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Feb. 8, 2016
It's not the tick that causes Lyme disease, but the bacteria that live in its spit. Scientists at the Mayo Clinic have found a second bacterium capable of causing the disease in people.
Feb. 8, 2016
The prime minister says Canada will stop its airstrikes within two weeks, and will step up training for local security forces fighting ISIS militants.
Feb. 8, 2016
For Flint resident Jeneyah McDonald, using bottled water for everything has become an onerous but necessary routine. Still, she worries about the effects that toxic tap water will have on her sons.
Feb. 8, 2016
Cruz said he doesn't want his daughters in a foxhole with a "220-pound jihadist psychopath." See more updates from NPR's political team in New Hampshire on the eve of Tuesday's primary.
Feb. 8, 2016
And 60 million of the cases are in Indonesia, which was added to the survey for the first time — evidence that FGM goes far beyond Africa and the Middle East.
Feb. 8, 2016
The massive red carpet at the opening of a social housing project has sparked a barrage of criticism in a country suffering from high levels of poverty.
Feb. 8, 2016
The former president changed his tune and began to criticize Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sunday evening in New Hampshire, a sign how worried the Clintons are about Sanders' momentum.
Feb. 8, 2016
The storm off of Cape Hatteras, N.C., was so severe that passengers were ordered to stay inside their cabins. The ship has been turned around and is now returning to its port in Bayonne, N.J.
Feb. 8, 2016
In a world of Big Mac sushi and Cajun rolls, Japan is launching a new program to certify the 89,000 Japanese restaurants outside the country that uphold traditional washoku cuisine values.
Feb. 8, 2016
The wrinkle New Hampshire added to the presidential election was holding a primary very early. Would candidates even countenance the idea of traipsing through the snow? It turned out that they would.
Feb. 8, 2016
CCTV footage seems to show airport workers handing off a suitcase to the bomber, who was the only casualty in the attack. He was sucked out of a hole in the side of the plane.
Feb. 8, 2016
The Seahawks haven't officially said Lynch is retiring, and it's highly unlikely he would hold a news conference to banter with reporters
Feb. 8, 2016
Hongeo is skate fermented in its own urine and served sashimi-style. Despite its powerful ammonia smell, it's a beloved delicacy in parts of South Korea, and a vital part of the local fishing economy.
Feb. 8, 2016
The boat had been heading for the Greek island of Lesbos, reportedly taking a new route to avoid "intensified security measures to prevent migrant crossings."
Feb. 8, 2016
Though Hillary Clinton still has her loyalists, even some former supporters are "feeling the Bern" in New Hampshire.
Feb. 8, 2016
Dozens of people are still missing – but some survivors are still being found, 60 hours after the quake. Nearly all of the 38 reported deaths occurred in one building.
Feb. 8, 2016
There was little excitement in this year's crop of Super Bowl ads. Many of the best had already been seen on social media; the others were underwhelming.
Feb. 8, 2016
A New York City-based program aims to make students into critical media consumers.
Feb. 8, 2016
A quirk in the delegate process would award every vote under 10 percent to the winner of the New Hampshire primary. With the fractured establishment field, that could mean their votes go to Trump.
Feb. 8, 2016

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