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Portland State University police fatally shoot man who was trying to break up a fight

<b>(CNN) —</b> Portland State University police shot and killed a man who was trying to break up a fight outside a sports bar early Friday, multiple witnesses told CNN affiliate KATU, sparking outrage and protests against the university's armed police force.<p>Witnesses said the man, whom they identified as …

Law Enforcement

Hundreds mourn at vigil for victims of birthday party attack

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A 3-year-old Idaho girl who was stabbed at her birthday party died Monday, two days after a man invaded the celebration and attacked nine people with a knife, authorities said.<p>Timmy Kinner is accused of stabbing a group of children and the adults who tried to protect them at the …

City Halls

6 Children Injured in Mass Stabbing at Idaho Apartment Complex Home to Refugee Families

BOISE, Idaho — A man who was recently asked to leave a Boise apartment complex is suspected of going on a stabbing rampage there that injured nine …

Extremism

A Baby Was Treated With A Nap And A Bottle Of Formula. The Bill Was $18,000.

On the first morning of Jang Yeo Im’s vacation to San Francisco in 2016, her 8-month-old son, Park Jeong Whan, fell off the bed in the family’s hotel …

Health Care

Nearly 500,000 in Kentucky losing vision, dental coverage after Medicaid ruling

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Gov. Matt Bevin's administration is cutting dental and vision coverage for nearly a half-million Kentuckians after his Medicaid overhaul plan was rejected in court.<p>The state Cabinet for Health and Family Services calls the cuts an "unfortunate consequence" of Friday's ruling by a …

Health Care

Big Pharma is taking advantage of patent law to keep OxyContin from ever dying

The US opioid epidemic seems to many to have come out of nowhere, and there’s been much finger-pointing in recent years about how this state of affairs came to be. Some have argued that inadequate mental healthcare is to blame. Others have postulated that doctors were naively over prescribing them …

Pharma

Why Canada’s ‘best’ health-care system just got ranked last — again

Because liberal Americans see us, in this age of Trump, as an oasis of sanity in a worldwide desert of populism, The New York Times is doing more …

The Netherlands Is Paving the Way in Toilet Paper Infrastructure

A parking lot and stretch of highway made from recycled toilet paper help move a portion of the sludge out of the wastewater stream.<p>Maintaining cycling infrastructure is a matter of course in the Netherlands, a country boasting 35,000 kilometers of bicycle paths. Still, the Dutch province of …

The making of a male midwife

<b>It's 40 years since men were first allowed to train as midwives in the UK, but they still only make up a tiny proportion of the profession. So when a teenage boy in Birmingham said he wanted to become a midwife, he found himself swimming against the tide.</b><p>Shortly before her due date, Michelle-Grace …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

Experiencing These Symptoms of Endometriosis? Here's How to Tell

Bloating, breast tenderness, and mood swings are often part of the routine during that time of the month, so it's no surprise that many of us tend to …

Time I

This New Method For Testing Blood With Sound Waves Is Insanely Clever

And super-fast, too!<p>Scientists have developed a new method for testing blood via sound waves, which could lead to a compact, portable testing kit …

There's a Much Better Option Than Pap Smears For Detecting Cancer, Evidence Shows

10 times better detection.<p>For over half a century, the Pap smear test has been the principal method for detecting abnormal cells that could lead to …