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  • Best Apps for Finding Cheap Flights

    12 October 2019

    Score the best flight deals with a few swipes on your smartphone. Hopper analyzes flight data to predict when prices will be at their lowest. FLYING IS FAST AND efficient, but it isn't necessarily cheap. Average fares out of Los Angeles International...

  • Are Juul Countermeasures Too Little, Too Late?

    13 October 2019

    The vaping industry’s most prominent player has adopted a cooperative stance in the face of withering scrutiny, but its efforts may go up in smoke. Experts say Juul’s corporate damage control probably won’t placate tobacco control watchdogs or quiet the...

  • Suicide Attempt Rates for Black Teens Continue to Rise

    14 October 2019

    While suicide ideation and planning decreased across all races, rates of suicide attempts increased among black adolescents between 1991 and 2017. While suicide ideation and planning decreased across all races, ethnicities and genders, rates of suicide...

  • Washington Licenses Outdoor Preschools

    15 October 2019

    Students learn how to forage and identify plants, rain or shine. A pilot program in Washington state encourages preschoolers to spend the day interacting with nature. ROSELANI O., A 5-year-old who lives in Shelton, Washington, about 80 miles southwest...

  • Tempers Flare at Democratic Debate

    16 October 2019

    The senator from Massachusetts has ascended in the polls – and drawn the attention of her rivals for the Democratic nomination. Former Vice President Joe Biden challenged Sen. Elizabeth Warren during the closing stages of Tuesday night's Democratic presidential...

  • Trump Defiant Amid Intensifying Fallout From Syria Withdrawal

    17 October 2019

    In press events Wednesday, Trump offered a variety of reasons to support his increasingly unpopular decision. President Donald Trump defended his decision to withdraw from Syria during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on Wednesday....

  • U.K. and EU Reach Brexit Deal, Setting Up Crucial Weekend Vote

    18 October 2019

    The draft agreement comes after weeks of negotiations and will be voted on by both the EU and the U.K. this week. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a press point at EU headquarters...

  • How to Keep Tweens From Vaping

    19 October 2019

    AS PARENTS AND educators scramble to address skyrocketing vaping rates among teens, we can’t afford to neglect preteens, or kids 9 to 12, who are also increasingly using e-cigarettes as well. According to the Food and Drug Administration, e-cigarette...

  • UK's Johnson Asks for Brexit Delay, but Argues Against It

    20 October 2019

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson has grudgingly asked the European Union to delay Brexit. Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to lawmakers inside the House of Commons to update details of his new Brexit deal with EU, in London Saturday Oct. 19,...

  • What Cards Can Help You Earn Airline Status?

    21 October 2019

    A credit card can help you reach elite airline status faster, but is it worth it? Many cards can help you achieve airline status, provided you meet their requirements. (Getty Images) Achieving airline status comes with benefits. You could get free companion...

  • The Ambiguous Plight of the Rohingya

    22 October 2019

    The case of 30 men, women and children raise worries about the opaque treatment of the Muslim minority in Southeast Asia. Rohingya laborers rest after working at a refugee camp on Aug. 22, 2019 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Myanmar's military crackdown...

  • In Maryland, Helping Correctional Officers Improve Mental Health

    24 October 2019

    Those who work in detention facilities are often overlooked when it comes to treating issues of mental health and substance misuse. Stresses and dangers tied to working as a correctional officer can fuel problems outside of the job AFTER MORE THAN 20...

  • South America’s Autumn of Anger

    25 October 2019

    Economic inequality, longstanding corruption and a view that elected leaders are out of touch are fueling public protests across the continent. Demonstrators protest outside the Casa de la Cultura in Quito, Ecuador on October 13, 2019. QUITO, ECUADOR...

  • The Bureaucracy Strikes Back

    26 October 2019

    Civil service workers are proving key to the case for impeachment after years of being denigrated by Donald Trump. Bill Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, arrives to Capitol Hill for a deposition related to the House's impeachment inquiry....

  • Washington Tackles Opioid Use Disorder in its Jails

    27 October 2019

    A growing number of Washington state jails provide inmates with opioid treatment medication. More Washington state inmates are gaining access to opioid treatment medications as jails ramp up their efforts to combat drug addiction. GARRETT LEONARD, 31,...

  • A State of Uncertainty 100 Days Before Iowa

    28 October 2019

    Months into the race, the campaign is barreling toward the the Iowa caucus in February with few clear answers. A combine is used to harvest the corn in Baxter, Iowa. (JOE RAEDLE/GETTY IMAGES) IN COLLABORATION WITH A CNN POLL FROM Wednesday showed Joe...

  • House Democrats Release Resolution Detailing Impeachment Inquiry

    30 October 2019

    The resolution codifies the process for holding public hearings related to the impeachment inquiry. Rep. Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, is one of several House Democrats who will lead the impeachment inquiry in a bill introduced...

  • In Iowa and New Hampshire, Voters Just Can’t Decide

    31 October 2019

    Biden may have a narrow lead over Warren, but more voters are undecided than support either candidate. Local residents listen to Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speak during a town hall meeting at the Jackson County Fairgrounds,...

  • How Vaping Causes Serious Lung Disorders

    02 November 2019

    The epidemic condition now called EVALI has been linked to vaping with THC products. ACROSS THE U.S., AN epidemic of severe lung disease is affecting people who vape. Although vapers don't expect to end up in the intensive care unit with respiratory and...

  • Trudeau’s Delicate Dance for Political Success

    03 November 2019

    The Canadian prime minister will need to reach out to conservative critics while holding firm on more progressive policies to govern a divided nation. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives for a news conference in Ottawa, Canada on October 23,...

  • Striking for the Common Good

    04 November 2019

    The demands of Chicago teachers went far beyond pay in a strike that traced its roots to an Obama-era protest of education reform policy. Thousands marched through the streets near City Hall during the 11th day of a teachers strike in Chicago, Illinois....

  • Stocks Soar on U.S.-China Trade Progress

    05 November 2019

    Major U.S. stock indexes soared Monday after Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross teased trade progress with China. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared to a record high on Monday morning. THE DOW JONES Industrial Average opened at a record high on Monday,...

  • Beshear Declares Victory Over Bevin in Kentucky Governor’s Race

    06 November 2019

    The Democrat’s apparent victory in a deep red state is a blow to President Trump. FILE - In a Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 file photo, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin, left, and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear participate in a debate on the University of...

  • Teachers Get Even With Bevin in Kentucky

    07 November 2019

    The bad blood between educators and the governor was likely a factor in the election. But it’s unclear if the dynamic has broader implications for 2020. Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, right, with his wife Glenna, speaks to supporters on Monday. Bevin trails...

  • CDC: More Heart Disease and Cancer Deaths May Be Preventable in Rural Areas

    08 November 2019

    In 2017, nearly half of all deaths from heart disease in rural areas may have been preventable, a new report says. Heart disease and cancer contributed to about 44% of all deaths in the U.S. in 2017. THE URBAN-RURAL GAP HAS widened for several leading...

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