Stephanie King

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New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They …

What Is Your Mindfulness Personality Type?

If you told me that I had the personality of a sea slug, would I fire you for insulting me, or would I promote you to head of marketing because you demonstrated that you really know how humans think and behave?<p>Single celled organisms like protozoa have simple, binary mechanisms for survival: they …

Oprah: 'What do you believe?'

<i>Model for illustrative purposes only - Connor Burke, Unsplash Creative Commons</i><p>How do you fill a seemingly "eternal black hole of despair" within you?<p>That was the question facing Elizabeth Gilbert as divorce plunged her into deep depression.<p>Her answer?<p>In a moment of "revelation", the "Eat, Pray, …

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US policemen wrestle innocent black man, sparking Black Lives Matter protests

Shocking footage shows two Washington DC cops arrest Jason Goolsby, later released without charge, after a woman said he made her feel "uncomfortable" near an ATM<p>A Black Lives Matter protest was sparked in the US this week after shocking footage emerged of what appeared to be white police officers …

Police raid Save the Children office in Nauru over alleged leaks about rapes

Police in the Pacific nation of Nauru raided the office of Save the Children over alleged leaks about rapes and assaults at Australia’s controversial migrant detention centre on the island<p>Police in the Pacific nation of Nauru have raided the offices of the international aid group Save the Children …

The Latest: Measures to fight Palestinian attacks approved

JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis (all times local):<p>1:40 a.m.<p>Israel's security cabinet …

Turkish PM: Suicide bombers 'originated' from Syria

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has intelligence suggesting that militants "originating" from Syria were planning to carry out attacks in Turkey, the …

Belarus re-elects 'last dictator in Europe' for fifth term

The West has long ostracised Belarus over its human rights record and clamp-down on political dissent<p>Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko won a fifth term in office by a landslide on Sunday in an election that could see an easing of relations with the West and raise questions about his ties …

DoD: U.S. and Russian Aircraft Have Close Encounter Over Syria

There has been at least one close encounter between a Russian aircraft and a U.S. aircraft over Syria, forcing the U.S. to re-route that aircraft to avoid a conflict, the Pentagon confirmed on Wednesday.<p>Moscow's unexpected move to launch airstrikes in Syria has brought the greatest threat of an …

NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a signal of new tensions raised by Moscow's airstrikes in Syria, NATO denounced Russia on Monday for "irresponsible …

Syrian refugees: Which countries welcome them, which ones don't

<b>(CNN) —</b> The expanding Syrian refugee crisis highlights the differences among countries that welcome desperate migrants and those that don't.<p>Some 4.1 million Syrians are fleeing a homeland riven by more than four years of civil war. Some countries have taken in so many migrants it's caused a …

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Protesters gather in Ferguson for peaceful demonstration

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — About 100 protesters gathered along West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson late Tuesday in a demonstration that was decidedly …

Issue of where to move Guantanamo detainees threatens closure plan

A renewed push by the White House to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been bogged down by an internal disagreement over its most controversial provision — where to house detainees who will be brought to the United States for trial or indefinite detention, according to U.S. …

Police release audio in fatal shooting of Texas teen

ARLINGTON, Texas — Police in Arlington, Texas, pushed back Monday against Internet falsehoods amid a growing national firestorm surrounding Friday's shooting of college football player Christian Taylor inside a car dealership showroom.<p>In a YouTube posting, the department directly confronted rumors …

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Arlington, Texas, police release audiotape of burglary call in fatal shooting

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Boy Scouts Ends Ban On Gay Leaders

The executive board voted Monday to end the blanket ban on gay people serving as Scout leaders. Individually chartered troops, however, can decide to keep the ban.<p>WASHINGTON — The Boy Scouts of America ended its blanket ban on gay leaders on Monday, following an executive board vote that capped off …