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Bee experts warn that novices may be inadvertently putting their hives in danger by not keeping the mite population in check.
Aug. 12, 2016
When Manuel won gold last night, she wasn't just an athlete excelling at her sport. She was a symbol for what should have been self-evident all along: swimming is for everyone.
Aug. 12, 2016
What comes out of the tail end of worms appears to be very good for crops.
Aug. 12, 2016
"I don't know people who weren't aware of the stats that were just published. I don't know them. We already know the score."
Aug. 12, 2016
Eighteen months after British schoolgirl Kadiza Sultana ran away from home to join the Islamic State militant group, her family lawyer says they've received word she has died in Syria.
Aug. 12, 2016
The former presidential candidate bought a lake-front summer vacation home for $575,000 this week. Some of his former supporters weren't happy about it and questioned his socialist bona fides.
Aug. 12, 2016
A major summer destination has banned a women's swimsuit designed around Islamic ideas of modesty. The city's mayor calls the Burkini "the symbol of Islamist extremism."
Aug. 12, 2016
Knowing everything there is to know about someone's financials is intrusive. So how did the tradition start — and why do we care?
Aug. 12, 2016
There's more information on genetic mutations and in the scientific literature than cancer doctors can process easily. Smart, fast computers might be able to help.
Aug. 12, 2016
The U.S. women's soccer team plays Sweden Friday, facing their old coach and trying to improve on a draw that marred an otherwise stellar opening round to the Summer Olympics in Rio.
Aug. 12, 2016
The Clinton campaign says Hillary and Bill Clinton paid their 2015 federal taxes at a rate of 34.2 percent. The couple's overall tax rate was 43.2 percent, the campaign said.
Aug. 12, 2016
The two new polio cases in Nigeria are the first detected on the African continent in more than 2 years.
Aug. 12, 2016
Flight 429 from Boston to Sacramento was forced to divert to South Dakota after hitting severe turbulence. Passengers describe the plane suddenly plunging as people went flying.
Aug. 12, 2016
As a federal state of emergency ends for Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver says residents don't trust that government officials have fully addressed the lead contamination of their water.
Aug. 12, 2016
Algorithms teach computers how to process language. But because they draw on human writing, they have some biases. Researchers are trying to weed out those problematic associations.
Aug. 12, 2016
A series of explosions struck at least five resort areas in Thailand, killing at least four people and injuring dozens. The country's military junta relies on revenues from the vital tourism industry.
Aug. 12, 2016
About 67 percent of Chileans older than 15 are overweight, and processed food is one of the major culprits. Health officials hope more obvious labeling will help people make healthier choices.
Aug. 12, 2016
Polls show Hillary Clinton is leading among white, college-educated voters — a demographic group that has consistently voted Republican for decades. But Donald Trump has pushed many over to Clinton.
Aug. 12, 2016
Along the U.S.-Mexico border, most people favor Hillary Clinton for president and oppose building a wall. But a small group of Trump supporters demostrates zeal.
Aug. 12, 2016
Federal environmental regulations for lead in drinking water still leave room for concentrations high enough to pose a health hazard, critics say.
Aug. 12, 2016

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