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In Italy and the U.S., restaurants are pledging to use sales of Amatrice's signature dish, spaghetti all' amatriciana, to raise funds for the Italian town devastated by Wednesday's earthquake.
Aug. 25, 2016
No disease had ever been wiped out before. But that didn't stop Dr. Donald A. Henderson.
Aug. 25, 2016
Seth Freed Wessler reported on substandard medical care in privately-run prisons in the federal corrections system for The Nation, which may have led the Justice Department to phase out their use.
Aug. 25, 2016
They're helping needy families in Cameroon as part of a Red Cross giveaway. And in Indiana, a kid got a soul serenade from Grammy winner Anthony Hamilton.
Aug. 25, 2016
Hardier than corn, this ancient grain has a subtle, nutty flavor and is full of nutrients. But for most Americans, amaranth is still obscure. Researchers in Tennessee hope to change that.
Aug. 25, 2016
Two Florida hospitals treating survivors of the mass shooting will be looking for other sources of payment — or waiving fees altogether — instead of making victims pay for their treatment.
Aug. 25, 2016
Fentanyl is showing up in heroin and counterfeit pain pills, and users may not even know they're taking the extremely potent drug.
Aug. 25, 2016
The famously red-headed Rykiel embodied the intellectual chic and feminism of Paris in the late 1960s. With vibrant stripes or simple black, her clothes hugged a woman's body.
Aug. 25, 2016
Save the Children had to sign confidentiality agreements to work at a migrant detention camp run by Australia in Nauru. The group's Mat Tinkler discusses what they did and didn't say about abuses.
Aug. 25, 2016
Cordero Ducksworth says he barely remembers his father, Roman, who died in 1962. And he didn't learn the circumstances of his death for almost 30 years. Now, he's fighting for justice.
Aug. 25, 2016
As Japan's population shrinks and ages, the government wants older adults to remain employed. The traditional retirement age is 60. But a few companies are welcoming those who want to keep working.
Aug. 25, 2016
Trump courted hard-liners on immigration in the primary campaign. But he signaled Wednesday night he'd be in favor of a path to legalization for some immigrants in the U.S. illegally.
Aug. 25, 2016
It's the final phase of a long process that could potentially remove her from office over alleged fiscal mismanagement. And every indication suggests she will indeed be impeached.
Aug. 25, 2016
Officials put the death toll at more than 240. There is a fairly narrow window of time after a quake when survivors can be saved from collapsed buildings, and search crews are fighting the clock.
Aug. 25, 2016
A new report shows that covering tuition for community college means very different things in different states.
Aug. 25, 2016
The guerrilla war between Marxist rebels and Colombia's government has stretched on for more than half a century. Now the two sides have met in Havana to sign a peace agreement.
Aug. 25, 2016
The share of multiracial children in America has multiplied tenfold in the past 50 years. It's a good time to take stock of our shared vocabulary when it comes to describing Americans like me.
Aug. 25, 2016
Donald Trump has centered on a key attack against Hillary Clinton: He says the Clinton Foundation was a pay-to-play front that enabled Hillary and Bill Clinton to trade government access for money.
Aug. 25, 2016
The Trump campaign is doing a lot of outreach to black and Latino communities, but he is underperforming most with the group he is supposed to appeal to most — whites.
Aug. 25, 2016
A common over-the-counter medication used during procedures might make scopes harder to clean and increase the risk of contamination. It could put people at risk of infection, a small study finds.
Aug. 25, 2016

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