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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — New research funded by farmers aims to breed a wheat variety for people who can't eat wheat and other grains, an endeavor that comes as wider consumer interest in gluten-free foods is booming. The Kansas Wheat Commission is spending $200,000 for the first...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — New research funded by farmers aims to breed wheat for people who can't eat wheat and other grains, and comes amid booming consumer interest in gluten-free foods. The Kansas Wheat Commission provided $200,000 for the first two years of a project to identify...
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — The trial of people accused of killing eight Ebola health workers and journalists opened Monday in a remote region of Guinea. The trial highlights the challenges health workers faced in this Ebola outbreak that has claimed more than 10,000 lives, mostly in...
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Trial has begun in a remote region of Guinea of suspects in the killings of five Ebola health workers and three journalists last September. Ministry of Justice spokesman Ibrahima Beavogui said 78 suspects are on trial in N'Nzerekore, 900 kilometers (560...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberians are overcoming their fears of Ebola to volunteer for a vaccine trial. The gruesome toll of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 4,200 Liberians of the more than 10,000 who have succumbed to the disease, has intensified...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act five years ago, he visualized a time when the political hyperbole would be silenced and ordinary people would see that the health care law improved their lives. The White House ceremony on March 23,...
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The new labeling of the world's most-popular weed killer as a likely cause of cancer is raising more questions for an aerial spraying program in Colombia that is the cornerstone of the U.S.-backed war on drugs. The International Agency for Research on...
PARIS (AP) — Paris will cut the number of cars on the road in half beginning Monday and is making public transit free to combat a spike in pollution that has obscured even the Eiffel Tower under a smoggy haze. The mayor's office announced Saturday that only cars with odd-...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The police shooting in Georgia earlier this month of a naked, unarmed man with bipolar disorder spotlights the growing number of violent confrontations between police and the mentally ill — an issue that goes before the Supreme Court this coming week. At least...