Female serial killers are more likely to murder friends and family.
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Male serial killers get all the press. But what does the research say about female serial killers?
What will states using the federal insurance marketplace do if the Supreme Court rules against the government in King v Burwell?
If the Supreme Court ends subsidies for the federal exchange, affected states could just establish their own exchanges, right? It's a little more complicated than that.
Galen Rupp embraces Coach Salazar after winning the 10,000-meter event last year.
The unfolding doping scandal involving Alberto Salazar and the Nike Oregon Project follows the same plot as that of Lance Armstrong and the US Postal Service cycling team.
What does Blatter’s exit mean for the game?
The FIFA chief's surprise resignation was the only halfway decent choice he had left. Now it's up to the reformers to clean house.
The FBI’s net may fail to ensnare FIFA’s “teflon don,” but it could inspire other probes.
Corruption at the pinnacle of sports sets a tone for all the rest. Targeting its roots is the right thing to do no matter what comes of the FBI's investigation.
Faulty airbags led to the biggest auto recall in US history.
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From Ford's Pinto problem to Takata's defective airbags, sometimes it seems auto companies know how to do little more than mismanage product recalls.
Court says no to government sifting through metadata.
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals went beyond striking down the NSA's metadata surveillance program; the court also created a road map for Congress to balance privacy and security issues
Students are refusing tests as part of a nationwide Opt Out movement.
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If the Opt Out movement has gained ground, it is not without reason. Testing has not only pushed learning out, but taught people how to "game" the system.
Is this what Verizon sees in AOL?
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Comcast has successfully moved from managing the pipes to owning the content as well, all the while pushing the legal envelope as far as it can.
How I spent my summer vacation: “Ran for president”
Even if you come in dead last in every poll, a run for the presidency might be a career booster. Then again, anyone remember the Carol Moseley Braun campaign of 2004?
Has the Bakken oil boom reached its peak?
OPEC is already suggesting the US oil boom will end this year. Wishful thinking.
She looks very studious. But is she learning?
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With thousands of apps on the market, some tips to choose the right ones.
Fancy a home battery with your battery-powered car?
As it's done with its electric cars, Tesla will need to rely on well-heeled early technology adopters and friendly regulations to sell lots of home batteries.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr and Manny Pacquiao will face off on Saturday.
A perfect storm of personalities, demand and money has created unprecedented hype. How should the media respond?
The Supreme Court US.
The Supreme Court is the final word on the country's laws but its decisions don't necessarily end culture debates. Two scholars look at same sex-marriage arguments made before the court.
Finding drama in Baltimore riots.
The news media are a major presence in the Baltimore riots. Are they providing an accurate picture of what's going on?
Orange is the new blue.
I recently wrote about the terrible sleep habits of the characters in House of Cards. I disapproved of Frank Underwood’s late-night computer work in the Oval Office, his new midnight iPad gaming habit…
Leiopathes, also known as black corals, are some of the oldest organisms in the sea.
A flock of scientists turned their focus to understand the Deepwater Horizon's impact, including one team that studied deep-sea corals.
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Department of Energy
Five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration is looking to expand offshore drilling. Is it any safer today?
Astronomers from around the world identify their favourite images sent back to Earth by the Hubble Space Telescope.