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Dental cleanings happen only twice a year. Twice-daily brushing matters as much for dental health. To establish that routine for a child on the spectrum, start small.
Michael G. Hubbard was charged with 23 felony counts, including voting for legislation in which he had a conflict of interest and using his public office for personal gain.
Republicans’ use of illegal immigration as an issue in several Senate campaigns is raising questions about what the party wants to be in the longer term.
The police said a convicted sex offender had admitted to killing a woman found strangled at a motel and told detectives of at least three other bodies in Gary, Ind.
The fiancée of Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of Ebola, was among the people watched for signs of the disease because they had contact with him before hospitalization.
A few hours after joining Twitter and sending Washington into a tizzy, Monica Lewinsky spoke at the Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philadelphia, and talked about being “the first person to have their reputation completely destroyed” on the Internet.
A Texas jury awarded $175 million, an amount that could be tripled, in a case against Trinity Industries, which made systems that can malfunction during crashes and wreck cars.
Party leaders have conceded the futility of a flight ban from Ebola-afflicted West Africa, but are pressing to suspend visas and create “no boarding” lists.
J. B. Van Hollen, the state’s attorney general, is giving up on finding a way to get a voter photo identification law in place for the Nov. 4 election.
The police shifted their search and a northeastern Pennsylvania school district tightened security Monday after the suspect in a deadly police ambush was believed to have been spotted near one of its campuses.
National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Judge Rejects Police Suit Over Use-of-Force Guidelines in Seattle
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit brought by more than 100 Seattle police officers who said new guidelines on using force jeopardized their safety.
A way of life is eroding as small towns hemorrhage younger residents, a potent but unpredictable undercurrent in a closely fought Senate race.
Officials determined that it was no longer necessary to imprison Muhammed Murdi Issa al Zahrani at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where he has been held for more than 12 years.
Jesse L. Matthew Jr., who is charged with the kidnapping of a missing University of Virginia student, was indicted in a 2005 sexual assault.
Relief agencies are finding it difficult to raise money to combat Ebola and are increasingly relying on large gifts from people like Mark Zuckerberg.
Valerie Jarrett, one of President Obama’s senior advisers, underwent surgery in Chicago last week to treat cervical spine stenosis.
There is no shame in having more kids than average. Or in working hard to support them without having money to fund individual college savings accounts, or telling them, “You are your ticket to college. Work hard.”
At a convention, the Girl Scouts promised to reinvigorate the role of the outdoors in the organization, but some have questioned whether new badges mean real change.