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The Federal Reserve has decided against reducing its stimulus for the U.S. economy, saying it thinks the economy still needs the support.
A defense contractor’s deadly shooting rampage at the Washington Navy Yard is raising questions about the adequacy of the background checks on contract employees.
In Mississippi, standardized test scores and graduation rates are among the worst in the country. We hear from a school principal and a state legislator who have opposing ideas on what to do about it.
Hog farmers in the Midwest are on edge about an unusual problem: foam sometimes forms on the manure piles, and apparently causes flash fires and explosions.
With the launch of iOS 7 today, Apple is entering the streaming music market with iTunes radio. We take a look at what it is and what role it will play in the crowded digital music world.
Marianne Malone has loved the Thorne Miniature Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago since she was a child. They inspired her to write a series about two children who shrink into them.
Russia says Syria has provided new “material evidence” that Syrian rebels, not government forces, are responsible for using chemical weapons in the deadly attack on the town of Ghouta on August 21.
Democratic U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan says while there are differing views on gun control in Congress, there is agreement that mental health must be improved.
A massive starfish die-off from Maine to Florida, is concerning scientists who have no idea what is causing the decline. This comes after a boom in their population just three years ago.
Melissa Aldana is the first female instrumentalist to win the annual competition of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz — the most prestigious jazz competition in the world.
Contamination with mercury is a particular problem in countries where small-scale gold miners operate. Mercury is used to separate fragments of gold from the rock or earth.
North Carolina police officer Randall Kerrick fired 12 shots at a 24-year-old Jonathan Ferrell, according to authorities, as the man was seeking help after a car accident.
A few well-known faces will be making a splash on the syndicated talk show line-up this fall, after long hiatuses. We take a look at why old faces are suddenly new again in TV talk.
From The Pulse to Arctic Monkeys.