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Can you get Zika twice? Or are you immune?

2016-06-29
Studies in monkeys show you probably are immune to Zika once you've had it, but there could be additional dangers during pregnancy.

In Latin America, requests for abortions rise as Zika spreads

2016-06-22
In Latin American countries, where abortion is highly restricted if not downright illegal, pregnant women are seeking abortions at significantly higher rates, a new study shows.

The latest on Zika and the Olympics

2016-06-28
All eyes are on Rio de Janeiro and its Zika-carrying mosquitoes as the countdown to the 2016 Olympics continues. Here is the latest on how the battle against the Zika virus is being won or lost and how that effort is affecting athletes, visitors and the success of the Games.

Why male athletes are pulling out of the Olympics

2016-06-24
Watching the news, Dr. William Schaffner wanted to reach into his television set and give soccer player Hope Solo this message: "You have it all backward!"

Can you get Zika from kissing?

2016-06-21
Can you get Zika from kissing? Theoretically, yes, as long the virus is active and the kiss is more than a quick smooch.

Canned foods linked to BPA risk in new study

2016-06-29
There has been an ongoing debate about just how much of the industrial chemical Bisphenol A (or BPA) lurks in canned foods and whether it poses a health risk.

Stem cell study for ALS patients shows promise

2016-06-29
Stem cell research can run the gamut from Nobel Prize-winning scientists to hucksters in lab coats making a buck off desperate, seriously ill people. The results of one new study may be less than hoped for, but the science is sound: The study concluded that injecting stem cells into the spinal cords of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is safe in most, though not all, cases. Unfortunately, the procedure provided no benefit to patients, though it caused substantial pain to two of the study participants.

How to train yourself to become a morning exerciser

2016-06-29
You plan a workout for the evening, but then something comes up -- a happy hour, a deadline for work, or maybe even a Tinder date. And there goes your exercise for the day. If this keeps happening to you, there's a logical solution: shift your workout schedule to the morning.

To improve your memory, get moving ... or take a nap

2016-06-29
Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.

Report: MH370 disappearance a criminal investigation, police chief says

2014-04-02
The investigation into Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is now classified as a criminal investigation, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing the Malaysian police chief.

Ebola toll rises in 'unprecedented' outbreak

2014-04-01
An outbreak of Ebola hemorrhagic fever in West Africa has spread to Guinea's capital and beyond its borders in an "unprecedented epidemic," a leading aid agency reported Monday.

Republicans hit a nerve when it comes to Obamacare

2014-04-08
Republicans are going all in, hoping that the payout is big. Like control of the Senate, big.

Ukraine crisis: NATO suspends cooperation with Moscow

2014-04-02
NATO will suspend "all practical civilian and military cooperation" with Russia because of its annexation of Crimea, saying it has seen no sign that Moscow was withdrawing troops from the Ukrainian border.

Will Caesars impress with Las Vegas High Roller?

2014-04-01
The 550-foot-tall High Roller has finally opened on the Las Vegas Strip.

'How I Met Your Mother' ends a legendary run

2014-04-01
After 208 episodes, countless "legendarys!" and any number of pineapple incidents, slaps and slutty pumpkins, "How I Met Your Mother" came to an end Monday night.

Unmanned drone crashes on South Korean border island

2014-04-02
An unmanned drone crashed on a South Korean island near its disputed maritime border with the North, the country's defense ministry said Tuesday.

Obamacare hits enrollment goal with 7.1 million sign-ups, President says

2014-04-02
A last-minute enrollment surge enabled the White House to meet its original sign-up target for the Affordable Care Act, a surprising victory for the Obama administration after a rocky rollout of the program that has become a political hot potato for Democrats and a rallying cry for Republicans.

Washington landslide death toll rises to 24; number of missing stands at 22

2014-04-01
The grim death toll from the massive landslide in rural Washington rose Monday to 24 people, and the discovery of three more bodies means the list of those confirmed killed likely will rise soon, authorities said.

Begala: I got a better deal through Obamacare

2014-03-31
I signed up for health care through the Affordable Care Act last week.

Sumner Redstone's illegible signature looms over Viacom drama

2016-06-29
Sumner Redstone will almost certainly not be in a Massachusetts courtroom on Thursday when his attorneys and those representing Viacom a group of attorneys convenes for a hearing that may shape the future of his media empire.

West Elm partners with mattress startup Casper

2016-06-29
West Elm thinks there's a revolution happening in the mattress industry -- and it wants in.

Movie Academy seeks to promote diversity with expanded roster of new members

2016-06-29
Seeking to reaffirm its commitment to diversity in the wake of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to 683 new members, which would grow the organization by roughly 10%.

After Messi exits, Argentina's really bad week worsens

2016-06-29
Argentina's week just went from bad to worse.

Mega Millions' $415 million jackpot is third largest ever

2016-06-29
Mega Millions has amassed its third largest jackpot ever, totaling $415 million.

Alphabet's new board member is a nod to diversity

2016-06-29
Apparently the D is for diversity.

World's second largest diamond fails to sell

2016-06-29
The world's second biggest diamond is also a big disappointment -- at least on the auction block.

Media unites to highlight San Francisco homeless crisis

2016-06-29
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Why the U.S. oil stash has shrunk 6 weeks in a row

2016-06-29
The epic mountain of U.S. oil is starting to shrink.

How IBM is making plastic less toxic

2016-06-29
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