One-third of women who froze ovarian tissue before undergoing cancer treatment and later had it transplanted back ended up having babies, according to a study of women in Denmark.
State governments are trying to help people save for retirement.
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About half of workers in the U.S. have no retirement plan on the job. State-run, IRA-type programs are increasingly popular, with at least 20 states introducing legislation to create these programs.
A view of Canton (Guangzhou), on the Pearl River in China, circa 1840. Canton was already a great trading port when the American ship the Empress of China arrived in 1784 to fill up its hold with tea.
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China and its trade practices are often blamed for U.S. economic woes. But once upon a time, it was the tea trade with China that created American magnates — with some catastrophic consequences.
Political messaging is a long-standing tradition, as shown here by a beaming President Harry Truman speaking at the Women's National Democratic Club in 1949.
A political scientist identified optimally persuasive terms that make people more inclined to support the health care act. He says the tool could someday make it easier to sharpen political messages.
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Aubrie Sellers' debut album, New City Blues, comes out in January 2016.
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Michael Solomonov describes Israeli-style hummus as "a marriage of chickpeas and tehina."
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Chef Michael Solomonov sees his mission as connecting people to the food of his homeland. "That, to me, is my life's work," he says. Solomonov's new cookbook is Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking.
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The author's new memoir collects three decades worth of her journeys in search of a sense of home. Even growing up in Chicago, she says, "I was living on the border lands."
The debate about sustainable diets has focused on meat production, which requires lots of land and water to grow grain to feed livestock. It also contributes to methane emissions. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say the 2015 dietary guidelines won't include sustainability goals.
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A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.
You don't have to get this fancy with a foam roller to gain benefits, researchers say.
Scientists say you'll get better range of motion and less post-workout pain when using foam rollers to loosen tight muscles. But the details aren't all smoothed out.
Still from the short film Dol (First Birthday)
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Ahn came out to his family in his last film, Dol. This time, he films in sanctified Korean spaces to tell the wider community, "We love being Korean as much as you love being Korean."
Clinton wants gun manufacturers to be held more liable for crimes committed with their weapons.
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Hillary Clinton said on Monday that the gun industry isn't legally responsible for its behavior. She's (partially) right.
Festivalgoers at TomorrowWorld Electronic Music Festival in 2013.
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Do the struggles at SFX Entertainment reflect the challenges of turning the dance-music experience into big business? Or is it something bigger?
Led by Max Geller, protesters rally outside of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.
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Max Geller led a small crowd in protest of the fact that paintings by renowned French impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir hang in Boston's Museum of Fine Arts.
Instead of sit-down meetings at the office, doctors say we should keep moving.
Hint: The answer doesn't revolve around buying more gadgets. Nor does it depend on you dragging yourself to the gym seven nights a week. This calls for a concerted attack — while moving.
Pictured is the inside of the Pavlovich Ballet School Building, home of the Columbia Classical Ballet, as electrical crews shut off power Monday, in Columbia, S.C.
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The South Carolina flood has left the Columbia Classical Ballet Company without its costumes, scores or its building.
Lady Gaga plays a mysterious character called the Countess on the new season of FX's American Horror Story, which begins on Wed.
FX's American Horror Story returns for Season 5 this week. TV critic David Bianculli says this season, which is set in a lavish old hotel, is "the most visually arresting and twisted one yet."
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New Mexico's largest electric provider — the coal-fired San Juan Generating Station near Farmington — has been defending a plan to replace part of an aging coal-fired power plant with a mix of more coal, natural gas, nuclear and solar power.
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Humans changed Earth's climate by mistake, says astrophysicist Adam Frank. But not doing everything we can now that we know it's happening — that would be our fault and our failure as a species.
A recreational drone is flown above Old Bethpage, N.Y., in August. SkyPan uses drones for aerial photography.
The Federal Aviation Administration charges the company, SkyPan International, conducted 65 flights in the skies over Chicago and New York, some of the nation's most restricted and congested airspace.
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The Pretenders founder discusses her new memoir, Reckless: My Life as a Pretender. The book is about her life as a musician; "the rest of me," she says, "isn't really up for grabs."
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