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Two decades ago, a prisoner serving a life sentence had an idea of a college course. This year, over 100 universities and colleges will be offering a class just like the one he envisioned.

A study finds that women who ate a Mediterranean diet plus four tablespoons of extra-virgin olive oil per day had a significantly lower risk of breast cancer compared with women on a low-fat diet.

In his new book, Stephen Breyer details cases involving the interdependence of law in the U.S. and other countries. No branch of government can avoid dealing with global issues any more, he said.

If you visit the parks and beaches of Rio de Janeiro on a Saturday, you're likely to find photographers clicking away at pregnant women with form-fitting outfits that highlight their bellies.

Too much sleep, too little sleep or disrupted sleep may put people at risk for heart disease. A study finds a link between poor quality sleep patterns and a buildup of calcium in the arteries.

After Michael Brown's shooting, a group was tasked with investigating the region's inequalities. Their report points to deep racial and economic tensions, and calls for sweeping policy changes.

Budapest's medical school attracts students from all over the world. Many return to their countries of origin to practice medicine. Some graduates have come back to Budapest now to care for refugees.

Of 1.2 million outstanding arrest warrants in New York City, most are for minor offenses like drinking in public. Brooklyn's district attorney is trying to clear that backlog — and clean some slates.

The country is sending troops to its border with Serbia, in an effort to stop the flow of migrants and refugees trying to cross into Europe.

Attitudes in France toward migrants have softened recently, and many of the new arrivals say accommodations have been better than expected. Still, the adjustment to a new country will be a challenge.

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