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Powdered Vaccine Raises Hopes Of Stopping A Top Killer Of Kids

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:05:00 -0400

It's aimed at rotavirus, a nasty pathogen that can cause diarrhea and kills more than 500 children a day in developing countries.

Can Sears Survive? Maybe Not, Company Admits In Financial Filings

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:41:00 -0400

Shares of the company's stock tumbled 12 percent today after the company acknowledged Tuesday that its future viability is not a sure thing. The company lost $2 billion last year.

Tillerson: Defeating ISIS 'No. 1 Goal' for U.S., But Others Should Do More

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:17:00 -0400

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is hosting officials from 68 countries to discuss how best to take on ISIS. "As a coalition we are not in the business of nation-building or reconstruction," he said.

Dozens Of Civilians Killed Near Raqqa In Airstrike Activists Blame On Coalition

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:35:00 -0400

Monitor groups allege a strike by U.S.-led forces leveled a school near ISIS' de facto capital in Syria. The coalition says there's no indication it was responsible but it will investigate.

House Intel Chair: Trump, Aides Swept Up In Legal U.S. Surveillance

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:30:00 -0400

Rep. Devin Nunes says he has seen reports that show then-President-elect Trump and his aides were caught up in surveillance as they communicated with foreign targets being watched by U.S. intelligence

Limits In GOP Plan Could Shrink Seniors' Long-Term Health Benefits

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:50:00 -0400

Caps in the GOP health plan have huge implications for people over 65. In addition to helping low-income seniors with long-term care, Medicaid helps pay for some of their Medicare premiums and copays.

Still A 'Big Deal': Biden Defends Threatened Affordable Care Act For Anniversary

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:35:00 -0400

The former vice president joined Democrats and supporters on the eve of the seventh anniversary of the law known as Obamacare, which Republican leadership hopes to repeal on Thursday.

Pharmacy Owner Acquitted Of Murder In Meningitis Outbreak That Caused 64 Deaths

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:11:42 -0400

The owner of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy was acquitted of second-degree murder, but guilty of racketeering and fraud in the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people.

Inside The Wealthy Family That Has Been Funding Steve Bannon's Plan For Years

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:06:24 -0400

Jane Mayer writes in the New Yorker about Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah, who have poured millions of dollars into Breitbart News, and who pushed to have Bannon run Trump's campaign.

Breast Implants Linked To Rare Blood Cancer In Small Proportion Of Women

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:06:00 -0400

The FDA says breast implants with textured surfaces are linked to at least 203 cancer cases, and that nine women have died. Nearly 300,000 people get breast implants each year in the U.S.

A Smartphone Can Accurately Test Sperm Count

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:01:00 -0400

Measuring the quality of those little swimmers usually requires a trip to the doctor. Researchers have come up with a smartphone accessory that would let men do that at home in less than five seconds.

Social Media Star Has A 'Crazy Idea' To Help Somalia

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:55:00 -0400

Jerome Jarre wanted to raise $1 million, buy 60 tons of food and get Turkish Airlines to fly it in for free. How's he doing?

Congress Rolls Back Obama-Era Rule On Hunting Bears And Wolves In Alaska

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:09:00 -0400

The Senate voted Tuesday to lift a 2016 ban on certain hunting practices — like trapping and aerial shooting — on national wildlife refuges there. Now the bill heads to President Trump to be signed.

U.K. House Of Commons Locked Down After Westminster Bridge Incident

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:07:00 -0400

Police descended on the Parliament grounds after reports that a car struck pedestrians on Westminster Bridge. Witnesses say a man went on the attack by Parliament's gates. This is a developing story.

The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education Student

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:04:00 -0400

In a case involving a Colorado school district, the high court finds that schools must ensure students make more than minimal progress.