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Fast-food restaurants are often demonized as the epitome of unhealthfulness. But a study suggests sit-down joints may be no better when it comes to sodium, saturated fat and the risk of overeating.
July 07, 2015
A high school perched on a steep mountain in Israel has made a remarkable turnaround.
July 07, 2015
The White House is announcing a series of moves, including installing more solar energy units in federally subsidized housing, low cost loans for home owners and a program to help renters.
July 07, 2015
A federal judge unsealed the deposition saying that comedian Bill Cosby has become a "public moralist" and as such gave up his right to privacy in this matter.
July 07, 2015
A comparison of women in 547 counties found that getting more women in for screening mammograms doesn't lower death rates from breast cancer. More small cancers were found.
July 07, 2015
Tuesday's vote was widely seen as a formality; the S.C. Senate had voted 37-3 to advance the bill after its second reading Monday. The issue will now head to the House.
July 07, 2015
The WBO title will now go to Timothy Bradley Jr., who had been named the interim title holder after he won a June 27 fight.
July 07, 2015
European leaders were scheduled to meet to discuss the Greek debt crisis. Meanwhile, the French and German leaders called on Greece to present "precise proposals" to try to find a way forward.
July 07, 2015
Western powers and Iran said they will not be pressured into accepting a bad deal by a deadline. The two sides had already extended a previous deadline for a final deal in June.
July 07, 2015
Jennifer Glass was a newlywed when she was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. "I'm doing everything I can to extend my life," she says, while advocating for a right-to-die law in California.
July 07, 2015
Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.
July 07, 2015
The women who completed months of tough training say they're ready to serve in ground combat. Now they await results of a study and a Marine Corps decision about whether they'll be permitted to do so.
July 07, 2015
South Texas is rampant with corruption, including voter fraud. Advocates say campaign workers, called politiqueras, are paid to manipulate mail-in ballots.
July 07, 2015
The rapid rehousing program provides the homeless with short-term rental assistance. But many recipients ultimately face the same problems as those who stay in shelters, a new government study finds.
July 06, 2015
The legendary producer behind such hits as The Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven died in Santa Barbara, Calif. The cause was cardiac arrest.
July 06, 2015
The AP, citing documents, says the comedian testified in 2005 he got the sedative with the intent of giving it to women whom he wanted to have sex with. NPR hasn't independently confirmed the story.
July 06, 2015
But the president also warned that the campaign against the group that controls large parts of Syria and Iraq "will not be quick."
July 06, 2015
How does a promising young cop go from town hero to drug trafficker? A former rogue officer details what lead him to the dark side in a region known for corruption.
July 06, 2015
The state's Senate will need to approve the bill one more time before it can go on to the House. Monday's tally was 37-3; a final vote will be held Tuesday.
July 06, 2015
Ellen Pao said the company had "screwed up" not only in the way it handled the dismissal of Victoria Taylor, the key figure in the r/IAmA section, but "also over the past several years."
July 06, 2015

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