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Bill and Melinda Gates describe how they argue, why they stay optimistic about the world
Bill and Melinda Gates have tackled some of the biggest problems in the world -- from poverty to education and health care -- through their multibillion-dollar Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation . And the couple of 25 years is not afraid to tackle the hard topics at home with each other either,
Gene Wilder's widow on what it's like to care for someone with Alzheimer's
In an exclusive essay for ABC News, Karen Wilder opens up about her 35-year marriage to the late actor and activist Gene Wilder . The “Young Frankenstein” star died last year at the age of 83, after battling Alzheimer's disease in the final years of his life. Wilder discusses some of the trials and
Obama on Republican health care repeal-and-replace efforts: 'It is aggravating'
Former President Barack Obama today offered an optimistic vision for the future, but condemned the latest attempt by Republicans to repeal his signature legislation, the 2010 Affordable Care Act, calling the efforts "aggravating.” “When I see people trying to undo that hard-won progress for the
The Note: ‘Kimmel test’ challenges Republicans on health care
THE TAKE with ABC News’ Rick Klein Maybe it’s been a long, long time, but this science isn’t so hard to understand. The medical groups the bipartisan governors the Congressional Budget Office “essential health benefits” Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins and John McCain legislative deadlines Mike
6 destinations where billionaires vacation
We’ve all dreamed about where we’d vacation if money was no object. Would we opt for a luxurious Aspen ski break? How about a private Caribbean island? Or perhaps we’d splurge on rustic European glamor? For some, this dream is a reality. When it comes to traveling, billionaires can live out their
Bill Gates : 10 Memorable Moments
A PC industry without Bill Gates is almost unthinkable. And yet it's almost upon us. Here are some fond memories.
No, Bill Gates didn't tweet Donald Trump will be 'one of the greatest presidents'
This fake news story isn't much of a story at all -- it hangs on just one fake tweet. The false post from a website called Departed Media features this headline: " Bill Gates : 'I think Donald Trump will go down to history as one of the greatest presidents, just like Reagan On a page littered with
Prince Harry, Elton John Join Forces at International AIDS Conference
Prince Harry today implored his generation to take leadership in the battle against HIV , just like his late mother, Princess Diana , did 25 years ago. Harry made the call in a speech at the 2016 International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, where he was joined by Sir Elton John . “When my
NFL donations to brain research benefit league-linked doctors, raise worries about influence on science
For nearly two decades, the NFL ran a series of scientific experiments. The league formed its own research arm and published 16 papers about football and head injuries. The central conclusion -- that NFL players don't get brain damage -- led to public criticism, Congressional hearings and, in 2009,
Microbiome Research Just Got a Mega Infusion of Government and Private Funding
The Obama administration announced a $121-million National Microbiome Initiative today to study how microscopic organisms that live all over the environment -- and our bodies -- can impact our health, climate and food security. The U.S. government had previously invested more than $900 million