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The reasons behind the bus shutdown aren't clear. But the results have been tragic: Nine drivers assassinated, a city in turmoil.
Jul. 29, 2015
The new operating system includes user-friendly features, such as a personal assistant named Cortana. But its Wi-Fi Sense feature has sparked security concerns.
Jul. 29, 2015
From Luther the "anger translator" for President Obama to everyday situations, Key and Peele have always put code-switching from and center in their comedy show.
Jul. 29, 2015
The Justice Department alleges that Fattah was involved in a wide-ranging conspiracy that included bribery, the illegal use of campaign contributions and theft of charitable funds.
Jul. 29, 2015
A meta-analysis found that people on vegetarian diets lost around 4.4 pounds more than the control group who had no change in diet. Those who tried a vegan diet dropped 5.5 pounds more.
Jul. 29, 2015
Three college professors respond to questions about the evolving challenges of teaching the history of a complex nation.
Jul. 29, 2015
Even when some Medicare patients stay overnight in the hospital, they are are being classified as outpatients under something called observation status. It sounds innocuous but can trigger big bills.
Jul. 29, 2015
Since Jan. 1, French officials have intercepted more than 37,000 migrants who were hoping to jump on trains or trucks heading to Britain via the Channel Tunnel.
Jul. 29, 2015
The Patriots quarterback said he got rid of his phone only after his lawyers told the NFL his device would "not be subjected to investigation." Brady said he was "disappointed" in the NFL's decision.
Jul. 29, 2015
Reports of Omar's death have swirled for years. The Afghan government is said to be investigating claims that the Taliban's spiritual leader died two or three years ago.
Jul. 29, 2015
Officials in Waller County, Texas, say the videos prove many of the conspiracy theories being batted around the web are not true. Bland's death is still being investigated.
Jul. 29, 2015
Four U.S. presidents have completed a second term since that became the limit, and three of them might well have had a shot at winning again: Dwight Eisenhower, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.
Jul. 29, 2015
Teleporting from one place to the next looks so fun on the big and little screen. But physicists who actually can do something like that with single atoms say teleporting people would be much messier.
Jul. 29, 2015
The dispute between two Native American tribes comes down to historical claims on a casino's proposed site — and also business.
Jul. 29, 2015
Commentator Frank Deford isn't crazy about the new boxing movie Southpaw. He says its shortcomings are typical of Hollywood's depiction of boxing.
Jul. 29, 2015
Nationwide, juvenile incarceration has dropped by half since 1999 — but the probations that have replaced it hold teens to sometimes subjective standards and often include electronic monitoring.
Jul. 29, 2015
The altercation came just two days after Mexico's national team won the Gold Cup over Jamaica.
Jul. 28, 2015
The killing of the beloved lion, hunted for sport, has been condemned by wildlife conservationists. A conservationist in Zimbabwe says a ban should be imposed on the hunting of endangered animals.
Jul. 28, 2015
George Washington University is the latest and one of the largest private universities to drop its admissions testing requirement.
Jul. 28, 2015
Already, researcher Stuart Russell says, sentry robots in South Korea "can spot and track a human being for a distance of two miles – and can very accurately kill that person."
Jul. 28, 2015

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