Health & Science


As debate nears, GOP hopefuls warm up

A forum drew all but three of the 17 major Republican presidential contenders and focused on aggressive responses to illegal immigration.

Senate derails GOP bill to stop Planned Parenthood federal funds

A Republican bid to end federal funding of Planned Parenthood health services was blocked Monday by Senate Democrats.



3 major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Zimbabwe lion outcry

American Airlines would join Delta Airlines and United Airlines in banning the transport of animals known in Africa as the “big five."

On Kerry visit, Arab nations express support for Iran nuclear agreement

The Gulf Cooperation Council backed Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday in his bid to win their support for the Iran nuclear deal.



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Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: 412 Build’s business is training teen entrepreneurs

412 Build gives 24 teenagers each summer entrepreneurial training and networking with tech and community nonprofits.

Gary Rotstein's Morning File: An all-purpose travel story about great, gritty Pittsburgh

Travel writers, save your fingers: Cut and paste this handy, cliche-ridden paean to Pittsburgh, which everyone likes now for some reason.


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