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From Croatians and chocolate cake to Taylor Swift and Iran, Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich, considering a run for president, weighed in on the issues of the day. He even peppered in advice from his mother.
May 01, 2015
Earthquake victims in Bhaktapur need food, water and shelter. They assert that the government is not delivering.
May 01, 2015
Six police officers face charges, including murder and involuntary manslaughter, for Freddie Gray's death. Some worry they're losing the benefit of the doubt from both prosecutors and the public.
May 01, 2015
A new report says a woman in Liberia likely contracted the virus after unprotected sex with a man who had survived the disease. The reason may lie in the immune response of the testicles.
May 01, 2015
Marilyn Mosby promised to tackle violent crime and police misconduct when she took office in January. She wasted no time in leveling charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.
May 01, 2015
John Kasich is thinking about running for president. But the problem is whether he can get through a GOP primary, given some of his issue positions.
May 01, 2015
Forty years ago, the Nguyen family was among the first refugees to be brought to San Diego after the Vietnam War. Now the community they helped form has become home to refugees from around the world.
May 01, 2015
The tradition of the annual meeting is gradually changing. Some firms have replaced the face-to-face meeting with a virtual one. But some investors still want to look the CEO in the eye.
May 01, 2015
Jon Krakauer has long been haunted by the question of how the subject of his book died in the Alaskan wilderness. In a journal, he and a scientist show that the seeds he consumed can contain a toxin.
May 01, 2015
On Friday, Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She is charging the city police officers with a range of offenses — including second-degree murder and manslaughter.
May 01, 2015
On Friday, Mosby announced that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She is charging the city police officers with a range of offenses — including second-degree murder and manslaughter.
May 01, 2015
There are clues about your activity level and metabolism in urine. Researchers hope to one day predict obesity risk by tracking the different levels and ratios of certain molecules in pee.
May 01, 2015
With a sleek surface and a depth of only about 7 inches, the Powerwall can be mounted on a garage wall or another surface, indoors or outside.
May 01, 2015
As Stephanie Rawlings-Blake spoke, people in west Baltimore celebrated. Rawlings-Blake also instructed her police chief to suspend all officers facing felony charges.
May 01, 2015
That, in case you're wondering, is another 3 million years. Astronomers made that calculation after producing the first 3-D view of the pillars made famous by the Hubble Space Telescope.
May 01, 2015
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley got heckled in Baltimore for his policing policies, while New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former ally pleaded guity for his role in the "bridge-gate" scandal.
May 01, 2015
Sounds good, right? Add two minutes of walking to each hour of your day and your risk of death drops. Even walking to the coffee machine counts. But it's not enough to meet federal guidelines.
May 01, 2015
Phil Brown, King's publicist, says the soul singer died of natural causes. King began his career with The Drifters, but it was "Stand by Me," released in 1961, that sealed his worldwide fame.
May 01, 2015
After the Vietnam era, it's hard to see how either party could dial back on its commitment to letting the people - at least those active in party voting - be the deciders of presidential nominations.
May 01, 2015
At the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce this week, Sen. Ted Cruz called the community "fundamentally conservative," and added, "I don't think I've ever seen a Hispanic panhandler."
May 01, 2015

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