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Lawsuits alleging weed killer Roundup caused cancer given green light by San Francisco judge

Hundreds of lawsuits claiming Monsanto's weed killer Roundup caused cancer were given the green light to proceed to trial, a San Francisco judge ruled Tuesday.<p>The chemical glyphosate, an active ingredient in Roundup, is at the center of the debate. Cancer victims and families presenting cases say …

San Francisco

WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition

<b>(CNN) —</b> Watching as a video game ensnares their child, many a parent has grumbled about "digital heroin," likening the flashing images to one of the world's most addictive substances.<p>Now, they may have backup: The World Health Organization announced "gaming disorder" as a new mental health …

Mental Health

Vatican tamps down report that Pope Francis denies existence of hell

The Vatican on Thursday worked to set the record straight on whether Pope Francis denied the existence of hell in an interview with a well-known Italian journalist.<p>The controversy started when 93-year-old journalist Eugenio Scalfari, the founder of La Repubblica newspaper, publisheda report that he …

Pope Francis

Bitcoin biggest bubble in history, says economist who predicted 2008 crash

The economist credited with predicting the 2008 global financial crisis said a 12% fall in the value of bitcoin on Friday was the latest proof that the cryptocurrency was the biggest bubble in history and destined for a crash.<p>Nouriel Roubini, professor of economics at New York University, said …

Cryptocurrency

Fluoride exposure in utero linked to lower IQ in kids, study says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Increased levels of prenatal fluoride exposure may be associated with lower cognitive function in children, a new study says.<p>The study, published Tuesday in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, evaluated nearly 300 sets of mothers and children in Mexico and tested the children …

Public Health

‘Dreamers’ took a big risk by registering with the government. Now, their trust may lead to their deportation.

About 800,000 young immigrants could lose their jobs and be rounded up by police and deported to countries where their lives are at risk — and which are foreign to them — if the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is allowed to lapse.<p>Attorneys general from 10 states have challenged DACA, …

Immigration

Democrats want to make GOP pay for attacking internet rules

They're already trying to make a 2018 campaign issue out of Republicans' vote to block FCC privacy regulations. An even bigger fight on net neutrality is probably next.<p>Republicans are escalating their fight over the future of the internet, triggering a battle that Democrats plan to take into the …

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 …

Law Enforcement