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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.

Watch Live: Lawmakers Convene Hearings on White House Security Breaches

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson faces questions from lawmakers about the Sept. 19 breach of security at the White House.

U.S. Charges Pakistani Man With Conspiracy Over His Spyware App

The Justice Department called this the "first-ever criminal case concerning the advertisement and sale of a mobile device spyware app."

Martha Zarway Of Monrovia: 'I'm A Doctor, So We Can't Run Away'

The Liberian physician, who operates a clinic in the capital, perseveres in the wake of a colleague's death, possibly from Ebola. She and her staff continue to treat patients.

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