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Tue, 09/23/2014 - 7:00pm

The World Health Organization warns of more than 20,000 cases by early November if help doesn't arrive quickly in West Africa. The CDC...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:38pm

For the first time in more than 40 years, both the overall crime rate and the overall incarceration rate have fallen by around 10...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:20pm

Many brokers feared the new federal health law would make them obsolete. But more than 40 percent of people who signed up for insurance...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:59pm

Companies like Anheuser-Busch pay hundreds of millions to be identified with the NFL's aura. The last thing they want is to be...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:35pm

The founding father of "microcredit" is helping to judge a contest with maxidollars: the Clinton Global Initiative's Hult Prize,...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:22pm

Business and consumer groups say Congress needs to reform taxes, but few expect change soon. In fact, Treasury's tweaks to tax law may...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:08pm

Research suggests that women may not be getting the information they need to make informed decisions about prenatal genetic testing,...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 4:08pm

An ulcer drug is dramatically changing the face of back-alley abortions in developing countries and cutting the rate of maternal deaths...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 3:46pm

Guess what scientists found lurking inside a common-looking packet of supermarket porcini? Three entirely new species of fungi. That's...

Tue, 09/23/2014 - 2:45pm

The group, which was targeted by U.S. airstrikes in Syria last night, has been on the U.S. radar for a while. Intelligence officials say...