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Getting an accurate diagnosis is a big hurdle in the current outbreak of Zika virus. There are three kinds of tests for Zika, and each has problems. Scientists are working hard to improve diagnosis.
Mar. 10, 2016
President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled goals for cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas industry by more than 40 percent by 2025, among other ambitious targets.
Mar. 10, 2016
These clubs of the late 19th and early 20th century were spectacular celebrations of wealth and girth. At their gatherings, networking and eating — a lot of it – were on the menu.
Mar. 10, 2016
The closures by Macedonia, Slovenia and other countries have effectively cut off the main migrant route to northern Europe. That's drawing criticism from rights advocates and Germany's Angela Merkel.
Mar. 10, 2016
"I have been blamed by Republicans for a lot of things, but being blamed for their primaries and who they're selecting for their party, is novel," Obama said Thursday.
Mar. 10, 2016
This game lacked some of the hard-hitting exchanges of the first, with several analysts agreeing that in round two, Lee Sedol took a more cautious approach while AlphaGo showed more creativity.
Mar. 10, 2016
Children who are the youngest in a class are more apt to be diagnosed with ADHD, studies find. But researchers say that doesn't mean that they have the disorder.
Mar. 10, 2016
Canonization is pricey: One journalist estimates half a million dollars is spent per candidate. Until now, it was spent with little oversight or documentation. Pope Francis is pushing to change that.
Mar. 10, 2016
In what they say is a quest to create a better human, body hackers implant digital devices into their bodies. Despite ethical and moral concerns, they say they are welcoming an era of transhumanism.
Mar. 10, 2016
Eric O'Grey was 51, obese and suffering from diabetes and high cholesterol when he took home an overweight shelter dog. Now the duo are headlining a campaign on how pets improve humans' lives.
Mar. 10, 2016
A new study looks at everyday skills and finds that, when it come to math, the U.S. is below average. And in computer skills, we're dreadful.
Mar. 10, 2016
The identities of jihadist recruits from more than 50 countries, including European nations, the U.S. and Canada, are reportedly in the data.
Mar. 10, 2016
Said one observer, "Some sitting members of Congress woke up the next morning after these maps had been released and went, 'oh boy, I don't even live in the district now.'"
Mar. 10, 2016
The 26-year-old patient is recovering, and the Cleveland Clinic says it will continue its clinical study that is meant to involve 10 women with uterine factor infertility.
Mar. 10, 2016
How fast can you vaccinate a goat? That's one of the challenges in "Female Food Heroes," a contest in Tanzania, Nigeria and Ethiopia.
Mar. 10, 2016
The remaining four Republican candidates take the stage tonight for the last time before important contests next Tuesday.
Mar. 10, 2016
Hosted by Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep. It's a podcast where listeners go somewhere and learn something.
Mar. 10, 2016
Airlines are expecting record numbers of spring break travelers. Both the industry and TSA are expecting airport screening checkpoints to have long lines. They urge travelers to arrive early.
Mar. 10, 2016
The Nobel Peace Prize winner released a letter Thursday explaining the situation and apologizing for "not fully fulfilling the people's desire" by becoming their president.
Mar. 10, 2016
Despite Clinton's lead in delegates, Sanders' narrow win in Michigan changed the narrative again and raised questions about the reliability of polls in other states where Clinton seems to be ahead.
Mar. 10, 2016

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