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Best To Not Sweat The Small Stuff, Because It Could Kill You

Chronic stress can lead to heart disease, cancer and other health problems. A study shows it doesn't matter if the stress comes from major life events or minor hassles. Time to take a deep breath?

Largest Of Calif. Wildfires Destroys 10 Homes, Other Structures

More than 5,500 firefighters are battling the so-called King Fire in the Sierra Nevada forest area. Some 2,800 people have been evacuated.

Hong Kong Students Begin Boycott To Call For Democracy

The activists plan to stay out of university classrooms this week to protest Beijing's plan to screen candidates for the territory's next chief executive.

Snowden Reveal Makes Israeli Spies' Protest An American Issue

Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel's secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Angela Stimpson donated a kidney to a complete stranger. Why did she do it? Researchers found that the brains of Stimpson and other altruists are sensitive to fear and distress in a stranger's face.

NASA: MAVEN Spacecraft Safely Circling Mars

The orbital probe will study how the solar wind interacts with the red planet's thin atmosphere.

All Eyes On Obama, World Leaders At Climate Change Summit

More than 120 leaders are expected to attend the one-day summit sponsored by the United Nations. They have been instructed to arrive Tuesday with "bold ideas" to slow the rise in global temperatures.

Kurds Say They Have Halted ISIS Advance Near Syria-Turkey Border

Peshmerga forces say they are still engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants. The fighting has triggered a mass exodus of Kurdish refugees into Turkey.

Shrinking Pool Of Volunteer Firefighters Leaves Communities At Risk

Busy schedules and long hours of training are partly to blame for the ever-shrinking volunteer pool.

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