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Pediatricians Recommend Flu Vaccination, Just Not With The Spray

Sorry, kids. Your pediatrician will probably give you the flu vaccine in the form of a shot this year.<p>The American Academy of Pediatrics said Tuesday that it doesn't recommend using the flu vaccine that comes as a nasal spray. That's because the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

New School Year, New Flu Shot Recommendations

School is back in session, and with the new school year comes new recommendations for the upcoming flu season.<p>Officials at the American Academy of …

Dee Dee Wanted Her Daughter To Be Sick, Gypsy Wanted Her Mom To Be Murdered

Dee Dee Blancharde was a model parent: a tireless single mom taking care of her gravely ill child. But after Dee Dee was killed, it turned out things weren’t as they appeared — and her daughter Gypsy had never been sick at all.<p><b>For seven years before the</b> murder, Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blancharde …

Donald Trump Calls on Russia to Hack Hillary Clinton's Emails

Donald Trump encouraged Russia to commit a cybercrime against Hillary Clinton, saying he hoped the foreign nation could recover some of her deleted …

Government

Joint Convention Coverage Makes For Not So Conventional Radio (Updated)

<b>We're following the NPR/PBS joint convention coverage each night and updating this post with listener feedback. Read Tuesday's update about the first night of the Democratic convention below.</b><p>Any first-time collaboration has a settling-in period. The NPR and PBS joint coverage of the Republican and …

Meet Luca, the Ancestor of All Living Things

A surprisingly specific genetic portrait of the ancestor of all living things has been generated by scientists who say that the likeness sheds considerable light on the mystery of how life first emerged on Earth.<p>This venerable ancestor was a single-cell, bacterium-like organism. But it has a grand …

Somali police say 13 killed in two suicide car bombings in Mogadishu

Seven guards among the dead after blasts outside UN offices and checkpoint near African Union base in Somali capital<p>Two suicide bombers have detonated explosives-laden cars outside the offices of the UN’s mine-clearing agency and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people including …

Extremism

Three other British Tour de France heroes

<b>On Sunday Chris Froome entered the elite group of cyclists who have won the Tour de France three times. Earlier in the tour, Mark Cavendish won another four tour stages to leave him second in the all-time stage-winner rankings. But several other British cyclists excelled this year in a race where</b> …

A New Study Suggests That Donald Trump Is Basically Lord Voldemort

No, Donald Trump’s hair is not one of Voldemort’s horcruxes. But according to a soon-to-be-published study in a special election edition of <i>PS: Political Science and Politics</i>, there <i>is</i> a relationship between fans of J.K. Rowling’s bestselling series and the tiny-fingered presidential …

Donald Trump