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A fortress against fear

In the rural Pacific Northwest, members of the American Redoubt are growing in number and ready for anything.

Grappling with guns on campus

Nowhere has the debate been as intense as it has been in Austin, a liberal outpost in a conservative state.

The quest to save a few dollars per air bag led to a deadly crisis

Details of GM’s decision-making process almost 20 years ago, which has not been reported previously, suggest that a quest for savings of just a few dollars per air bag compromised a critical safety device, resulting in passenger deaths.

FBI raids home of ex-College Board official in probe of SAT leak

Federal agents searched the home of a former employee-turned-outspoken critic of the College Board, the standardized testing giant, as part of an investigation into the breach of hundreds of questions from the SAT college entrance exam.

All donated blood in the US will now be tested for Zika

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday took steps to safeguard the nation’s blood supply from the Zika virus, calling for all blood banks to screen donations for the infection even if they are in states where the virus is not circulating.

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