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Feb 6, 2013 at 7:53 AM
Faced with intense pressure from two flanks, the Boy Scouts of America said Wednesday it needed more time for consultations before deciding whether to move away from its divisive policy of excluding gays as scouts or adult leaders.
Jan 28, 2013 at 7:55 AM
Two European science projects — one to map the intricacies of the human brain, the other to explore the extraordinary carbon-based material graphene — won an EU technology contest Monday, getting up to €1 billion ($1.34 billion) each over the next decade.
Nov 26, 2012 at 8:00 PM
Sometimes, the only way to truly understand another is to walk in their shoes. That's the premise behind the Virtual Dementia Tour, a jarring journey into the life of someone with dementia.
Feb 21, 2012 at 9:29 AM
When Paula Symons joined the U.S. workforce in 1972, typewriters in her office clacked nonstop, people answered the telephones and the hot new technology revolutionizing communication was the fax machine.
Aug 30, 2011 at 12:20 PM
Pfizer Inc.'s just-approved Xalkori, the first new medicine in more than six years for deadly lung cancer, proves the value of precisely targeting rare diseases linked to gene variants, cancer specialists and Pfizer executives said Tuesday.
Dec 12, 2010 at 1:56 PM
Walmart is going green in its Chinese factories. George Soros is exploring investments in the restoration of drained peatlands in Indonesia. Denmark is joining South Korea in a new fund to transform developing economies.
Dec 3, 2010 at 9:39 AM
President Barack Obama's budget deficit commission failed to garner enough support Friday to spur quick congressional action, but its austere spending blueprint will live on because a majority on the panel embraced it.
Mar 3, 2010 at 9:12 AM
From a press release Environmentally wise and design-conscious students seeking housing will have a viable choice come fall when Courtside, a modern mixed-use housing project, opens east of the University of Oregon campus near Matthew Knight Arena...
Aug 18, 2009 at 8:24 AM
Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Henson goes out on patrol with a computer on his back and a joystick in his holster. He also carries a rifle, but the military is hoping he'll soon have less need for it.
Aug 13, 2009 at 10:05 AM
The Federal Reserve delivered a vote of confidence in the economy Wednesday, saying it would slow the pace of an emergency rescue program and indicating the recession appears to be ending.
Jan 15, 2009 at 7:42 AM
For most people, the answer is obvious. But in Southern California, where there are many stubborn homeowners unwilling to leave or who have grown indifferent to the year-round threat of flames, fire officials are considering a policy that would...
Dec 31, 2008 at 6:24 PM
Moderate goals and understanding your fitness plan are the keys, trainers say
Jul 20, 2008 at 3:53 PM
Every economic downturn changes shoppers in some way. But this time, experts say the new behavior - fueled by higher gas and food prices, tightening credit and a slumping housing market - are the most dramatic and widespread that they have seen since the mid-1970s.
Aug 16, 2007 at 7:49 AM
Two years after announcing a somewhat vague software-distribution partnership, Google Inc. and Sun Microsystems Inc. have clarified their tactics for jointly attacking Microsoft Corp. and its ubiquitous Office software.