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Two Harvard professors. One on a rooftop with a bucket of frogs. The other in the front yard, down below. Ready? Get set. Throw!
June 11, 2014
The school nutrition association that supported imposing healthy food requirements on the nation's school lunch program has reversed itself, and is supporting a waiver for schools to delay them.
June 11, 2014
Two professors at Virginia's Randolph-Macon College find themselves in an unexpected position: Facing each other in November for a seat in Congress.
June 11, 2014
The man who rocked the political world is a 52-year-old "free-market, Milton Friedman economist." While Virginia GOP Rep. Eric Cantor tried to paint him as a liberal, in reality he's anything but.
June 11, 2014
In some ways, the House majority leader is the most significant Republican incumbent ousted in a primary since the intra-party rebellion by conservative hardliners began five years ago.
June 11, 2014
Graham defeats 6 GOP challengers, avoids runoff
June 11, 2014
The city is investing big in its kids, and other cities and states are taking notes.
June 11, 2014
Graham defeated six Tea Party challengers with about 59 percent, far more than what was needed to avoid a runoff.
June 10, 2014
Eric Cantor became the first house majority leader ever to lose a primary, losing the GOP nomination to Tea Party challenger David Brat in the Republican primary.
June 10, 2014
In a surprise result, voters in Virginia's 7th Congressional District have dealt a defeat to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, nominating Tea Party challenger David Brat instead in the GOP primary.
June 10, 2014
The House majority leader has been upset in a stunning defeat that will rewrite the GOP leadership in the chamber.
June 10, 2014
As Hillary Clinton contemplates a 2016 presidential run, it's clear she'll need to answer Benghazi questions in a way that neutralizes conservative attacks and avoids politicizing the issue.
June 10, 2014
Two amateur artifact hunters have managed to raise a 900-pound anchor to the surface that they believe was lost 222 years ago by one of Capt. George Vancouver's ships.
June 10, 2014
Two years ago, the Missoula county attorney defied the DOJ's efforts to force his office to change the way it handles sexual assault cases. Today, the county won a partial victory.
June 10, 2014
President Obama addressed the issue of gun control hours after another school shooting left two dead. He said Washington should be "ashamed" of its inability to pass gun control legislation.
June 10, 2014
Hybrids represent only a small fraction of overall car sales. So automakers are trying to boost fuel savings by making vehicles lighter using some unexpected materials.
June 10, 2014
The jury didn't buy state Rep. Derrick Smith's argument that the repeated efforts to get him to accept the money amounted to entrapment.
June 10, 2014
An appeals court has ruled against a group of authors, deciding in favor of a consortium of universities in a case that hinged on copyright law and provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
June 10, 2014
Drawing on a history both savory and sweet, two sisters are reintroducing Caribbean cooking to the world beyond the islands. And they'd like to make one thing clear: It's not just about jerk spice.
June 10, 2014
Cans are making a comeback in the beer world. They're cheaper and lighter, and have an old-school cachet. But those ubiquitous bottles aren't going away anytime soon, say brewers.
June 10, 2014

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