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In NFL Game, A Slide And A Prayer Spur Debate And Clarification

The NFL sides with fans who criticized an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty called on a Muslim player who prostrated himself in the end zone Monday night.

Smoking Ban

Georgia Campuses Go Smoke Free October 1

All 33 campuses under the University System of Georgia will be smoke free starting October 1, 2014. The smoking ban includes cigarettes, cigars, pipes and even e-cigarettes.

European Activists Say They Don't Want Any U.S. 'Chlorine Chicken'

Most U.S. poultry is bathed in a little chlorine on the way to your plate. But that treatment is banned in Europe. Now "chlorinated chickens" are a sticking point in a trans-Atlantic trade deal.

Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby-boomer parents.

'Washington Post': White House Intruder Made It To Doorway Of Green Room

The Secret Service had originally said Omar Gonzalez was apprehended shortly after he burst through the front door after jumping a fence.

Ominous Tremors At Mount Ontake Force Rescue Crews Off Volcano

More than 20 bodies remain on a Japanese volcano as new tremors force search teams to abandon their efforts. Officials don't yet know precisely how many climbers remain trapped on the mountain.

Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

Hong Kong Leader To Protesters: 'Stop Campaign Immediately'

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying says Beijing will not accede to demonstrators' demands for democratic reforms. Meanwhile, activists have vowed a new phase of civil disobedience on Wednesday.

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