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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:48:00 -0400An estimated 84 million people watched Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in their first debate Monday, according to TV ratings data from Nielsen, making it the most-watched debate ever.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:27:00 -0400The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA of three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:02:00 -0400Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:52:00 -0400It happened after a passerby reported the smell of gas, in an area under investigation as a possible marijuana grow house. Michael J. Fahy served the department for 17 years and was a father of three.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:52:00 -0400The pollution levels have a staggering impact on health, according to the report, which says: "In 2012, one out of every nine deaths was the result of air pollution-related conditions."
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:38:00 -0400For the first time in a decade, someone other than Jerry Seinfeld tops Forbes' ranking of the highest-paid comedians.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Six decades ago, Shepard became the third woman to become a member of the Grand Ole Opry. The country music pioneer died Sunday outside Nashville.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:15:00 -0400The settlement resolves lawsuits alleging the federal government mismanaged tribal land, resources and money. The Obama administration says it has now settled more than $3.3 billion in such suits.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:13:00 -0400When New York increased its cigarette tax, smoking rates declined. California's proposed increase of $2 a pack may, too, say researchers. The higher the tax, the more likely people are to quit.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:42:00 -0400Wells Fargo says John Stumpf and the retail-banking head will forfeit outstanding stock awards worth about $60 million combined, in response to the scandal involving unauthorized customer accounts.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:28:00 -0400It has been a common belief that low-emissions vehicles, like hybrids and electric cars, are more expensive than other choices. But researchers at MIT have found otherwise.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:18:00 -0400Journalist Joshua Partlow was in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2012, a time of corruption, government dysfunction and civilian hostility to U.S. military operations. His new book is A Kingdom of Their Own.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:53:00 -0400Italy is giving 500 euros to every 18-year-old to spend on theater, music, books or other cultural events. The money is aimed at educating native-born Italians and assimilating immigrants.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:42:00 -0400Voters' minds are stubborn, and politicians habitually spout falsehoods. That doesn't mean fact-checking is a failure, though.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:30:00 -0400In a speech at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, the billionaire tech entrepreneur is detailing his vision for sending humans to the red planet.