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Mass evacuations helped limit the death toll from Rammasun as it passed through densely populated areas. The government was better prepared following a killer storm last fall.
July 16, 2014
How does a town cope with Ebola? One man tries to honor his mother's burial wishes, despite objections. People are afraid to touch. Despite the gloom, there's a hopeful note: Six patients are cured.
July 16, 2014
Last week, a group of Washingtonians visiting New Hampshire were told they couldn't buy alcohol, because their IDs weren't from a state.
July 16, 2014
Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox says that it sought to buy Time Warner last month, confirming reports of a deal with a price reported at $80 billion.
July 16, 2014
Discrimination against female workers who might get pregnant in the future, or have been pregnant in the past, is against the law, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says.
July 16, 2014
The for-profit college chain, Corinthian Colleges, is closing or selling most of its 107 campuses and online programs.
July 16, 2014
The decision is a victory for only some of the families of the 8,000 men and boys slain in the July 1995 massacre in Bosnia.
July 16, 2014
He was declared the winner of last month's election, which outside observers labeled a sham. Syria is in the midst of a civil war that has created a massive refugee crisis.
July 16, 2014
Those who received the warning in Gaza were given until 8 a.m. local time to leave. The airstrikes that followed targeted Hamas leaders.
July 16, 2014
A craft brewer in Maine is partnering with a most unusual item — seaweed. If the beer takes off, the state's emerging seaweed aquaculture industry may benefit.
July 16, 2014
Self-censorship and a brutal knife attack on an editor are fueling anxiety about whether the ex-British colony can preserve the autonomy it was promised when it returned to Chinese rule in 1997.
July 16, 2014
Stinking on the job is a common problem, say pros in human resources, and a reluctance to use soap and water is rarely to blame. Medical conditions, diet or cultural differences can play a role, too.
July 16, 2014
Being the parent of a teenager can be uniquely stressful even in the best of times. But seeking advice from other parents can help, as can spending one-on-one time with that button-pushing kid.
July 16, 2014
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation during one more night on baseball's national stage. The AL kept up nearly 2 decades of dominance by beating the NL 5-3 Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years.
July 15, 2014
Residents will have to pay for wasteful outdoor watering, including hosing down driveways and and washing a car without a shut-off nozzle.
July 15, 2014
The same groups that pushed for tactics that resulted in a government shutdown in 2013 urged a "no" vote on a short-term highway bill Tuesday.
July 15, 2014
Heavy traffic to the FCC's commenting site crashed it on Tuesday. That was the original deadline for the public to weigh in on a controversial Internet proposal. You now have until Friday to comment.
July 15, 2014
The companies announced a deal Tuesday to sell Apple devices loaded with IBM software to big businesses all over the world
July 15, 2014
If kicking the can down the road were a competitive sport, the championship trophy would never leave Washington. A short-term fix for highway spending is just the latest contribution.
July 15, 2014
The Gaza Strip has sustained more than 1,500 Israeli airstrikes. A family with no apparent ties to Hamas lost one of two sons last week; the mother and father died in similar attacks six years ago.
July 15, 2014

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