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New research into the lives of past Biggest Loser contestants found many regain much of the weight they lost in the show --sometimes 100 pounds or more — because their biology works against them.
May 2, 2016
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says the refugee crisis, political strife and economic dislocation all contributed to a worldwide deterioration of religious freedom last year.
May 2, 2016
Environmentalists opposed to a US-EU trade deal say documents they leaked prove corporations have too much say. But EU officials say that's "flatly wrong."
May 2, 2016
In what's being hailed as a "miracle," Leicester City, a small club from central England that started the season at 5000-1 odds of winning the prestigious title, have clinched the trophy.
May 2, 2016
On May 1, 1866, Memphis was home to a massacre that killed 46 African-Americans and injured many others. Now a historical marker shows an ongoing rift between white historians and black activists.
May 2, 2016
The shortages for hospital emergency rooms have persisted even after Congress gave the Food and Drug Administration more power in 2012 to respond when drug supplies are low.
May 2, 2016
As PC sales fall, the Silicon Valley giant is struggling to remake itself to keep up with cloud computing and mobile. Intel recently announced the layoff of 11 percent of its workforce.
May 2, 2016
Indiana state has been steadily losing manufacturing jobs for years. The issue is already playing a big part in the presidential campaign, and it could drive a lot of people to the polls on Tuesday.
May 2, 2016
Some say the "Nightly Show" host utterly bombed his routine at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner. Others say he simply had a different crowd in mind.
May 2, 2016
The Zika epidemic has prompted renewed debate over the controversial Helms Amendment.
May 2, 2016
Most James Beard awards go to haute cuisine, but one prize recognizes classic neighborhood joints. And increasingly, the winners are immigrants whose cultures haven't yet dissolved in the melting pot.
May 2, 2016
The two oilfield-services companies faced pressure from U.S. and European regulators concerned that a merger would stifle competition. The Justice Department filed suit in April to stop the deal.
May 2, 2016
The public school district says it won't be able to pay employees past June under the current funding plan — even for work already done. A longer-term spending bill is stuck in the state Legislature.
May 2, 2016
It wasn't the only unfortunate incident that befell Ted Cruz's campaign over the weekend as he's struggling to catch Donald Trump ahead of Tuesday's crucial vote.
May 2, 2016
Misty Copeland says she played with Barbie dolls until she was 13 — the same year she started ballet.
May 2, 2016
A hands-on tour of Philadelphia's historic Italian Market includes time to appreciate the scents and sounds — and opportunities to sample the district's delicious chocolate, cheeses and fresh pastas.
May 2, 2016
Federal programs that collect money from farmers in order to promote pork, beef and eggs have been under attack. They now want to exempt their documents from the Freedom of Information Act.
May 2, 2016
The blood-testing startup led by Elizabeth Holmes soared on hype and celebrity boosters. Now it's under federal scrutiny. It could show that Silicon Valley's success model doesn't work in biotech.
May 2, 2016
It was the first time Clinton has raised more money than Sanders in months - a sign the momentum is shifting toward a general election fight.
May 2, 2016
"I've decided that your basic needs come before anything else," Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said, adding that he will not close hospitals in order to pay the island's debt.
May 2, 2016

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