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Pedal through cycling history at this Ohio bike museum

More than two centuries of bicycle history are on display at the Bicycle Museum of America in New Bremen, Ohio
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Broken baby Jesus statues flood restorers ahead of feast day

In Mexico City, it is the busy season for the craftsman who can repair Catholic families' beloved but broken baby Jesus figurines
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January 31

Nigeria sees cash shortage amid push for redesigned currency

Experts are warning that Nigeria's push to replace its paper money with newly designed currency notes has created a shortage of cash
January 31
January 31

Mexicans relish tamales, savoring tradition and nostalgia

At least three times a week, Mexico City bus driver Nicolás Cuatencos stops by a stand selling tamales
January 31
January 31

US births increased in 2021 for 1st time in 7 years, CDC report finds

There were 3.66 million babies born in 2021, according to the report.
January 31
January 30

Biden administration will end COVID-19 emergencies on May 11

The change could affect health care for pandemic-related needs and more.
January 30
President Joe Biden speaks about infrastructure at the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel North Portal in Baltimore, Monday, Jan. 30, 2023.
January 30

'Father of Peeps' marshmallow candies Bob Born dies at 98

Ira “Bob” Born, a candy company executive known as the “Father of Peeps” for mechanizing the process to make the marshmallow chicks, has died
January 30
January 30

COVID-19 pandemic ‘probably at a transition point:’ WHO

Deaths from the disease are down significantly since last winter when the omicron variant was at its peak.
January 30
Deaths from the disease are down significantly since last winter when the omicron variant was at its peak.
January 30

WHO says COVID still a threat but pandemic is 'probably at a transition point'

The WHO says the world is in a better place to fight off the virus.
January 30
This illustration, created at the CDC, reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. The illness caused by the novel coronavirus has been named COVID-19.
January 30

COVID-19 may have impacted our children’s learning progress in school: Study

Children lost out on about one-third of what they usually would have learned.
January 30
Children arrive at school in New York, March 7, 2022.
January 30

Weeknight paprika-cumin chicken evokes Moroccan grilling

In Morocco, grilled chicken comes slathered in a rich butter mixture and seasoned with cilantro, parsley, paprika, cayenne and cumin
January 30
January 30

France braces for major transport woes from pension strikes

France’s national rail operator is recommending that passengers stay home if possible Tuesday to avoid labor strikes
January 30
January 30

In Israel, disposable plastics trigger culture war, test PM

Israel's new government is moving quickly to repeal a tax on single-use plastic goods like cups, plates and cutlery
January 30
January 28

US population center trending toward South this decade

The U.S. population center is on track this decade to take a southern swerve for the first time in history
January 28
January 28

Sabato De Sarno named new Gucci creative director

Italian designer Sabato De Sarno has been named the new creative director of Gucci, and will unveil his first collection during Milan Fashion Week next September, Gucci and parent company Kering announced Saturday
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January 27

Fertility fraud victims lobby for change on Capitol Hill

ABC New Live’s Kyra Philips speaks with Eve Wiley and Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., about their fight to pass a bipartisan federal law on fertility fraud that will protect victims.
January 27
VIDEO: Fertility fraud victims lobby for change on Capitol Hill
January 27

FDA says drug ineffective against new variants

Evusheld doesn't neutralize against several omicron subvariants, the FDA says.
January 27
Evusheld injection is seen on March 20, 2022, a COVID-19 treatment that people can take before becoming symptomatic.
January 27

Jay Leno breaks bones in motorcycle wreck months after fire

Two months after undergoing surgery for serious burns, Jay Leno is now contending with a number of broken bones after being knocked off a motorcycle
January 27
January 27

FDA to ease blood donation restrictions on gay, bisexual men

Other nations have also have dropped bans or eased restrictions on donation.
January 27
In this March 23, 2021 file photo Phlebotomist Adel Velasco prepares a blood donation at a Red Cross blood drive with L.A. Care Health Plan in Los Angeles.
January 27

Senior FDA official resigns in wake of 2022 infant formula shortage

His departure comes amid a probe into the agency's response to the shortage.
January 27
}Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Robert M. Califf testifies during the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing titled "Infant Formula Crisis: Addressing the Shortage and Getting Formula On Shelves," in Dirksen Building on May 26, 2022.
January 27

About half of US adults are meeting physical activity guidelines: CDC

The CDC recommends 150 minutes of aerobics and two days of strength training per week.
January 27
The CDC recommends 150 minutes of aerobics and two days of strength training per week.
January 26

Cardiovascular-related deaths surged early in COVID pandemic: Report

At least 928,741 American deaths were related to cardiovascular disease in 2020, according to an annual statistical report by the American Heart Association.
January 26
At least 928,741 American deaths were related to cardiovascular disease in 2020, according to an annual statistical report by the American Heart Association.
January 26

Support grows for a new approach to COVID vaccine schedule, as proposed by FDA

The FDA outlined an approach to yearly COVID vaccines, like the flu shot.
January 26
A nurse prepares a syringe of a COVID-19 vaccine at an inoculation station in Jackson, Miss., July 19, 2022.
January 26

CBD has too many 'safety risks' to be regulated as food, supplements: FDA

The FDA said there are too many safety concerns from using CBD.
January 26
Diverse CBD products, including oils, gummies and hemp smokes are displayed at Empire Standard, a hemp extract processing and distribution plant, on April 13, 2021 in Binghamton, New York.
January 26

Record number of deaths from cardiovascular disease reported early in pandemic

COVID-19 had both direct and indirect impacts on the increase in deaths.
January 26
This file photo taken on Jan. 25, 2020 shows medical staff members, wearing protective clothing at the Wuhan Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, as the city struggled with the outbreak of the once-mysterious virus.
January 26

Queer bars offer sacred space for LGBTQ community

For as long as LGBTQ folks have gathered in bars and nightclubs, such spaces have hosted weddings, birthed churches and been called “heavenly.”
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January 26

CDC has set physical activity guidelines, but only half are meeting them

The CDC recommends 150 minutes of aerobics and two days of strength training.
January 26
People work out in a gym together in this undated stock photo.
January 26

Church helps mining community evolve in dark, warming Arctic

Social life in the Norwegian village of Longyearbyen — hemmed in by mountains, a glacier and a fjord on a remote Arctic island — has long revolved around its only church
January 26
January 26

Church helps mining community evolve in dark, warming Arctic

Social life in the Norwegian village of Longyearbyen — hemmed in by mountains, a glacier and a fjord on a remote Arctic island — has long revolved around its only church
January 26
January 26

A fridge too far? Living sustainably in NYC by unplugging

For some people who believe in sustainable living, it's not enough to recycle and compost
January 26
January 26

Couture season ends with clubbing, celebrity and glamour

The experimentalism and audacity of 1980s club kids inspired Valentino in one of the last high-octane shows of this Paris Fashion Week couture season
January 26
January 26

FDA proposes most Americans receive one annual COVID vaccine -- like the flu shot

The goal is to eliminate confusion about how many vaccine doses people need.
January 26
Deborah Sampson, left, a nurse at a University of Washington Medical Center clinic in Seattle, gives a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shot to a 20-month-old child, June 21, 2022, in Seattle.
January 26

Is crisis of loneliness leading to an increase in violence?

California saw three mass shootings in as many days last weekend.
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A photo illustrates a man in dark
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Monterey Park, an Asian cultural hub, shaken by shooting

For decades, Monterey Park has been a haven for Asian immigrants seeking to maintain a strong cultural identity — and a culinary heaven for anybody near Los Angeles craving authentic Asian cuisine
January 26
January 25

Millennial Money: 6 ways to move out of your parents’ house

Nearly a quarter of millennials (22%) are living with their parents, and more than half of those living with them (55%) made the move in 2022, according to a December survey
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January 25

Kimberly Palmer: How to safely use payment apps

Scams are common on peer-to-peer payment apps, but you can keep your money safe by avoiding questionable payment requests that may be fraudulent, only sending money to people you know and upgrading your privacy settings
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Physician weighs in on how patients, doctors can improve their trust

ABC News Live spoke with Dr. F. Perry Wilson about his new book.
January 25
A Dr. is seen with a patient in an undated stock photo.
January 25

How parents can help teen athletes deal with mental health struggles

The pressures of balancing sports, school and life can be a lot for high school athletes. ABC News' Morgan Norwood reports on tips for parents to support their teens mentally and emotionally.
January 25
VIDEO: How parents can help teen athletes deal with mental health struggles
January 25

Drug company and doctor sue over abortion pill access, in test cases of federal power

The lawsuits argue that state rules on abortion drugs conflict with federal law.
January 25
Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women's Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 16, 2022.
January 25

In Your Debt: How couples can team up on debt repayment

Debts brought into a relationship can be ruinous for couples, but many decide to work as a team to conquer individual debts
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January 25

Airline, hotel elite status: Harder to get (or keep) in 2023

Airline and hotel elite status extensions due to the COVID-19 pandemic are expiring this year, and the companies are raising the requirements to earn status
January 25
January 25

Elie Saab's spring couture in Paris dreams of Thai escape

Elie Saab has whisked his guests away to Thailand for a Paris Fashion Week couture show that gleamed with gold and intricate silk embroidery
January 25
January 25

Lloyd Morrisett, who helped launch 'Sesame Street,' dies

The co-creator of the beloved children’s education TV series “Sesame Street,” Lloyd Morrisett has died
January 25
January 25

Edmunds: The pros and cons of software running your car

Auto manufacturers are applying more computer and software-based features to their vehicles
January 25
January 25

Jill Biden donates inaugural wear, face masks to Smithsonian

Jill Biden's Inauguration Day outfits are now at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
January 25
January 25

‘Trust doesn't work anymore’: Doctor on the state of the doctor-patient relationship

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Dr. F Perry Wilson about his new book "How Medicine Works and When It Doesn't: Learning Who to Trust to Get and Stay Healthy."
January 25
VIDEO: ‘Trust doesn't work anymore’: Doctor on the state of the doctor-patient relationship
January 24

Pretty but toxic: Watch toddlers around these houseplants

If you're setting up an Insta-worthy indoor jungle of houseplants, AP gardening columnist Jessica Damiano would like a word
January 24
January 24

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective for kids, according to new data

A mountain of data says they are safe and effective.
January 24
Emerson Ngim, of San Jose, gets her Covid-19 vaccination from licensed vocational nurse Sharon Villegas at the Santa Clara County Fairgrounds in San Jose, Calif., June 21, 2022.
January 24

What is a 'fight or flight' response?

Experts said our ancestors developed fight or flight to help us survive.
January 24
Experts said our ancestors developed fight or flight to help us survive.