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Photo by Flickr user Monica Grigsby.WASHINGTON — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government’s annual drug use survey finds. Even as tobacco smoking by teen dropped to new lows, use of e-...
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush takes the stage during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 30, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty ImagesTALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Former Florida Gov. Jeb...
Flags of Ukraine (R) and of the self-proclaimed People’s Republic of Donetsk fly on a water tower in the city of Krasny Partizan near Donetsk on December 13, 2014. Russia responded angrily on December 13 to news that US senators had passed a...
Ferguson, the midterm elections and polarization in Congress topped the NewsHour’s list of top political stories of 2014. Photo by Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images Today in the Morning Line: Ferguson, elections, polarization, health care and the...
Illustration by Getty ImagesWASHINGTON — Trying to head off a new round of consumer headaches with President Barack Obama’s health care law, the insurance industry said Tuesday it will give customers more time to pay their premiums for January...
A Pakistani student injured when Taliban gunmen stormed a military school in the northwestern city of Peshawar is carried to the hospital on Dec. 16. Photo by Metin Aktas/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Taliban militants entered an army-run school in...