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This blood test may be able to detect 8 types of cancer, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have made progress on developing an experimental blood test that could detect many types of cancer in their early stages, and possibly even their locations in the body.<p>The noninvasive blood test was shown to detect the presence of common tumors of the ovary, liver, stomach, …

Cancer

Anti-abortion bill passes the House ahead of 'March for Life'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> An anti-abortion rights bill passed in the House Friday morning ahead of the March for Life, the biggest yearly event for anti-abortion activists in Washington.<p>The bill, passed 241-183 in the House, would require doctors to provide medical care to a fetus who is born alive during …

US troops help Somali forces rescue 30 children from terror camp

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> US troops helped Somalia's security forces rescue approximately 30 child conscript soldiers Thursday during a raid on an al-Shabaab camp, a US military official tells CNN.<p>The team of US Special Operations Forces was advising local Somali troops during the raid on the militant …

Top Obama aides ‘sorry’ they did not recognize Armenian genocide

Ben Rhodes and Samantha Power, key foreign policy advisers to Obama, say his administration was too worried about offending Turkey.<p>Two top aides to former President Barack Obama say his administration failed by not officially declaring that the mass slaughter of Armenians roughly 100 years ago …

South Asia

Travel Ban Caught Homeland Security by Surprise, Report Concludes

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security was not prepared to enforce the first version of President Trump’s travel ban when it was announced a year ago and was largely unaware of its reach before it was signed, according to a long-delayed report that was released on Friday.<p>The report also …

The Advantages of Test-Tube Tuna

As edible, affordable lab-grown meat remains out of reach, a tiny start-up might have found a faster route to dinner tables.<p>Most people who follow food are aware that scientists and tech companies are trying to grow meat in labs. When they’ll see it and what it will look and taste like—those are …

San Francisco

The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs

Under 35 and looking to start a business this year? NerdWallet has some location suggestions.<p>With the job market gasping its way back to life and so many young people nursing the knocks and bruises they received navigating the choppy waters of the post-Great Recession economy, many millennials are …

Cut-and-paste ‘tattoo’ monitors health 24/7

Engineers have figured out how to mass produce an inexpensive wearable patch that continuously monitors vital signs for health and performance …