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San Francisco Politician Goes Public With His Choice To Take Anti-HIV Drug

City Supervisor Scott Wiener said he is taking a pill that can dramatically reduce the risk of HIV infection. He appears to be the first elected official to have gone public with the decision.

Islamic State Seizes Villages; Australia Says It Foiled Beheading Plot

The Islamist rebels also known as ISIS or ISIL reportedly captured 16 Kurdish villages in northern Syria in a major push for territory. The move has prompted fears of a massacre of civilians.

How To Make The Most Of Your 10 Minutes With Teacher

Like a good Boy Scout, parents should be prepared: Educators agree that doing your homework can make a big difference. Here's expert advice on how to ace your next parent-teacher conference.

Scotland's Historic Decision: Should It Stay Or Should It Go?

Scots went to the polls to vote in a referendum that will decide whether they remain with the United Kingdom or end a 300-year-old union.

Ads Get Creative, Even Seductive, To Attract Voters

Voting might not be the sexiest thing in the world, but at least one ad campaign encouraging Americans to register is pretty provocative.

Rethinking A Fall Classic: The Parent-Teacher Conference

The New York City schools are overhauling the time, and format, of these conferences in an attempt to add depth and meaning. Among the changes: They'll be held four times a year instead of just two.

Shrimp and Grits. Photo: Jennifer 8. Lee

Coastal Ga. Weekend: Savannah And Coastal Events Sept. 18-21

The Savannah Tribune’s Tanya Milton and the Tourism Leadership Council’s Molly Swagler share their picks for a fun weekend in Savannah and along the coast.

Diet Soda May Alter Our Gut Microbes And Raise The Risk Of Diabetes

There's a new wrinkle to the old debate over diet soda: Artificial sweeteners may alter our microbiomes. And for some, this may raise blood sugar levels and set the stage for diabetes.

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