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Brazil's justice minister says the group was disorganized and amateur. The members pledged allegiance to ISIS but had no direct contact with the group, authorities say.
July 21, 2016
Being surrounded by noisy conversations, radio or TV can make it harder for toddlers to learn new words, researchers say. Quieter conversations didn't affect the learning process.
July 21, 2016
One in 10 U.S. adults has tinnitus. Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the few interventions that have been shown to help, but it's rarely prescribed by doctors, a study finds.
July 21, 2016
Novelist Mat Johnson says the nation's unresolved racial legacy, our love of guns and our method of policing have put the country on a fatal and disastrous path.
July 21, 2016
The Justice Department says proposed deals between Aetna and Humana as well as Anthem and Cigna would increase the cost of medical care for Americans. The deals are worth a combined $91 billion.
July 21, 2016
The reports from the Clinton committees put her in better financial shape than either President Obama or challenger Mitt Romney in 2012. Trump's fundraising has improved but still lags Clinton's'.
July 21, 2016
The morning after Ted Cruz was booed by the crowd at the Republican convention, he defended his decision not to endorse Trump.
July 21, 2016
Donald Trump caps a chaotic Republican National Convention Thursday night. Other speakers include his daughter, Ivanka, and tech giant Peter Thiel
July 21, 2016
A study finds that the Anopheles arabiensis species of mosquitoes, a major carrier of malaria in sub-Saharan Africa, is repelled by the smell of chicken.
July 21, 2016
Creative and fun "maker spaces" are popping up in more schools. But administrators and teachers face big hurdles if they want them to be a sustainable part of the curriculum.
July 21, 2016
Oh, and then there was her rendition of Beyonce's "Single Ladies," complete with the moves.
July 21, 2016
Charles Kinsey says he was shot as he was attempting to bring an autistic man back to the group home from which he had wandered.
July 21, 2016
From his early days in real estate, Donald Trump has used his celebrity status to enhance his brand, including a 1990 Playboy cover appearance. Now, he's set to accept the GOP presidential nomination.
July 21, 2016
The request for arbitration had been filed by the Russian Olympic Committee and 68 track and field athletes who were declared ineligible for the Olympic Games in Rio.
July 21, 2016
Pence signed into law some of the tightest abortion rules in the U.S., and was slow to respond to Indiana's heroin and HIV crises, critics say. But he compromised with Obama to expand Medicaid.
July 21, 2016
Amid the horrors and divisions of 1968, Americans weren't as polarized as they are today. Nixon was making an appeal to a nation still hoping for a solution to its seemingly endless catastrophes.
July 21, 2016
The high-stakes of Trump and Cruz's brinksmanship brought to the flashpoint all the anger and tension pent up in this GOP convention over three days — and in this party over several decades.
July 21, 2016
In a pilot program in South Africa, teens who are not infected with HIV are going on a preventive regimen of anti-AIDS drugs.
July 21, 2016
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is reasserting his control following a failed military coup with widespread purges of the country's institutions.
July 21, 2016
In the halls of the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, there was shock and disappointment from some in the Texas delegation. But others said Cruz did exactly what Donald Trump would have wanted.
July 20, 2016

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