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It's the latest step in a growing controversy after thousands of homeowners said insurance companies lowballed damage estimates and insurance insiders called the appeals process "rigged."
March 16, 2015
The state's earlier ban on judges belonging to groups that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation now applies to youth organizations. Does this take judicial impartiality too far?
March 16, 2015
A little-known division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has helped track down people who committed atrocities in Rwanda, the former Yugoslavia and El Salvador.
March 16, 2015
How does the former governor square hawking a diabetes supplement program with a potentially serious run for the White House?
March 16, 2015
A bill cracking down on human trafficking was supposed to be an easy one to pass, but that was before Democrats discovered the bill also contained language restricting abortion rights.
March 16, 2015
A real estate heir linked to two murders and a disappearance was arrested after an HBO documentary brought renewed attention to a case in which he was involved.
March 16, 2015
A surprising number of academically gifted, low-income students are not applying to the Ivy League universities and selective colleges they're sure to get into.
March 16, 2015
A teacher who instills a love of books and writing has beaten out 5,000 educators around the world for a global honor.
March 16, 2015
Mexico has opened up its oil and gas fields to foreign investors. But they're slow to enter, as low oil prices, drug violence and other challenges trump the lure of a vast and undeveloped shale bed.
March 16, 2015
HBO's docu-series The Jinx ended Sunday with murder suspect Robert Durst seeming to admit guilt. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says that moment may also have created a TV genre with its own set of rules.
March 16, 2015
The percentage of people without health insurance has dropped to 13.2 percent from 20.2 percent in 2012, according to federal officials. The uptick in coverage has been biggest for Latinos.
March 16, 2015
The American patient, whose identity hasn't been publicly released, was taken to the National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center last week, after contracting Ebola in Sierra Leone.
March 16, 2015
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a Chicago sandwich classic: the pork chop sandwich from Jim's Original. They leave the bone in — for flavor, and for danger.
March 16, 2015
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are locked in a public argument with Elton John over their recent remarks condemning in vitro fertilization and saying same-sex couples shouldn't raise children.
March 16, 2015
The quick rise of measles infections in the wake of cases reported among Disneyland visitors underscores how even a small dip in vaccination rates can allow the virus to spread.
March 16, 2015
Many of the boxes, bags and bottles that contain our edibles were once groundbreaking —both in their design and in how they changed our perception of what's inside. Designers tell us their favorites.
March 16, 2015
Nearly 3 inches fell Sunday night in Boston — making this winter the city's snowiest ever.
March 16, 2015
While Americans are deeply divided over whether government surveillance is serving the public interest, one-third of those surveyed are taking steps to hide their personal information online.
March 16, 2015
"This is a very devastating cyclone in Vanuatu. I term it as a monster, a monster," President Baldwin Lonsdale says. He was at a conference in Japan when the storm hit.
March 16, 2015
Vladimir Putin's disappearance from the public eye prompted a flurry of rumors about his health, or even a possible coup. He dismissed all that Monday.
March 16, 2015

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