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Dr. Rosalyn S. Yalow, pictured at the Nobel Prize banquet in Stockholm, won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1977. Photo by Keystone/Getty ImagesToday we celebrate the birthdate of the second woman to receive the Nobel Prize for Medicine or...
Watch VideoHARI SREENIVASAN: And now to Viewers Like You. Your chance to comment on our work. We return to last week’s segment about Harper Lee’s new novel, “Go Set A Watchman” and the revelation that Lee’s beloved...
The opening of a tunnel inside drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s cell in the Altiplano Federal Penitentiary, on the outskirts of Mexico City,  July 15. U.S. law enforcement officials met with agents of the Mexican Attorney...
A protester shouts slogans against the New York Police Department during a July 17 rally for Eric Garner, who was killed one year ago by police in New York. Family and supporters on Friday marked the anniversary with rallies and vigils. Photo by...
A study published this week in the American Journal of Public Health shows that obese people are statistically unlikely to lose weight and keep it off. “The probability of attaining normal weight or maintaining weight loss is low,” the...