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A clever device uses technology developed by the military to make chlorine quickly and cheaply. The goal is to give schools and hospitals around the world an easy way to purify water.
July 02, 2015
The four men were sentenced to death in May for their roles in the attack that killed a 28-year-old woman who was falsely accused of burning the Quran.
July 02, 2015
Pilots aboard flight GE235, which crashed shortly after takeoff in February, may have switched off their only operating engine moments before the disaster that killed 43 people.
July 02, 2015
Adam Liptak of The New York Times discusses the court's most recent session and says the rulings reveal deep philosophical differences regarding the role of judges and the Constitution.
July 02, 2015
Democratic candidate Sanders drew an estimated 10,000 supporters in Madison, Wis. Wednesday. But some campaigns are going small on purpose this season.
July 02, 2015
After a string of launch failures, NASA says astronauts have just four months of supplies left. A Russian rocket launching early Friday could provide relief.
July 02, 2015
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was elected on the promise of renegotiating the regimen of austerity imposed on Greece by its creditors. And Europe warned him they expected Greece to repay its debts.
July 02, 2015
Sports can burn a lot of energy. But vacuuming the carpet burns calories, too. The question is, how much? We checked out the numbers and found surprises.
July 02, 2015
Employers added 223,000 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent. But wage growth was flat, and the drop in the unemployment rate had a lot to do with people leaving the workforce.
July 02, 2015
The Affordable Care Act requires insurers to cover a screening colonoscopy without any out-of-pocket costs for the test itself. But there can be surprising costs for consumers anyway.
July 02, 2015
The oil giant BP has reached an $18.7 billion settlement with Gulf states and the federal government over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico — the worst in U.S. history.
July 02, 2015
Swiss prosecutors said the requests were delivered Wednesday evening. The FIFA officials were arrested in May in Zurich in a corruption investigation of soccer's governing body.
July 02, 2015
The agreement with the U.S. government, five Gulf Coast states and more than 400 local governments comes nearly five years after the Deepwater Horizon spill.
July 02, 2015
The U.S. economy keeps adding jobs at a steady pace, but the Labor Department report for June shows that more people are also leaving the labor force and wages are not rising.
July 02, 2015
The Navy Yard was the site of a September 2013 shooting that killed 12 people and the gunman.
July 02, 2015
Our searchable commencement app is now updated with the best speeches from 2014 and 2015.
July 02, 2015
Federal grant money is flowing to skills training programs for ex-offenders. But aid will be successful only if employers are willing to hire them. That's where state re-entry programs show promise.
July 02, 2015
The Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim group. Yet many Sunnis have abandoned their homes and fled areas where ISIS has taken over in Iraq. But that doesn't mean Shiites welcome them with open arms.
July 02, 2015
Economists surveyed by Reuters are predicting that employers added about 230,000 jobs to their payrolls. That's less than the month before but still a pretty strong showing.
July 02, 2015
The online debate began after the New York Times published a guacamole recipe that includes fresh peas.
July 01, 2015

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