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The world's most polluted city (according to WHO) tries to get millions of drivers off the roads with a new license plate-based plan.
Jan. 11, 2016
On a morning radio program, the head of Mexico's extradition office also warned that possible legal challenges could delay the entire extradition process to the U.S. for four to six years.
Jan. 11, 2016
Eighth-year reports, like the one President Obama will deliver this week, have carried a special portent and the opportunity for a president to address his own record and the direction of the country.
Jan. 11, 2016
New research says some "educational" toys for infants actually get in the way of learning.
Jan. 11, 2016
From musicians to world leaders, from Earth to outer space, Bowie's death two days after his 69th birthday prompted an outpouring on social media.
Jan. 11, 2016
Popular medications for heartburn called proton pump inhibitors are linked to a higher risk for chronic kidney disease. It's the latest in a growing list of worries with these drugs.
Jan. 11, 2016
Ditch the strap-on belts and shoe inserts, and definitely don't rest. Accumulating research shows that the best way to treat and prevent lower-back pain is to get off the couch.
Jan. 11, 2016
Bowie died Sunday after a long battle with cancer, according to a representative. He released his latest album, the critically acclaimed Blackstar, on Friday, which was also his 69th birthday.
Jan. 11, 2016
Social scientists and health workers worked with screenwriters and studio execs to create a binge-worthy show designed to help young Latinas make healthy life choices.
Jan. 11, 2016
Roughly 2.5 million Americans are addicted to heroin and opioids like Oxycontin. Researchers say addiction highjacks the brain's limbic reward system, impairing decision making, judgment and memory.
Jan. 11, 2016
As the world refocuses its attention on North Korea after the rogue nation's fourth nuclear test, in neighboring South Korea, day-to-day life has barely been affected.
Jan. 11, 2016
At the Supreme Court Monday, union opponents are seeking to reverse a 1977 decision that allows public employee unions to collect fees from those who don't join the union but are protected by it.
Jan. 11, 2016
His career spanned decades and included collaborations with John Lennon, Mick Jagger and Stevie Ray Vaughn.
Jan. 11, 2016
Alfredo Corchado, a former Mexico bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, called Sean Penn's Rolling Stone piece on Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán "an epic insult" to Mexican journalists. Here's why.
Jan. 10, 2016
At the Sunday night ceremony, The Martian won for best motion picture, comedy, while The Revenant won in the drama category. Here is the full list of winners — and the fellow nominees they beat out.
Jan. 10, 2016
On screen, Kate del Castillo was already playing the kinds of characters who may have had a relationship with the drug lord. But it was a tweet that plunged her into the real narco world.
Jan. 10, 2016
Wheaton College has begun the process to fire Larycia Hawkins for stating that Muslims worship the same God as Christians. "It was about solidarity," Hawkins says, "which is a Christian principle."
Jan. 10, 2016
Last week, Wheaton College initiated the process to fire associate professor Larycia Hawkins for donning a headscarf and proclaiming that Muslims worshiped the same God as Christians.
Jan. 10, 2016
To get, and keep, students on track, teachers are trying a different method of classroom management called No-Nonsense Nurturing.
Jan. 10, 2016
"Implementation Day" for Iran will come once the country takes steps to shrink and open up its nuclear program to verification.
Jan. 10, 2016

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