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HIV drug reduces virus, boosts immunity in hard-to-treat patients

A new HIV drug reduces viral replication and increases immune cells in people with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection, according to a new study. …

US Senator proposes bill offering $3,500 discount on American-made cars

Would you be more likely to buy an American-made vehicle if it came with $3,500 cash on the hood, guaranteed? That's the thinking behind the latest bill proposal from Ohio's senior US Senator.<p>Senator Sherrod Brown unveiled his latest bill proposal this week. The American Cars, American Jobs Act …

Made in America

3D Bioprinted Human Skeletal Muscle Constructs for Muscle Function Restoration

1.<p>Grasman, J. M., Zayas, M. J., Page, R. L. & Pins, G. D. Biomimetic scaffolds for regeneration of volumetric muscle loss in skeletal muscle …

Bentley’s New 57.7 Gigapixel Ad is the World’s Highest Res Landscape Photo

Bentley has captured what they’re calling “the world’s most detailed landscape photo”: a 57.7 gigapixel interactive ad stitched together from 1,825 …

Ferrari 812 Superfast revealed to replace the F12berlinetta

Ferrari has released the first pictures and details of the new 812 Superfast, which makes its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show on March 7.<p>The calls the F12-based V12 <i>berlinetta</i> an "extreme performance" variant, its fastest road car thanks to Ferrari's most powerful production engine, which …

Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence

WASHINGTON — Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Donald J. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, according to four current and former American …

Donald Trump

Without citing specifics, Trump vows to keep costs down on border wall

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump vowed Saturday to keep costs down on his proposed wall along the US border with Mexico, although he did not specify how much one of his signature campaign promises would cost.<p>"I am reading that the great border WALL will cost more than the government …

Donald Trump

Syria has secretly executed thousands of political prisoners, rights group says

By Liz Sly<p>, Bureau chief<p>BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government secretly executed between 5,000 and 13,000 people in just one prison as part of its campaign to eliminate opposition to his rule, a new report by the watchdog group Amnesty International has found.<p>The killings took place …

Amnesty International

Scientists prepare their own march against Trump

The Women's March on Washington might not be the only big protest against Donald Trump's policies in the near future. Coordination is underway for a Scientists' March on Washington that, as the name implies, would rally support from anyone who believes that scientific facts should play a role in …

Bumble Bee Species Declared Endangered in the U.S. for First Time

For the first time in the history of the continental United States, a species of bumble bee that was once a common sight across much of the nation has been declared an endangered species.<p>The rusty patched bumble bee was abundant across 28 states from Connecticut to South Dakota and up into Canada …

Grief in 1 Baltimore community after fire kills 6 children

BALTIMORE (AP) — A day after a massive Baltimore house fire killed six children and injured their three siblings and their mother, classmates of two …

Siblings

‘It was heartbreaking’: Oakland warehouse fire leaves 36 dead, officials say

By Michael Kranish<p>, Reporter<p>Tim Bontemps<p>, National NBA writer<p>Jasper Scherer<p>, Metro intern<p>Kristine Guerra<p>OAKLAND, Calif. — One of the deadliest fires in recent U.S. history began amid a cluttered collective of artist studios known as the Ghost Ship and spread quickly through a two-story warehouse …

Fire Fighting

U.S., Peru Seize $30M in Counterfeit Dollars, Biggest Bust Ever

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Peruvian agents have seized a record $30 million in counterfeit dollars in the biggest netting of fake greenbacks ever by the U.S. Secret Service, the agency said on Thursday.<p>The stash was discovered when more than 1,500 Peruvian police, along with Secret Service agents, …

New Zealand earthquake: Powerful aftershocks keep rocking the country after 7.8 magnitude quake kills two in South Island

A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake killed two people and caused massive infrastructure damage in New Zealand on Monday, as forecasters warned that wild weather could hamper rescue efforts.<p>The tremor, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the quake-prone South Pacific nation, hit just after …

Rumor: BMW/McLaren Supercar to be developed by 2019

We’ve all heard the talk about BMW’s joint-venture with Toyota on the upcoming BMW Z4/Toyota Supra sports car. While this joint-venture should do …

Carbon Fiber

Donald Trump Win Leads to Street Protests Across U.S.

Thousands of protesters swarmed the streets of several major cities Wednesday to voice their opposition to the election of Donald Trump to the White House.<p>Nearly 2,000 protesters gathered in downtown Chicago chanting "Not my president" and "F*** Trump" outside Trump International Hotel & Tower. …

After Trump’s victory, the world is left to wonder: What happened to America?

By Griff Witte<p>, Bureau chief<p>Simon Denyer<p>, Bureau chief<p>LONDON — Allies recoiled. Adversaries rejoiced. And on the day after U.S. voters made Donald Trump the country’s 45th president, the world was left to collectively wonder: What happened to America?<p>The question hung in the air even as …

Donald Trump

Obama Pledges to Help Trump Transition Into White House

President Barack Obama congratulated President-elect Donald Trump and vowed to work with his team to ensure a peaceful transition of power in his first public comments since the Republican’s stunning victory.<p>“It is not secret that the president-elect and I have some pretty significant differences,” …

World's biggest lion species may have been hunted to extinction by Stone Age humans to make rugs

Stone Age humans may have hunted what is believed to have been the largest species of lion ever to have walked the Earth to extinction — so they …

Authorities find no sign of braking by bus driver in crash

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — Ana Car didn't remember the sudden impact, only that she woke up among dead and injured passengers in a dark bus filled …

Palm Springs

HIV cure possible after disease becomes undetectable in blood of British man

A British man could become the first person in the world to be cured of HIV using a new therapy designed by a team of scientists from five UK universities.<p>The 44-year-old is one of 50 people currently trialling a treatment which targets the disease even in its dormant state.<p>Scientists told The …

HIV cure closer after trial clears virus in British man

The first patient being treated in a new HIV study has shown "remarkable" results, with no sign of the virus after initial treatment.<p>Immunologists at …

Immune System

Former Peru spy chief given another jail sentence for 1993 forced disappearances

Conviction of Vladimiro Montesinos, who executed two students and a professor in federal agency basement, ‘proves there was state terrorism’, victim’s father said<p>Peru’s former spy chief Vladimiro Montesinos has been sentenced to 22 years in jail for the forced disappearance of two students and a …

Commuter Train Crashes Into Hoboken, New Jersey, Station, Killing 1: Officials

HOBOKEN, N.J. — A speeding commuter train plowed into a platform inside NJ Transit's Hoboken Terminal during the Thursday morning rush hour, killing a woman and injuring 108 other people, officials said.<p>The train was traveling "at much too high rate of speed," crashing through a series of barriers …

Police: Man killed by officer pointed vaping device, not gun

<b>El Cajon, California (CNN) —</b> Two protesters were arrested after 50 people blocked an intersection in El Cajon, California, to demand accountability following the police shooting of an unarmed black man.<p>Alfred Olango, 38, pulled a vaping device from his pocket and pointed it at police Tuesday before …

Mental Disorders

Houston gunman wore Nazi emblems and had two weapons and thousands of rounds of ammunition

A disgruntled lawyer had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said. Another three people had injuries from glass or debris.<p>The …

Bus crash clogs Lincoln Tunnel, injures 44

Two buses collided in the Lincoln Tunnel during Monday morning's rush hour, injuring 44 people, clogging a major artery between New York City and New Jersey and causing hour-long delays, according to news reports.<p>One New Jersey Transit bus rear-ended another one about 8:50 a.m., Lisa Torbic, a …

Hundreds at funeral for Ohio boy, 13, fatally shot by police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old Ohio boy fatally shot by a police officer investigating a report of an armed robbery was remembered at his …

Armed Robbery

Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico

Tens of thousands of people are marching in Mexico City in opposition to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's push to legalize same-sex marriage.<p>A much smaller demonstration by supporters of same-sex marriage also took place. The two sides were kept apart Saturday by hundreds of police and …