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Actress/activist Ruby Dee dies at 91
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My sister inspired The Fault in Our Stars
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Andrea Peterson, Emily Yahr and Joby Warrick
As racy photos of Hollywood stars circulate online, security experts ask whether “cloud” sites are secure.
The viral campaign has raised nearly $100 million. Now, the ALS Association is asking for something else: Trademarks.
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Despite a price and features that have barely changed in 10 years, the TI-84 remains on top.
Republicans are already shedding their newfound non-interventionism.
Executives at the tax giant you’ve never heard of want the Arthur Andersen name back. Is that crazy?
Many lawmakers asserted that 40 veterans died because they could not get an appointment. But that was not correct.
With 75 percent of lesbians overweight or obese, the study is “of high public-health significance,” according to a project summary.
Michael Alison Chandler
One in five students who took the national test in 2013 reported missing three or more days in previous month.
More than 300 wealthy contributors have already exceeded the previous $123,200 cap on total donations.
Despite report that most STEM graduates don’t go into related jobs, many think it is a solid foundation.
New nonprofit Education Post seeks to take the sting out of national conversations about school reform.
After reports of a drone attack, the Pentagon issued a rare acknowledgment of the operation.
With just nine weeks to go, key strategists weigh in on where things stand, and where they could go.
T. Rees Shapiro
As nearly 400,000 students in D.C.’s Virginia suburbs start school, Fairfax focuses on “portrait of a graduate.”
Study finds that people who reduced carbs saw bigger drop in risk factors for heart disease.
The troops dispatched with fanfare by Gov. Rick Perry are just the latest force in an increasingly fortified zone.
— Nancy Szokan
A medical student thinks mentoring can people help manage chronic disease better than threats.
Paul Schwartzman and Susan Svrluga
A 15-year-old was killed and two other Sherwood High School students hurt in weekend crash.
How do you decide between a pasta sauce with “reduced sodium” and another with “low sodium”?
Suzanne Allard Levingston
When puberty begins, parents should prepare their kids for some private conversations.
You need to watch over your child’s health care, and here’s how to do it. Oh, and step aside when it’s time.
Seriously, a math humor columnist writes a novel about a zombie attack on a liberal arts college.
Experts say the human brain changes dramatically until the mid-20s, and much of that change affects behavior.
Jill U. Adams
Hard evidence is scant. If you are worried, try to avoid products with fragrance added.
Now immobilized, Steve Gleason uses special technology to type, speak, pay bills and e-mail.
The company was hacked, potentially exposing
the records of thousands of government employees.
The San Domingo, Maryland, building opened in 1919 as a Rosenwald school for African American children.
Jillian Rose Lim
A study finds metabolic changes linked to heart disease and stroke for twice-weekly consumption of ramen.
The read about weed branches out into partnerships, a phone app and even a private equity fund.
The expansion highlights the growing U.S. counterterrorism cooperation in the region with France.
MACH37 was created last year to help establish the commonwealth as a hotbed for the cybersecurity sector.
Personal details are for Facebook “friends.” Don’t look, if you’re not interested.
A rare disease first seen in a captive penguin chick in 2006 is showing up in the wild.
Alliances are key to any U.S. strategy for defeating the Islamic State and its radical extremism.
Yes. And the effect is especially noticeable for teenagers. Think about that as school begins.
Fewer political parties means less support for costly measures to restrain climate change and lower gasoline prices.
Jonathan H. Adler
Some factual claims made in amicus briefs are poorly sourced and may not be accurate. Yet they can still find their way into Supreme Court opinions.
The Sixth Circuit reversed the hate crime convictions for improper jury instructions, avoiding the underlying federalism issues in the case.
Despite shrinking influence, labor unions and their money will be key to Democratic prospects this November.
Adia Benton and Kim Yi Dionne
What potential harms arise when raising alarm about Ebola?
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