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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
One school counselor's take on how to help teens get past the pop culture myths.
Feb. 14, 2017
If you think there are more dangerous infectious diseases than ever, you're right. Here's why.
Feb. 14, 2017
In the last election, it became easier to see the political divide between urban and rural areas. Now, people from California are moving to northern Idaho to find people similar to them.
Feb. 14, 2017
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction barring the government from enforcing a rule allowing insurers to refuse to insure dialysis patients who get financial assistance from charity groups.
Feb. 14, 2017
The top news executive at The Wall Street Journal, Gerard Baker, called an all-staff meeting on Monday to address newsroom concerns he is soft-pedaling coverage of the new president.
Feb. 14, 2017
Gabby Williams scored a career-high 26 points and Napheesa Collier added 18 to help the top-ranked Huskies beat No. 6 South Carolina 66-55 on Monday night in front of a sellout crowd of 10,167.
Feb. 13, 2017
Senators unanimously voted to confirm VA Health Undersecretary Dr. David Shulkin as full secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He's a rare Trump holdover from the Obama administration.
Feb. 13, 2017
The Trump administration accuses Tareck El Aissami of playing a "significant role" in international narcotics trafficking. As a result of the designation, his assets in the U.S. will be frozen.
Feb. 13, 2017
Currently, one-fourth of all fish caught globally goes to produce fishmeal and fish oil for farmed seafood, pigs and chickens. A lot of it is "food grade" and could be feeding the world's hungry.
Feb. 13, 2017
Mnuchin will be key to President Trump's tax-overhaul policy. His former ties to Wall Street have Democrats accusing the president of breaking a promise to hold big banks accountable for abuses.
Feb. 13, 2017
China has seen an uptick of cases of the deadly H7N9 strain of the avian flu virus, and authorities are trying to stop it from spreading further. Some areas are closing live poultry markets.
Feb. 13, 2017
Armyworms — caterpillars of a moth species — are creeping across ever wider swaths of southern Africa, munching their way through crops.
Feb. 13, 2017

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