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Nicotine, heavy metals and tiny particles that can harm the lungs float around in the aerosol from e-cigarettes. But a survey finds many adults don't think secondhand vape is dangerous for children.
May 25, 2017
Ke Jie is a wunderkind — the 19-year-old undisputed master of what might well be the world's most complex game. And he just soundly lost a best-of-three series to an artificial intelligence program.
May 25, 2017
"The season could be comparable to least year, which was the most active since 2012 with 15 named storms," said Gerry Bell of NOAA's Climate Prediction Center.
May 25, 2017
Matthew Rosenberg of The New York Times began writing about Gen. Flynn in 2009 in Afghanistan; now he's investigating Flynn's role in Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.
May 25, 2017
Information and photos related to the Manchester investigation have been published in the U.S. press. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll raise the issue with President Trump.
May 25, 2017
The latest analysis by the Congressional Budget Office says the bill would lead to 23 million fewer people having insurance coverage, and cut the federal deficit by $119 billion over 10 years.
May 25, 2017
Trump's trip "was a kabuki dance through a minefield," one analyst said. "Any president would have difficulty handling it."
May 25, 2017
"The issues that surround body shaming can be devastating," Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said after Dani Mathers pleaded no contest to a charge of invasion of privacy.
May 25, 2017
The Pentagon reportedly believes a building where scores of civilians died after a U.S. airstrike in Mosul was either used to store bombs or rigged with explosives.
May 25, 2017
It's called "The Border Wall Funding Act of 2017." And it would place a new tax on money being wired to Latin America and the Caribbean.
May 25, 2017
Politics in Haines, Alaska — population 2,500 — has grown intensely bitter lately, reflecting the volume and heat of national politics.
May 25, 2017
Most American adults have finished high school. For those who haven't, wages are rock bottom and the unemployment rate is more than 7 percent. That's why Goodwill opened a charter school for adults.
May 25, 2017
There is a growing perception that body cameras, now generating millions of hours of footage, are there less to keep tabs on police, and more to keep tabs on the public.
May 25, 2017
The Trump Organization told staff that asking guests if they represent a foreign government would impede privacy. The House Oversight Committee's top Democrat says the policy raises "grave concerns."
May 25, 2017
Police caution President Trump's immigration dragnet will isolate immigrants who are in the country illegally and are victims of crimes. In Houston, some report that it's already happening.
May 25, 2017
The Canadian girl received a superficial wound and is being treated for a possible bacterial infection. Marine life experts warned she could be at risk for a rare infection known as seal finger.
May 25, 2017
Montana voters fill their one seat in the U.S. House on Thursday, which was vacated by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. It's an unexpectedly close race in this heavily Republican state.
May 24, 2017
The oil industry is coming out of a two-year slump after OPEC cut production. In oil-rich North Dakota, there are more energy jobs than available workers and local businesses are seeing a revival.
May 24, 2017
The latest evidence that a chocolate habit may lower your risk of heart disease: A study finds people who ate small amounts of chocolate several times a week had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.
May 24, 2017
Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.
May 24, 2017

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