In recent years, a body of research has shown that beneficial microbes play a critical role in how our bodies work. And it turns out there's a lot of communication between our gut and our brain.
The historic agreement likely will curb parts of Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, but still has to be approved by various world capitals.
The family's attorney confirms the settlement to NPR. Garner died after being placed in a chokehold by police last July in Staten Island, N.Y., during an arrest that was captured on video.
It's no longer a secret that Iceland makes a delicious yogurt-like dairy product called skyr. The trouble is, Iceland's dairy cows don't produce much milk. Farmers are wondering what to do.
Walker, the latest to enter a crowded GOP side, said he will prioritize reform, growth and safety. "True freedom and prosperity do not come from the mighty hand of the government," he said.
They travel for months, even years, from sub-Saharan Africa to Europe, hoping for a better life. But many thousands are forced into prostitution to pay for the journey.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter said a working group will study the implications of the move. The panel will start with the presumption that transgender people can serve without an adverse impact.
IBM and Bon Appétit have launched a web app that generates surprising and delicious recipes for whatever is in your kitchen. The hope is that Watson's insight will lead home cooks to push boundaries.
Greece, buried under debt, is begging for its third bailout. Europeans are willing to help, but only if Greece can prove that this time will be different. Investors are betting this time, it will be.
The defining economic question for candidates this cycle could be how (or even whether) to deal with unstoppable forces like ride-hailing company Uber and global trade.
The Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board will meet July 27 to ratify the resolution to end the longstanding ban on gay Scout leaders.
Satoru Iwata, who helped Nintendo innovate and launch its revolutionary Wii game console, has died. His business card summed him up this way: "I run a game company, in my heart I am a gamer."
A spike in shark attacks off the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean began in 2011. Four years later, residents are still searching for ways to restore their sense of safety.
When scientists first started counting the nests of green sea turtles in one area in the 1980s, they found fewer than 40 nests. In their last check, they counted almost 12,000.
Negotiators in Vienna are working intensely to meet a deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran.
When Scott Walker was first elected governor, Wisconsin's unemployment rate was over 8 percent. It's fallen to 4.4 percent. But there's debate over whether Walker deserve credit for the rebound.
After the fatal church shootings in Charleston, S.C., some communities are taking down Confederate monuments. Birmingham, Ala., with its rich civil rights history, is weighing the options.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rolls out her economic policy agenda and says she is focused on growing the wages of the middle class.
It'll take trillions of dollars — not billions but trillions. Leaders are meeting in Ethiopia this week to figure out how to raise the money. Spoiler alert: Most of it won't come from governments.
The suicide of a 15-year-old who had been bullied online and off inspired Todd Schobel to create STOPit. Schools across the country have adopted the app to anonymously report and stop cyberbullying.