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The former secretary of state says a new report that some emails on her private server exceeded the "Top Secret" classification is "an effort to inject" controversy into her campaign.
Jan. 20, 2016
In an interview with NPR, Clinton confirmed she eating fresh jalapeño peppers on the campaign trail to stay healthy, which started after she read about how peppers boost immunity back in 1992.
Jan. 20, 2016
The largest-ever prime number has been discovered at the University of Central Missouri. It breaks the previous record by almost 5 million digits.
Jan. 20, 2016
Criminal background checks and assurances that a person "is competent to be a journalist" are among the requirements put forth by State Rep. Mike Pitts in South Carolina's Legislature.
Jan. 20, 2016
The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but gives schools more leeway in implementing them. It also calls for encouraging salad bars.
Jan. 20, 2016
The latest instance of public school teachers calling in sick en masse comes a day after Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address, in which he did not directly mention poor school conditions.
Jan. 20, 2016
The Northern Hemisphere saw the biggest rise in land temperatures, finishing 2.59 degrees Fahrenheit hotter than the 20th century average.
Jan. 20, 2016
U.S. peacekeeping troops have been based for decades in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, where the greatest danger was often sunburn. But with extremists now nearby, the mission has become far riskier.
Jan. 20, 2016
Something very big, out beyond Neptune, is warping the orbits of small, icy objects circling our sun. Astronomers haven't seen it yet, but say the culprit could be a planet with 10 times Earth's mass.
Jan. 20, 2016
The new images obtained by The Associated Press show the site of St. Elijah's Monastery in the ISIS-held city of Mosul. ISIS likely destroyed the monastery in the fall of 2014.
Jan. 20, 2016
Hans Asperger identified autism as a spectrum of disorders in the 1930s, but his work was ignored for decades because he went on to work under the Nazis. Research and treatment suffered as a result.
Jan. 20, 2016
The search for any potential survivors turned up life rafts, but no one was aboard. The operation now becomes one of salvage and recovery.
Jan. 20, 2016
A new study finds black students are half as likely as white students to be assigned to a gifted program. Unless their teacher looks like them.
Jan. 20, 2016
No deaths were caused by the fire. The short circuit occurred in a bright light that's used to illuminate the hotel's exterior, police say.
Jan. 20, 2016
Security forces are now in control of a university in Pakistan, hours after militants stormed the campus. The four attackers reportedly died in the attack.
Jan. 20, 2016
To celebrate the feast of Epiphany marking the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan, thousands of Russian Orthodox faithful take a dip in icy waters. How does it feel? "Absolutely good," one man says.
Jan. 20, 2016
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack but the brazen assault harked back to a December 2014 Taliban attack on a school in Peshawar that killed more than 150 people, mostly children.
Jan. 20, 2016
Overheated lithium-ion batteries have been a problem for airplanes, cars and even "hoverboards." A chemical engineer at Stanford University thinks she has a solution to the problem.
Jan. 20, 2016
Many employers who test for drugs don't screen employees for opioids. Yet opioid abuse is linked to problems with workplace productivity and safety.
Jan. 20, 2016
The onetime Iowa caucus winner now sits dead last in the state's polls. But Santorum says he's still hoping for another last-minute surge.
Jan. 20, 2016

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