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Trying to crack down on sex trafficking, authorities have been going after online ads for adult services. Some in this industry have found a workaround to stay under the radar: cyber currency.
Dec. 15, 2015
Judge Barry G. Williams instructed the jurors to keep working toward a verdict after receiving a note from the panel Tuesday afternoon.
Dec. 15, 2015
The most language errors came from fans of the Washington Redskins, whose 16.5 mistakes per 100 words widely surpassed every other franchise. Fans of NBA teams did well.
Dec. 15, 2015
A routine city council meeting ended with the mayor and a city council member going to the hospital.
Dec. 15, 2015
The new report says there was an uptick in Taliban attacks and casualties among Afghan forces. It also says ISIS is becoming a greater threat in that country.
Dec. 15, 2015
A milk chiller run on manure. A sun-powered pond aerator. These are some of the creative ideas that could change the game for the world's poorest farmers.
Dec. 15, 2015
A British fruit historian convincingly argues in a new book that the pear is "the most exciting of the tree fruits." And she says it's time to revive pear culture and explore the fruit's diversity.
Dec. 15, 2015
National security and terrorism have been a top issue for Republicans, but they have gained even more importance after the Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., attacks.
Dec. 15, 2015
When the world's top-scoring international soccer player takes to the field Wednesday, it will be for the last time. To mark her retirement, here are some highlights from her career.
Dec. 15, 2015
This week marks the 242nd anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. This year is the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland. If you'll follow us down the rabbit hole, you'll find some surprising links.
Dec. 15, 2015
For the fourth straight year, the U.S. high school graduation rate has improved to an all-time high of 82 percent in the 2013-2014 school year, the Department of Education announced Tuesday.
Dec. 15, 2015
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump held rallies in Nevada before Tuesday's debate just one mile apart from each other. But Rubio's was traditional and low key; Trump's was the opposite.
Dec. 15, 2015
Authorities are still evaluating the nature of the threat and they notified the FBI. Superintendent Ramon Cortines said that the system had received a threat that mentioned backpacks.
Dec. 15, 2015
Marine Le Pen, the head of the far-right National Front party, has been cleared of charges that she incited hatred when she compared Muslim street prayers to the Nazi occupation.
Dec. 15, 2015
Online habits may be shifting to social media, but email is still the be-all end-all for grassroots political fundraising. Get ready to be flooded with them.
Dec. 15, 2015
The warring parties — including the current government, the Houthis and supporters of the former president — are in Biel for U.N.-backed talks.
Dec. 15, 2015
Ahead of planned peace talks, Secretary of State John Kerry was trying to put the U.S. and Russia on the same page with regards to the future of President Bashar Assad.
Dec. 15, 2015
A new state law will allow parents or school officials to request that special needs classes be filmed.
Dec. 15, 2015
This is the first Republican debate since the Paris and San Bernardino attacks — and Donald Trump's call for a ban on Muslims entering the country.
Dec. 15, 2015
Many analyzing the deal hammered out in Paris say it's way better than no plan at all. But proof, they warn, will be in the execution of efforts to cap global temperature rise at 2 degrees C or less.
Dec. 15, 2015

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