Two female mental health patients drown while chained up in police van

Under South Carolina law, people who have been certified by a physician as posing an imminent risk of harm to themselves by virtue of mental illness and are the subject of an involuntary emergency admission must be transported by law enforcement to w... More..

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US Senator John McCain dies aged 81
by | Sunday, August 26, 2018

US Senator John McCain dies aged 81

McCain, citing the death of Mr. Obama's grandmother only 48 hours earlier, said , "Senator Obama has achieved a great thing for himself and for his country, and I applaud him for it and offer him his honest sy...More..

21-year-old receives historic face transplant
by | Friday, August 17, 2018

21-year-old receives historic face transplant

Katie is the 40 known person in the world to receive a new face, according to National Geographic . Steber said of the experience, "They would share their deepest thoughts with me". "I felt so guilty that I ...More..

Mosquitoes in Boise, Garden City Test Positive for West Nile
by | Saturday, August 11, 2018

Mosquitoes in Boise, Garden City Test Positive for West Nile

In 2017, Ada County's first positive West Nile test pool was reported in mid-July. Dallas County in Texas is the latest community in the U.S. to report West Nile virus cases during 2018. "It doesn't take mu...More..

GOP ex-Sen. Jon Kyl will be the 'Sherpa' for SCOTUS nominee
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

GOP ex-Sen. Jon Kyl will be the 'Sherpa' for SCOTUS nominee

Of the court's liberal justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85 and Stephen Breyer turns 80 next month, so Trump may well get another opportunity to cement conservative dominance of the court for years to come. The ...More..

Thousands of breast cancer patients can avoid chemotherapy, landmark study says
by | Thursday, June 07, 2018

Thousands of breast cancer patients can avoid chemotherapy, landmark study says

In an attempt to settle this question, investigators designed a clinical trial that assessed the long-term outcomes in women receiving radiation to their IM-MS lymph nodes compared to a control group that did...More..

New Zealand to cull more than 100,000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma disease
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

New Zealand to cull more than 100,000 cows to eradicate Mycoplasma disease

Though the bacteria poses no threats to food safety, it does cause production losses, as infected cows tend to develop mastitis, severe pneumonia, arthritis and respiratory issues. "This is a tough call - no on...More..

Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Sleeping In On The Weekends Can Help You Live Longer, Study Finds

Average sleep duration at weekends and the percentage of those saying they did not feel rested at waking, did fall with age. It's not so much about being able to store up sleep , but he thinks short slee...More..

Nipah deaths in Kerala, two in critical condition; high alert sounded
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Nipah deaths in Kerala, two in critical condition; high alert sounded

Earlier this month, his two sons and another relative also died due to the virus infection. Transmission of Nipah virus takes place through direct contact with infected bats or from other NiV-infected peopl...More..

WHO Says Congo Faces 'Very High' Risk From Ebola Outbreak
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

WHO Says Congo Faces 'Very High' Risk From Ebola Outbreak

The meeting of the Emergency Committee would decide whether to declare an official public health emergency, which would trigger more worldwide involvement and free up more resources to deal with the outbreak. D...More..

What Protesting Teachers in North Carolina Want
by | Thursday, May 17, 2018

What Protesting Teachers in North Carolina Want

House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, told reporters Tuesday. Camden County Schools Superintendent Joe Ferrell likewise said Camden has only one teacher who's requested any type of leave on Wednesday. Acc...More..

More Ebola cases detected in DR Congo
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

More Ebola cases detected in DR Congo

The disease is believed to be spread by bats, who can incubate the virus without being affected by it. The latest outbreak comes less than a year after the DRC's last recorded Ebola outbreak in May last yea...More..

English soccer star Wayne Rooney set to join DC United, reports say
by | Friday, May 11, 2018

English soccer star Wayne Rooney set to join DC United, reports say

Everton will trim their squad ahead of next season to facilitate the arrival of "top quality" players who can help them qualify for Europe, the manager Sam Allardyce has said. His marginalisation has occurre...More..

by | Thursday, May 10, 2018

Arab League Stresses Need to Review Iran Nuclear Deal

US sanctions on Iran will have a six-month period during which buyers should "wind down" oil purchases, meaning any loss of supply will not be immediately felt in the market. The International Atomic Energy...More..

MCConnell Urged Trump to Reject West Virginia Candidate
by | Tuesday, May 08, 2018

MCConnell Urged Trump to Reject West Virginia Candidate

Rep. Evan Jenkins , left, and West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey greet President Trump at a roundtable discussion in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., on April 5. Many on the right are concerned if ...More..

IPL 2018: Irfan Pathan elated as brother Yusuf shines for Sunrisers Hyderabad
by | Monday, May 07, 2018

IPL 2018: Irfan Pathan elated as brother Yusuf shines for Sunrisers Hyderabad

Despite Amit Mishra's (2/19 in 4 overs) brilliant bowling, the lack of second specialist spinners hurt Delhi dearly as Avesh Khan (0/47 in 3 overs) and Dan Christian (0/37 in 3.5 overs) gave away 84 runs in les...More..

India has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution'
by | Friday, May 04, 2018

India has Made Serious Efforts to Deal with Air Pollution'

Delhi and Varanasi are among the 14 Indian cities that figured in a list of 20 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM2.5 levels in 2016, data released by the WHO showed today. The pollution lev...More..

NRA members not allowed to bring guns into Trump speech
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

NRA members not allowed to bring guns into Trump speech

The NRA posted a disclaimer about the event, saying because of Pence's attendance, Secret Service was in charge of security and that "firearms and firearm accessories, knives or weapons of any kind will be proh...More..

Not Taking Revenge of Justice Joseph's 2016 Uttarakhand Order: Prasad
by | Thursday, May 03, 2018

Not Taking Revenge of Justice Joseph's 2016 Uttarakhand Order: Prasad

However, if the government's recent history is an indicator, it is likely to be sat on for a while - at least until CJI Misra convenes the full court discussion that Justices Kurian Joseph and Ranjan Gogoi had ...More..

Vector-borne diseases more than triple in US, CDC says
by | Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Vector-borne diseases more than triple in US, CDC says

The longevity, distribution, biting habits, and proliferation of the vectors all affect disease transmission, and, according to the report , they're all dependent on environmental factors such as rainfall, tem...More..