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A new book, 'The ADHD Explosion,' says the increase in hyperactivity diagnoses lies at least partly in changes in educational policy.
President Obama's move away from Republicans on a Social Security change they wanted sent the latest signal that both parties are shifting away from making policy concessions in favor of unifying their bases.
A federal appeals court ruled against the university in a legal proceeding claiming the Obama administration's contraception-coverage requirement is forcing it to violate its religious beliefs.
Lake Superior has frozen over enough this winter for people to walk to its ice caves along Wisconsin's northern shoreline, creating a major tourist destination.
Freedom Industries, the company at the center of January's chemical spill and subsequent water contamination in West Virginia, says it will wind up its business as it completes the process of cleaning up the spill site.
A former senior managing director at Evercore Group was arrested for alleged securities fraud and charged with using inside information to make trades in accounts held by his ex-girlfriend and a relative.
Mikaela Shiffrin,18, became the youngest woman in Olympics history to win the slalom and the first American woman to win the event since 1972.
President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke for more than an hour as a fragile calm took effect in Ukraine, the White House said Friday.
Individuals are ramping up trading at discount brokerages, and they are borrowing more against their portfolios to increase bets.
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Federal regulators and the rail industry said Friday they agreed to new voluntary measures aimed at making it safer to ship crude oil by rail, including increased track inspections and lower speed limits in some urban areas.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is set Monday to recommend a limit on military pay raises, higher fees for health-care benefits and less generous housing allowances, setting up an election-year confrontation with veterans groups and lawmakers.
The union is asking the labor agency to consider a revote of the Tennessee election in which workers rejected the union's representation contending that Republican lawmakers and others interfered with the vote.
Fannie Mae will pay $7.2 billion to the U.S. Treasury next month after reporting an annual profit of $84 billion for 2013, meaning it will have paid dividends to the government that exceed the amount of aid it received from its 2008 bailout.
With several major contests still to go, the answer to best all-around athletics could come in cross-country marathons.
Adelina Sotnikova became the first Russian to win a gold medal in women's singles figure skating. South Korea's Yuna Kim placed second for silver, and Italy's Carolina Kostner took bronze.
The FDA plans to overhaul the way it approves over-the-counter medical products, a move that will change how tens of thousands of medicines and personal care items reach U.S. store shelves.
Detroit's emergency manager filed a plan Friday to restructure the city's $18 billion debt in the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
U.S. team implodes late and allows Canada to take gold in overtime, continuing its Olympic dominance.
Mayor Bill de Blasio remains committed to his plan to combat traffic fatalities in New York City, his spokesman said in response to questions about a television news report alleging the mayor's police-driven SUV was speeding and blowing through stop signs.