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One person died and seven were injured Tuesday after a suspected gas-related explosion damaged dozens of townhouses in Ewing Township, New Jersey, according to authorities.
Democratic Govs. Peter Shumlin and Dan Malloy support raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10, saying it hasn't changed in real dollars since 1968.
Alex Storozynski goes to Ukraine to find his roots, and finds the evidence of the atrocities his family endured under the Communists and Nazis.
John Sutter says the lack of required sex ed is puzzling and negligent, given the state has the nation's highest rate of reported rape
In Tuesday's edition, The New York Times published a correction for an article that ran on January 20, 1853, that told the story of Solomon Northup, a free African-American man sold into slavery.
David Logan says holacracy, an organizational system that gets rid of hierarchy, might work at a company like Zappos.
Eric Liu says a China state media article that used an ethnic slur against U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke revealed stark differences between China and America
A report by the Massachusetts inspector general released Tuesday said that former drug lab technician Annie Dookhan was the "sole bad actor" at a Boston drug lab once responsible for tests related to thousands of criminal cases, and that directors of the facility were "ill-suited" to oversee her and other lab technicians.
What does the United States have in common with Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia? Answer: the death penalty.
Fugitive National Security Agency whistle-blower Edward Snowden will speak remotely from Russia on Monday at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival, according to the festival.
Going to a restaurant is supposed to be a relaxing experience. But for Katherine Dillinger, there was one thing that was guaranteed to stress her out: Seeing "Caesar salad" misspelled on the menu.
Paul Rieckhoff says Washington dysfunction has become intractable, and America's military members and veterans are the losers
Linguistic professor chimes in on why a California state senator's push to repeal the bilingual education ban is long overdue.
Dorothy Brown says after the celebrity chef's bizarre comments about her forebears' slaves, she should not get the second chance she seeks -- unless she can apologize