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It's written from the perspective of lung cancer. And it's striking a chord on social media.
Jan. 12, 2017
The team will begin the 2017 season in Los Angeles, but tough talk between its owner and San Diego made the move unsurprising. But that didn't stop the Internet from giving the team a little ribbing.
Jan. 12, 2017
After years of drought, California is getting drenched with rains. Some scientists and farmers are testing a way to capture that water by filling the state's depleted groundwater aquifers.
Jan. 12, 2017
The dossier lists unverified allegations about Donald Trump, claiming Russia has evidence as blackmail material. News outlets have identified former MI6 officer Christopher Steele as the author.
Jan. 12, 2017
The iconic stadium has hosted decades of Brazil's most important sporting events. Now, abandonment and looting have left it an eyesore — and no one is accepting all the blame.
Jan. 12, 2017
New Yorker writer Michael Specter discusses emerging biotechnologies that will make it possible to remove disease and change the characteristics of life by rewriting the genetic code in cells.
Jan. 12, 2017
U.S. investigators say they will examine whether certain public statements by FBI Director James Comey ran afoul of policies that caution officials not to influence the outcome of an election.
Jan. 12, 2017
When scientists activate hunting circuits in the brains of genetically modified mice, the animals attack insects and even bottle caps as prey. It gives clues to the evolution of hunting in humans.
Jan. 12, 2017
"To defend themselves and Afghan forces, U.S. forces returned fire in self-defense at Taliban who were using civilian houses as firing positions," according to a U.S. military report.
Jan. 12, 2017
The Environmental Protection Agency says Fiat Chrysler violated the Clean Air Act by allegedly installing software in about 104,000 vehicles that increased emissions of nitrogen oxides.
Jan. 12, 2017
The president-elect plans to issue a report in 90 days on how the government can improve cyber security.
Jan. 12, 2017
Storms dumped rain and snow all along the coast, prompting evacuations, closing roads and knocking out power to tens of thousands of customers. But all that water has helped the West's severe drought.
Jan. 12, 2017
Killer whales are one of only three species known to have menopause. Researchers are looking at the conflict and cooperation between older and younger female whales to understand why.
Jan. 12, 2017
In 2016 the Justice Department issued a scathing report on the discriminatory policing practices in Baltimore. The court-enforceable decree calls for an independent monitor to observe the department.
Jan. 12, 2017
A law in the Philippines mandates universal access to contraception, but the Supreme Court and the Catholic Church have fought its implementation. President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing back.
Jan. 12, 2017
Marie-Antoine Carême died 184 years ago today. But in his short lifetime, he would forever revolutionize French haute cuisine and gain worldwide fame. Some of his concepts are still in use.
Jan. 12, 2017
Donald Trump said Wednesday he thinks Russia was behind recent hacks, but later said it could have been others. He also denied allegations that Russia has a file with damaging information about him.
Jan. 12, 2017
Rachel Martin speaks with Republican Senator Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, who says the U.S. is threatened more than ever and Gen. James Mattis is the right pick for secretary of defense.
Jan. 12, 2017
Donald Trump's attacks on the media dominated his first news conference since being elected president. He singled out BuzzFeed and CNN for criticism.
Jan. 12, 2017
The U.S. is sending tanks and soldiers to Poland and the Baltic states to counter a perceived threat from Russia. It's part of the biggest U.S. military deployment in Europe in decades.
Jan. 12, 2017

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