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New data shows violence in the home hinders the academic performance of their classmates, too. Reporting domestic violence makes a big difference.
Sept. 3, 2016
In an election cycle filled with sharp disagreement, one man has landed on a platform everyone can seem to get behind: taco trucks on every corner.
Sept. 2, 2016
With Mother Teresa in the headlines, so is the name of the city where she lived for decades. But is it ... Calcutta? Or Kolkata? And what's the difference?
Sept. 2, 2016
Evelyn and Grattan Betancourt live in a wealthy, majority-black county in the U.S. They did everything they were supposed to: steady jobs, bought a house within their means. Things still went wrong.
Sept. 2, 2016
The Republican National Committee announced it's hiring almost 400 additional staffers and opening about 100 new offices across 11 battleground states.
Sept. 2, 2016
The $14.6 million Gardez Hospital in eastern Afghanistan is over budget, inadequately constructed and might be too expensive for local health authorities to run on their own.
Sept. 2, 2016
One of the biggest myths? That children don't kill themselves. It's just not true. Children as young as 5 take their own lives every year.
Sept. 2, 2016
An FBI report and notes of the bureau's interview with Hillary Clinton show she relied on agency officials to deal with classified information.
Sept. 2, 2016
Dorchester County, in South Carolina, was worried about the risk posed by Zika. So officials recently ordered that a pesticide be sprayed from planes — and local beehives have been devastated.
Sept. 2, 2016
Gun shop owners and public health workers in Colorado are finding common ground amid rancor over guns and politics. They're collaborating to reduce suicides involving firearms.
Sept. 2, 2016
"It's bluer in color up there than other parts of the planet, and there are a lot of storms," a Juno mission leader says of the gas giant's northern reaches.
Sept. 2, 2016
Manufacturers didn't provide data showing the chemicals are safe and effective, the FDA says. It says there's no evidence that they do a better job at preventing illness than plain soap and water.
Sept. 2, 2016
The blast hit Davao City, where President Rodrigo Duterte is currently visiting. His son, the city's vice mayor, says 10 people are dead.
Sept. 2, 2016
A Trump surrogate warned of "taco trucks on every corner" as immigration remains unchecked. But very few people on Twitter think that's a bad thing.
Sept. 2, 2016
The reef structure covers more than 2,000 square miles north of the Great Barrier Reef. What might live there and even what it looks like up close, is still largely a mystery.
Sept. 2, 2016
Three months after receiving a lenient punishment for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman at Stanford University, Brock Turner left Santa Clara County's main jail Friday.
Sept. 2, 2016
The basketball legend weighs in on the 49ers quarterback, who has decided not to stand when the national anthem is played before games.
Sept. 2, 2016
The child, who'd contracted polio, was taken in by Mother Teresa when he was 3. What's happened since sounds like a fairy tale.
Sept. 2, 2016
The monthly jobs report fell short of expectations, both in terms of job growth and the unemployment rate. Economists had anticipated 180,000 new jobs and a slight drop in unemployment.
Sept. 2, 2016
After the device launched in early August, dozens of users reported that their waterproof smartphones caught fire or exploded. Samsung traced the problem to its battery and promises replacements.
Sept. 2, 2016

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