Sugar alternatives go by many names including artificial sweeteners, low-calorie sweeteners and nonsugar sweeteners.
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The WHO report concluded that habitual use of nonsugar sweeteners is linked to a modest increase in diabetes, hypertension and stroke. But the research it’s based on has limitations.
By getting to know your neighbors and investing in your community, you can make your neighborhood safer.
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Crime is spiking and you’re scared. Here are strategies to get past the fear and diminish the threat of crime in your community.
NEPA requires federal agencies to analyze environmental impacts of projects like interstate highway construction.
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Do environmental reviews improve projects or delay them and drive up costs? Two legal scholars explain how the law works and how it could influence the ongoing transition to renewable energy.
Courts have wrestled with questions about public funds for students at religious schools for decades.
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The school’s approval may be the strongest challenge yet to limits on public money in religious schools.
People pray over the body of Sister Wilhelmina Lancaster at the abbey of the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, near Gower, Mo., in April 2023.
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People are congregating in Missouri after news spread that the exhumed body of a nun had not decayed four years after her death. There is a long history to these claims.
Karim Benzema – taking the money and running into the box.
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French soccer star Karim Benzema will join Ronaldo in the Saudi Pro League, and others may follow.
Astrud Gilberto backstage at New York City’s Birdland Jazz Club in 1964.
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During the only major performance she gave in her home country, Gilberto was booed.
Police arrested three people who have been aiding protesters at this Atlanta house in May 2023.
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Georgia authorities have filed charges against Network for Strong Communities trustees. The nonprofit opposes the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, which protesters call ‘Cop City.’
Students who attend for-profit colleges on average have higher student loan debt than those who attend public institutions.
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Students told researchers that the cost of going to a for-profit college changed over time and eventually became too much to bear.
How much of a culture could be due to things like the grain it traditionally grew?
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A number of theories try to explain how cultural differences come to be. A new study quantifies how such factors as resource abundance, population density and infectious disease risk can contribute.
The Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant seen across the Dnieper River, which was receding after a downstream dam was destroyed.
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The International Atomic Energy Agency says the plant has enough water to last for several months. What happens afterward or if the remaining water is lost to the war could lead to a disaster.
Gliomas can form connections with distant areas of the brain, exploiting them for their own spread and growth.
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Glioblastoma is the most aggressive type of brain cancer, causing significant decline in cognitive function. New research suggests a common anti-seizure drug could help control tumor growth.
Lt. Gen. Arthur Gregg attends a ceremony on April 27, 2023, in which a military base was renamed in his honor.
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The last relics of ‘lost cause’ ideology are being removed, as a federal panel renames US military bases that honored Confederate generals.
The breach of the Kakhovka dam in Ukraine could have lasting ecological and health impacts.
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Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for the attack on crucial civilian infrastructure. Experts explain what the incident means for future war plans, and for the safety of the affected region.
Former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence appear together in November 2020.
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Pence’s announcement that he will run for president brings to mind how rare it is for a vice president to compete against a former running mate.
The hours spent – and the content viewed – by teens on social media can lead to depression, anxiety and body image issues.
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Research shows that social media, with it endless promotion of unrealistic standards of beauty, has had a negative impact on millions of young people.
A witness cries while giving testimony in a trial against former Guatemalan dictator Gen. José Efraín Ríos Montt in 2013.
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College students learn about people who have dedicated their professional lives to reducing the threat of violence – and their successes and failures.
Wildfires can destroy hundreds of homes within hours.
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It’s not a question of if insurance will become unavailable or unaffordable in areas at high risk of wildfires, hurricanes and other damage – it’s a question of when. A disaster risk expert explains.
Olmec culture deeply shaped later Mesoamerican civilizations like the Aztecs.
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The return of an important monument to Mexico puts a spotlight on a culture whose influence is still felt in the Americas today.
Many types of makeup contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
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Finding cosmetics that are free of hormone- disrupting chemicals often means paying more. An epidemiologist explains the risk, particularly for young women.