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The human microbiome: why our microbes could be key to our health

A plethora of conditions, from obesity to anxiety, appear to be linked to the microbes inside us. Nicola Davis explains why the microbiome is such a hot topic of research<p><b>What are microbiomes?</b><p>Both inside and out, our bodies harbour a huge array of micro-organisms. While bacteria are the biggest …

Microbiology

Despite His Exit, Christie Dramatically Altered the Republican Race

Chris Christie couldn’t get it done this time. He dropped out of the presidential race the day after the New Hampshire Republican primary.<p>But Christie might have done more to alter the outcome of the Republican field than any other candidate so far.<p>Realizing that Marco Rubio was an obstacle to his …

Government

Rand Paul's campaign manager jumps to Rubio

Rand Paul’s campaign manager just joined Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign.<p>Chip Englander will now be senior adviser to the Florida senator in charge of the Midwest, Rubio's campaign confirmed to POLITICO Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news.<p>“I’m excited to work for Senator …

Government

Kasich lays off attack politics, lays it all on the line in New Hampshire

RAYMOND, N.H. — John Kasich arrives at campaign events with a large electronic sign that ticks off the increasing national debt in milliseconds.<p>He does not care for the overtly religious tone of some of his Republican presidential rivals, saying that he does not want to combine God and politics, …

Government

Clinton tries to put her campaign back on track with a new strategy

CONCORD, N.H. — Hillary Clinton, after a rocky primary-season start, heads toward more favorable electoral terrain with a retooled strategy aimed at rallying the non-white voters she hopes will put her struggling campaign back on track.<p>In her concession speech Tuesday night, the former secretary of …

Government

America's military is getting deadly serious about China, Russia, and North Korea

The Pentagon has a problem. After concentrating on guerrilla warfare for the last decade and a half, the U.S. military is entering a brave new world …

North Korea's Satellite Is "Tumbling" in Orbit

Ground control to Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4.<p>The second time was not the charm for North Korea.<p>A U.S. Department of Defense official told CNN on Tuesday that the Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 satellite launched by North Korea on Sunday is now "tumbling in orbit," meaning the satellite is essentially useless. This is very …

North Korea 'executes army chief of staff'

North Korea reportedly executes its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil<p>North Korea has executed its army chief of staff, Ri Yong Gil, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday, which, if true, would be the latest in a series of executions, purges and disappearances under its young …

North Korea

Moscow small businesses razed, sparking anger

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian activists and political commentators are criticizing Moscow authorities over the late-night destruction of small businesses …

Small Business

Ex-Nazi SS guard, 94, to be tried on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder

A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war crimes.<p>Reinhold Hanning is accused of serving …

To punish Kim Jong Un, South Korea shuts down industrial zone in North

SEOUL — South Korea abruptly shut down an industrial complex just over the border in North Korea on Wednesday, cutting off a major source of income for the regime in Pyongyang as punishment for its “extremely provocative” nuclear and rocket tests.<p>In an unusually harshly worded statement, Seoul …

North Korea

Outsiders sweep to victory in New Hampshire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to thumping outsider victories in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, seizing on the fury of grass-roots voters to rock the elites who control American politics.<p>Ohio Gov. John Kasich, whose aspirational conservative message …

Government

John Kasich And The Long Road To Super Tuesday

One of the many curiosities of the 2016 presidential field is how hard it has been for a popular, swing state governor with a long track record of accomplishments to gain traction in this race.<p>But John Kasich's second-place showing in New Hampshire's primary has suddenly jolted his second-tier …

Government

RUBIO: 'I dropped the ball'

"On Saturday night at the debate, I dropped the ball," Rubio wrote to his supporters. "I want you to know that will never happen again."<p>Rubio performed strongly in last week's Iowa caucuses, defying polls to come in third and just behind national front-runner Donald Trump.<p>But then the knives came …

Here's Jeb Bush's plan to beat expectations in the next big primary election

That's because Bush — who finished fourth in the primary behind Donald Trump, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R), and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) — said his showing in New Hampshire was strong enough to keep his campaign alive in what he says is a much more favorable state: South Carolina.<p>"You have given me the …

The Latest: Bush says he won't blame Obama for problems

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South …

Government

John Kasich Says He Feels ‘Gratified’ After New Hampshire Primary Finish

New Hampshire

Donald Trump on taxes: 'I fight like hell not to pay'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fresh off his New Hampshire win, Donald Trump said that he would be releasing his tax returns in the coming months, but it is taking longer because they are the "biggest ever in the history of what we are doing."<p>The real-estate mogul predicted that people would be surprised by the low rate …

Donald Trump

Trump vows to get tougher on Kasich

John Kasich’s second-place finish in New Hampshire has gotten Donald Trump’s attention.<p>Trump, who won New Hampshire on Tuesday, acknowledged that Kasich may be his biggest threat heading into South Carolina and Nevada and suggested he might get tougher on the Ohio governor going forward.<p>“Well, I …

Government

Ohio bill to strip Planned Parenthood funds heads to Kasich

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected to sign a bill stripping government money from Planned Parenthood, a move that might help him …

Planned Parenthood

Chris Christie expected to suspend presidential campaign

The New Jersey governor had made a big push in New Hampshire, but only mustered a sixth-place finish.<p>Chris Christie has suspended his presidential campaign.<p>The New Jersey governor posted on Facebook Wednesday afternoon to say he was leaving the race "without an ounce of regret," an announcement …

Government

Italy's Donnie Brasco Finds the Government Can't Protect Him from The Mafia

Gianfranco Franciosi is one of the best motorboat mechanics in Europe and could fit a couple of engines onto a boat and make it travel at 90 miles …

Reappearance of Kim's sister stokes baby rumours

Kim Yo-jong accompanies her brother on 'field guidance' visit to tree nursery operated by North Korean army<p>The younger sister of Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has reappeared after nearly two months out of the public eye, prompting renewed speculation that she has had a baby.<p>North Korean …

Kim Jong-un executes 15 top officials, say South Korean spies

Two vice-ministers among those killed on North Korean dictator’s orders this year, according to intelligence agency<p>North Korea’s Kim Jong-un ordered the execution of 15 senior officials this year, including several who complained about his policies, South Korea’s intelligence agency has said.<p>Those …

North Korea