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Researchers in Toronto are studying whether singing in a choir and practicing pitch can help hearing-impaired people function better in noisy environments.
May 31, 2017
U.K. authorities are still trying to find the distinctive blue suitcase Salman Abedi was seen carrying as he moved around Manchester's city center.
May 31, 2017
President Trump is nearing a decision on whether to pull out of the Paris climate agreement and has been meeting this week with competing voices in his Cabinet.
May 31, 2017
The comedian said she went "way too far" in posing with a model of the president's head covered in blood. Griffin's role with CNN is under review and another brand dropped an ad campaign she did.
May 31, 2017
Container kits, designed for urban living and planted with recipes already in mind, are appealing to people who are interested in home cooking, food-sourcing and the environment.
May 31, 2017
Just in time for the National Spelling Bee, Google published a map of the words people in each state have a hard time spelling. The results are not pretty. (And what's up with New Jersey?)
May 31, 2017
Researchers are split on the issue. We asked our audience to weigh in.
May 31, 2017
Among those who responded: Ric Flair. The covfefe kerfuffle is a new reminder that we're living in a unique political era, when even the words are brand new.
May 31, 2017
A former medical director at two Florida insurance companies alleged the companies inflated fees by making patients appear sicker than they were or exaggerating the treatment that was provided.
May 31, 2017
A human rights group finds itself with an interesting problem — an overwhelming number of videos to catalogue as it builds legal cases. Computer scientists are creating tools to analyze the videos.
May 31, 2017
Texas has the lowest rate of children in special education in the country. A closer look at the numbers shows that English language learners are missing out the most.
May 31, 2017
The Pentagon says its interceptor shot down a missile similar to the type that North Korea could someday use to threaten the United States.
May 31, 2017
The blast hit during the morning rush hour in an Afghan neighborhood that is home to several embassies and is not far from the presidential palace.
May 31, 2017
A rules change lets insurers and brokers sell health coverage on the federal exchange directly. That should be easier, but also raises questions about whether customers get unbiased information.
May 31, 2017
It's unclear how fully Pelley embraced the plan or its timing. His newscast lost 9 percent of its audience from a year ago, despite high interest in the news. CBS has not announced a replacement.
May 30, 2017
President Trump's former national security adviser had declined to cooperate, invoking his right to avoid self-incrimination. A source close to Flynn says he will provide some business records.
May 30, 2017
As part of the settlement of a separate Justice Department lawsuit, the Islamic Society of Basking Ridge will be allowed to move forward with its plans to build a mosque, ending a years-long dispute.
May 30, 2017
The Democratic Republic of Congo has been fighting a small Ebola outbreak since April. Now its government has given the green light to use a new Ebola vaccine.
May 30, 2017
The statue of a defiant girl has confronted Wall Street's Charging Bull for months, much to the chagrin of the bull's sculptor. Briefly Monday, another sculptor made clear which side he's on.
May 30, 2017
It's hard to distill 37 years of Frank Deford's sports commentaries down to a few "best of" pieces. But before he retired, he shared some of his favorites with us and, here, we share them with you.
May 30, 2017

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