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Tuberculosis scare forces evacuations at Johns Hopkins Hospital

Two buildings on the campus of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore were evacuated because of a tuberculosis contamination.<p>Kim Hoppe, a spokeswoman with Johns Hopkins Medicine, told The Associated Press a small sample of frozen tuberculosis was "inadvertently released" in an internal bridge between …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

4 Cups a Day: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking That Much Coffee

Two cups aren't enough, says science.<p>Coffee doesn’t have the best reputation as a healthy beverage, despite several studies that suggest the …

Holistic Medicine

White House proposes federal government overhaul, including a consolidation of safety-net programs

The White House on Thursday proposed a radical overhaul of the federal government that, if implemented, would transform the swath of agencies that manage Americans’ food, public education, social services and even air travel.<p>Other presidents have met mixed success in their attempts to streamline …

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Trump directs creation of 'Space Force' as sixth branch of military

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he has ordered the creation of a new military branch, adding the "Space Force" to the Army, Navy, …

Donald Trump

Gay man: Pope told me 'God made you like that'

A victim of clerical sexual abuse has said that Pope Francis told him that God made him gay and that his sexuality "does not matter."

gayman

First launch of SpaceX’s revamped Falcon 9 carries Bangladesh’s space ambitions

Today brings historic firsts for both SpaceX and Bangladesh: the former is sending up the final, highly updated revision of its Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, and the latter is launching its first satellite. It’s a preview of the democratized space economy to come this century.<p><b>Update</b>: Success! …

Facebook Removes 10 Instagram Algorithm-Gaming Groups With Hundreds Of Thousands Of Members

The groups, including one with more than 200,000 members, vanished after BuzzFeed News contacted Instagram.

Trump Promises Lower Drug Prices, but Drops Populist Solutions

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed on Friday to “bring soaring drug prices back down to earth” by promoting competition among pharmaceutical companies, and he suggested that the government could require drugmakers to disclose prices in their ubiquitous television advertising.<p>But he dropped the …

Health Care

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Facebook will allow users to opt out of letting Facebook collect their browsing history

It’s arguably the company’s biggest update since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.<p>Facebook users will soon be able to opt out of one of Facebook’s key data gathering practices: Its collection and use of people’s web browsing history, which the company uses to sell targeted ads.<p>Facebook …

FBI data reveals some of the most violent cities in nearly every state

The FBI recently released crime statistics that the agency compiled from US cities with a population over 100,000 between January 2017 to June 2017.<p>Among the data was the number of violent crimes committed in these cities, including murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. We then took these …

Surprise! Amazon now sells more than 70 of its own private-label brands

The biggest push has come in the clothing category.<p>After Amazon launched its first private-label brands in 2009, the company took a four-year hiatus before it created any more. And when it got back into the game with the launch of its own diaper brand in 2014, it was an embarrassment; a design flaw …

Research

UN blacklists dozens of ships and companies for North Korean smuggling operations

The United Nations Security Council blacklisted dozens of ships and shipping companies on Friday over oil and coal smuggling by North Korea, boosting pressure on Pyongyang as leader Kim Jong Un plans to meet with his South Korean and U.S. counterparts.<p>The council's North Korea sanctions committee …

How to turn off Bixby on the Samsung Galaxy S9, S8, and Note 8

This is the story of a button that’s all too easy to mix up with the volume rocker<p>The Galaxy S9 has arrived in the United States and around the world. After unboxing Samsung’s latest flagship phone and fawning over its sleek design (and the inclusion of an actual headphone jack), it probably won’t …

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Trump Prepares to Formalize Tariffs but Floats Exemptions

WASHINGTON — More than 100 Republican lawmakers implored President Trump to drop plans for stiff and sweeping steel and aluminum tariffs as the White House prepared to formalize the measures on Thursday afternoon. Officials said late Wednesday that the plan would initially exempt Canada and Mexico …

Globalization

Kushner meets with top officials in Mexico amid strained relations

MEXICO CITY — President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and other top officials here Wednesday amid fresh strains over possible steel and aluminum tariffs and the ongoing feud about a border wall.<p>Kushner, a senior adviser to Trump, has been the …

As Congress moves to drop tariffs, some U.S. firms cry foul | Reuters

NAPLES, Fla. (Reuters) - Michael Korchmar was hiring. His family-owned travel-goods company was planning to make a new product, an insulated food bag, and he had put out help-wanted notices for up to 30 workers to run the sewing machines in his small factory on Florida’s Gulf Coast.<p>Those plans are …

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2-year plot to steal $4 million from armored vehicles, kill drivers, ends with epic arrest on Florida interstate

TREASURE COAST, Fla. — A two-year plot to rob two armored bank vehicles and murder the drivers ended on Interstate 95 in Martin County Feb. 20.<p>Three suspects plotting to commit the violent robbery were arrested hours before they could pull off the deadly heist, according to information released …

The First People Have Just Been Accused Of Violating Poland's New Holocaust Law

Poland’s justice minister and other lawmakers had tried to quiet international uproar about the law by promising it would not be immediately enforced, but an organization that helped pass the law is trying to take enforcement into its own hands.<p>A group influential in passing a new law in Poland …

Trump steel tariffs: IMF warns plan would hurt US

<b>The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has joined criticism of Donald Trump's plan to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports and 10% on aluminium.</b><p>The body warned that such a move would hurt the US as well as other countries.<p>It said others could follow the US president's precedent by claiming tough …

Economy

'This is the end' of the trade war as we've seen it

Andrew Freris of Ecognosis Advisory says past American presidents have attempted to impose import tariffs on steel to little effect.

United Kingdom

US plans to move embassy to Jerusalem in May

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration will move its US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, the State Department announced Friday, coinciding with Israel's 70th anniversary.<p>While symbolically important, the move is likely a preliminary step in a broader relocation effort …

Armed sheriff’s deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed school resource officer assigned to protect students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a defensive position outside the school and did not enter the building while the shooter was killing students and teachers inside with an AR-15 assault-style rifle, …

Guns

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Correction: Obit-Billy Graham story

MONTREAT, N.C. (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about the burial of Billy Graham, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Graham will be buried at the headquarters of his association in Charlotte. The burial will take place at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte, a separate location.<p>A corrected …

Billy Graham

Trump says he's thinking about pulling ICE from California

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump declared on Thursday he was considering withdrawing Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from California as punishment for what he claimed was a "lousy management job" in patrolling illegal immigration.<p>"You know what, I'm thinking about doing it," …

United States

How US gun culture compares with the world in five charts

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States. Home to liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the most mass shootings in the world.<p>America's unique relationship to gun ownership -- enshrined as a right in its constitution -- is also in the middle of an emotional and divisive debate about the meaning of the Second …

Guns

Israeli police recommend indictment of Netanyahu on corruption charges

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime ­Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be indicted in two corruption cases on suspicion of accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust, police recommended Tuesday, ramping up pressure on the leader who has served more than a decade in office.<p>After more than a year of …

Israel

Fired police officer who refused to shoot suspect gets $175,000 settlement

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia police officer who was fired after he refused to shoot a man who had a gun has settled a lawsuit for $175,000.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia announced the settlement with the city of Weirton on Monday.<p>In the lawsuit, Stephen Mader said he did …

Law Enforcement