Health Care

Congo announces 9 suspected Ebola cases, including 2 deaths

The last outbreak of Ebola in Congo was in 2014 when the country recorded several dozen cases. Starting on April 22, nine people have been stricken with hemo...


Head of troubled NYC jail system plans to resign

Ponte, 70, had planned to retire within the next several months but chose to leave sooner because the scandals had become a distraction, The New York Times ...


Ismail Haniyeh elected as new Hamas leader, replacing Meshaal

While Haniyeh is expected to continue Meshaal's program of emphasizing improved relations with Arab countries around the region and reaching out to Western coun...


Appropriating Cinco de Mayo in a Trump Presidency Is a Bad Idea

Cinco de May, a once-obscure holiday marking a 19th Century-battle between Mexico and invading French forces, is being met with ambivalence by Mexican-American ...


Sizzling Stock Touches New Recent High: Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMO)

At the moment 5 analysts are watching Sangamo Therapeutics , Inc. (SGMO) is at 78.98. Street analysts have the ability to employ multiple metrics to help cal...


Texas House OKs giving adoption agencies 'religious refusal'

Supporters of the bill, like the Plano-based Liberty Institute, say it protects religious freedom and increases the pool of prospective adoptive and desperately...


Sushi lovers warned of parasite danger in raw fish

The alarming footage of a worm wriggling around in the lining of the man's gut was captured by an endoscope inserted into his throat. Reported cases of ani...


New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions

His election could also add volatility to relations with Washington, given his questioning of the THAAD deployment, but it was not expected to change the allian...


You're the 'Terrorists': North Korea Vows Attack on Enemy Intelligence Agencies

Pyongyang presented extensive details but offered no concrete proof to back its accusations of the plot, which it said could never have succeeded. State media...


Tesla reveals pricing for solar roof as order books open

The results, which draw on Google's Project Sunroof , vary according to energy costs and other factors. In general, you can expect the Solar Roof tiles to cost...


Poor mental health affects 20pc of van drivers

This year MHA is talking about "Risky Business". New research by the Mental Health Foundation has found that the UK's "mental health is deteriorating". "You...


Banks planning to move 9000 jobs from Britain because of Brexit

My vote to leave was not racist, quite frankly I couldn't care less about immigration - my vote to leave was on the basis that I wanted a Britain which could ta...


BC has first minority government in 65 years

She served three terms on Courtenay council, and was the NDP candidate for Vancouver Island North in the 2011 federal election, where she placed second in votin...


Workers plug hole in collapsed tunnel at U.S. nuclear site

The hole was discovered Tuesday morning on top of a nuclear waste storage tunnel on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation . Workers have most of the road in place ...


Drayton Manor to remain closed for third day

An investigation has been launched to determine how Evha fell off the ride. On Thursday, the company did not say when the attractions would reopen, but the sp...


Pentagon head makes clear US commitment to protecting Turkey

A US official told Reuters that the USA was looking to boost intelligence cooperation with Turkey to support its fight against the PKK. Turkey's Prime Ministe...


Adoption In Texas Could Be A Problem, With Other Faiths Than Christians

Among other things, the bill would allow foster and adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex families and allow agencies to subject LGBTQ children u...


8-year-old's death has Cincinnati school leaders dodging questions, cameras

WXIX-TV reports that the mother of the boy, a third-grade student at Carson Elementary School , hired attorney Jennifer Branch to find out what happened be...


Troopers plan extra enforcement for Cinco de Mayo

That's right. Your Cinco de Mayo celebration is probably bigger than Mexico's, well unless you live in Puebla and Veracruz. Cinco de Mayo is held on the a...


Heroin epidemic pushing up hepatitis C infections in US

In recent years, new hepatitis C drugs hit the market that can cure the infection in only a few months. Hepatitis C is a liver disease that spreads through ex...


Sachin Tendulkar's Son Arjun looks like Justin Bieber - Twitterati comparing again

It is expected that in order to beat the Mumbai traffic and for security objective, Justin Bieber will arrive at DY Patil Stadium by a chopper. They said, "Gett...


Snap Inc. loses $2.2B in first quarter as public company

Brian Wieser, an analyst at Pivotal Research commented that the company's revenue was "a relatively disappointing number". When adjusted for earnings before int...


NFL, Twitter announce more content, including 30-minute show

The online retailer paid an estimated $50 million for the rights to 10 Thursday Night Football games, beating Twitter's previous $10 million deal. Hosting d...


US soldier killed in Iraq during a patrol outside Mosul

The report also indicated that the Pentagon is still assessing reports that a coalition airstrike on March 17 played a role in the deaths of as many as 200 civi...


Minnesota Health Dept. Wants $5 Million to Fight Measles, Tuberculosis, Syphilis

The commissioner says current state funding doesn't give health officials the flexibility needed to deal with emerging disease threats. Ehlinger said Gov. A...


Herring Joins Colleagues In Calling For An Independent Special Counsel

Sessions' announcement came after he came under scrutiny for falsely claiming that he never met with any Russian officials during the campaign. Harris had pre...


This Exists: 'Avocado Hand' is Now an Actual, Real, Diagnosable Injury

Protect your hand with a hot pad or folded dishtowel: As an extra precaution, hold the avocado half using a hot pad or dishtowel to protect your hand. Thankful...


More than 1300 arrested in nationwide gang operation

ICE said three of the arrested individuals were previous recipients of protected status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, instituted by ...


WR Floyd agrees to sign with hometown Vikings

After a good college career at Notre Dame, Floyd was a solid-to-exceptional second option in Arizona behind another Twin Cities native, Larry Fitzgerald. "I am ...


Array BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRY) Advances 12.68% in Pre-Session

The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings report on Tuesday, May 2nd. Sure, the percentage is encouraging but better times are ahead as loo...


FBI Raids Annapolis Consulting Firm

An FBI spokeswoman told the Sun that the investigation is being conducted by the Bureau's Washington, D.C. field office. The target of the raid was Strategi...


More questions than answers in slayings of Boston doctors

In exchange for his guilty pleas, a prosecutor and Teixeira's lawyer agreed to a joint motion to reduce the two counts of unarmed robbery against him to two c...


Trump signs an executive order on electronic security

The White House press briefing revealed some details about the order before it had been made publicly available. "We've got to move to the cloud and try to prot...


First case of West Nile Virus confirmed in California

She tested positive for the virus and did report mosquito bites, but said she hadn't had any symptoms related to Zika infection. Reduce the mosquito populatio...


Steelers' 2017 Regular Season Schedule Released

Before we get to some takeaways on what's ahead for the Pittsburgh Steelers , here's a brief look at the schedule. The Browns and Steelers have played each o...