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  • Study rules out link between autism and MMR vaccine even in at-risk kids

    Study rules out link between autism and MMR vaccine even in at-risk kids
    At least a dozen major studies have found that early childhood vaccines do not cause autism. But one possibility remained: that immunizations could cause autismĀ in a small group of children who were already primed to develop the disorder. Now, new...
  • L.A. Unified targets the wrong place to cut: preschool

    Three years ago, adult education was on the chopping block at Los Angeles Unified. Money was tight and the classes were considered a luxury the district could no longer afford. This time around, the system's smallest students are being asked to...
  • Index funds (still) beat managed funds

    In honor of Financial Literacy Month, it's time to return to a core concept of investing: the difference between a managed and an index fund. According to the Investment Company Institute (ICI), from 1990 to 2013, the number of households owning mutual...
  • Kraft Mac & Cheese just got duller. You can thank (or blame) 'The Food Babe.'

    Kraft Mac & Cheese just got duller. You can thank (or blame) 'The Food Babe.'
    For many Americans, the color of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese is the color of childhood. Nothing triggers nostalgia like the sight of a steaming plate of sticky pasta, as unnaturally orange as a nuclear dawn. Almost 80 years after its invention, however,...
  • Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

    With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection. In 84 days from November 2013 to January 2014, the area around Azle, Texas, shook with 27...
  • Oil drilling most likely cause of 2013 earthquakes in N. Texas, scientists conclude

    DALLAS Oil and gas operations most likely caused dozens of earthquakes that began rattling the North Texas towns of Azle and Reno in November 2013, a group of scientists has concluded in a paper that all but rules out natural causes. The study, led by...
  • For one patient and possibly for many, cancer trial shows promising results

    SEATTLE A year ago, Meagan Mullanix was waiting to see whether the experimental therapy would work, whether her own genetically reprogrammed immune-system cells could truly target and destroy the cancer that nearly killed her. Today, the 23-year-old...
  • Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift

    It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem. But there is no such thing as...
  • Hubble Space Telescope marking 25th anniversary in orbit

    One of NASA's crowning glories, the Hubble Space Telescope, marks its 25th anniversary this week. With 1 million-plus observations, including those of some of the farthest and oldest galaxies ever beheld by humanity, no man-made satellite has touched...
  • Yahoo misses Street 1Q forecasts

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) _ Yahoo Inc. (YHOO) on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $21.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Sunnyvale, California-based company said it had net income of 2 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs,...
  • Study links Texas earthquakes to drilling activity

    FORT WORTH, Texas Wastewater injection wells, along with brine production related to oil and gas drilling, are the most likely cause of a rash of earthquakes in the Azle and Reno area northwest of Fort Worth a couple of years ago, according to a newly...