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WASHINGTON (AP) — How your immune system does its job seems to depend more on your environment and the germs you encounter than on your genes, says new research that put twins to the test to find out. After all, the immune system adapts throughout life to fight disease, said...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of the students at Kingsley Elementary School in a low-income neighborhood of Los Angeles eat breakfast and lunch provided by the school. For the nearly 100 enrolled in the after-school program, another meal is served: supper. The nation's second largest...
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — One day after a fire ripped through a central Pennsylvania jail and prompted the evacuation of more than 200 inmates, county officials said the nearly 140-year-old facility must be torn down. Officials held an emergency meeting Thursday morning and deemed the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of the students at Kingsley Elementary School in a low-income neighborhood of Los Angeles eat breakfast and lunch provided by the school. For the nearly 100 enrolled in the after-school program, another meal is served: supper. The nation's second largest...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An American astronaut and Russian cosmonaut are just two months shy of launching to the International Space Station for an entire year. Already, though, scientists are clamoring for additional long-term subjects. NASA's space station program scientist...
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The judge overseeing the murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is working to whittle down the pool of more than 1,000 potential jurors in the case. Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh is reviewing written...
The 2015 Oscar nominations are finally here! The big announcement came very early this morning at 8:30 am EST/5:30 am PST via a live stream across the Internet with directors Alfonso Cuaron and JJ Abrams revealing the technical categories first and Chris Pine and Academy...
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not traveling to France later Thursday to apologize for the Obama administration's failure to send a senior official to last weekend's unity march, but rather to give "a big hug to Paris" in the wake of...
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not traveling to France later Thursday to apologize for the Obama administration's failure to send a senior official to last weekend's unity march, but rather to give "a big hug to Paris" in the wake of...