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Immunologist Daniel Davis says scientists are harnessing the power of the immune system to create new medications to fight cancer, auto-immune conditions and other diseases.
Nov. 26, 2018
The countries are trading blame over a maritime dispute in which Russia fired on Ukrainian vessels, injuring some sailors. The incident has sparked Ukrainian protests and an international backlash.
Nov. 26, 2018
A hiker reported the mass stranding Saturday. By the time officials could reach the marine mammals, half were dead — and the rest were in such dire condition, they had to be euthanized.
Nov. 26, 2018
Some doctors are morally opposed to performing abortions. Others feel it's their calling and give up weekends to work at small clinics that offer them. And that can put their jobs in jeopardy.
Nov. 26, 2018
After harvest, apples can be stored for months in controlled atmosphere storage rooms where the temperature, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and humidity levels are adjusted to put them into hibernation.
Nov. 26, 2018
As part of a major restructuring that will prioritize GM's electric and autonomous vehicle programs, the automaker plans to cut 15 percent of its workforce to save some $6 billion by the end of 2020.
Nov. 26, 2018
Police initially said Emantic "EJ" Bradford Jr., who died Thanksgiving night, shot a teenager during a fight. But officials later retracted, saying it was unlikely he fired the shots that injured two.
Nov. 26, 2018
Over the long weekend, President Trump aired several grievances, the federal government published a report on global warming and U.S. border agents fired tear gas at migrants at the border.
Nov. 26, 2018
Matthew Hedges spent months in solitary confinement and without access to a lawyer, according to his wife, Daniela Tejada. Today, she says, "I've been brought back to life."
Nov. 26, 2018
The filmmaker died of cancer at his home in Rome. Bertolucci's films — including The Conformist and The Last Emperor — enthralled and shocked the world.
Nov. 26, 2018
Charlottesvile, Va., is bracing for the murder trial of the man accused of ramming his car into a crowd during a white supremacist rally in 2017. The community wants accountability, and healing.
Nov. 26, 2018
In far eastern Oregon, a small weekly newspaper is bucking an industry trend. The Malheur Enterprise was languishing, but it has recently won several national awards and circulation is surging.
Nov. 26, 2018
Research indicates bed rest does not improve birth outcomes and can be risky for the mom. So why is it still prescribed by many doctors and midwives for about 20 percent of pregnant women in the U.S.?
Nov. 26, 2018
Blizzard conditions are being experienced from St. Louis to Chicago and into Wisconsin. The storm caused the first blizzard warning in Kansas City since 2011 and is set to hit New England this week.
Nov. 26, 2018
The second leg of the final of the Copa Libertadores was billed as a glorious highlight in the tournament's history — the first ever meeting of age-old rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate.
Nov. 25, 2018

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