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Dartmouth pledges to rein in 'extreme behavior'

Dartmouth College will prohibit all students from drinking or possessing hard alcohol on campus.

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Muslim Middle East is threat to Jewish future

Muslim Middle East is threat to Jewish future

Rise of European anti-Semitism is in reality a return to the norm.

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Poll shows giant gap between public, scientists

The American public and U.S. scientists are light-years apart on science issues.

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Puppy Bowl: Ruff and tumble

Puppy Bowl: Ruff and tumble

Inside a secret location in midtown Manhattan, a pug-Pekingese mix named Bowser shakes his head and launches into a trot across a mini football field that's outfitted with water bowls and a tsunami of squeak toys. The 14-week-old pup sniffs the air as the movie camera zooms in for a close-up…

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Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

As auto technology improves, accidents like this one in Hollywood, Calif., are less likely to be fatal for drivers, a new study says.

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Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

WASHINGTON — The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per million registered vehicles, according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Former CPS workers sue for wrongful termination

Former CPS workers sue for wrongful termination

Comes year after discovery agency was not investigating all abuse reports.

January 28, 2015 6:08 pmLoading…
Puppy Bowl: Ruff and tumble

Puppy Bowl: Ruff and tumble

Inside a secret location in midtown Manhattan, a pug-Pekingese mix named Bowser shakes his head and launches into a trot across a mini football field that's outfitted with water bowls and a tsunami of squeak toys. The 14-week-old pup sniffs the air as the movie camera zooms in for a close-up…

January 28, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
We could have predicted Cake Wars II

We could have predicted Cake Wars II

No stunt can forestall the decade of huge changes in our culture.

January 28, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Arizona regents vote to approve hospital system's merger

Arizona regents vote to approve hospital system's merger

OK the merging of the University of Arizona's health network into Banner Health.

January 28, 2015 4:03 pmLoading…

Agents’ new job: Identify crossers who qualify for leniency

Directives from Homeland Security mark unusual change for U.S. immigration enforcement.

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The dark side of 'sharing-economy' jobs

The dark side of 'sharing-economy' jobs

America needs a more robust government safety net to help workers.

January 27, 2015 6:30 pmLoading…

Once easily recognized, signs of measles elude doctors

Medical schools do not dwell on the now-rare virus, its deadly effects.

January 27, 2015 1:10 pmLoading…
Jews targets again, leader warns on Auschwitz anniversary

Jews targets again, leader warns on Auschwitz anniversary

BRZEZINKA, Poland — A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of a rise of anti-Semitism that has made many Jews fearful of walking the streets, and is causing many to flee Europe.

January 27, 2015 12:59 pmLoading…
On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

About 300 Holocaust survivors Tuesday attended the 70th anniversary of the Auschwitz Nazi death camp’s liberation by the Soviets in 1945, down from 1,500 who came 10 years ago.

January 27, 2015 12:59 pmLoading…
Immigrant accused store clerk's death out on bond

Immigrant accused store clerk's death out on bond

Had previous burglary conviction.

January 27, 2015 12:46 pmLoading…
Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

Obama defends US ties as he pays respects in Saudi Arabia

Obama watches Secretary of State John Kerry, right, greet the new Saudi Arabian king, Salman bin Abdul-Aziz while paying respects to the nation’s recently-deceased leader.

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Obama pays respects; defends ties with Saudi Arabia

Obama pays respects; defends ties with Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Obama defended the U.S. government’s willingness to cooperate closely with Saudi Arabia on national security despite deep concerns over human rights abuses, as he joined an array of current and former American statesmen Tuesday in paying respects following th…

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Parents find ‘just say no’ talk tougher as pot becomes more mainstream

CHICAGO — With medical marijuana now legal in 23 states and recreational use permissible in four, parents are finding it increasingly challenging to explain to teens why the drug is harmful.

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Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights

FILE - In this April 5, 2014 file photo, people walk past the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, Mormon leaders made a national appeal for what they called a "balanced approach" in the clash between gay rights and religious freedom, promising to support some housi…

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