perfectionist who fretted over his restaurant's ratings.
Feb. 1, 2016

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