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We asked you about where to draw the line when it comes to using phones while in the presence of other people. Lots of you wrote in with stories about how smartphones are changing your relationships.
March 27, 2014
When a recipe for Ebinger's Blackout Cake surfaced long after the bakery's demise, Katie Workman knew it was just the thing to make her grandfather. Little did she know the trial that was yet to come.
March 27, 2014
A judge this week sentenced more than 500 men to death for the killing a policemen. He's now presiding over a case with 700 defendants as the country's courts come under increasing criticism.
March 27, 2014
That means the White House reached its revised enrollment goal for the first year the Affordable Care Act was in full effect.
March 27, 2014
It seems to make sense that economic growth automatically leads to better nutrition for children, and better health. But an analysis of 36 countries finds that's not true.
March 27, 2014
The president and pope met for the first time Thursday at the Vatican. While the two men share views on some issues, the church has some problems with the president's health care program.
March 27, 2014
Initially, she ran from agents in her attempt to illegally enter the U.S. But after three days alone in the Arizona desert, Brenda lit a fire to get their attention. Her story is not uncommon.
March 27, 2014
The death toll is said to be at 24, and officials say it's likely to rise. They're trying to winnow down a list of missing persons that approaches 200 but may include many duplicate reports.
March 26, 2014
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was found guilty in Manhattan federal court. He served as a spokesman for al-Qaida following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
March 26, 2014
The latest in the search: Authorities say newly analyzed satellite images show 122 objects that might be linked to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
March 26, 2014
As one scientist puts it, Bayes' theorem, developed by a Presbyterian minister, isn't clouded by emotion, so it can be revelatory — and may be the best hope of finding Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.
March 25, 2014
A YouTube video makes it look so easy: Nine swift strikes against a wall and voila! Your cabernet is ready for pouring. We weren't as successful. But we did figure out the physics behind the trick.
March 25, 2014
The number of dead stood at 14, while 176 people were still unaccounted for three days after the massive slide near Oso, Wash. But officials caution that the number of missing might go down.
March 25, 2014
The free pizza coupons the company offered Bobtown, Pa., residents after a nearby natural gas well explosion killed a worker have been criticized as paltry, but some in the town don't feel that way.
March 25, 2014
The craft store chain's conservative Christian owners object to the Affordable Care Act mandate to include coverage for birth control in company health insurance plans.
March 25, 2014
President Obama and other leaders of the world's biggest industrialized nations say they're not going to summit with Russia in June.
March 24, 2014
A child's activity level may be linked to how active busy moms are. Researchers in the United Kingdom say just small changes in how mothers engage with their children can get both parties moving.
March 24, 2014
Prime Minister Najib Razak says new analysis by satellite company Inmarsat shows that the plane took a southerly route toward an area off western Australia "far from any landing sites."
March 24, 2014
Juarez, Mexico — terrifyingly violent a few years ago — is quieter now. But life across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas, is still difficult for many.
March 24, 2014
Connecticut opened retail stores to market its health insurance exchange. Some customers are getting insurance for the first time and others are hoping to lower their premiums.
March 24, 2014

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