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Under Armour, UCLA Reach A Record $280 Million Apparel Deal

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:38am

The deal follows other blockbuster agreements struck by Nike with Ohio State and the University of Texas.

Arizona's 'Adopt-A-Burro' Program Tries To Solve An Overpopulation Issue

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:33am

The small donkeys are federally protected animals, but cause problems like digging up plants and walking on highways.

How A City, And A Family, Have Changed Since The End Of The Vietnam War

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:20am

Tony Nong has seen firsthand how the country has changed since the Fall of Saigon in 1975.

Congress Votes On Long-Awaited Overhaul Of Chemical Safety Law

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:11am

The bill deals with how the U.S. regulates chemicals found in common household products, from shampoo to couch cushions.

Airport Security Chief Pushed Out Amid TSA Crisis

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:06am

Long lines at airports across the country have drawn anger from stranded passengers and irate congressmen alike.

Google's Paris Offices Raided In Tax Investigation

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:04am

The search is part of an inquiry launched in June 2015 into possible tax evasion and money laundering, according to French prosecutors.

Saving 6-Year-Old Ameera, Shot In An Afghan Firefight

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:59am

With fewer U.S. troops, there's less need to treat combat trauma at the Bagram Air Base hospital. But civilian casualties continue. A surgeon at Bagram has been trying to save an injured girl's leg.

To Cut Wait Times, VA Tries MinuteClinics In Northern California

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:55am

Veterans can visit 14 CVS MinuteClinics in the San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento, Calif., for simple care, lab tests and prescriptions. Will the experiment work well enough to go nationwide?

Casting Aside Cold War Ghosts, Obama Reaches Out To Old Rivals

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:12am

As his time in office winds down, President Obama has sought to jettison vestiges of the Cold War and reach out to old rivals, from Vietnam to Cuba and beyond.

The Madness Behind Making The Lucius Video, 'Gone Insane'

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:59am

The visually twisted video for the Lucius song "Gone Insane" took more than 20,000 photos and a week to shoot.

The World Promises To Do A Better Job Aiding Refugees From Violence

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:38am

But it's one thing to make a pledge. Will the participants in the first U.N. World Humanitarian Summit deliver?

Top Stories: Migrants In Greece Relocated; Tracking Zika In The U.S.

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:35am

Also: Syria blames other countries for yesterday's deadly bombings; Chinese dancers set a mass dance record; and Angelina Jolie will be a visiting professor at a British university.

Parade Of Goofballs 2016: Can JoJo Find A Prince In A Haystack?

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:34am

It's that time again. A fresh bachelorette has to make her way through 26 men, hoping to find a good one, and we have some thoughts.

PHOTOS: Greece Begins Evacuating Thousands Of Asylum-Seekers From Camp

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:28am

Migrants and refugees have waited for months at the makeshift camp near Idomeni. They hoped to cross into Macedonia, but the border has been shut. Now they're being transferred to camps farther south.

'Invisible Army' Of Immigrant Women Finds Its Voice Through Cooking

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:16am

Brazilian immigrant Roberta Siao says being both a foreigner and mother made it hard to find work in London. At Mazi Mas, a restaurant that trains and employs immigrants, she found more than a job.

Doctor Yearns For Return To Time When Physicians Were 'Artisans'

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 8:38am

Dr. Abraham Nussbaum, author of a book examining the drive toward standardized quality measures and checklists, says he fears medicine is becoming just another job and not the calling it should be.

Songs We Love: Joseph, 'White Flag'

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 8:00am

With their buttery harmonies, the Portland sister trio makes the move from quiet acoustic songs to flourishing anthems.

Fueled By Young Voters, Asian-Americans Increasingly Identify As Democrats

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 7:00am

In the last four years, there's been a 12-point increase in the percent of Asian-Americans who identify as Democrat, according to a new poll. What does that mean for the presidential election?

Why Your Dog Doesn't Respond To You When You're Angry

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:26am

Researchers found that dogs responded more slowly when volunteers expressed negative emotions — like frowny faces, harsh tones and creased brows — while pointing to treats.

To Hear Kids Tell It, Getting Older Is A Real Pain

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 6:19am

A British film director recently ran across a book called Happy Birthday! (You Poor Old Wreck). The premise: children imagine what it feels like to be 40. Their predictions — not pretty.

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