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Deadly Bird Flu Flew Over From Asia, Experts Say

The H5N2 virus that’s spreading among poultry is a new mutant, probably descended from a different virus called H5N8 that’s been plaguing poultry production in Europe and Asia for years, U.S Agriculture Department officials say.<p>They’re urging producers to protect their flocks by sweeping up spilled …

Public Health

New abortion controversy hits Congress

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The same day that the Senate reached a deal on abortion language in a bill to combat human trafficking, the House of Representatives began considering legislation that is igniting a new controversy over the divisive social issue.<p>The House Oversight Committee approved a resolution …

New Jersey

Man Who Shot Reagan Seeks Release From Mental Hospital

The man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 is making a new push for freedom.<p>John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity and confined to a mental institution for shooting the president, Press Secretary James Brady and two law enforcement officers. Now he's asking a federal …

Mental Health

Congresswoman calls for probe into cellphone-slamming incident by federal agent

When authorities rolled into a South Gate neighborhood this past weekend and rounded up suspected members of an outlaw motorcycle gang, some of them wore vests that simply read "police" and drove unmarked cars and SUVs.<p>Resident Beatriz Paez, who was out for a Sunday stroll, came upon the scene and …

Mosquito magnet? Blame your DNA, study says

Are you a mosquito magnet? If so, your genes may be to blame.<p>New research shows that if mosquitoes are attracted to the scent of a particular person, they are likely to be attracted to her twin's scent as well. On the flip side, if they are repelled by someone's odor, they're likely to find her …

Henry Rayhons Found Not Guilty Of Sexually Abusing Wife With Alzheimer's

An Iowa jury on Wednesday found a 78-year-old man not guilty of sexually abusing his wife, who some had alleged couldn't consent to sex with him because she had Alzheimer's disease.<p>Had Henry Rayhons been convicted, the former state legislator would have faced 10 years behind bars, according to The …

Senate Moves Closer to Stopping Rapists From Getting Custody of Children

It was a rare, un­an­im­ous, and bi­par­tis­an mo­ment on the Sen­ate floor Wed­nes­day when law­makers passed an amend­ment that mo­tiv­ates states …

Sex Crimes