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The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.
November 24, 2014
There's not enough evidence that screening the general public for vitamin D deficiency helps reduce the risk of disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says.
November 24, 2014
A news conference is reportedly being scheduled for Monday evening, when St. Louis County officials will relay the jury's decision.
November 24, 2014
A big shift has occurred over the last few years. Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?
November 24, 2014
For this week's Sandwich Monday, we make our own holiday turkey — out of hot dogs.
November 24, 2014
If you're giving nonperishables to a food pantry this year, skip the sodium-packed soups and focus on nutrient-dense foods, hunger advocates say. Some of them may be cheaper, too.
November 24, 2014
More people will be driving and flying this Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Gas isn't the only thing that's cheaper. Turkey is too, along with its companions, stuffing and cranberries.
November 24, 2014
President Obama announced the defense secretary's resignation Monday morning. Chuck Hagel clashed with White House adviser Susan Rice on Syria policy, and he never made it into Obama's inner circle.
November 24, 2014
VIPs arrive in Katmandu tomorrow for the big event. The government is whitewashing buildings, sending beggars away and promising 24-hour power. But what happens when the summit ends?
November 24, 2014
The bill, which must be approved by parliament, defines Israel as "the nation-state of the Jewish people." It has angered not only Israel's Arab citizens, but also members of the coalition government.
November 24, 2014
The experimental NewLink vaccine is based on a harmless virus that has been genetically engineered to incorporate bits of the Ebola virus. Testing of the vaccine has begun in healthy volunteers.
November 24, 2014
Chuck Hagel's resignation comes amid concern over the rise of ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, and a return of U.S. troops to Iraq. President Obama is announcing the move Monday morning.
November 24, 2014
Spiritual leaders are praying for calm, but preparing for everything, as they wait for a grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown.
November 24, 2014
The news comes as troops pull out of Afghanistan and begin a new offensive against the Islamic State. The New York Times cites officials saying that fight would "demand a different kind of focus."
November 24, 2014
The two sides had set a deadline of today to hammer out a deal, curbing Iran's nuclear programs. Instead, Western powers and Iran agreed to a second extension of talks.
November 24, 2014
A police officer fired on 12-year-old Tamir Rice because they mistook a replica gun for a real one. A family friend asked why police couldn't have used less lethal force.
November 24, 2014
As an organized sector, the tech industry did not applaud President Obama's executive action on immigration; and the future of the joint campaign for a comprehensive bill is unclear.
November 24, 2014
The Marine Corps have begun a year-long experiment to decide if women can enter ground combat. Hundreds of men and women began training a few weeks ago at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.
November 24, 2014
Physicians with small practices may be especially hard hit by federal regulations that aim to bring doctoring into the digital age in 2015.
November 24, 2014
Dr. Prabhjot Singh lives and works in Harlem, a neighborhood plagued by chronic disease. He thinks an African model of health care can help — training people in the community to be health educators.
November 24, 2014

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