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U.S. wants to analyze DNA from 1 million people

The U.S. has proposed analyzing genetic information as part of a new initiative to understand human disease.

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U.S. homeownership hits 20-year low

The home ownership rate slipped to 63.9 percent, the lowest level since the third quarter of 1994.

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Need for speed: Regulators raise bar on Internet speeds

The change in the definition of broadband means nearly a fifth of Americans lack access to high-speed Internet.

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As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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Feds say Obamacare could affect nearly a third of taxpayers

Up to four percent of Americans are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year.

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Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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Turn it down: Study says millions at risk for hearing loss

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A new study shows almost half of all 12 to 35-year-olds listen to unsafe levels of music on their personal audio devices or cellphones.

in Music

This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

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What color is this dress?

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The "great dress debate" has been dividing the Internet. Are you team #WhiteandGold or team #BlueandBlack?

in Music

George Harrison tree tribute replaced to mark 72nd birthday

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A new tree tribute to the late George Harrison has been planted in a Los Angeles park after a beetle infestation killed off the last pine.

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Rock ‘n’ roll dreams come true for adults at Minnesota camp

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Just because you have a family and a mortgage doesn't mean you can't rock and roll.