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Just a week ago, the court reached a very different conclusion, also by an 8-1 vote, ruling Florida's death penalty system is unconstitutional.

Cheap oil doesn't just mean cheaper gas prices; it also means cheaper jet fuel. That's led to a big drop in airfares. It's good news for travelers — and for airlines, which have struggled for years.

The former secretary of state says a new report that some emails on her private server exceeded the "Top Secret" classification is "an effort to inject" controversy into her campaign.

Kevin Bales' book, Blood and Earth, explains why slavery in the world's lawless zones is essential to operate mines that pose a grave threat to the environment.

The government is trying to wipe out Zika virus, which has been linked to a severe birth defect. But is it doing enough to help families whose children have been affected?

The onetime Iowa caucus winner now sits dead last in the state's polls. But Santorum says he's still hoping for another last-minute surge.

To celebrate the feast of Epiphany marking the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan, thousands of Russian Orthodox faithful take a dip in icy waters. How does it feel? "Absolutely good," one man says.

The road to a U visa is long, and difficult to navigate. Proposed rule changes in New York City may streamline the process, and provide a model for other law enforcement agencies around the country.

Many employers who test for drugs don't screen employees for opioids. Yet opioid abuse is linked to problems with workplace productivity and safety.

Overheated lithium-ion batteries have been a problem for airplanes, cars and even "hoverboards." A chemical engineer at Stanford University thinks she has a solution to the problem.

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