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Kansas City Power & Light is building an ambitious, $20 million network of 1,000 charging stations. It's turning its service area into one of the fastest-growing electric vehicle markets in the U.S.
Feb. 14, 2017
Flynn's departure from his position as national security adviser is followed by contradictory statements from the White House and an unclear timeline on the administration's response.
Feb. 14, 2017
Many Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients in the U.S. have imported a medicine called deflazacort for about $1,200 a year. A brand-name version just approved for sale in America costs $89,000.
Feb. 14, 2017
Joseph Clancy was named director by former President Obama to lead an agency in turmoil.
Feb. 14, 2017
The National Academy of Medicine and National Academy of Sciences say a long-standing taboo on editing human genes could be lifted — even if the changes can be carried through to future generations.
Feb. 14, 2017
Water damage to an emergency spillway on the Oroville Dam in Northern California prompted the evacuation of nearly 200,000 people from the area. More rain is forecast for the region this week.
Feb. 14, 2017
After leaving home to wait for the school bus in Manhattan more than 30 years ago, Etan Patz was never again seen by his family. His body has never been found.
Feb. 14, 2017
Russia is at the center of recurring controversies swirling around the president. Yet he's consistently taken a softer line on Russia and hasn't spelled out his plans on a range of critical issues.
Feb. 14, 2017
The account differs from the impression the White House gave initially, framing it as Michael Flynn's decision to leave amid questions about his talks with Russia and misleading the vice president.
Feb. 14, 2017
More than 50 million people are subscribed to videos by gamer and comedian Felix Kjellberg. Now he's lost a lucrative contract with a Disney-owned firm, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Feb. 14, 2017
We're running a series on the rise of killer viruses. If there's something you'd like to know, ask us. We'll answer reader queries in an upcoming story.
Feb. 14, 2017
Cooling caps haven't been studied much in the U.S., and only one is approved by the FDA. Studies of two different caps show they can reduce hair loss by half in many women undergoing chemo.
Feb. 14, 2017
Malaysian police said they are investigating the suspicious death of a North Korean man who fell ill at the Kuala Lumpur airport. Multiple media outlets are reporting that the man is Kim Jong Nam.
Feb. 14, 2017
The two healthcare giants said they were no longer pursuing the deal. A federal judge blocked the merger in January, citing its likely adverse effect on competition in the health insurance market.
Feb. 14, 2017
Michael Flynn stepped down as national security adviser following reports he communicated with Russia about U.S. sanctions in December and then misled the vice president about that discussion.
Feb. 14, 2017
The planet's magnetic field is weakening. Scientists aren't sure why, but studying ancient jars could help them find out. The ceramics provide a remarkable window onto Earth's magnetic past.
Feb. 14, 2017
The world of infectious diseases has more than a few words and phrases you might want to know more about. We've got definitions for 11 key terms.
Feb. 14, 2017
"Naked is normal," the magazine announces on the cover of its new issue, one year after removing full-frontal nudity from its pages.
Feb. 14, 2017
The last time UConn lost a game was 818 days ago — in November of 2014, when Stanford beat them in overtime.
Feb. 14, 2017
From the time of the Aztecs, chocolate has been seen as an aphrodisiac. (Casanova certainly thought so.) But it took many centuries for it to become the taste of the love holiday.
Feb. 14, 2017

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