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Winners of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes were announced Monday. The Washington Post and The Guardian were among the notable winners, commended for together breaking the news of NSA surveillance programs.
Women make up nearly two-thirds of the people in the U.S. diagnosed with Alz...
Scientists have figured out one reason women might be more vulnerable to Alzheimer's: A risk gene doubles women's chances of getting the disease but has minimal effect on men.
The stage set for OutKast's reunion performance at Coachella....
The rap duo OutKast launched what may be its farewell tour over the weekend at Coachella, but the group and its fans, who have waited a decade for the reunion, might not have the same expectations.
Courtney Cranch tends bar at The Red Hen in Washington, D.C., where she esti...
Servers and bartenders say those addictive glowing screens are changing restaurant experiences, and not for the better. "This is just sort of the new norm," psychology professor Thomas Plante says.
In the new play The Library, Chloë Grace Moretz is a teen who survives a sc...
The Library — directed by Steven Soderbergh — is a new play that confronts the topic of school shootings head on, peering into the shattered lives of the survivors and the stories they tell.
Pro-Moscow militants have taken over more government buildings in eastern Ukraine, ignoring a government deadline for them to lay down their weapons. The Ukrainian army may enter to retake the region.