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Thursday October 23, 2014
An air bag appeared to explode and send shrapnel into a woman’s neck this month. Air bags made by Takata have been associated with at least three deaths and 14 million recalls.
Ellen Langer’s experiments have shown that mental attitudes might reverse some ravages of old age. Now she wants to test that same radical principle on cancer.
A way of life is eroding as small towns hemorrhage younger residents, a potent but unpredictable undercurrent in a closely fought Senate race.
A powerful personal food policy doesn’t have to rely on corporate benevolence or the government getting things right — thank goodness.
Police officers rushed to secure the area and hunt for at least one assailant after a soldier was shot at the National War Memorial and several rounds fired inside the Parliament building.
Mr. Bradlee, a quintessential newspaper editor, supervised The Washington Post’s exposure of the Watergate scandal that led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon.
In hopes of preserving control of the United States Senate, Democratic candidates are keeping their distance from President Obama’s best policies, but that’s a risk.
Mr. de la Renta dressed the wives of American presidents and socialites, but it was Hollywood glitz that defined him for a new age and a new customer.
More young people are moving to the very heart of cities, even in economically troubled places like Buffalo and Cleveland.
How one 13-year-old boy with autism became B.F.F.'s with Apple's Siri
The reaction nationally to Ebola is rooted in weaknesses in our cultural fabric.
“Yes means yes” means checking in with your partner during sex, but many young men say they don’t know how to have that conversation.
Despite guidelines, schools districts are requiring documents that are often difficult for parents to obtain, forcing children to stay at home.
For the last 25 years, inventors like garage tinkerers, physics professors and engineers have been trying to make a hovering skateboard.
Even as Tunisians have approved a new constitution and the country has one of the Arab world’s most educated populations, militants are recruiting more openly there than in any other country.
The South African track star, who was found guilty of culpable homicide, could serve only 10 months of his term before being placed on house arrest.
Lawmakers in several states have voted to increase the fees or the interest rates that lenders can charge on personal loans used by millions of poor or financially struggling borrowers.
Adolescents who do not receive adequate rest have trouble keeping up in the classroom and are more vulnerable to other health problems. And catching up on sleep on the weekend won’t help.
Hundreds assembled near Lincoln Square Plaza to protest “The Death of Klinghoffer,” a raw, penetrating, strangely mystical work by John Adams.
Tarte tatin — not apple pie — is the single best thing you can make with fall’s most plentiful and alluring fruit.
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