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Some people struggle for years with asthma and sinus infections, unaware that they have a disease called aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease. For them, aspirin can be both cause and cure.
March 21, 2016
Eighteen to 24-year-olds are one of the fastest-growing homeless populations in the U.S. For many, public housing is out of reach. Enter a nonprofit that offers subsidized apartments to young adults.
March 21, 2016
President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro will meet on Monday, to discuss trade restrictions and human rights, among other things.
March 21, 2016
Among Donald Trump's high profile supporters is Roger Stone, who has worked for Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. He lobbied for Trump's casino businesses in the '90s and now supports his candidacy.
March 21, 2016
Look around any office and you'll see them: standing desks. They're the current craze in workplace fitness. We know that too much sitting is bad for your health so it makes sense that standing would be better, but there's no science to back that up. A new study finds these desks may be fashionable but they're not proven good for your health.
March 21, 2016
Just before President Obama began his history-making visit to Cuba Sunday, police rounded up dissidents, fueling criticism that he has failed to win needed concessions from the Castro regime.
March 21, 2016
This week, Donald Trump, the Republican presidential front-runner, will speak at the AIPAC conference in an effort to convince the American Jewish lobby that he has a serious pro-Israel foreign policy.
March 21, 2016
Tsukiji Market, one of the most popular tourist spots in Tokyo, is moving. The cultural landmark is where most of Tokyo — and even high end sushi joints in Hong Kong and San Francisco — get their fish.
March 21, 2016
New rules went into effect this weekend which bar migrants arriving by sea from Turkey from entering the European Union. On the Greek island of Lesbos — one of the main entry points — migrants are fearful of what comes next for them.
March 21, 2016
The only surviving suspect from last November's Paris attacks was arrested Friday, and now authorities have the opportunity to address the many unanswered questions about how those attacks were planned and how close the link to ISIS was.
March 21, 2016
Nearly 2 million school-age children live in South Sudan, but more than half don't attend school. Violence, displacement, destroyed schools and a shortage of teachers are all part of the problem.
March 20, 2016
Early Sunday morning, the earth's axis was pointed neither toward nor away from the sun. So spring has sprung — astronomically speaking. We dug into our archives to mark the occasion.
March 20, 2016
Yusra Mardini struggled to keep up her training in war-torn Damascus. Then swimming became a matter of life-or-death during her perilous crossing to Greece. Now the refugee hopes to qualify for Rio.
March 20, 2016
Cuban-American poet and author Margarita Engle praises President Obama's "courage to make peace" with Cuba. Her book Enchanted Air tells of being separated from her Cuban family members.
March 20, 2016
His photos appeared in national newspapers and magazines. But Adelman was an artist and activist first. He was a part of the civil rights movements.
March 20, 2016
The visit marks the first time a sitting U.S. president has stood on Cuban soil since 1928. It comes just months after the two nations normalized relations.
March 20, 2016
Back in 2003, Cuba jailed 75 journalists and activists for having contact with the United States. They've been freed into exile in Spain, where they're still pushing for democracy in Cuba, from afar.
March 20, 2016
When he landed Sunday in Havana, Obama became the first U.S. president to visit Cuban soil since 1928. During his brief trip he'll be meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro and political dissidents.
March 20, 2016
The hand-painted cars rapides - cheap public transportation minibuses in Senegal's cities — are soon going to zoom into the sunset.
March 20, 2016
Ivory Coast's business community is shaken after a deadly al-Qaida attack on a beach resort. The West African nation's economy had been on the rebound after a civil war.
March 20, 2016

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