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VW Diesel Cars Recalled in China, Sales Halted in Singapore

By Joe McDonald | Oct 13
Volkswagen said Monday it is recalling 1,950 diesel vehicles in China to change engine software it has admitted cheats on emissions tests and Singapore suspended sales of the company's diesel cars.

Dissolving Stent for Heart Arteries Passes First Large Test

By Marilynn Marchione | Oct 13
A new type of heart stent that works like dissolving stitches, slowly going away after it has done its job, passed its first major test in a large study, doctors said Monday.

Pope's Sex Abuse Commission Taking Advice on the Road

By Nicole Winfield | Oct 13
Pope Francis' sex abuse commission has begun an important new phase of its work: Bringing the expertise of its members to the developing world.

Vatican Family Synod Takes New Twist With Disputed Letter

By Nicole Winfield | Oct 13
Pope Francis' divisive meeting on family issues took another controversial twist Monday with revelations that several conservative cardinals wrote to the pontiff expressing serious concerns.

Republican Lawmaker Seeks Ban on LGBT 'Conversion Therapy'

By Kathleen Ronayne | Oct 13
A young Republican lawmaker is proposing legislation in New Hampshire to ban therapy aimed at changing the sexual orientation of minors.

Salt Lake City May Name Street for Gay Civil Rights Leader

By Lindsay Whitehurst | Oct 13
Salt Lake City could soon have a street named after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk.

Gap Inc. Shares Fall as Banana Republic Continues to Falter

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 13
The creative director for Gap's Banana Republic brand is stepping down after 18 months in that role.

Thrill of the Hunt: More Women Are Signing Up For It

By Lisa Rathke | Oct 13
More women are taking up the largely male-dominated sport of hunting to stock their freezers with local foods and as cultural influences, including movie heroines and marketers, make it more socially acceptable.

New Report: Men Spend More Time (and Money) Shopping

Oct 13
Women may love to shop 'til they drop, but men take longer to shop, according to a new report.

Angus Deaton Wins Nobel Economics Prize for Work on Poverty

By Malin Rising and Nathalie Rotschild | Oct 12
Princeton University's Angus Deaton won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for his wide ranging work on consumption that's helped redefine the way poverty is measured around the world.

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