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The agency expanded its warnings about prescription cough and pain medications that contain the narcotics codeine or tramadol, saying they can cause dangerously slow breathing in some kids.
April 20, 2017
One police officer is dead and two seriously wounded after a shooting on Paris' famous Champs Elysees, in an incident that left one attacker dead.
April 20, 2017
The automaker says its only plant in Venezuela was taken over by public authorities. Employees at the plant tell NPR it was car dealers, not the government, who seized control.
April 20, 2017
It's an effort to bring nationwide attention to the issue and speed up the federal permitting process for coastal projects. The state loses the equivalent of one football field of land an hour.
April 20, 2017
As President Trump approaches his 100th day in office, White House correspondent Maggie Haberman of The New York Times says "the magnitude of the job is sinking in for him."
April 20, 2017
The state's Supreme Judicial Court officially dismissed the drug convictions because of misconduct by a former state chemist who admitted to faking test results.
April 20, 2017
Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary McCord told staff this week she is leaving to pursue other opportunities. McCord has led the probe into Russian election meddling.
April 20, 2017
From ugly fish like sea robin to the discarded parts of livestock, like ox cheeks and chicken feet, a new book celebrates repugnant-looking but flavorful foods, and urges us to eat more of them.
April 20, 2017
The orca Takara gave birth to a calf Wednesday at the SeaWorld park in San Antonio, Texas. SeaWorld announced last year that it was ending its breeding program.
April 20, 2017
They visited the Oval Office on Wednesday night, according to social media posts. Musicians Nugent and Kid Rock, as well as the former Alaska governor, appeared at numerous campaign rallies for Trump.
April 20, 2017
It's the first mission to space for American Jack Fischer, who says there is one aspect of space station life that you can't train for on Earth: using a zero-gravity toilet.
April 20, 2017
The proposal allows states to put people with pre-existing conditions into high-risk pools and get rid of minimum health benefits for health insurance plans if they choose.
April 20, 2017
Young Muslims find a middle ground for fostering romantic relationships between what is permissible and what is forbidden.
April 20, 2017
The hairless, ground-dwelling, cold-blooded rodents have proven capable of surviving total oxygen deprivation. Their odd biology allows them to run on an alternative fuel.
April 20, 2017
Entrenched politicians have been swept aside, and fringe candidates and untested newcomers have filled the void. Four front-runners lead the field of 11 in Sunday's first round of voting.
April 20, 2017
The discovery that the liquid from canned beans can be whipped into an egg white substitute has taken the vegan world by storm. Now DIY recipes are being codified into cookbooks.
April 20, 2017
The automaker says it has ceased operations in Venezuela after its only plant there was confiscated by authorities. The seizure happened Wednesday, during mass protests against the president.
April 20, 2017
A new report looks at data from 184 countries. And raises the question: Does more spending lead to better health outcomes?
April 20, 2017
Research in epilepsy has found a key to why small pulses of electricity to the brain sometimes help and sometimes hurt a failing memory. Brains hurt by physical trauma or dementia might benefit, too.
April 20, 2017
Arkansas' attempt to carry out a spate of executions before the end of the month has so far been thwarted by a dizzying series of court decisions. The state is still preparing to execute the two men.
April 20, 2017

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