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Flood managers suspect August's big rainstorms and floods in Louisiana are becoming more common there and elsewhere because of climate change. One clue: Much of the damage was beyond the flood plain.
Sept. 15, 2016
People talk a lot about the warming of the Earth by a few degrees. Now a cartoon shows you what it looks like.
Sept. 14, 2016
U.S. users trying to take part in Samsung's unofficial recall find themselves winding through a network of stores and unclear guidelines. The government has yet to announce a formal recall.
Sept. 14, 2016
The candidate's physician says she is "healthy and fit to serve as President of the United States." She also takes thyroid medication and blood thinners.
Sept. 14, 2016
The $100 million figure represents 1 percent of the roughly $10 billion in annual income that the league and its teams have been reported to pull in.
Sept. 14, 2016
This week, the U.K. introduced a polymer 5-pound note that's designed to be waterproof, tear-resistant and chewable. The Bank of England still doesn't recommend setting it on fire.
Sept. 14, 2016
A recent study revealed the sugar industry's efforts to shape medical opinion on how sugar affects health 50 years ago. But today, scores of companies continue to fund food and nutrition studies.
Sept. 14, 2016
Who's in charge? Which countries haven't paid their dues? Which president said he isn't coming this year? Take our quiz to see if you know the answers.
Sept. 14, 2016
You can nudge your kids' relationship with digital technology in a healthier direction, but warning: It's going to require parents to change, too.
Sept. 14, 2016
The controversial TV host Dr. Mehmet Oz declared the GOP presidential nominee to be "very healthy" though Donald Trump said he needs to lose weight and didn't apologize for an affinity for fast food.
Sept. 14, 2016
It's going to happen "soon," President Obama said during remarks at a joint news conference with Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi. He said this comes in light of political reforms.
Sept. 14, 2016
The decision covers eight neutral-site championships in sports ranging from women's soccer to swimming and diving, and from football to golf and baseball.
Sept. 14, 2016
Typhoon Lionrock caused extensive flooding More than 130 people are dead and at least 100,000 have been displaced, according to U.N. agencies.
Sept. 14, 2016
"There is no reason to believe this would become a common occurrence," a National Weather Service official says.
Sept. 14, 2016
I was probably 9 years old at the height of my obsession with Tupac's "Hail Mary." I didn't know what I was capable of then, but I was not to be trifled with.
Sept. 14, 2016
Secretary of State John Kerry told lawmakers that the Obama administration wants to take in 110,000 refugees — up from 85,000 this fiscal year. It's not clear how many of them will be Syrian.
Sept. 14, 2016
Professors, activists and students alike are calling for the Texas School Board not to approve a textbook many find offensive.
Sept. 14, 2016
In hacked emails, the former secretary of state rips into Trump as leading a 'racist' movement and laments Clinton's inability to 'honestly' defend her private email server.
Sept. 14, 2016
A new study from Brazil provides an early snapshot of what the future could hold for children infected with Zika, then born with the brain defect.
Sept. 14, 2016
Bosses are passing more of the cost of health insurance on to workers in an effort to keep spending under control. But that can be unfair to lower-income employees, who pay disproportionately more.
Sept. 14, 2016

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