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Colorado is the latest state to consider legalizing aid in dying. Residents find themselves struggling with whether assisted death is an act of mercy or a moral slippery slope.
Oct. 11, 2016
The GOP nominee reacted to a questioner who said she's Muslim by saying Muslims have to "come in and report when they see something going on." Muslims on The Internet responded with comedy.
Oct. 11, 2016
A World Health Organization report recommends fiscal policies, including taxes, that hike the retail price of sugary drinks to fend off obesity and diabetes — and the related healthcare costs.
Oct. 11, 2016
In an op-ed for CNN, the president wrote that he hopes to one day look at the night sky with his grandchildren and tell them that humans are living on Mars.
Oct. 11, 2016
As she spoke to her biggest crowd of the entire campaign Monday night at The Ohio State University, Hillary Clinton presented the election as a moral choice.
Oct. 11, 2016
An independent federal agency should not be run by a single person, the court found. It decided to remedy the situation by giving the president the authority to fire the agency head at will.
Oct. 11, 2016
The restaurant inside the new National Museum of African American History and Culture offers a menu designed to showcase the breadth of black contributions to our nation's cuisine.
Oct. 11, 2016
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed a bill that would have required small businesses to guarantee employees' jobs still would be there for them after they take parental leave.
Oct. 11, 2016
And for one Peace Corps volunteer, it's a chance to join in the local culture — and to try to learn to ululate.
Oct. 11, 2016
They are haunting images: rubble-filled streets and entire blocks of ghostly facades. The United Nations says about 250,000 civilians are trapped in rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Oct. 11, 2016
Donald Trump cited email from a Clinton adviser but misconstrued it in the same way that a Kremlin-funded website had.
Oct. 11, 2016
The humble writing implement has its roots in exploding stars, the French Revolution, the crown jewels of England and Walden pond.
Oct. 11, 2016
As the rainwater dumped by Matthew flows downriver, towns were being overwhelmed by devastating floods. "You're dealing with just massive amounts of water," one reporter says.
Oct. 11, 2016
Hurricane Matthew hit the coastal city of Port Salut dead-on. A grim tally is underway to figure out how many homes were destroyed
Oct. 11, 2016
A tentative deal between the Chicago Teachers Union and the nation's third-largest school district was agreed to shortly before picket lines were scheduled to be set up early Tuesday morning.
Oct. 11, 2016
Hurricane Matthew hit the coastal city of Port Salut, Haiti, dead-on. A grim tally of destruction is underway to figure out what must be rebuilt.
Oct. 11, 2016
The object known for now as 2014 QZ224 is only about 330 miles across and takes 1,100 years to orbit the sun. But one of the most interesting things about it is the way researchers found it.
Oct. 11, 2016
Pez Owen was joyriding in a Cessna airplane when she spotted one down below. A landmark that big would show up on any flight chart — but it wasn't logged. Then she spotted more Xs in the distance.
Oct. 11, 2016
The Supreme Court ruled in 2014 that extreme juror bias could impede a fair trial and, if such a case arose, they would decide then if an exception was warranted. Now, that case has come.
Oct. 11, 2016
The Supreme Court hears oral arguments on Tuesday in a case that pits Samsung against Apple — and could have major repercussions for tech products across the board.
Oct. 11, 2016

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