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The samples from the championships held in Helsinki and Osaka had been stored under a revised anti-doping policy that provides for retesting.
Aug. 11, 2015
According to new research, vegetable farmers who clear away trees and wild vegetation from their fields aren't making their produce any safer to eat. But they are destroying animal habitats.
Aug. 11, 2015
The deal in principal would provide for loans of 86 billion euros over three years in exchange for essentially an overhaul of Greece's economy. The accord still needs eurozone political approval.
Aug. 11, 2015
Summertime and the living has not always been so easy on some American beaches. For shore.
Aug. 11, 2015
Dorothy Okatch can stop a towering hoopster in his tracks. Now studying to become a social worker, she hopes to have the same impact off the court, "to make my call on what's going to happen next."
Aug. 11, 2015
Black Bottom was once a vibrant black oasis in Detroit, till it was demolished for a freeway. Now, young black visionaries in Detroit are experimenting with a new Black Bottom for the 21st century.
Aug. 11, 2015
Water samples taken after the spill showed lead concentrations that were 3,500 times the levels normally seen in Durango, Colo.
Aug. 11, 2015
Hillary Clinton wants people with student loan debt to pay lower interest. That kind of help may not boost the people who need it most.
Aug. 11, 2015
No new violence was reported in Ferguson, Mo., but dozens of people were arrested Monday. Late into the night, men armed with assault rifles walked the streets.
Aug. 11, 2015
The majority of Americans favor government action, but the candidates — and big donors — differ greatly. Here is what they've said on the topic, beginning with whether climate change is real.
Aug. 11, 2015
Fifteen percent of active duty service members are women, and 97 percent of those women are of childbearing age. So why is it still tough for many to get refills of contraceptives when deployed?
Aug. 11, 2015
In an interview with NPR, President Obama said once people see the nuclear deal in action, they will "recognize that whatever parade of horribles was presented in opposition have not come true."
Aug. 11, 2015
Her plan moves farther and farther away from the dorms-and-tailgates stereotype.
Aug. 11, 2015
Symmonds has a deal to wear Brooks Running products, while the U.S. world championships team is sponsored by Nike.
Aug. 10, 2015
Google will be part of the larger entity, along with businesses that co-founder Larry Page says are "far afield" of the company's Internet products. Sundar Pichai will become CEO of Google.
Aug. 10, 2015
Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery was covering the 2014 demonstrations in Ferguson when he was detained in a McDonald's. Now he's been charged with trespassing and interfering with police.
Aug. 10, 2015
Netflix announced it would give employees who are new parents up to a year of paid leave to care for their children. The policy shift drew praise, but also questions and critique.
Aug. 10, 2015
Lance Crosby had been working for an organization that runs urgent care clinics in the park, according to the National Park Service.
Aug. 10, 2015
Fake and shoddy medications kill about 100,000 people around the world each year. Many "drugs" are no more than just chalk or water. An engineer in Boston is trying to change that.
Aug. 10, 2015
Farming plants in space may prove critical for future deep space travel. On Monday NASA announced it had mastered romaine lettuce. "That's awesome, tastes good," astronaut Kjell Lindgren declared.
Aug. 10, 2015

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