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As they enter their 60s, Gen Xers projected to see higher cancer rates than Boomers

New research projects higher cancer rates for Gen X when they hit age 60 compared to the generation before.

Climate change made killer heat wave in Mexico, Southwest US even warmer and 35 times more likely

A new study finds that human-caused climate change dialed up the heat and drastically increased the odds of this month's killer heat that has been baking the Southwestern United States, Mexico and Central America.

The U.S. surgeon general has called on Congress to require warning labels on social media platforms

Dr. Vivek Murthy said that social media is a contributing factor in the mental health crisis among young people.

ACLU sues Biden administration over new executive action on the southern border

The ACLU filed a lawsuit in federal court on Wednesday challenging the Biden administration’s new executive actions that block migrants from seeking asylum at the southern U.S. border when crossings surge.

Here's why an Arizona medical examiner is working to track heat-related deaths

Rethinking how to catalog and count heat-related deaths is a major step toward understanding the growing impacts of climate change.

Blocked from asylum, migrants juggle their choices

Under Biden's asylum ban, migrants can either go home or try to cross into the U.S. again

Homes have popped up on the National Mall - showing they can be built fast and cheap

The Innovative Housing Showcase, staged by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), is a public event running June 7-9.

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Native American tribes in health care funding dispute with government

Facilities are often inadequate and understaffed, the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona said in court documents.

Costco hot dogs have cost $1.50 since the 1980s. Here's why prices aren't changing

Costco's new leadership says the $1.50 price tag on its beloved hot dog combo is "safe." Experts explain how the retailer has defied inflation — and why it's willing to eat the cost.

Hubble will change how it points, but NASA says 'great science' will continue

Officials say they are shifting into a new way of pointing the telescope in order to work around a piece of hardware that’s become intolerably glitchy.

Guilty: Trump becomes first former U.S. president convicted of felony crimes

Jurors convicted Trump on all 34 counts after deliberating for 9.5 hours.

Why writing by hand beats typing for thinking and learning

Researchers are learning that handwriting engages the brain in ways typing can't match.

Arizona doctors can come to California to perform abortions under new law signed by Gov. Newsom

California's law is meant to circumvent an Arizona law that bans nearly all abortions in that state.

Why you should think twice before posting that cute photo of your kid online

The phenomenon called "sharenting" poses potential dangers from identity theft to harassment.

Like to bike? Your knees will thank you and you may live longer, too

A large new study shows people who bike have less knee pain and arthritis than those who do not.

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