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From increased depression and suicidal thoughts to social isolation and lower socioeconomic status, the negative consequences of being bullied can last well into middle age a large study suggests.
April 19, 2014
Captain of sunken SKorean ferry, 2 crew arrested
April 19, 2014
Fears of a bubble continue as tech titans reported their quarterly earnings; the culture of digital distraction finds more critics; and fallout from the Heartbleed bug raises questions for government.
April 19, 2014
The giant retailer says it's adding a new line of organic food that's at least 25 percent cheaper. But a large-scale production and supply of organic food likely can't be achieved overnight.
April 19, 2014
Captain of sunken S. Korean ferry, 2 crew arrested
April 19, 2014
Abhina Aher is a member of the country's storied, yet marginalized, transgender community. Last week, the India's highest court legally recognized the group as a new gender — neither male nor female.
April 18, 2014
Top Democrats have said recently that some GOP opposition to President Obama and his agenda is based on race. It's an explosive message that might drive Democratic voters to the polls.
April 18, 2014
Clam-digging satisfies that primeval urge to go out into nature and find free food. And inveterate Washington state clam-diggers admit they compete to get their daily limit of fifteen clams.
April 18, 2014
A police sweep after Friday prayers is the latest in a weeks-long crackdown against terrorism. The operations have pulled in thousands of refugees, immigrants and Kenyan citizens of Somali descent.
April 18, 2014
Rescuers say they've recovered 39 bodies from the massive March 22 mudslide and are still searching for four others.
April 18, 2014
Airbnb and other rental websites have made billions marketing existing housing to tourists — hotel tax free. Soon, Airbnb will start collecting tax in New York City, San Francisco and Portland, Ore.
April 18, 2014
The story of fliers ordering Jews to register with the separatists stoked fears of anti-Semitism. But Jews in the Ukrainian town say the orders aren't real and were intended as political provocation.
April 18, 2014
Ivan Soltesz studies epilepsy in mice, but says children with chronic seizures are his inspiration. He's closing in on a way to quell the seizures with light — and without drugs' side effects.
April 18, 2014
More than 13 Nepalese climbers died while preparing a route on Mount Everest for Western climbers. Grayson Schaffer of Outside Magazine explains that local porters and guides bear the brunt of the danger on these extreme climbs.
April 18, 2014
It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.
April 18, 2014
The port town of Bayonne in France's Basque region is known for its colorful food and culture. But since the Middle Ages, the town's name has become synonymous with its famous ham.
April 18, 2014
Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through there.
April 18, 2014
South Korean authorities arrested the captain of the ferry that sank on Wednesday. Whenever a captain comes back and passengers don't, it's seen as shameful behavior.
April 18, 2014
One of the most respected figures in Latin music, the salsa singer had deep roots in both Puerto Rico and New York, where he influenced a younger generation of musicians.
April 18, 2014
After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals.
April 18, 2014

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