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A spike in severe respiratory infections in children has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asking doctors and patients to act quickly if children have difficulty breathing and wheezing.
September 08, 2014
The Drug Enforcement Administration is loosening up its rules so that people will have more ways of disposing of drugs that can be risky to keep around after they're no longer needed.
September 08, 2014
Controlling owner Bruce Levenson said he had voluntarily told the league about the 2012 email. In it, Levenson asked if the Atlanta Hawks' black fans were keeping white season-ticket holders away.
September 08, 2014
Huddle House says its customers don't want healthy options or calorie counts. But by defying healthy trends, the chain seems increasingly — and unapologetically — out of step with the competition.
September 08, 2014
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba's initial public stock offering in New York is expected to be one of the biggest ever. It's come a long way since a former English teacher founded it in 1999.
September 08, 2014
In March, Ebola reportedly crossed the border from Guinea into lush Lofa County. Health workers risk their lives to care for the sick — and are "flabbergasted" at the lack of international aid.
September 08, 2014
With Ukraine in an uneasy ceasefire, school kids returned to class this month and attempted to resume normal life. They tell what back-to-school feels like when their country's been at war all summer.
September 08, 2014
New questions center on whether Goodell and the NFL had access to the security camera video of the incident that took place in an Atlantic City casino's elevator in February.
September 08, 2014
The School of Public Health will be renamed in honor of H.T. Chan, whose son, a longtime university benefactor, received two degrees from Harvard in the 1970s.
September 08, 2014
S. Truett Cathy's Chick-fil-A has now grown to $5 billion in annual sales, and its stores still close on Sundays, reflecting its founder's religious beliefs.
September 08, 2014
Ukraine and the West insist that the Russian army has been fighting in eastern Ukraine, a charge Russia denies. But reports from Russia now acknowledge that Russian soldiers are part of the battle.
September 08, 2014
The space rock, thought to have broken off from an Earth-passing asteroid, left a hole 16-feet deep just outside the international airport in the Nicaraguan capital.
September 08, 2014
Ukraine and the West insist that the Russian army has been fighting in eastern Ukraine, a charge Russia denies. But reports from Russia now acknowledge that Russian soldiers are part of the battle.
September 08, 2014
In apparent backing of the U.S., Nabil Elaraby tells the 22-member organization that it needs a "comprehensive confrontation" with the extremist group.
September 08, 2014
In a surprise announcement, Petro Poroshenko says he will go to the region despite sporadic shelling that has tested a shaky cease-fire agreement with pro-Russia separatists.
September 08, 2014
A second child for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge would be fourth in line to the throne, pushing Prince Harry down in the royal hierarchy.
September 08, 2014
About 100 Yosemite National Park visitors were evacuated by helicopter Sunday when a wildfire that started weeks ago in the park's backcountry grew unexpectedly to at least 700 acres, officials said.
September 08, 2014
The country's prized archaeology sites are suffering, thanks to austerity measures and slashed budgets. But archaeologists face strict laws mandating state ownership of Greece's ancient treasures.
September 08, 2014
It's sometimes called "the red zone" — the first few weeks of college, when freshman women are more vulnerable to sexual assault. But researchers say it's more complicated than that.
September 08, 2014
Many students to go college expecting to drink, and all too often the college culture encourages it. That makes students more vulnerable to sexual assault, car accidents and other dangers.
September 08, 2014

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