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Health Jan 16Can Instagram’s new tool really help users who self-harm?
Is social media reporting the future of mental health treatment?…
Nation Nov 16Twitter suspends prominent alt-right accounts
On the same day that Twitter announced a crackdown on harassment by its users, the social media platform suspended some accounts associated with the alt-right movement on Tuesday, reported USA Today.
World Oct 21Packed Cameroon train derails, killing at least 53 people
Rail officials said the train was carrying 1,300 passengers instead of the usual capacity of 600.
Nation Sep 22How do you turn passion into a MacArthur genius grant?
Meet this year's winners.
Nation Sep 09Federal judge denies Standing Rock request to halt pipeline
A request from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to halt construction of a controversial pipeline in North Dakota was denied by a U.S. District Court judge.
Health Sep 02Antibacterial soap may do more harm than good, FDA says
Soaps and wash products labeled “antibacterial” can no longer be sold, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday.
World Aug 12Nigeria launches emergency measures after first polio cases in 2 years
Nigerian military helicopters rushed emergency polio vaccines to Nigeria’s northern state of Borno on Friday morning, in response to Africa’s first cases of the polio virus in more than two years.
Nation Jul 22Three charged in $1 billion Medicare fraud scheme
“This is the largest single criminal health care fraud case ever brought against individuals by the Department of Justice,” said Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General the department’s criminal division, in a statement issued Friday.