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Sean Haugh ordered a lemon-praline and an orange-velvet doughnut at Monuts i...
Sean Haugh is making waves as a Libertarian candidate in North Carolina's U.S. Senate race. He isn't the only one: Independent candidates are a factor in at least a dozen races.
Audie Cornish talks to Brian LeMay, president of the Bostonian Society, about opening a 113-year-old time capsule that was found inside a wooden lion sculpture atop the historic state house.
In Lahore, Pakistan, breeding and racing pigeons is an integral part of everyday life.
Alana and Troy Pack died in 2003 when a woman abusing pain pills hit the chi...
Proposition 46 tackles painkiller abuse, malpractice caps and mandatory drug and alcohol testing of doctors. Backers say the law would enhance patient safety, but doctors say the cost is too high.
Most of the noise created by natural gas development is temporary. After drilling and fracking, the workers and equipment are gone. But compressor stations can stay noisy for years — even decades.
Doctors and nurses are desperately needed to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. They're finally starting to volunteer in larger numbers, but getting them deployed is a slow, complicated process.