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Wal-Mart will raise its minimum wage for entry level workers, and will give raises to nearly 40 percent of its workforce. CNBC's Kate Rogers has this morning's top headlines.
UMass reversed a controversial policy change and continue to accept Iranian nationals into science and engineering programs, NBC News reports.
The economics surrounding a certain commodity can be a game changer for city officials in the snow belt. And it's sitting on your dinner table.
Marijuana might make brain cells that normally suppress the appetite reverse their behavior and encourage eating, says a new study.
Ron Klain, former U.S. Ebola czar, explains the safety and importance of vaccinating children to protect against measles.
Re/code's Kara Swisher talks to President Obama about STEM, education and bringing the best workers to the US. He also talks about immigration reform as a way to make it easier for companies to bring in talent.
Harsh droughts lasting decades are likely to dry out a broad swath of America's heartland, even if we reduce carbon emissions in the next 50 years, researchers say.
Coastal countries are leaking millions of tons of plastic into the oceans every year, says a new study. And it is getting tougher to remove.
Hospitals near San Francisco are using robots to ferry food, drugs and even dirty laundry, possibly saving patients money, and maybe stealing jobs.
Some environmental groups are taking issue with First Solar's new farm, in which Apple is making a big investment.
Biologists have developed a way to make burnable liquid fuel out of sunlight, by mimicking the way plants derive energy from the sun.
Several African countries report vaccination rates higher than that of the U.S., a survey found.
Outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in California have rekindled debates over "anti-vaxxers"——here is a map of where they live.
CNBC's Robert Ferris breaks down a recent study on how cocaine affects decision making and how people perceive wins and losses.
Cocaine users seem to not to feel the losses associated with bad predictions, and this may mean their brains have more trouble learning from mistakes.
As a measles epidemic afflicts the unvaccinated across the United States, we look at a number of other old diseases still with us.
Human activity, such as burning coal, may be at fault for rising mercury levels in fish, and some species may soon be too hazardous to eat.
Researchers need to develop measures for safe artificial intelligence before businesses and consumers widely adopt it, experts said.
The NWS failed to staff an elite team of emergency forecasters and it cost NYC an estimated $200 million, NBC New reports.
New DNA evidence says significant chunks of humanity may carry genes from a few powerful men, including Genghis Khan.