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Leung Chun-ying says Beijing will not accede to demonstrators' demands for democratic reforms. Meanwhile, activists have vowed a new phase of civil disobedience on Wednesday.
September 30, 2014
According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby boomer parents.
September 30, 2014
One Los Angeles school is working technology into the learning process, while avoiding the traditional screen-time pitfalls.
September 30, 2014
New drugs and vaccines can take years to develop. But health officials and researchers are accelerating tests of experimental drugs to fight the outbreak in West Africa.
September 30, 2014
The Liberian physician, who operates a clinic in the capital, perseveres in the wake of a colleague's death, possibly from Ebola. She and her staff continue to treat patients.
September 30, 2014
Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.
September 30, 2014
In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.
September 30, 2014
The Justice Department called this the "first-ever criminal case concerning the advertisement and sale of a mobile device spyware app."
September 29, 2014
The Secret Service had originally said Omar Gonzalez was apprehended shortly after he burst through the front door after jumping a fence.
September 29, 2014
Spain's central government in Madrid had appealed to the court to stop the vote, which had been approved with strong support from Catalonia's parliament and local governments.
September 29, 2014
During a speech in front of the General Assembly Gunnar Bragi said the conference would focus on violence against women and would be "unique" because only men and boys are invited.
September 29, 2014
If the oddsmakers are right, two Los Angeles teams will be the only ones left standing when the World Series begins in late October. But back east, some fans are pulling for a Beltway Series.
September 29, 2014
When Rodrigo Guerrero took office, he was shocked by the murder rate. It seemed logical to blame the drug cartels. But his epidemiologist's eye led him to a different culprit.
September 29, 2014
American doctors received at least $1.4 billion in payments from drug companies last year. What did the companies get for their money?
September 29, 2014
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try the Pizza Cake, which is a fancy way of saying "a bunch of pizzas stacked on top of each other."
September 29, 2014
On Friday, a contractor intentionally set fire to an FAA air traffic facility that has caused flight delays and cancellations for days.
September 29, 2014
How long can you sit still in a desk? How about your 7-year-old? Maybe you could both use a break. A study shows that kids who get to run around and play after school are better at paying attention.
September 29, 2014
It all started in 1997, when two professors from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm published an article on flatulence titled "Nitric Oxide and inflammation: The answer is blowing in the wind."
September 29, 2014
People in the United Kingdom failed big time when they took a poll on risk factors for heart disease. Think you're more up to speed? Try our quickie quiz and find out.
September 29, 2014
Pro-democracy protesters are downloading a fast-growing app called FireChat to stay in touch. It's being used around the world during political unrest.
September 29, 2014

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