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- Obama administration backs off plan to cut prescription-drug program
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- Ottawa day care suspends 2-year-old for ‘outside’ cheese sandwich
- Liam Neeson tells NYC mayor to ‘man up’ in horse carriage fight
- Real-life Dr. Doolittle to reveal how to talk to animals
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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - National Academy Of Sciences
Dr. Seuss had it right: Horton really does hear a Who. Wild elephants can distinguish between human languages, and they can tell whether a voice comes from a man, woman or boy, a new study says.
The physician running Duke University's wide-ranging network of hospitals and health care is taking over the national institute which provides independent medical information and analysis.
The Arctic isn't nearly as bright and white as it used to be because of more ice melting in the ocean, and that's turning out to be a global problem, a new study says.
Moms with a specific gene variation are more likely to shout at or hit their children when the economy is sour, according to new research.
Central Intelligence Agency dollars are going toward a 21-month research project aimed at answering this question: Can mankind control the world's weather?
Michaela Dodge's "The do's and don'ts of defense spending" (Commentary, May 30) urges Congress to shower more money on missile defense in the National Defense Authorization Act, particularly by building an East Coast site. This would be a spectacular waste of taxpayer dollars.
The government is watching money stampede away, with little idea what to do about it.
Hollywood continues its collaboration with Chinese censors even as it pushes back against U.S. attempts to limit violent content in film and television in the aftermath of the mass killing in Newtown, Conn., last December, experts observe.
Clicking those friendly blue "like" buttons strewn across the Web may be doing more than marking you as a fan of Coca-Cola or Lady Gaga.
A U.S. program that has generated hopes around the world that the AIDS pandemic can be defeated should start "relinquishing" more control to its partner countries, according to an independent evaluation prepared for Congress.
Theories about when the last Neanderthals walked the Earth may have to be revised, according to a study that suggests they became extinct in their last refuge in Spain much earlier than previously thought.
When unspeakable tragedies happen such as the shooting in Newtown, Conn., people react by calling for the government to "do something" to prevent it from happening again.
A new analysis is challenging a report that suggests regular marijuana smoking during the teen years can lead to a long-term drop in IQ. The analysis says the statistical analysis behind that conclusion is flawed.
Astronauts have a down-to-Earth problem that could be even worse on a long trip to Mars: They can't get enough sleep. And over time, the lack of slumber can turn intrepid space travelers into drowsy couch potatoes, a new study shows.
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