Experts warn that children taken from their parents at the border need mental health care.

Obamus coronatus — a small, disc-shaped creature that lived in the ocean half a billion years ago — was discovered in Australia last year.

Obama's national ocean policy, created during the Deepwater Horizon disaster, called on the federal government to work with states and local governments to enhance and protect oceans.

In two-thirds of states that allow parents to opt their children out of school immunization requirements for nonmedical reasons, the number of unvaccinated kindergarteners is on the rise, a study found.

China's ban on importing most of the scrap material that it accepted for a quarter-century could overwhelm recycling programs in the U.S.

Despite his support, Sen. James Inhofe didn't venture a guess on whether Pruitt's job is safe. “We don't have the most predictable president in the history of America,” he said.

The eagles were poisoned by the highly toxic chemical carbofuran, which was removed from the market in part because of its lethality to birds.

Demand has soared for the Shingrix vaccine and order limits will be in effect through 2018.

The labor secretary says association health plans will “level the playing field,” while critics deride “junk insurance.”

Some residents hoisted smartphones, motioning for others to cram in closer to the forest ranger and the beast he had captured. A child sat on a man's shoulders, craning to get into the picture.

Because it's nearly impossible to tell the sex of a newborn chicken, flock-keepers often unexpectedly end up with roosters that are banned by local officials or frowned upon by neighbors.

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Trump’s border policy could cause long-term damage to children’s brains, experts warn

Trump has floated this idea before — in March, he said he initially conceived it as a joke — and offered few details about how the force would operate.

The physician, identified as Beth Keegstra, has been suspended from El Camino Hospital in Los Gatos, Calif.

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Existence of a “sterile” neutrino could finally break the Standard Model of particle physics.

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Cases of disease, including Lyme, have been going way up as ticks do their damage.

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Our phones can make us distracted, stressed and depressed. A growing number of apps aim to help us reclaim our lives.

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I chose aggressive, experimental treatment, and I had to be my own best advocate.

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The White House’s latest immigration strategy has created challenges for the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is now responsible for more children — many far younger than in previous administrations.

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Other states are watching to see if controlling how much hospitals get paid can continue to hold down costs in “Big Sky Country.”

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Laura Mosqueda, a geriatrician, wants to train new doctors to better care for elderly people as the country’s population ages. She will face a big challenge as USC reels from drug and sexual misconduct scandals that have enraged students and landed the university in legal hot water.

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The Trump administration issued the final rule on association health plans, which supporters say will make coverage more affordable for some employees but led others to warn about “junk insurance.”

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