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Science teacher Stephen Ritz and his students live in a food desert. His solution: Grow 100 bags of fresh fruits and vegetables a week — in the classroom.
Jan. 19, 2016
The company hasn't provided details about what went wrong; some features such as search and direct messaging were still presenting problems Tuesday morning.
Jan. 19, 2016
Not since the fallout from the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre has China's economy grown at the pace it did last year, at just below 7 percent.
Jan. 19, 2016
The Spanish-language network gets a 40 percent, controlling stake in The Onion and related sites, including the AV Club and Clickhole. The move comes as Univision tries to reach more millennials.
Jan. 19, 2016
The Supreme Court will ponder an unusual question Tuesday concerning free speech rights. It started when a police detective picked up a replacement campaign sign for his bedridden mother.
Jan. 19, 2016
President Obama has spoken frankly about his regret at the broken politics in America, and he's not alone in his concern. There's no shortage of finger-pointing about the roots of the partisan rancor.
Jan. 19, 2016
Speaking on his campaign bus in New Hampshire, the GOP presidential candidate says voters don't want a leader easily set off by bad poll numbers "into a frenzy of tweets."
Jan. 18, 2016
Donald Trump went to Liberty University, a Christian conservative school, in hopes of winning over the faithful. He stumbled and likely didn't change Ted Cruz's advantage with the group.
Jan. 18, 2016
A founding member of one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, Frey was remembered by band mate Don Henley as "funny, bullheaded, mercurial, generous, deeply talented and driven."
Jan. 18, 2016
Airport workers in New York City, Chicago, Miami and other cities held protests on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They called for their hourly minimum wages to increase to $15.
Jan. 18, 2016
The image of each company plays into their relationships not only with passengers but drivers as well. And competition is so great that Uber sent covert operatives into Lyft cars, to recruit drivers.
Jan. 18, 2016
Washington, D.C., residents pushing to enfranchise teens think their opinions matter and the move would boost voter participation. But some worry 16-year-olds aren't ready to cast ballots.
Jan. 18, 2016
People in big, sparsely populated states like Montana rely on air ambulances to get to medical specialists they need. But the lifesaving flights can be hugely expensive and not covered by insurance.
Jan. 18, 2016
K-pop star Chou Tzu-yu was forced to apologize on TV after an unplanned political statement. The incident may have swayed presidential election voters in favor of Taiwan's winning opposition party.
Jan. 18, 2016
The book tells the story of Hercules, a slave who President George Washington used as a chef. The book shows Hercules and his daughter happy and taking pride in making Washington a birthday cake.
Jan. 18, 2016
The Environmental Protection Agency is launching an initiative to engage religious leaders of all faiths to reduce food waste. Many groups have already embraced the challenge as a moral imperative.
Jan. 18, 2016
Students from Watkins Elementary School in Washington, D.C., gathered to honor the civil rights leader.
Jan. 18, 2016
U.S. Central Command laid out a preliminary timeline of events. CENTCOM said the U.S. sailors were led to a Iranian facility at gunpoint. Ultimately, they were let go without harm.
Jan. 18, 2016
SpaceX was coming off a huge win last month when it landed a rocket on solid ground. Elon Musk took today's failure in stride saying at least the leftover pieces were bigger.
Jan. 18, 2016
In 2012, whites without a college degree were far more likely to vote Republican. Is there an educational divide in how white people vote and what does that mean for Donald Trump's appeal?
Jan. 18, 2016

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