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Says one activist: "They tell us, 'Because of you, we are breathing free air.' "
July 12, 2016
Four of the murdered officers served with the Dallas Police Department and the fifth with the Dallas Area Rapid Transit police. They ranged in age from 32 to 55 years old.
July 12, 2016
And they're not unplugging from email and text messages when they do get away, an NPR poll finds. "So they're taking their stress along with them wherever they go," says a Harvard scientist.
July 12, 2016
The deductibles that most people actually pay are much lower than those advertised because of subsidies, according to a report released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
July 12, 2016
The Vermont senator's endorsement is the conclusion to the long, surprising Democratic primary fight. Clinton praised Sanders, and Sanders returned the favor, saying it was important to elect Clinton.
July 12, 2016
Two trains in the southern region of Puglia collided Tuesday. Scores of people are injured, according to wire reports.
July 12, 2016
Rebels have controlled Daraya, outside Damascus, since 2012. The Syrian government has responded by barring aid from reaching the increasingly desperate town. Some accuse it of using aid as a weapon.
July 12, 2016
There are plenty of proven techniques that can help parents soothe the sting of the needle. And guess what? A parent's attitude can matter more than the actual pain of the shot.
July 12, 2016
A new poll suggests Clinton still lags far behind Sanders among voters 30 and younger.
July 12, 2016
The last time people were this dissatisfied with presidential candidates, Ross Perot became a third-party success story. This year, however, there are new hurdles for outsiders.
July 12, 2016
Kellogg's has opened a cereal bar near New York City's Times Square. It's part of a strategy to energize a sagging cereal business by tapping into nostalgia while creating a refined dining experience.
July 12, 2016
The Democrat will already make history with her own nomination for president. Now the question is whether she wants to do it again with her choice of running mate by picking a second woman or Latino.
July 12, 2016
China has built artificial islands in the disputed waters, which it claims as its own. Now a tribunal in the Hague has ruled those claims invalid.
July 12, 2016
Truckloads of smuggled goods get waved into Venezuela at the Colombian border. But the crossing is closed to ordinary Venezuelans hoping to enter Colombia to buy desperately-needed food and medicine.
July 12, 2016
As kids grow older, they grow less likely to maintain or build relationships with friends of different races. A new study shows teachers can have a surprising effect on changing that.
July 12, 2016
Biomass was rising a decade ago as a carbon-neutral energy. But the industry is sputtering as oil and natural gas booms, and some scientists are questioning if it's actually good for the environment.
July 12, 2016
Americans buy twice as many packages of bagged salad greens as heads of lettuce these days. Is the bagged stuff just as good? If it gets you to eat more leafy greens, yes.
July 12, 2016
The president made the proposal as part of a comprehensive look at the Affordable Care Act's legacy in an article under his byline in JAMA, the top journal of the American Medical Association.
July 11, 2016
Tim Duncan says he is retiring from the San Antonio Spurs after 19 seasons with the franchise. He helped the team win five NBA titles.
July 11, 2016
In St. Joseph, Berrien County, a deputy sheriff was wounded. The gunman was also shot and killed.
July 11, 2016

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