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Amid Rising Concern About Addiction, Universities Focus On Recovery

Amid Rising Concern About Addiction, Universities Focus On RecoveryThe Center for Students in Recovery at the University of Texas is one of a small but growing number of programs catering to former addicts at U.S. colleges and universities.

Aid Effort Underway As Vanuatu Assesses Storm’s Damage

Aid Effort Underway As Vanuatu Assesses Storm’s DamageThe scale of the destruction wreaked by Cyclone Pam is becoming slowly apparent. The storm, which struck Vanuatu late Friday, destroyed buildings and crops, killed at least 8 people and injured 20.

Pi Day Isn’t Just Magical, It’s Mathematics. And There’s Pie!

Pi Day Isn’t Just Magical, It’s Mathematics. And There’s Pie!Math geeks are excited about 3-14-15, this year's Pi Day. The San Francisco Exploratorium will celebrate with a pizza-pi-dough-tossing contest, a pi parade and special pie. Mmmm, pie. Or is it pi?

Obama ‘Embarrassed’ For Republicans Who Wrote Iran Letter

Obama ‘Embarrassed’ For Republicans Who Wrote Iran LetterIn two interviews, the president weighs in on controversies over the letter 47 Republicans wrote to the leaders of Iran and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account.

Author Terry Pratchett Was No Stranger To Death

Author Terry Pratchett Was No Stranger To DeathThe prolific author, who died Thursday at 66, was known for his novels about the fantasy planet Discworld, populated by humans, witches, trolls and dwarves — and a very human, sympathetic Death.

Obama, Unions On Opposite Sides Of The (Fast) Track For Trade Deals

Obama, Unions On Opposite Sides Of The (Fast) Track For Trade DealsLabor groups, which have been allies of President Obama, are now stepping up their efforts to thwart White House plans for passing foreign trade deals on a "fast track" through Congress.

Powdered Alcohol Faces Hurdles After Regulatory Approval

Powdered Alcohol Faces Hurdles After Regulatory ApprovalThe Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved Palcohol this week. But Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he is introducing legislation to make its production, sale and possession illegal.

After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Released Into Atlantic

After Rescue, Massive Sea Turtle Released Into AtlanticA rare 475-pound leatherback sea turtle "immediately responded to treatments" of fluids, vitamins and antibiotics after it was rescued in South Carolina on Saturday.

2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police Department

2 Police Officers Shot Amid Protest At Ferguson Police DepartmentOne officer was shot in the face and another in the shoulder; they aren't expected to have any "remarkable long-term injuries," says St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar.

Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Resigns Following Justice Department Report

Ferguson, Mo., Police Chief Resigns Following Justice Department ReportChief Thomas Jackson's departure is effective March 19. He is the latest employee to resign or be fired in the wake of a Justice Department report that accused local police and courts of racial bias.