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The historic city of Bruges is getting a 2-mile-long underground beer pipeline. Too bad it's from brewery to factory, not brewery to your door.
September 26, 2014
First reports of the attack in the largely Muslim region last Sunday said two people had died, but state-run media now says the toll is much higher.
September 26, 2014
Meet two animals. Both are teeny. Both live in water. Both mature extra fast. But while one dies in about a week, the other — well, prepare to be amazed.
September 26, 2014
Two recent papers argue that using student surveys to evaluate professors is fundamentally flawed.
September 26, 2014
Thomas Jackson, who apologized to in a video released Thursday for the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, faced protesters calling for his resignation.
September 26, 2014
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron urged Parliament to authorize participation, saying the self-declared Islamic State poses a "clear and proven" danger to his country.
September 26, 2014
Meet two animals. Both are teeny. Both live in water. Both mature extra fast. But while one dies in about a week, the other — well, prepare to be amazed.
September 26, 2014
The former Fed employee recorded 46 hours of meetings using a small device on her keychain. The concern, says ProPublica reporter Jake Bernstein, is the Fed may be too cozy with banks it oversees.
September 26, 2014
Head of a leading aid group warned the United Nations Thursday that the situation in West Africa is desperate. U.N. officials said they're getting help on the ground as quickly as possible.
September 26, 2014
The 87-year-old Louisiana Democrat, famous for his charm, his philandering and his shaky ethical standards, is out of federal prison — and making a bid for Congress in a heavily Republican district.
September 26, 2014
Between clashes with Congress on Operation Fast and Furious and U.S.-based trials for Sept. 11 suspects, the attorney general advanced civil rights priorities and reached several landmark settlements.
September 26, 2014
Derek Jeter has gone out a winner in his final game at Yankee Stadium. His single in the ninth inning propelled the Yankees over Baltimore 6-5 Thursday night.
September 25, 2014
The city's state-appointed emergency manager officially signed his remaining powers over to the mayor and city council on Thursday. The deals he reached since March 2013 wiped out $7 billion in debt.
September 25, 2014
The quake, while strong, was very deep so its damage was limited to overturned shelves and broken ceiling tiles.
September 25, 2014
World War I left many soldiers with disfiguring scars. For those whose faces were no longer recognizable, an American artist, Anna Coleman Ladd, sculpted masks to cover their injuries.
September 25, 2014
Earlier, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said his country had uncovered a plot against New York City's subway system. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said there was no evidence of that.
September 25, 2014
In the U.S., consumers account for the biggest share of waste in the food chain. Demand for stocked shelves and unblemished produce, and confusion over date labels lead to mountains of tossed meals.
September 25, 2014
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told the U.N. that the solution to the problem of ISIS now must involve the region. He also said resolving the Iran nuclear issue could lead to greater cooperation.
September 25, 2014
Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., last month. Eric Garner died in July after being placed in a chokehold by a New York officer. Their families said they want justice.
September 25, 2014
Across the country the solar industry is battling utilities over the financial details of feeding electricity from renewable resources back into the power grid.
September 25, 2014

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