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The Toronto International Film Festival, the largest film festival in North America, is in full swing. Movie critic Bob Mondello and Monkey See blogger Linda Holmes talk about some of the highlights so far.
Lisa Schlager of Chevy Chase, Md., demonstrates outside of the Supreme Court...
Genetic tests are recommended for women with a family history of breast cancer. One researcher says all women should be screened, but others say there's not enough evidence that they are at risk.
Opponents of Michigan fish farms say there is no room for them in the lakes ...
This summer, Michigan's aquaculture industry took a step forward. And that has touched off a debate over whether the Great Lakes are an appropriate place for fish farming.
Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor is fighting for his seat in a state that's grow...
Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor is running one of the closest Senate races in the country. Arkansas has grown more Republican, but he hopes to win a third term on his reputation as a down-the-middle guy.
Dale Conour with his son Quinn, 2. Conour's two children from a previous mar...
More men are having kids later in life — and some are having babies, for the second time, in middle age. That means they're changing diapers while their peers are sending their own kids to college.
Perfidia is a sprawling novel that takes place in 1940s LA. There are Pearl Harbor, internment camps, schemes within schemes. Ellroy weaves an epic tale that evokes an ugly time and an awful place.