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Hundreds of elite endurance athletes were taking the prescription heart drug meldonium until it was banned in January. But a similar heart drug, telmisartan, is still allowed.

The middle class has shrunk faster in Midland, Texas, than nearly anywhere else in the U.S. Overall, more people are getting rich than falling behind. But extreme booms and busts make life precarious.

In the days before his competition, Pryor said he had never been more ready for anything in his life. With his family watching, he faced a tough Swiss opponent in his opening match.

Health officials thought they were close to wiping out the parasite. It's been President Carter's dream for decades. But the dogs of Chad have turned out to be a major problem.

The Maine politician talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about her decision to not support her party's nominee for president, Donald Trump.

Delta's massive outage wasn't the first malfunction to wreak havoc on an airline. The industry's systems are complex and require high security, which can make them more prone to shutdowns.

The American rugby squad was mostly made up of football players and were big underdogs against the French. But the Americans took gold in 1924, and have been the reigning Olympic champions ever since.

Many of the most powerful antibiotics have lost their punch. Some Stanford students think they've found a different way to attack bacteria that the germs can't overcome.

Elderly hospital patients often arrive sick and leave worse off. But some hospitals are preventing these sharp declines by treating the elderly in units that minimize bedrest and spur mobility.

Verizon has transformed from a child of the Bell monopoly to parent of tech legends AOL and Yahoo. It wants to play with Google and Facebook — but don't expect a full transformation just yet.

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