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Some people who don't have celiac disease say they feel better on a gluten-free diet. Researchers have long been puzzled as to why. Now some say it could be because of a protein called zonulin.
Dec. 9, 2015
They break the law by fraudulently filling out a form that says they're the actual buyer, but they're really buying the gun for another person — someone who might be avoiding a background check
Dec. 9, 2015
Jimmy Carter seems to have gotten the perfect drug to treat his cancer. But scientists need to understand a lot more about tumors before personalized cancer treatments are available for everyone.
Dec. 9, 2015
Angola has cracked down on its tiny Muslim population and been accused of destroying some mosques. But the southern African nation has not called for a ban on Muslim immigrants.
Dec. 9, 2015
Three unmarked Boeing 747 passenger jets have been sitting at the international airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia for more than year.
Dec. 9, 2015
The new version of No Child Left Behind returns power over the school system back to the states.
Dec. 9, 2015
In the post-World War II economy, most Americans lived in middle-income homes. But that has been shifting for decades. Today, middle-income families make up less than 50 percent of all households.
Dec. 9, 2015
A new ranking looks not just at dollars but at trade barriers, environmental impact, arms sales and openness to migrants.
Dec. 9, 2015
In 2012, journalist Mark Follman searched for comprehensive data about America's mass shootings and found that very little existed. So he and his colleagues began compiling a database of their own.
Dec. 9, 2015
"It is not in spite of our Gospel conviction, but precisely because of it, that we should stand for religious liberty for everyone," one evangelical leader said.
Dec. 9, 2015
Reports in Wired and Gizmodo pull on various threads to say they may have finally unearthed the identity of the secretive bitcoin creator. The man has drawn attention from Australian tax authorities.
Dec. 9, 2015
As the debate has shifted away from comprehensive immigration reform and toward the idea of mass deportations, a group created by Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is trying to refocus the conversation.
Dec. 9, 2015
The 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald "happened on my watch," Emanuel said in an emotional speech. He promised to address issues of supervision and leadership within the police department.
Dec. 9, 2015
Tompkins created The North Face and co-founded Esprit, but abandoned the business world to devote himself to environmental causes. He was 72.
Dec. 9, 2015
During congressional testimony, James Comey said Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were talking about martyrdom as early as the end 2013.
Dec. 9, 2015
The Marshall Islands has more to lose than most any country at the Paris climate summit. Some territory is already disappearing under rising seas. The foreign minister explains the predicament.
Dec. 9, 2015
The Wu-Tang Clan made just one copy of Once Upon A Time In Shaolin and sold it, shrouded in secrecy, for millions. Bloomberg Business reveals the buyer: a CEO infamous for a massive drug-price hike.
Dec. 9, 2015
Yahoo has announced a counterintuitive strategy in its efforts to sell shares in another company: If it can't spin off Alibaba tax-free, the company will try to spin off the rest of Yahoo instead.
Dec. 9, 2015
Cool grannies aren't just a meme. They're proof that getting older doesn't have to be about loss — it's about living freely and on your own terms.
Dec. 9, 2015
Outbreaks of foodborne illness are ruining the holiday spirit for Chipotle. The latest cases erupted over the past few days among students at Boston College.
Dec. 9, 2015

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