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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed without dissent that a controversial gun law permitting citizens to keep a gun for self defense also applies to a stun gun.
Mar. 21, 2016
One of India's most flamboyant tycoons, liquor baron Vijay Mallya, appears to have fled to Britain while investigators look into his delinquent loans.
Mar. 21, 2016
Despite the attention to lead in water, the biggest health risk to children is still from lead paint. The city of Baltimore banned lead paint way back in 1950, but children continue to be poisoned.
Mar. 21, 2016
A Turkish columnist once hailed the country's leader as a champion of democracy. Now he joins many Turks in gloom and disappointment over the country's course.
Mar. 21, 2016
In an online poll created to help Britain's Natural Environment Research Council name its new research ship, one entrant has racked up the most votes. The final decision, however, rests with the NERC.
Mar. 21, 2016
The map released by NASA was made by tracking subtle variations in the planet's gravitational pull on orbiting spacecraft.
Mar. 21, 2016
The giant health insurer says Express Scripts, a manager of drug benefits, should be passing along more of the savings it negotiates with drugmakers.
Mar. 21, 2016
When summer brings heat, humidity and mosquitoes, cities along the Gulf Coast may become gateways for Zika into the U.S. Impoverished areas are likely to bear the brunt, health officials say.
Mar. 21, 2016
March is a pivotal time in the world of strawberries. Production shifts westward, to California. In Florida, thousands of men and women who pick strawberries are moving on to other work.
Mar. 21, 2016
The websites will stop accepting money bets ahead of an appellate hearing this fall. The deal comes as the companies are lobbying state lawmakers to pass legislation that would legalize the industry.
Mar. 21, 2016
The two states began legal proceedings months after Colorado began allowing marijuana dispensaries to start selling pot for recreational use at the start of 2014.
Mar. 21, 2016
Samsung says it paid too much in damages after Apple accused it of copying aspects of the iPhone's design, arguing, "The law of the smartphone cannot follow reflexively from the law of the spoon."
Mar. 21, 2016
Global warming has made conditions historically associated with great wines more frequent in Bordeaux and Burgundy, a study finds. But things look less bright for California vineyards.
Mar. 21, 2016
His comments about female tennis players were in "poor taste and erroneous," Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore says. Among those displeased: Serena Williams.
Mar. 21, 2016
The demands: a U.N. apology for bringing the disease to the island, reparations for victims, repairs to the water system. Meanwhile, a study shows the toll is far worse than previously thought.
Mar. 21, 2016
"He's not running against nobody," Roger Stone said on Morning Edition. "Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, is exceedingly polarizing herself."
Mar. 21, 2016
The U.S. anthem was played at Revolution Square, the same place where Fidel Castro often gave scathing speeches against American imperialism.
Mar. 21, 2016
These are the latest in a string of similar launches, despite repeated calls from the international community to stop them.
Mar. 21, 2016
Police say they've learned the true identity of one of the people involved in supporting the deadly Paris attacks. That suspect is Laachroui Najim, who used a fake name and is wanted for arrest.
Mar. 21, 2016
As the 2020 Summer Olympics loom in Japan, the 80-year-old Tsukiji is moving to more modern facilities across the Bay. But sellers are worried about the accessibility and safety of the new location.
Mar. 21, 2016

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