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Feb 05 2018

China slams 'wild guesses' in U.S. nuclear review

Chinese defense ministry spokesperson Ren Guoqiang criticized the US Nuclear Posture Review in a statement released on Sunday. The assessment, known as a Nuclear Postur...

Feb 04 2018

Local nurse's video rant on disastrous flu season goes viral

Since she posted the video to her Facebook page almost a week ago, Lockler has become a viral video star. "If you have a team member from your softball team who is si...

Feb 04 2018

Bollywood stars accept 'Pad Man Challenge', poses with sanitary pad

While Twinkle Khanna and her team have been hoping to make "Pad Man" more than a film and make it become a movement, to take that step to an even greater high, Twinkle Kh...

Feb 03 2018

CDC Reports Rising Flu Hospitalizations, 16 More Pediatric Deaths

The hospital has coped by increasing staffing and streamlining its triaging process. Maybe the shot is doing its trick, or maybe the oranges I eat each day are helping my...

Feb 02 2018

National Wear Red Day: Why do we wear red?

February is American Heart Month and today, February 2, is National Wear Red Day . Millions of people across the nation will wear red in support of women's heart hea...

Jan 29 2018

NCAA President Gets Caught In Michigan State Athletics Controversy

To be clear, Katherine Redmond, a sexual assault awareness advocate, sent a letter in November 2010 to a number of people including the Board of Governors (then called th...

Jan 27 2018

School shooting victim called her mom right before she died

It's unclear where this victim is being treated. Sanders said the five others were in critical condition Tuesday night. "We don't know if the perpetrator (in Marshall...

Jan 23 2018

CDC Continues To Track Flu Cases During Government Shutdown

Pennsylvania was in the lower, "moderate" category. Deb Minor, Yates County's public health director, said the county saw its first confirmed case on December 13 but ...

Jan 23 2018

Turkey shells targets in Syria, predicts swift campaign against US-backed Kurds

Turkey's shelling and subsequent invasion of the city of Afrin, a Kurdish enclave near Syria's border with Turkey, comes despite Kurdish People's Protection troops play...

Jan 23 2018

Yemen Army Targets Saudi Base with Ballistic Missile

In line with demands from opposition parties in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel's administration - seeking to form a coalition government to offset 2017 election ...

Jan 22 2018

President disqualifies 20 AAP MLAs

Considering the above provisions, in 2015, AAP passed an amendment Delhi Members of Legislative Assembly (Removal of Disqualification) Act, 1997 to exempt the post of par...

Jan 21 2018

Rohingya crisis: India reiterates commitment to support Bangladesh's efforts to repatriate refugees

Ali said the displacement of Rohingya people from Myanmar has soured relations between the two countries. The worst, he said, would be to move these people from camps i...

Jan 20 2018

Public vigil for Tyler Hilinski announced

According to reports, police conducted a welfare check on Hilinski after he did not show up for a scheduled practice. Our thoughts are with the Hilinski family during t...

Jan 20 2018

Repeated Hits To Head, Not Only Concussions, Can Cause CTE

Those brains were compared with others belonging to teen athletes who died without a history of head injury. Indeed, the new research suggests that concussion and C...

Jan 16 2018

One dead, 50 rescued from Gulf Coast casino boat fire

He said the crew made a decision to turn back veering close to a residential area as smoke belched and flames then kicked up. The captain drove the boat and got it as c...

Jan 15 2018

Flu widespread in Ashland County

Travis County is no exception to a nationwide rise in flu cases this year, according to a news release from Central Health on January 12. Cone Health leaders say emerge...

Jan 15 2018

Marin flu death one of 42 statewide; high volume of patients

Dr. David Lakey, chairman of the Texas Medical Association Council on Science and Public Health, said the flu can put even the healthiest person in bed for a few days. Dr...

Jan 13 2018

January is National Radon Action Month; prepare to test your home

It is the second leading cause of lung cancer and the number-one cause among non-smokers, responsible for more than 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year according to U.S. ...

Jan 13 2018

SCOTUS Hears Case on Purged Ohio Voter Rolls

A handful of states use processes similar to the one used in OH, but civil rights groups say the state is particularly aggressive in purging people from the rolls. The ...