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Is Football Too Dangerous?
Head injuries among players are rising, and the effects are more serious than previously realized.
Will new graphic warning labels on cigarette packs stop teens from smoking?
What's Your Religion IQ?
Many Americans know little about major religions. Find out how much you know.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il's mysterious young son may soon rule this poor, dangerous country.
World War I Is Finally Over!
The fighting ended in 1918, but Germany just made its last reparations payment.
Relying on spell-check is always risky, especially on college applications.
The War Before the War
The Persian Gulf War, launched 20 years ago next month, helped shaped America's involvement in the Middle East today.
Are You Liable If Your Tied-Up Dog Bites Someone?
Some lighter looks at what's in the news around the world