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From GIs To Gen Z (Or Is It iGen?): How Generations Get Nicknames

Baby boomers, Generation X, millennials every generation has a name. But where do these names come from, who chooses them, and why do we need them?

Hewlett-Packard Will Split Into Two Companies

The ailing company that was founded 75 years ago has laid off more than 40,000 workers in recent years. Mergers that were meant to help it compete have not panned out.

USA Swimming Suspends Michael Phelps Over DUI Arrest

The 18-time gold medalist said that he was going to attend a program to "better understand myself." USA Swimming said Phelps will be excluded from 2015 FINA World Championships.

Should Short Beards Be Allowed Behind Bars?

Arkansas prisoner Gregory Holt hand-wrote a 15-page petition without the help of lawyers, arguing that he be permitted to wear a beard as part of his religion. The Supreme Court will hear the case.

The Forgotten Female Programmers Who Created Modern Tech

The Innovators, Walter Isaacson's new book, tells the stories of the people who created modern computers. Women, who are now a minority in computer science, played an outsize role in that history.

3 Win Nobel Prize In Medicine For Discovering Brain's 'Inner GPS'

The scientists, one working in Britain and a husband-and-wife team from Norway, will share the award for work that began in the 1970s and spanned decades.

U.S. Journalist With Ebola Flown To Nebraska For Treatment

Ashoka Mukpo was brought to the U.S. after contracting the disease in Liberia. Another Ebola patient, in Dallas, is said to be fighting for his life.

Non-Partisan Group Calls for Stepping Up Processing of Voter Registration Applications

Members and supporters of The New Georgia Project are calling on the state to process voter registration applications in the next seven days after they discovered a backlog.

Mexican President Says He's 'Indignant' Over Case Of Missing Students

Over the weekend, police found the mass graves that are thought to contain the bodies of some of the students.

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