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Being a teacher sometimes means shutting the door to your classroom and cutting yourself off from colleagues all day. So, these teachers are opening the doors again to learn from one another.
June 18, 2016
Her grandparents were vegetarian out of fear of eating reincarnated ancestors. Her father, out of compassion for animals and X-Files-inspired thinking. But it wasn't so great for family unity.
June 18, 2016
What supplies will the health-conscious traveler pack to keep illness at bay? We asked the experts.
June 18, 2016
We may be more accepting of boys who cry, but only if they cry in the right way, Hanna Rosin suggests. The norm for male behavior may be stuck in a place that isn't doing boys much good.
June 18, 2016
Trump had to drop "university" from his enterprise's name, but it used similar tactics to institutions in the for-profit college industry, where students incur high cost and debt with low results.
June 18, 2016
A federal judge approved prosecutors' motion to end a trial of FedEx in San Francisco, but didn't specify a reason. A grand jury indicted the shipping company in 2014. The trial started Monday.
June 17, 2016
The former CEO of Countrywide Financial was investigated for alleged misconduct in the run-up to the financial crisis and mortgage debacle.
June 17, 2016
Normally, a presumptive presidential nominee doesn't address the gathered convention delegates until he or she is actually nominated. Trump is considering ways to change all that.
June 17, 2016
Dr. Joshua Corsa says his shoes are a reminder that "after the worst of humanity reared its evil head, I saw the best of humanity ... come fighting right back."
June 17, 2016
Disney installs signs warning of the danger posed by the reptilian predators days after a 2-year-old boy was drowned by an alligator.
June 17, 2016
The attack at a Florida nightclub played out for more than three dramatic hours. Survivors, doctors and law enforcement officials recap the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
June 17, 2016
In November, the California cities of Oakland and San Francisco are expected to take up the issue of taxing sugary sodas. And voters in Boulder, Colo., may see a ballot initiative, too.
June 17, 2016
A judge in Oregon has allowed 52-year-old Jamie Shupe, a retired Army tank mechanic, to identify as "non-binary" instead of male or female. It's widely believed to be the first such case in the U.S.
June 17, 2016
Rep. Gwen Moore's bill won't likely go anywhere in the GOP-controlled House, but it seems more designed to troll Republicans, anyway.
June 17, 2016
Politics has always been a rough game. But even by the old standards, Donald Trump's campaign is breaking new ground. Crude language is the norm, including from the candidate himself.
June 17, 2016
The attack on Pulse made this Nigerian LGBT activist remember a time when he saw Orlando in his everyday life.
June 17, 2016
A judge is considering whether a suit filed by family members of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims can proceed. The plaintiffs argue that the rifle should not have been sold to civilians.
June 17, 2016
Reinhold Hanning, a former death camp guard, told victims, "I am sorry," and said he has been silent all his life about his role as part of the Nazi killing machine from 1942 to 1944.
June 17, 2016
Guanabara Bay will host the Olympic sailing competition in August. But it's so heavily polluted, it threatens the livelihoods of those who depend on its waters.
June 17, 2016
For many of us, food can serve as a way to explore our heritage. But what happens when you grow up in a family with a different ethnic, racial or cultural background than your own? Share your story.
June 17, 2016

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