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Indian cities are among the world's most polluted. And India is the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide. If it finds a sustainable way to develop, it could be a template for the rest of the world.

Some states and districts are ahead of the recommendations announced today by the Obama Administration. Some are in conflict.

The administration says it's posting the notice because "many parents, schools and districts have raised questions about this area of civil rights law."

Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.

As companies shun genetically modified ingredients, they're buying more sugar extracted from sugar cane rather than beets. Sugar beet farmers are thinking of going back to conventional beets.

FastTrain, a for-profit school in Florida, collected some $35 million in student loans and federal financial aid and used deceptive advertising and pressure tactics to recruit students.

There is increasing openness toward non-traditional families in China, though only married, heterosexual couples are allowed access to assisted reproduction. Here's one couple that found a workaround.

Lawmakers in Illinois and other states are considering legislation that would lengthen or eliminate statutes of limitation on crimes of sexual abuse of a child.

In Virginia and New York, academic transcripts must note if a student has been punished for sexual assault. Supporters say it's a matter of public safety. Critics say the move is draconian and unfair.

Experiments on mice have given scientists an understanding of how the virus causes severe brain malformations.




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