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In the early 20th century, kids with the disease faced severe malnutrition, even death. The banana-based diet doctors came up with seemed to cure them — but led kids back to foods that made them sick.
May 24, 2017
Taiwan's president has asked the Ministry of Justice to come up with a legal framework for complying with the decision.
May 24, 2017
The dean says pushing the school to be a more diverse and inclusive environment is a top priority.
May 24, 2017
A super-charged political environment and backlash against the GOP health care bill have made Thursday's special congressional election for Montana's lone House seat primed for a possible upset.
May 24, 2017
The president made the remark after the pope presented him with a medallion featuring an olive branch. "I give this to you so that you can be an instrument of peace," the pope told him.
May 24, 2017
Fox News retracted a story about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer that was based on a groundless conspiracy theory. But host Sean Hannity, who pushed the theory, stood by it.
May 24, 2017
Wednesday's meeting, which focused on pursuing peace, comes a year after the pope suggested Trump "is not Christian" because of his plan for a U.S-Mexico border wall.
May 24, 2017
The arrests come after Prime Minister Theresa May raised the terror threat level to "critical," the highest setting.
May 24, 2017
When the Islamic State says its "soldiers" carried out an attack, it doesn't necessarily mean the group planned or directed the terrorist act — or even knew about it in advance.
May 24, 2017
Longtime U.S. women's soccer team star Julie Foudy says the things she learned on the field aren't so much about winning as about how women can unleash their inner force and stand up for something.
May 24, 2017
The NFL commissioner says the changes are intended to deliver "a more exciting game experience." The league will still penalize celebrations deemed offensive or that mimic the use of weapons.
May 24, 2017
Questions to three respected military, law enforcement and intelligence officials revealed why it's important to get answers to Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election.
May 24, 2017
The National Institute for Early Education Research has a new state-by-state report on preschool funding, enrollment and teacher quality. The findings are both encouraging and sobering.
May 24, 2017
By 2020 more than half of children in the U.S. will be part of an ethnic or racial minority. Colleges and universities are figuring out how to prepare for them.
May 24, 2017
Hours before the vigil, British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that another attack could be "imminent." From around the world, people expressed condolences for the bombing victims.
May 24, 2017
"Beyond the bombs, bullets and explosions, countless children are dying in silence from diseases that could easily be prevented and treated," the group reports.
May 23, 2017
It's hard evidence that the type of spinal segmentation and numbering found in modern humans emerged 3.3 million years ago, the scientists say. The remarkable fossil was discovered in Ethiopia.
May 23, 2017
Because former Trump adviser Michael Flynn, citing the 5th Amendment, has refused to turn over documents related to Russia, the Senate Intelligence Committee is trying another approach.
May 23, 2017
Whales might be the largest animals on the planet, but they haven't always been so huge. Researchers say the ocean giants only became enormous fairly recently, and over a short period of time.
May 23, 2017
An attempt to arrest a local militant group's leader went awry in Marawi City on Tuesday. By nightfall, militants occupied public buildings and the Philippine president cut his Russia trip short.
May 23, 2017

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