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World Apr 06India takes steps to address climate change, as country suffers from record-setting air pollution
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today that his country will take new steps to address their growing air pollution problem. Speaking from Delhi, Modi said the Indian government will begin monitoring air quality in 10 cities,…
Health Apr 01Could a Medieval potion made of bile and garlic stop MRSA?
Scientists in the United Kingdom have found what they believe could be an unlikely treatment for the deadly and notoriously hard-to-kill MRSA superbug : a foul-smelling, Medieval concoction of garlic, wine and cow bile.
Health Sep 12Cuba pledges 165 healthcare workers to combat Ebola outbreak
An overtaxed international response to the Ebola outbreak will receive some much needed help. Cuba has agreed to send 165 healthcare workers to the region, the largest detachment of foreign doctors and nurses committed thus far. They are expected to…
World Jul 21Human rights activists team up with Silicon Valley to bring information to North Korea
The Human Rights Foundation will host a two-day event in August, bringing together experts from the tech industry with North Korean activists and defectors. The goal -- to brainstorm new ways of smuggling information into one of the world’s most…
Nation Jun 13Oklahoma execution team failed to place IV in Clayton Lockett’s vein, according independent autopsy
Preliminary results from an autopsy conducted on the Oklahoma inmate involved in last April’s botched execution bolster claims that prison officials failed to properly administer the lethal dose of drugs used in the procedure.
Health Jun 04Data discrepancies found in roughly one in four applications for Obamacare
Roughly a quarter of Americans who signed up for private health insurance under President Obama’s health care law has inconsistent data in their applications, which could lead to them potentially losing coverage, according to government officials.
Nation May 12Second U.S. case of deadly MERS virus identified in Florida
U.S. health officials have confirmed that a second case of the deadly MERS virus has reached American shores – this time in Florida.
Nation Mar 28First person successfully sues to be removed from the U.S. no-fly list
After nearly eight years of lengthy court battles, it appears that a Malaysian woman mistakenly put on the federal government’s no-fly list will become the first person to be taken off of it. On Tuesday, a lawyer from the Justice…
World Mar 25To protest U.S. sanctions, Brooklyn Nets owner wants to move team control to Russia
Russian billionaire and owner of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, Mikhail Prokhorov, said he plans to relocate the company that owns the basketball team to Russia, as a way to push back against sanctions being placed on his country.
World Mar 21Turkish PM: ‘We’ll eradicate Twitter’
In a stunning move Friday, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan banned microblogging site Twitter across his country, in an attempt to quiet critics of his administration as it prepares for crucial elections later this month. Erdogan and his political…