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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
The first votes in the 2014 midterm election season take place Tuesday, as Texas holds the first primary contests of the year.
The largest study of mental-health risk ever conducted among the U.S. military has found that many soldiers suffer from some form of mental illness, and rates of many of these disorders are much higher in soldiers than in civilians.
Georgia authorities have arrested 14 people they accuse of traveling with the intent to have sex with children, including a suburban Atlanta elementary school principal, according to CNN affiliates and school system officials.
Four members of Congress are leading efforts to establish the National Women's History Museum in Washington.
It was just after lunchtime, and 17 kindergartners huddled around a table marked with paint. Teacher Lindy Shoemaker held a vase covered in small objects: an "I <3 Tennis" keychain, a LEGO flag and other goodies the students brought from home.
Lateef Mungin will be missed in ways you might imagine -- the absence of a regular byline to a media organization -- and in ways that are intangible.
Of the 100 members of the U.S. Senate, a third of them have family ties to other members of government, including Sen. Bernie Sanders' trans-Atlantic connection: