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Journalists gather in front of Tsukui Yamayuri-en, an assisted care facility where at least 19 people were killed and dozens injured in a knife attack in Sagamihara, outside Tokyo Tuesday.

19 Die In Knife Attack At Care Facility West Of Tokyo

A 26-year-old man is under arrest for going on a rampage in an assisted care facility near Tokyo, in a shocking attack that's being called the worst mass killing in postwar Japan. Police say the man turned himself in after he killed 19 people and injured more than 20.

Helen Gurley Brown in her office at <em>Cosmopolitan</em> magazine in the 1960s .The legendary editor, subject of two new biographies, knew sex sells – and food brings in ad money. She cannily combined them with features like "After Bed, What? (a light snack for an encore)."

Collards And Canoodling: How Helen Gurley Brown Promoted Premarital Cooking

Helen Gurley Brown, the tiny, tough and influential editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan, who transformed the staid family magazine and took circulation to giddy heights, did so by lubricating its pages with one word: sex.

Make that extra-marital sex.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday. Even the icons of the party's progressive wing — Warren and candidate Bernie Sanders — were subjected to jeers, catcalls and chants from an element of the audience.

Different Breeds Of Convention Democrats Ask: Whose Party Is This, Anyway?

Democrats have become accustomed to having the best speech at their quadrennial convention given by someone named Obama. This year, that person might also be named Michelle.

Hers was not the keynote, nor the most anticipated, nor the longest speech of the night. But it mesmerized and subdued the raucous and rebellious crowd, focusing the enormous energy of Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Arena just where convention organizers had hoped — on Hillary Clinton.

Good News On Student Loans ... For Some

A new White House report on student loan debt reveals that how people repay student loans has changed dramatically in a short time.

Are Russians Behind The DNC Email Leaks?

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In Philadelphia, Democrats Look For Unity Amid The Boos

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First Night Speeches At The Democratic Convention

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A Look Inside The Protests Around The Democratic Convention

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New drugs like Harvoni effectively cure hepatitis C, but they haven't yet been approved for use in children.

Children Exposed To Hepatitis C May Be Missing Out On Treatment

Several times a month, Jessica Wen, a pediatrician specializing in liver diseases, has a teenager show up at her clinic at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia with an unexpected diagnosis: hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C virus, or HCV, is the most common bloodborne infection in the U.S. and a leading cause of liver failure and cancer. Injection drug use is a common risk factor, as is receiving a blood transfusion before 1992. But some of the teens Wen sees picked up the illness another way: at birth, from their mothers.

A view of the Russian Federal Security Services (FSB) on Lubyanka Square in Moscow in 2013. Journalists, dissidents and human rights workers say they are often followed or harrassed by the Russian spy service.

Was That A Russian Spy, Or Am I Getting Paranoid?

When you start packing for a reporting trip to Russia, you get a lot of advice.

Take a clean phone, advised my journalist friends in Moscow. Take a clean laptop. That means one that's been wiped and re-imaged and from which I've never logged on with my usual user accounts and passwords. The reason? Russian intelligence will be monitoring you from the moment you land, they said.

"Really?" I replied. "You think they'll be that interested in a random American reporter flying in?"

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