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Medical care alone won’t halt the spread of diabetes, scientists say

Researchers who study Type 2 diabetes have reached a stark conclusion: There is no device, no drug powerful enough to counter the effects of poverty, pollution, stress, a broken food system, cities that are hard to navigate on foot, and inequitable access to health care, particularly in minority communities.

For Pelosi and McCarthy, a toxic relationship worsens as elections approach

She has called him a “moron.” He has mused publicly — purely in jest, his aides later insisted — about wanting to hit her with the oversized wooden gavel used to keep order in the House.

Watch live: President Biden speaks about response to Hurricane Ian from Florida

President Biden on Wednesday is speaking about the response to Hurricane Ian after surveying damage from the powerful storm in Florida. Watch live.

Russian launches to space from US for the first time in 20 years

They astronauts are due to arrive at the space station Thursday, 29 hours after departing from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, and won’t be back on Earth until March. They’re replacing a US-Italian crew that arrived in April.

Maine GOP gubernatorial hopeful Paul LePage struggles to answer abortion questions in debate

Former Maine governor Paul LePage's awkward performance Tuesday highlights the position many antiabortion Republicans are in, four months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.

Alex Jones declines to put on a defense in defamation trial

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones declined to put on a defense Wednesday at his defamation trial in Connecticut.

Princess Anne takes the Staten Island ferry to Manhattan

The sister of Britain's King Charles III was ushered to the ferry's pilothouse as the Manhattan-bound ship crossed the New York Harbor on Tuesday escorted by police boats.

Hurricane Ian closes some Florida schools indefinitely

As rescue and recovery operations continue in the storm’s aftermath, several school systems in hard-hit counties in southwestern Florida can’t say for sure when they’ll reopen.