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Is my kid too young for contact sports? Advice still unclear

New guidance on concussions shows there isn't enough solid evidence to answer some of parents' most burning questions about contact sports.

November 11, 2019 2:00 pm


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Mini Mercury skips across sun's vast glare in rare transit

Mini Mercury is skipping across the vast, glaring face of the sun in a rare celestial transit.

November 11, 2019 2:00 pm


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Mercury crosses sun in 5-hour trek today

Mercury is set to make a transit across the sun this morning for the last time until 2032.

November 11, 2019 1:00 am


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Possible vaping-illness cause ID'd

U.S. health officials announce a breakthrough into the cause of a mysterious outbreak of vaping illnesses.

November 9, 2019 1:00 am


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Report gives Parkview A, others C

The Leapfrog Group, a Washington-based national nonprofit that measures health care quality, assigned the grades.

November 8, 2019 1:00 am


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More than 2,000 in US diagnosed in vaping illness outbreak

New government figures show more than 2,000 people have been diagnosed with vaping illnesses in the still-unsolved U.S. outbreak.

November 7, 2019 2:20 pm


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Michael Bloomberg opens door to 2020 presidential campaign

WASHINGTON -- Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign,...

November 7, 2019 6:10 pm


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Bones suggest apes stood upright earlier

BERLIN – The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest that humans' ancestors began standing upright millions...

November 7, 2019 1:00 am


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Standing tall: Scientists find oldest example of upright ape

The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest that humans' ancestors began standing upright millions of years earlier...

November 6, 2019 4:00 pm


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High-tech chestnuts: US to consider genetically altered tree

About half the chestnuts collected at this college experiment station feature a gene that provides resistance to blight that virtually...

November 6, 2019 10:20 am


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US teen vaping numbers climb, fueled by Juul & mint flavor

New research show U.S. teens who use electronic cigarettes prefer those made by Juul Labs, and mint is the favorite flavor for many of them.

November 5, 2019 12:21 pm


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Wine aging being tested on space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.– A dozen bottles of fine French wine arrived at the space station Monday, not for the astronauts, but for...

November 5, 2019 1:00 am


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Wine cellar in space: 12 bottles arrive for yearlong stay

The International Space Station's latest delivery includes 12 bottles of fine French wine.

November 4, 2019 2:30 pm


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Trump now has opening to pull US out of Paris climate pact

For more than two years President Donald Trump has talked about pulling the United States out of the landmark Paris climate agreement.

November 3, 2019 2:30 pm


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Time ticks away at wild bison genetic diversity

Evidence is mounting that wild North American bison are gradually shedding their genetic diversity across many of the isolated herds...

November 3, 2019 12:10 pm