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That's one of the themes in the new book 'Between Hope and Fear: A History of Vaccines and Human Immunity.'
Sep. 23, 2018
As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.
Sep. 23, 2018
Though teenagers need about nine hours of rest a night, most get only seven and are suffering. A new survey suggests their parents are struggling, too. Here's how to improve the quality of teen sleep.
Sep. 23, 2018
As another Supreme Court nominee faces allegations of sexual misconduct, what can be learned from the handling of the Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill controversy?
Sep. 23, 2018
The "provisional" deal — signed in Beijing by deputy foreign ministers on both sides — gives the Holy See a say in naming of bishops, and grants the pope veto power over candidates.
Sep. 23, 2018
The U.S. cable giant won a rare auction held by British regulators with a bid of $39 billion. Comcast hopes acquiring Sky will help it compete with online streaming services Netflix and Amazon.
Sep. 22, 2018
The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new rule that would expand Trump administration efforts to restrict immigrants' access to welfare programs.
Sep. 22, 2018
Bipartisan negotiators have tentatively agreed to work toward a Thursday hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Sep. 22, 2018
Two days after the disaster, which left more than 200 people dead, divers pulled a man from inside the vessel. He reportedly locked himself in the engine room and survived because of an air pocket.
Sep. 22, 2018
Gunmen disguised as soldiers reportedly began shooting from behind the stands. State-run media reported that an Arab separatist group claimed responsibility for the attack.
Sep. 22, 2018
Despite the growth of population in the western U.S., water use in cities such as Denver, Las Vegas, San Diego and Phoenix is going down. The reason? High-tech, low-flow toilets.
Sep. 22, 2018
President Trump praised the Cajun Navy during a visit to North Carolina. But federal emergency managers say volunteers can put themselves and others in danger if they don't go through proper channels.
Sep. 22, 2018
An 8-year-old eastern black rhino bull, born and raised in San Diego, recently made a 68-hour journey to Tanzania where he will eventually be released into the wild.
Sep. 22, 2018
Uncertainty over federal standards for these cost-saving programs could trigger different perks for employees, and change what they must do to qualify.
Sep. 22, 2018
When tourism to the fabled city took a downturn, two guys came up with an idea to bring in a little income for the local tour guides.
Sep. 22, 2018

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