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In 2010, months after Haiti's devastating quake, a catastrophic cholera epidemic began. Scientists traced the outbreak to U.N. peacekeepers. Nearly six years later, the U.N. has acknowledged a role.
Aug. 18, 2016
Competition on some exchanges will be diminished next year when three of the nation's largest health insurers drop out. Still, most marketplace consumers won't see any ill effects from the moves.
Aug. 18, 2016
Though they're generally safe, strollers and baby carriers are associated with thousands of trips to the emergency room for very young children. Falls are more common than you might think.
Aug. 18, 2016
This year, Bill Clinton and Melania Trump submitted recipes to Family Circle magazine's presidential cookie competition — though some say the whole idea is antiquated.
Aug. 18, 2016
A day after police pulled two of Ryan Lochte's teammates off a U.S.-bound plane to discuss their alleged robbery, reports emerge that the swimmers were involved in an altercation at a gas station.
Aug. 18, 2016
La Comunidad, a grassroots effort in Winston-Salem, N.C., offers treatment to a population at high risk of developing diabetes. Group meetings led by non-medical facilitators help reduce costs.
Aug. 18, 2016
Opposition activists in Syria released a video showing a quiet boy in the back of an ambulance. The haunting image — of a quiet boy, covered in blood and dust — has captured global attention.
Aug. 18, 2016
The rural-urban split in this year's presidential vote is shaping up to be much bigger than in 2012.
Aug. 18, 2016
Attacks in two cities in eastern Turkey targeted police stations. At least five officers and one civilian were killed, and the AP reports some 219 people were injured.
Aug. 18, 2016
An online volley of theories says that stools, stumbles and pillows are evidence that Hillary Clinton is in poor health.
Aug. 18, 2016
Processed meats used in hot dogs and hamburgers are high in levels of salt and fat. Some scientists want to boost these foods' nutritional profile by adding seaweed to the meats.
Aug. 18, 2016
These middle schoolers built a 200-pound human brain on wheels. Will it survive the eight-hour race through the streets of Baltimore?
Aug. 18, 2016
On the campaign trail, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump frequently promises to bring manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. But how realistic is it to think he could do that, if elected?
Aug. 18, 2016
Senate Republicans are bracing for down-ballot losses that are likely to cost the party their Senate majority this year.
Aug. 18, 2016
Germany humiliated Brazil in the semifinals of the World Cup in 2014 by the absurd score of 7-1. Now Brazil will have a shot at redemption in the Olympic soccer final on Saturday.
Aug. 17, 2016
They'll be on the road by 2021, the company says, and will build on automation already available for help with parking and avoiding traffic. The vehicles could be used for ride sharing, Uber-style.
Aug. 17, 2016
Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger, two American swimmers who were with Ryan Lochte last weekend when their group reportedly suffered a robbery, are now speaking to police.
Aug. 17, 2016
The retail giant denies that a backlash to its policy of opening bathrooms to transgender choice has caused a slide in sales.
Aug. 17, 2016
Some genetic tests for a common cause of sudden heart failure can be wrong, researchers say, because the underlying science didn't take into account racial diversity.
Aug. 17, 2016
"It hit hard, it hit fast, it hit with an intensity that we haven't seen before," San Bernardino County Fire Chief Mark Hartwig says. "There will be a lot of families that come home to nothing."
Aug. 17, 2016

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