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That's the encouraging news in a new report. But it also means more kids are living long enough to face a host of serious challenges to their physical and mental health.
April 3, 2017
Savoring the flavor of wine activates more gray matter than solving a complex math problem, according to neuroscientist Gordon Shepherd. His new book, Neurenology, explores your brain on wine.
April 3, 2017
Trump, a former model, was photographed in the residence at the White House.
April 3, 2017
Wielding his handy "apostrophiser," this "Banksy of punctuation" stalks the streets of Bristol at night, reclaiming the British city's street signs for good — one corrected apostrophe at a time.
April 3, 2017
At least 43 children are among the dead after floods and landslides tore through the town of Mocoa. President Juan Manuel Santos is promising to rebuild.
April 3, 2017
Forty-one Democrats have committed to support a filibuster on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, which means the vote will fall short of a 60-vote threshold, likely forcing a rules change by Republicans.
April 3, 2017
The owner of Norte, a paper covering the border city Juarez, told readers Sunday that if the government would not protect his journalists' safety, then he would — by dismissing all of them.
April 3, 2017
More than half a million children born in the U.S. have ended up in Mexico because their parents were deported.
April 3, 2017
Fox News contributor Julie Roginsky says in the complaint that the network's past chairman, Roger Ailes, made unwanted sexual advances while leading her to believe that a big promotion would follow.
April 3, 2017
The explosion occurred in St. Petersburg, the country's second-largest city. The cause wasn't immediately clear. State media, citing an emergency services official, were reporting multiple fatalities.
April 3, 2017
Jared Kushner's foray into international affairs comes less than a week after the president named him to a commission on battling opioid abuse.
April 3, 2017
The race has been widely watched in part because it could affect the future of Julian Assange. Candidates had differed on their plans for the WikiLeaks founder's spot in Ecuador's London embassy.
April 3, 2017
A new project aims to celebrate Jewish food and culture in all its diversity. It's collecting recipes from the Jewish diaspora and staging public events where stories behind the recipes are the stars.
April 3, 2017
A potentially historic and consequential week lies ahead in the United States Senate, where Republicans stand ready to invoke the "nuclear option" to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.
April 3, 2017
A New York City hospital has created a playlist of songs with the ideal tempo for CPR, although previous research suggests there is more to good chest compressions than just the right tempo.
April 3, 2017
Photos of an owl swooping in with wings wide, eyes glowing and talons outstretched might not really be because of chance. Photographers using mice to lure the owls have caused a fierce debate.
April 3, 2017
Currently, insurance rates are calculated based on drivers' claims histories and driving records. Driverless cars are expected to shift the liability toward carmakers. But it won't happen all at once.
April 3, 2017
St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Maj. Ginny Higgins told The Associated Press that 38-year-old Francine Gotch and 3-year-old Nevaeh Alexander were pronounced dead at the scene.
April 3, 2017
What happens to workers when an industry fails, new technology takes off? NPR brings you stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: Leaving the black cannabis market to go legal.
April 2, 2017
Trump signed an executive order this week that will begin to roll back some of Obama's signature climate change policies. Georgetown University's Varum Sivaram explains what that could mean for China.
April 2, 2017

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