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Millions of people enrolled in President Barack Obama's signature Affordable Care Act. But the future of that health care legislation is unclear as we head into a new presidency.
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Trump Will Sign Executive Order To Undo Obama Power Plant Regulations

EPA director Scott Pruitt confirmed President Donald Trump will sign an executive order to roll back Obama-era power plant regulations.

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The Healthiest Country In The World Is ...

Pipeline protest
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The Keystone XL Pipeline Still Faces At Least One Big Roadblock

A man smokes a cigar
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A Majority Of Smokers Have A Low Socioeconomic Status, Study Finds

Paul Ryan leaves a meeting.
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GOP Pulls Obamacare Replacement Bill After Failing To Muster Votes

Astronaut conducting spacewalk outside of the International Space Station
NASA

Spacewalk Prepares ISS For Commercial Crew

President Donald Trump at his Oval Office desk
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The Trump Administration Gives A Thumbs-Up To The Keystone XL Pipeline

A cancer patient
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Most Cancer-Causing Mutations Might Just Be Bad Luck

Baboons huddled in a group
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How To Thwart Thieving Baboon Gangs

T. Rex skeleton
J.M. Luijt / CC BY 2.5 NL

New Theory Turns 130 Years Of Dinosaur Doctrine On Its Head

Wrinkled hand of an aged person
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This New Treatment Could Make Your Cells Look Young Again

Rusty patched bumblebee
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service / Christy Stewart

This Bee Species Is Finally Listed As Endangered

NASA's Curiosity rover on Mars
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Why NASA's Mars Rover Has Only Moved 10 Miles In 4 Years

A Rottweiler puppy at an event for the American Kennel Club
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Big Breeds Top The American Kennel Club's Most Popular Dogs List

Caribou in Alaska
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Congress Voted To Abolish A Rule Protecting Some Alaskan Wildlife

A shelter with over 900 dogs in Costa Rica
Territorio de Zaguates

You Can Hang Out With 900 Dogs At A Sanctuary In Costa Rica

A close-up of bacteria
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Germs Love The International Space Station

Mars
NASA

Trump Gives NASA The Go-Ahead To Get Humans To Mars

An African penguin
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Climate Change And Overfishing Lead African Penguins Into Deadly Traps

A Gall-Peters projection.
Mdf

Boston Public Schools Are Ditching The Classic World Map

Doctor stethoscope on appointment calendar
Darko Stojanovic / CC0

The Low-Cost Medical Devices That Are Making A Difference

A funnel web spider
David McClenaghan and CSIRO / CC BY 3.0

Australian Spider's Venom Might Prevent Brain Damage From Stroke

Installing solar panels
U.S. Department of Energy

Basic Solar Panels Are Now About As Good As They're Going To Get

Wide receiver Dwight Clark of the San Francisco 49ers in 1984.
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Dwight Clark 'Suspects' Playing In The NFL Gave Him ALS

Bottles of AZT, the first antiviral shown to be effective against AIDS.
National Institutes of Health

30 Years Ago, The FDA Approved The First AIDS Treatment

A bee on a flower.
Marcus Trienke / CC by SA 2.0

Critics Say Cheerios' Bee-Saving Campaign Could Hurt Some Ecosystems

The Flint River
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EPA Gives Michigan $100M To Help Fix Flint's Water Issues

The red giant star LL Pegasi
ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO)/H. Kim et al., ESA/NASA & R. Sahai

As A Red Giant Dies, Astronomers Watch In Awe

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Your Nose Shape Is A Clue About Where Your Ancestors Lived

A laser at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

You Can Thank Government Research For Most Of Our Basic Science

Rendering of Asteroid Redirect Mission spacecraft collecting a piece of an asteroid
NASA

The Slow Demise Of NASA's Plan To Take Humans To An Asteroid