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The Republican governor, who signed the bill Monday, has said Utah needs a backup execution method in case a shortage of drugs persists — though he's called firing squads "a little bit gruesome."
March 23, 2015
Davis, a Little League phenom, said "everyone makes mistakes," and one tweet shouldn't mark the end of Joey Casselberry's baseball career.
March 23, 2015
The economic expansion makes the country look both attractive for making money and expensive for companies getting started here.
March 23, 2015
Researchers say their study suggests more diabetes is being detected among poor people in some states because, thanks to Medicaid, more poor people are now able to get tested and afford care.
March 23, 2015
Ever wondered what it feels like to get into one of the moon suits that Ebola workers wear for protection? At a TED Talk, Bill Gates gave audience members a chance to climb in and see.
March 23, 2015
The Obama administration is pushing back hard against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's suggestion that a two-state solution is dead and his reluctance to back an Iranian nuclear deal.
March 23, 2015
If you're trying out for a job, the one judging you may not be a person. It could be a computer. Algorithms are evaluating human voices to determine which ones are engaging, calming and trustworthy.
March 23, 2015
At an event to honor the modern-day science hero, $15,000 worth of edible insects were on the menu. So Tyson was willing — if not exactly eager — to explore the delicacies on offer. For science.
March 23, 2015
A House bill seeks to restrict what private companies can do with information collected on students.
March 23, 2015
Medical researchers have made only modest progress treating the most common cancers since the war on cancer was declared in 1971. The disease has proved far more complicated than doctors had hoped.
March 23, 2015
The $70 million dollar deal will join the makers of Major League Baseball's official bat with the company that produces MLB's official glove.
March 23, 2015
When you dig into the number on cancer, the results are mixed. Overall, deaths are up. But survival five years after diagnosis has improved for many forms of the disease, including breast cancer.
March 23, 2015
Ahead of the 2016 presidential election, a handful of challenges to state voter ID laws are making their way through the courts, including to strict laws in Texas and North Carolina.
March 23, 2015
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the YUMBO. It's a Burger King sandwich with ham and cheese recently pulled out of retirement.
March 23, 2015
The Israeli leader, in an attempt to get his supporters to vote last week, warned that Arab citizens were voting "in droves" to unseat his government. The comments were widely criticized.
March 23, 2015
A review of the city's 394 officer-involved shootings between 2007 and 2014 also found police recruits were not trained in a "systematic and modular fashion."
March 23, 2015
With fast food now a staple at home and Danish and Spanish chefs in the limelight, France's culinary supremacy is no longer a given. The government has launched a defense of French food traditions.
March 23, 2015
Many older people are taking a lot of meds, and some drugs may not be doing them much good. When terminally ill people went off statins, they said they felt better. And it didn't increase their risk.
March 23, 2015
Welcome to Kathmandu — or as some call it, Trashmandu. Even in the best of times, rubbish piles up everywhere. Now things have gotten worse.
March 23, 2015
The city-state began seven days of national mourning following Lee's death Monday at age 91. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he was "grieved beyond words" at Lee's death.
March 23, 2015

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