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The last time Fed policymakers raised rates, young Americans' lives were different. They couldn't share the news or comment via Twitter on iPhones and iPads because those things didn't exist.
Dec. 14, 2015
Stephen Colbert made fun of it, but in a lawsuit against a car dealer, Mark Oberholtzer says he received thousands of threatening calls after his truck was seen in the hands of Islamists.
Dec. 14, 2015
Christian conservatives say their greatest religious rival is secularism, which is growing among Americans. Banning acts like school prayer, they say, amounts to favoring the "religion of secularism."
Dec. 14, 2015
Bergdahl, who was held by the Taliban for five years after he left his base in Afghanistan in 2009, could be sentenced to life in prison.
Dec. 14, 2015
A Baltimore jury is deliberating whether a police officer is guilty of manslaughter and assault in an incident that sparked protests.
Dec. 14, 2015
Fish populations aren't replenishing themselves like they used to. Researchers say there's not enough food for young fish, and it's directly linked to changing temperatures.
Dec. 14, 2015
A statement from the GOP presidential candidate's personal physician is full of hyperbole, boasting that Trump's blood pressure "astonishingly excellent."
Dec. 14, 2015
As a child, he was struck by malaria, tuberculosis and typhoid. Yoga helped him regain his strength. And then he taught it to the world.
Dec. 14, 2015
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred has decided not to lift the ban on Pete Rose, meaning the legendary hitter also will not be eligible for the Hall of Fame.
Dec. 14, 2015
Saudi Arabian women made history by voting and winning public office for the first time. But there are still many obstacles to an equal role in public life.
Dec. 14, 2015
Obama says the self-proclaimed Islamic State is rapidly losing ground in Iraq and Syria, including 40 percent of its territory in Iraq.
Dec. 14, 2015
Viewers say Nimah and Raina, twin sisters on ABC's Quantico, reflect the many ways one can be a Muslim woman in America today.
Dec. 14, 2015
The hottest holiday gift of the year is facing new federal regulations as drone fliers are now required to take the same safety responsibilities as airplane pilots.
Dec. 14, 2015
When it comes to America's history and its future, perhaps it's a good idea to never say never – and never say always.
Dec. 14, 2015
A Canadian researcher finds that taking antidepressants while pregnant may increase the risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder. But others say the real culprit may be depression itself.
Dec. 14, 2015
Oil and natural gas prices are still low so companies are looking to save money. The 2,800 represent about 3 percent of the combined workforce.
Dec. 14, 2015
Russia, the United States and Britain have concluded a bomb was detonated aboard but Egypt says its investigators found no sign of it. The team, Egypt said, would continue to investigate.
Dec. 14, 2015
It's been delightful to see so many immigrant coming-of-age stories in American pop culture this year, but it's also time to leave the Immigrant Kid Handbook behind.
Dec. 14, 2015
Every year, the Eternal City plays host to millions of migrating starlings. That creates problems — slippery, splattery problems. Falcons have been enlisted to drive them away, but have failed.
Dec. 14, 2015
From Argentina to Mexico well over half of all births are to unwed mothers. The change had occurred rapidly in the past generation and it's taking place at all economic levels.
Dec. 14, 2015

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