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Think of it as a gift within a gift. Some beneficial gut bacteria contain viruses called "bacteriophages." And some of these phages now have been associated with good intestinal health in humans.
Aug. 29, 2016
Pastor Mark Burns mocked Hillary Clinton with a cartoon that read, in part, "I ain't no ways tired of pandering to African Americans."
Aug. 29, 2016
Federal transportation officials have issued a 'call to action' to researchers, experts and the public to analyze fatality data and suggest solutions.
Aug. 29, 2016
The number of malnourished people in northeastern Nigeria could be as hlgh as half a million. Boko Haram shoulders much of the blame.
Aug. 29, 2016
The actor and writer who brought his signature manic energy to comedy classics reportedly died at his home in Stamford, Conn., of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 83.
Aug. 29, 2016
Those tangled brambles are everywhere in the city, the legacy of an eccentric named Luther Burbank whose breeding experiments with crops can still be found on many American dinner plates.
Aug. 29, 2016
Serious algae outbreaks have hit more than 20 states this summer. Algae blooms aren't unusual. But the frequency, size and toxicity now are worse than ever, and changes in climate are partly to blame.
Aug. 29, 2016
The soaring number of drones for hire is forecast in response to new federal rules that simplify and streamline the process of getting government approval and certification.
Aug. 29, 2016
The reindeer died on a mountain plateau in central Norway. "I don't remember hearing about lightning killing animals on this scale before," says a Norwegian environmental official.
Aug. 29, 2016
Juan Gabriel was a master craftsman of epic love songs. Some of them were pop, some of them were rock. Sometimes he sang with a mariachi, sometimes with a full blown orchestra.
Aug. 29, 2016
The focus has often been on U.S. military action in the Middle East. But diplomacy is also critical. Here's a look at one of America's most important and complicated relationships in the region.
Aug. 29, 2016
The Canadian reseller of Trader Joe's goods was sued by the grocery chain in 2013; a U.S. district court dismissed the case. But an appellate court found that Trader Joe's had a legitimate suit.
Aug. 29, 2016
Join Code Switch and Alt-Latino today at 3pm EST for a Facebook Live chat about the late, great Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel.
Aug. 29, 2016
Most people with depression aren't getting treatment, a study finds, while people who aren't depressed are prescribed antidepressants they don't need. Ethnicity and income have a lot to do with that.
Aug. 29, 2016
Six people spent that time living in a dome on a rocky volcanic plain on the island of Hawaii. The NASA-funded experiment was meant to simulate a long-term settlement on Mars.
Aug. 29, 2016
The $10 million television ad buy is targeting five new battleground states, bringing the total for the Trump campaign to nine.
Aug. 29, 2016
The longtime Hillary Clinton adviser said she made the decision "after long and painful consideration and work on my marriage."
Aug. 29, 2016
Mylan's move comes amid pressure from consumers and Congress to lower the allergy drug's price. In less than 10 years, the price has risen from about $100 to more than $600 for an injector two-pack.
Aug. 29, 2016
Impeachment proceedings against Brazil's suspended president are nearing an end. The final vote is widely expected to result in Rousseff's ouster. But first, she's delivering a dramatic address.
Aug. 29, 2016
The bombing struck the southern city of Aden, the temporary home of Yemen's government. An ISIS-affiliated news outlet says the attack targeted a military recruitment center.
Aug. 29, 2016

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