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A car's cost — and even promises of seeing around curves — have little to do with the ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's study of 31 cars and 82 different headlight systems.
March 30, 2016
Prohibited from seeking her country's top post, Aung San Suu Kyi now becomes Myanmar's foreign minister.
March 30, 2016
Chow mein sandwiches? Bread as a standard side dish? There's a fascinating history behind Boston's unique spin on Chinese cuisine.
March 30, 2016
When it comes to teaching their children at home, African-Americans often cite different reasons than white families.
March 30, 2016
Oil worker Dustin Bergsing, 21, was found dead on top of a North Dakota oil tank in 2012. A journalist and a doctor looking into the death found a pattern of similar fatal accidents.
March 30, 2016
The FBI says it's unlocked the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters. A district attorney is Baton Rouge, La., is hopeful the FBI will share its master key for an iPhone in a murder case.
March 30, 2016
A modern broiler, or meat chicken, grows incredibly fast. The bird suffers as a result, and some critics say its flavor does too. Now Whole Foods wants its suppliers to shift to slower-growing breeds.
March 30, 2016
Tenants often stop paying rent to force the repair of poor conditions in the only housing they can afford. But landlords say can't fix the problems until they get the rent. It's a vicious cycle.
March 30, 2016
In the first Republican debate last August, Trump would not promise to support his party's eventual nominee. In September he signed a pledge to do so. Tuesday night Trump reversed himself again.
March 30, 2016
A survey of more than 3,500 people caring for family members with dementia finds that many are spending down personal savings and cutting into their own basic needs to meet their loved one's expenses.
March 30, 2016
The 4-4 ruling by the high court means the failure of an effort to overturn requirements that nonunion members contribute to the cost of bargaining.
March 29, 2016
The case, heard last week, tests the religious liberty claims against the Obamacare mandate for birth control in all health insurance plans.
March 29, 2016
The biggest party in Dilma Rousseff's coalition has pulled out, severely wounding her government. She is accused of manipulating federal accounts to mask the real state of the the country's economy.
March 29, 2016
Scientists in Australia say high water temperatures are causing a large part of the reef to loose its color — an indicator of declining coral health.
March 29, 2016
The European capital hasn't had any flights in or out since the March 22 suicide bombing. And authorities still aren't saying when the Zaventem Airport might reopen.
March 29, 2016
Many of the foods we eat depend on pollination from honeybees. But bees are in trouble, and so are beekeepers — replacing lost hives is expensive. Some have come up with a new source of funding.
March 29, 2016
Hundreds of kids have been killed in the violence. And a new UNICEF report suggests that many times more children died because of the near-collapse of the country's health system.
March 29, 2016
A city boy came up with a great idea for farmers in Africa: a mini-tractor that costs only $4,000 and has cool digital features.
March 29, 2016
Author Peggy Orenstein says that when it comes to sexuality, girls hear that "they're supposed to be sexy, they're supposed to perform sexually for boys, but ... their sexual pleasure is unspoken."
March 29, 2016
New York state joins Seattle, San Francisco and New York City in restricting public-employee travel to North Carolina, which has passed a law that critics say is discriminatory to the LGBT community.
March 29, 2016

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