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Statistics on health problems and death are sobering. But an author of the report finds reasons to be hopeful as well.
Jan. 28, 2016
Scientists need curiosity, determination — and luck. We're especially interested in that last bit, so tell us your stories of mistakes and surprises that led to discoveries in the last few years.
Jan. 28, 2016
The late Chuck Williams of Williams-Sonoma collected 4,000 cooking artifacts from around the world. The vast collection will be the basis of a new museum run by the Culinary Institute of America.
Jan. 28, 2016
A new study shows that women with parents of different background are more likely to consider themselves "multiracial" than men.
Jan. 28, 2016
With its vibrant watercolor illustrations and delicate hand-lettered recipes, artist Marcella Kriebel's cookbook is as much an art project as a manual for making tasty meals from Latin America.
Jan. 28, 2016
A report from New York's attorney general points to abusive practices in the market for live-event tickets on sites such as StubHub.
Jan. 28, 2016
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health say they're working to combat Zika that will include developing lab tests and a vaccine.
Jan. 28, 2016
Clay tablets confirm that 14 centuries before Europeans first mapped the movement of planets, Babylonian astronomers were doing it. In a way, scientists say, their techniques were "very modern."
Jan. 28, 2016
Mexican authorities said they put Ethan Couch on a plane in Mexico City. The 18 year old, who was on probation for killing four people while driving drunk, had fled to Mexico with his mother.
Jan. 28, 2016
He was once America's longest-serving mayor. He led Providence, R.I., through a renaissance, but his terms in office — and personal life — were marred by corruption and scandal.
Jan. 28, 2016
When the news leaves you speechless, let Twitter take the wheel.
Jan. 28, 2016
When the gloomy octopus of Australia turns dark and towers threateningly over his neighbor, he's likely signaling aggression, scientists now say. Neighbors get the message — they turn pale and flee.
Jan. 28, 2016
The wheelchair is part of Lego's City line and will go on sale in June, according to Emma Owen, Lego's spokesperson in Britain and Ireland.
Jan. 28, 2016
Facing criticism that the World Health Organization has been slow to respond to Zika, Dr. Margaret Chan delivers her first major address on the outbreak.
Jan. 28, 2016
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has received a warm welcome in Europe amid a series of business deals worth billions of dollars with the likes Peugeot. A mega-deal with Airbus is in the works.
Jan. 28, 2016
When it comes to medical malpractice, a history of claims against a doctor is the strongest indicator that more malpractice claims are likely.
Jan. 28, 2016
"People were just grabbing their things... and just fleeing, driving in their cars and zooming out," one of the militants still inside the refuge says of the impact the arrest of Ammon Bundy had.
Jan. 28, 2016
Television debates have been a mainstay since 1976 in presidential campaigns. Now, the GOP presidential front-runner is taking a big gamble just days before the Iowa caucuses.
Jan. 28, 2016
Ramzan Kadyrov is an aggressive supporter of Vladimir Putin, vilifying opponents of the Russian president as traitors and "Satans" who should be eliminated. But his bluster may provoke a backlash.
Jan. 28, 2016
For the last decade, a Veteran Service Organization operating inside a prison has aided 1,000 incarcerated veterans in receiving more than $15 million in benefits for themselves and their dependents.
Jan. 28, 2016

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