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A new paper raises concerns about possible changes in the parasite behind the strain, putting us at greater risk.
April 8, 2016
The presidential candidates and superPACS have raised a combined total of around $1 billion, but only three candidates have talked about repairing the campaign finance system, new analysis shows.
April 8, 2016
A new study says that 69 percent of Chicago high school students earned Ds or Fs when retaking algebra on computers.
April 8, 2016
On Friday, Pope Francis announced that church leaders around the world should work with couples to determine the best choices for them. He spoke of prioritizing conscience over judgment.
April 8, 2016
Steve Julian is a morning anchor for KPCC-FM in Los Angeles, a playwright and a former cop. His communities are legion, and all cared deeply when he got his terminal diagnosis. How best to reach out?
April 8, 2016
A successful revival would mean not only a healthier and more balanced ecosystem, but it could also boost Cambodia's ecotourism, bringing more revenue to the national economy.
April 7, 2016
Defending his 1994 crime bill to a protester, Clinton said: "You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter."
April 7, 2016
Nuclear power is carbon-free and remains the source of about 20 percent of U.S. electricity. But natural gas, wind and solar are often cheaper, and unprofitable reactors are being shut down.
April 7, 2016
On Friday a supply rocket is scheduled to send an inflatable module to the International Space Station. The expandable technology is being developed by a private firm.
April 7, 2016
There are conflicting stories about how many people were kidnapped from a cement factory near Damascus. A rights group says 170 people were taken – but state media puts that number at more than 300.
April 7, 2016
Mexico has reshuffled its top diplomats in the U.S. to counter what it says is rising anti-Mexican sentiment since Donald Trump detailed his plans to force Mexico to pay for a border wall.
April 7, 2016
Obesity and type 2 diabetes are becoming more common all over the world. But the tiny Samoan islands now have the highest rates. An epidemiologist blames changes in diet brought on by globalization.
April 7, 2016
"My ears just about burned on that one," journalist Val Castor said. The Woodward County blaze is 20 percent and spans nearly 90 square miles.
April 7, 2016
The results of the first coordinated global look at the disease show a dramatic increase, especially in low- and middle-income countries.
April 7, 2016
The campaign's increasing emphasis on the nominating process comes amid criticism that Trump's star power may not be enough to get him a majority of delegates before the convention.
April 7, 2016
After a study on about support for gay marriage was faked, the debunkers performed the experiment for real. This time, the results suggest canvassing door to door might reduce prejudice long-term.
April 7, 2016
Five states and three cities, so far, have barred state officials from making nonessential trips to Mississippi after that state signed a law protecting anti-LGBT beliefs.
April 7, 2016
Built on telephone dialing and the sting of a British tongue, American Idol shuffles off this mortal coil on Thursday night, having provided just enough good moments to survive.
April 7, 2016
Demand for sardines and other small species has exploded, with many being used as feed for livestock and fish farming. New rules aim to protect these species from overfishing off the U.S. West Coast.
April 7, 2016
Why Africans are breathing a quiet sigh of relief in the wake of the scandal. And one man's dream of what he would do with $2 billion. It involves cocoa.
April 7, 2016

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