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Officials released the details of the state's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil, calling it a historically large payout. But environmentalists say the deal is worse than they feared.
An independent review of a Rolling Stone article about an alleged rape at th...
A review of a story about an alleged rape is the latest in a long saga for the U. of Va. The fraternity implicated in the story plans to sue, and advocates say fewer rape victims are coming forward.
"I'm more and more coming to the idea," composer Philip Glass says, "that it...
For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' new memoir, Words Without Music, looks back on his childhood, travels through Asia and when his music provoked violence.
In Syria, the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, is gaining ground in an area on the edge of the capital Damascus. The area called Yarmouk was once a Palestinian refugee camp.
Men's and women's college basketball seasons are over except for the championships. Wisconsin plays Duke Monday for the men's title, and UConn and Notre Dame play Tuesday for the women's title.
If you find a parking spot in Los Angeles, the signs near it will be confusing. The city has rolled out new parking signs that are supposed to be easier to understand.