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Does Spring Break cause an increase in traffic fatalities? There's new research that may give parents and students pause.
Benjamin Netanyahu's center-right Likud party has won at least a five-seat victory over its principal rival, the center-left Zionist Union. If he succeeds in forming a coalition government, Netanyahu would begin a historic fourth term as prime minister of Israel.
House Republicans unveiled their version of a budget for the coming year, and it's already running into trouble over military spending. Republicans who back a bigger defense budget are rebelling against their own leadership and say they're ready to vote against the entire budget.
One of the Federal Reserve's main jobs is creating money. And the central bank has created a lot of it since the financial crisis — more than $3 trillion. One of the next jobs for the Fed is to make that money disappear.
Amid reports of lavish spending, Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock announced he's stepping down, surprising supporters and detractors. Illinois residents are struggling to make sense of the sudden move.
Dave Isay founded StoryCorps with the goal of giving everyone a chance to be heard. Now a new smartphone app lets anyone record an interview that will be archived at the Library of Congress.