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About 30 percent of Americans are predisposed to celiac disease, but only one percent get the disease. A new study finds that a common virus may play a role in determining who gets the disease.
April 8, 2017
Maureen Hargrave's aunt and uncle were married at Versailles in 1944. "She's piecing together family history, and I'm piecing together the history of a very special moment," says the palace archivist.
April 8, 2017
Venezuela's ruling party is threatened by an opposition fueled by an economic crisis and related public anger over fuel and food shortages. It's kept power in part by stalling all manner of elections.
April 8, 2017
Student debt has tripled, a shake-up in loan repayment, and states unveil new education plans.
April 8, 2017
A baby who was conceived through an experimental procedure designed to prevent a deadly disease appears to be healthy. But some potentially defective DNA remains. Will it affect his health long term?
April 8, 2017
Mexico knows how to fight infectious diseases. Tackling a chronic condition like diabetes is a new — and daunting — challenge.
April 8, 2017
It embodies the belief that anyone can take the stage and interpret one of the most accessible art forms and "reveal poetry as a living art."
April 8, 2017
A judge has delayed hearings set to start Monday in the state House. A special counsel has released a report accusing Gov. Robert Bentley of using state resources to hide his affair with an aide.
April 7, 2017
The USPS said its employees were bitten in 6,755 attacks in 2016, and Los Angeles topped the list, with 80. The postal service also released safety tips.
April 7, 2017
As the U.S. entered World War I, German culture was erased as the government promoted the unpopular war through anti-German propaganda. This backlash culminated in the lynching of a German immigrant.
April 7, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he had "grave concerns" about the decree, negotiated during the Obama administration. But a judge rejected the Trump administration's request to delay the deal.
April 7, 2017
Still, the state will retain some rules it placed on water use during the years-long drought. "This drought emergency is over," Brown said Friday, "but the next drought could be around the corner."
April 7, 2017
Russia had been giving President Trump the soft touch. But following the U.S. missile strike on Syria, hopes for friendlier relations are fizzling and the Kremlin's rhetorical cease-fire is over.
April 7, 2017
The two-year legal battle concerned a restaurant in Trump's Washington, D.C., hotel. Andrés pulled out of the deal in 2015 after Trump made comments disparaging Mexicans.
April 7, 2017
"Our feelings today are mixed between happiness and sadness," a Syrian woman tells NPR. "We're tired inside. We're tired of planes. We want to live a normal life."
April 7, 2017
An unpredictable spring this year unnerved tart cherry growers in Michigan, because these cherry trees are especially vulnerable to extreme weather shifts made more likely by climate change.
April 7, 2017
Axon, which is the name of the company's line of body cameras, says it will send law enforcement agencies one body camera per sworn officer to use for a year.
April 7, 2017
It's one of several suggestions that connect the ancient holiday, remembering the Israelites' flight to freedom, with the world's current refugee crisis.
April 7, 2017
If you're traveling this spring, be sure you're vaccinated. 2017 is shaping to be bad year for the measles, with thousands of cases in Italy and Romania. And vaccine coverage is stagnating worldwide.
April 7, 2017
From Iran to China, from France to Bolivia, see where the world is coming down on the U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base.
April 7, 2017

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