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While Jeb Bush was governor, Florida had a law requiring some women to list their sexual encounters in the newspaper. What's the controversy all about, and what did Bush have to do with it, exactly?
June 10, 2015
The lawyer representing resigned Cpl. Eric Casebolt says that last Friday, "His first call was a suicide at an apartment complex." That incident added to "an emotional toll," his attorney says.
June 10, 2015
"Three things happen when they are in the lab," biochemist Tim Hunt said at a large conference. "You fall in love with them, they fall in love with you and when you criticize them, they cry."
June 10, 2015
Migratory birds and humans have long relied on the odd creatures and scientists now fear they're on the decline. Based on counts along the Mid-Atlantic coast, we can learn how to set harvest limits.
June 10, 2015
Research shows that, even with health insurance, many people put off expensive surgery, medicine and tests because they can't afford the high deductibles or copays. A few states hope to change that.
June 10, 2015
A large, international study found that kids born to older parents had higher rates of autism. Having a teen mom or parents with a large gap between their ages also increased the autism odds.
June 10, 2015
James Billington helped usher the world's largest library into the digital age. The Library of Congress says he will step down on Jan. 1, 2016.
June 10, 2015
Scientists have spotted chimpanzees routinely sipping palm wine from trees in Guinea. The study supports a theory that our common relatives evolved the ability to digest alcohol millions of years ago.
June 10, 2015
A few years ago, smoking was so common in Beijing that doctors, nurses and patients would even puff away in hospital hallways. Now the city is trying — again — to ban smoking indoors. It isn't easy.
June 10, 2015
Officers are getting new training on interacting with youth and the use of force. "We are guardians of this community," Police Chief Calvin Williams said. "And we are part of this community."
June 10, 2015
The cybersecurity firm Kaspersky discovered the malware on one of their computers first. When they searched millions of computers for the virus, they found it at three key luxury hotels.
June 10, 2015
Federal investigators reported that engineer Brandon Bostian was not using his cellphone ahead of the May 12 derailment in Philadelphia. The train accident killed eight people and injured dozens more.
June 10, 2015
Pope Francis sets up a tribunal to hear cases against senior clergy accused of not protecting children who were abused by priests. A victims' group says the Vatican isn't going far enough.
June 10, 2015
An investigation found no evidence that the engineer was distracted by calls or texts ahead of the May 12 accident in which eight people died and some 200 others were injured.
June 10, 2015
A federal appeals court has upheld sweeping abortion restrictions in Texas that supporters say protect women's health. Opponents say the decision could leave just seven or eight clinics open.
June 10, 2015
The organization's secretary general said it would be "nonsense" to begin the bidding process amid the turmoil. FIFA said its executive committee would discuss the process at a meeting later.
June 10, 2015
These older policies existed before the health law was enacted in 2010 and haven't change much. They cover about a quarter of insured workers, and aren't subject to the same rules as Obamacare plans.
June 10, 2015
Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to bring up the crisis in Ukraine. The meeting will be the second between the two men.
June 10, 2015
The troops would beef up the effort to train more Iraqi forces to fight the Islamic State. Some 3,000 American troops are already in Iraq to provide security or to train and advice Iraqi troops.
June 10, 2015
The nation's high school graduation rate is at a record-high 81 percent. Why? Because states are doing good things ... or using some sleight of hand.
June 10, 2015

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