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Community groups getting federal funds to reduce hospital readmissions made improvements, an early evaluation finds. The experiment will run for five years.
January 14, 2015
The bus was then hit by a train near a town in West Texas. The bus was transporting prisoners from Abilene to El Paso.
January 14, 2015
Dieudonne's alleged crime: writing "Je suis Charlie Coulibaly" [I am Charlie Coulibaly]. He was one of 54 people held across the country; none has been linked to the deadly attacks.
January 14, 2015
The country's attorney general also said that the mayor's wife had been linked to the organized crime group that police say likely murdered the students.
January 14, 2015
For the indigenous people of Northern Africa, Jan. 14 is a day to celebrate their culture and religion. It reminds Berbers living in the U.S. of the struggle to preserve their identity far from home.
January 14, 2015
Francis is in Asia on a six-day tour intended to build the Roman Catholic Church's following on a continent that holds 60 percent of the world's population but only 12 percent of Catholics.
January 14, 2015
Working more than 48 hours a week makes risky drinking more likely, a study of people in 14 countries finds. And that held true for rich and poor, men and women.
January 14, 2015
A Singapore official said images taken by a remote-controlled vehicle showed parts of the wing and words on the fuselage. Singapore has informed the Indonesian team that is trying to find the plane.
January 14, 2015
If Romney is serious, and follows through, it will fundamentally change the nature of the GOP primaries next year. And if both he and Jeb Bush run, they become each other's first hurdle.
January 14, 2015
South Africa's MTN-Qhubeka received a wildcard from organizers of the world's most prestigious cycling race that begins in July.
January 14, 2015
Many people who don't have celiac disease have ditched gluten, thinking it will improve their health. That's created more dining options — and more derision — for those with the autoimmune disorder.
January 14, 2015
The satirical magazine said it would increase its run to 5 million. The cover of the magazine features a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad.
January 14, 2015
Sen. Barbara Boxer of California announced that she won't seek re-election. State Attorney General Kamala Harris has said she'll run for the seat, but a number of Democrats are considering a run, too.
January 14, 2015
David Greene talks to the BBC's Will Ross about reports of a massacre of civilians in Baga, a northeastern Nigerian town that's been overtaken by the Islamist group Boko Haram.
January 14, 2015
Hayat Boumeddiene, wife of one of the Paris gunmen, has reportedly fled to Syria. As Vivienne Walt of Time notes, Boumeddiene is part of a trend of hundreds of Western women traveling to Syria.
January 14, 2015
The magazine Charlie Hebdo published its latest edition in Paris on Wednesday. It was purchased by hundreds of thousands of Parisians as a gesture of support, selling out at outlets across the city.
January 14, 2015
In a YouTube video, Nasr al-Ansi, a leader of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, said the attack was in vengeance for the Prophet Muhammad.
January 14, 2015
Nasr al-Ansi, a top commander of Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, appeared in an 11-minute Internet video posted Wednesday, saying the massacre at Charlie Hebdo was in "vengeance for the prophet."
January 14, 2015
Martin Luther King Day honors a great African-American leader — so you may think it's a day many Americans would also honor today's prominent African-Americans in our lives today. But you'd be wrong.
January 14, 2015
A Russian TV station has broadcast an unchallenged claim that the terrorist attacks in Paris were the work of U.S. intelligence agencies.
January 14, 2015

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