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The Affordable Care Act has allowed many young adults to stay on their parents' insurance. A study suggest the coverage may be helping more of them get treatment for mental health issues.
August 15, 2014
In an emergency meeting in Brussels, the European Union also called for an investigation into possible crimes against humanity carried out by Islamic State militants.
August 15, 2014
Since it was created in 2012, the MiTú network has been rapidly expanding to meet demand for Latino web content. Now, it's partnering with Televisa, a Spanish-language media company.
August 15, 2014
An analysis of hospital charges in California couldn't explain the wide variation in listed prices for routine lab work. Teaching hospitals and government-run hospitals charged the least.
August 15, 2014
Sen. Brian Schatz leads Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic Senate primary by a slim 1,635 votes. Two remote precincts, damaged by Tropical Storm Iselle, could hold the decisive ballots.
August 15, 2014
The Great American Junk Drawer is a scrap yard, a time capsule and a box of curiosities and memories. It can also be a Rorschachian reflection of your life.
August 15, 2014
The shooting of Michael Brown may raise questions for students, and teachers need to be prepared.
August 15, 2014
A 19-year-old woman and her 21-year-old boyfriend are being held in connection with the brutal death of the woman's mother on the resort island of Bali.
August 15, 2014
Future outbreaks of superbugs that resist treatment will test the American health care system's ability to respond. A prominent patient advocate says we need to be ready.
August 15, 2014
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson says the officer who shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown is Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the force with no disciplinary actions on his record.
August 15, 2014
The alliance says it observed Russian military vehicles cross into Ukraine overnight, as a massive convoy purportedly carrying aid supplies is halted near the border awaiting inspection.
August 15, 2014
Deejays talk about it. Singers sing about it. Press conferences are broadcast live. Liberia's radio stations are devoting much of their airtime to spreading the word: Ebola is real.
August 15, 2014
A Class A share of Berkshire Hathaway is now worth more than $200,000. Warren Buffett created the conglomerate about 50 years ago, and he has refused to split Berkshire's shares.
August 15, 2014
Instead of meeting demonstrators with tear gas, police walked with them. There have been reports that officials might reveal the name today of the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
August 15, 2014
There are happy snails. There are lonely snails. And there are lost snails. This one is lost. Totally. But it sings.
August 15, 2014
A health educator working in Sierra Leone says her organization, Doctors Without Borders, is "at max capacity" and more help is needed to control an outbreak that is still raging.
August 15, 2014
Most countries in the developing world won't let refugees work. But Uganda is trying something different.
August 15, 2014
Retailers are optimistic about back-to-school sales because the job market has been strengthening and gas prices falling. Still, many retailers count on sales-tax holidays to lure shoppers to malls.
August 15, 2014
A Class A share of Berkshire Hathaway is now worth more than $200,000. Warren Buffet created the conglomerate about 50 years ago, and he has refused to split Berkshire's shares.
August 15, 2014
After four nights of tense clashes with police and several high-profile arrests, protests appeared to calm in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday night, with vigils held in cities nationwide.
August 14, 2014

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