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The extremist group has lost all its strongholds in its core areas in Iraq and Syria. But some militants are still on the loose and plan to regroup and cause more mayhem.

A survey of fitness professionals who keep track of how we exercise suggests 2018 is likely to find more of us trading fitness gadgets for high-intensity interval training and group classes.

How much you eat matters more than how much you work out. Several apps are designed to make watching your diet easier. We gave one a shot.

China's foreign policy grew increasingly assertive in 2017, but there is debate about the country's capacity for global leadership. Beijing isn't keen to replace the U.S. on the world stage.

In Berlin, authorities are taking extra security measures ahead of New Year's celebrations. "Safety zones" are being set up for female party-goers, but some people are critical of this move.

Snipers. Specially trained dogs. Multiple layers of security screening. Detectives in hotels. After recent attacks, New York and Las Vegas are seeing beefed up security this year.

While Apple's apologies and response to its slowing down of older phones might help on the public relations front, the legal issues are another matter.

A viral tweet from Phil Collins suggests people cue up his song "In the Air Tonight" so the iconic drum fill rings out at midnight. The Twitterverse offered up plenty of other musical suggestions.

Federal researchers are collecting blood samples from 1 million Americans as part of an effort called "precision medicine." But some critics worry that the path ahead is expensive and unclear.

It's the chain letter of baking: a simple starter that you divvy up, keeping some for yourself and sharing the rest with others. It's an old tradition we'd like to see you revive in your community.

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