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Average human height declines in many countries, researchers find

Average adult heights in many countries appear to have peaked 30 to 40 years ago and have declined slightly since then, according to a new study that the authors say is based on the largest set of such data ever gathered.

EPA moves to regulate emissions in air travel

The Obama administration Monday announced its plan to start regulating planet-warming pollution from airplanes, setting off a battle between environmentalists and the airline industry.

Democratic National Committee emails offer glimpse at how big donors are wooed

The emails capture a world where seating charts are arranged with dollar totals in mind, where a White House celebration of gay pride is a thinly disguised occasion for rewarding wealthy donors and where physical proximity to the president is the most precious of currencies.

Sanders struggles to hand his 'revolution' to Clinton

Bernie Sanders and what remains of his campaign spent Monday trying to heal wounds that opened during the lengthy primary race and festered after the release of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee.

How the Yahoo deal affects its services

Verizon’s announcement that it is acquiring Yahoo’s operations is a turning point for an internet pioneer that claims a billion users visit its services each month.

Marni Nixon, the voice behind the screen, dies at 86

Marni Nixon was throughout the 1950s and ‘60s the unseen — and usually uncredited — singing voice of the stars in a spate of celebrated Hollywood films, such as "The King and I," "West Side Story" and "My Fair Lady."

After day of discord, Democrats find common target in Trump

Behind the scenes, the Sanders and Clinton campaigns rushed to quell the anger within the Sanders ranks that had been reignited with the release of hacked emails of Democratic National Committee officials in the past week.

FBI investigates hacking of Democratic Party organization

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the nature and scope of a cyber intrusion at the Democratic National Committee, the agency said on Monday, amid concerns hackers working for Russia are attempting to use the breach to influence the U.S. presidential election.

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