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Codeine can trigger rare, but life-threatening, breathing problems in kids. Food and Drug Administration advisers want to more tightly restrict the drug's use by anyone under 18.

Priyanka Chopra is the first South Asian woman to play a lead in a network TV drama. She has an advocate in a venture capitalist who has made it her business to meld South Asian and U.S. pop culture.

Volkswagen announced Thursday that owners of its diesel vehicles involved in the emissions scandal will be compensated for the loss of resale value of their cars.

One of Major League Baseball's greatest players has been banned since 1989 for gambling on the game. But sports leagues' traditionally hard attitudes toward sports gambling seem to be softening.

Breaches that expose the health details of just a patient or two are proliferating nationwide. Regulators focus on larger privacy breaches and rarely take action on small ones, despite their harm.

Barred from legal work in Lebanon, Syrian refugees are accumulating huge debts as they struggle to pay for rent and other necessities.

They break the law by fraudulently filling out a form that says they're the actual buyer, but they're really buying the gun for another person — someone who might be avoiding a background check

States are thankful for the opportunity, but critics say there's no guarantee that states will succeed in two crucial areas the old law — known as No Child Left Behind — failed.

In 2012, journalist Mark Follman searched for comprehensive data about America's mass shootings and found that very little existed. So he and his colleagues began compiling a database of their own.

Thousands from the island, fearful the U.S. will change its preferential immigration policy, are trying to come here from the south — but many are stuck at the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border.




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