Taiwan quake topples buildings; at least 5 dead

Brazil’s Carnival of flesh and feasting — for mosquitoes

CDC’s advice on Zika: Travelers might need to consider avoiding sex

In focus: New Hampshire

Voters who rely on ‘a gut feeling’ could decide a state’s primaries

Trump set to return for tonight’s debate

In Congress: Should the military draft women?

After failed murder plot, a surprise at the funeral

Nation & World briefing

This video game will break your heart


What ancient mummies tell us about what to eat

In France, a poll about racism may have been illegal

Today in history, and birthdays

Zika virus update


Clinton, Sanders heat up in one-on-one debate

Countries raise $10B for Syrians; is it enough?

Super Bowl tensions — and not among fans

Today’s read: From coal to coding

Appalachian miners getting a fresh start

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Feds seeking settlement in coal mining lawsuits

Final 4 holdout occupiers are indicted

Comparisons to Obama trail GOP candidates

Trump shows another side after Iowa loss

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Dad: Government distrust may have come from me

Nation & World briefing

Women more likely to yawn in response to other people

Your beard could help develop new antibiotics

Today in history, and birthdays

General led Guatemala during the mid-1980s

Data gaps hindering explanation for massive Alaska seabird die-off

Obama makes first visit to U.S. mosque

U.N. has suspended peace talks in Syria

Bomb suspected in deadly explosion on Somali jet

Pesticide protections an ongoing problem

Zika virus spurs Brazil abortion debate

Leaving home a trial for migrants


Trump accuses Cruz of fraud in Iowa

Sanders critiques Clinton’s record on liberal issues

Ethicists approve ‘3-parent’ embryos to stop diseases