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Fighting has intensified near two major cities held by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. In Berlin, a meeting on a cease-fire ended without any breakthrough.
An analysis by two economists finds that winners of the medal, the most significant prize in mathematics, become significantly less productive in their chosen field of study after they win the prize.
For our look at summer poetry, we turn to Charlotte Boulay, a Philadelphia-based poet, with "The End of Summer." She offers a poem that, on its surface, is about an idyllic activity: taking a nap.
The Vatican says the pope ran out of time during a stop to bless disabled children and the elderly. The pope told the crowd if the helicopter doesn't take off on time, we might smash into a mountain.
Lawrence Tureaud recently arrived for jury duty in Chicago. The Associated Press reports when asked about his assignment, The A-Team star said, "I pity the criminals today."
Forget what CSI told you about the job: it's less about solving crimes and more about accidents. Judy Melinek hopes to paint a more accurate picture of the profession in her new book, Working Stiff.