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Unusual forms of 'nightmare' antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 200 rare antibiotic-resistant genes were found in "nightmare" bacteria tested in 2017, according to a Vital Signs report released Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>"I was surprised by the numbers we found," said Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy …

Public Health

CNN reporter follows migrant caravan to US border - CNN Video

CNN's Leyla Santiago travels from Mexico to the U.S. border, tracking the migrant caravan that drew the ire of the President.


Newfound 'organ' could be the biggest in your body

<b>(CNN) —</b> To be or not to be an organ: That is the question.<p>Researchers have detailed the structure and distribution of spaces in your body that they say represent a newfound human organ, and this "organ" just might be your body's biggest -- but not all experts are convinced.<p>It's the part of the body …


Medicare drug prices soar at 10 times rate of inflation, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The prices of the 20 most commonly prescribed brand-name drugs for seniors have risen nearly 10 times more than the annual rate of inflation over the past five years, according to a congressional report released Monday.<p>"Can you imagine if you went to an auto dealership and last year's exact …

Health Care

Watch Saudi Arabia intercept, destroy missiles - CNN Video

Saudi Arabia's air force intercepted and destroyed seven missiles fired from Yemen, the Saudis said in a statement.

Saudi Arabia


Russia Warns Atlantis Is “Rising Again”, Under The Very Heart Of America

The full history of women's leadership hasn't been told

<b>(CNN) —</b> I'd always thought of myself as a feminist, well-versed in women's history. But I discovered my knowledge of it was more limited than I realized when I met Laura Liswood in 2015.<p>As secretary general of the Council of Women World Leaders, Liswood has convened elected female presidents and …

Civil Rights

Father of Parkland victim rips new NRA ad - CNN Video

Fred Guttenberg, who lost his daughter, Jaime Guttenberg, in the Parkland school shooting, speaks about the NRA's intimidation tactics during a Senate hearing on gun violence.


'Man of mystery' cooperates with Mueller in Russia probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Middle East specialist with ties to Donald Trump's team attended secret meetings during the presidential transition between the United Arab Emirates and Trump associates, and is now cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller, two people familiar with the matter say.<p>George Nader, a …

Donald Trump

Your brain stopped making new cells at age 13, study claims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your brain has peaked by age 13. The creation of new brain cells in the hippocampus ends before we even reach adulthood, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.<p>Previously, scientists generally believed that the human hippocampus generates new brain cells or neurons …


The homeless in San Diego are getting jobs - thanks to a 16-year-old boy

<b>(CNN) —</b> The homeless men and women step off the van and get straight to work. They pick up trash and bottles, and as they do, business owners and residents cheer them on -- honking, clapping and even handing out refreshments.<p>It's part of a pilot program in San Diego that hires homeless people to …

San Diego

35 and counting: The list of senior officials who have left the Trump administration (so far)

<b>(CNN) —</b> Here's President Donald Trump on Tuesday seeking to beat back criticism that his White House is in crisis amid a series of high-profile staff departures:<p><i>"Many, many people want every single job. You know, I read where, 'Oh, gee, maybe people don't want to work for Trump.' And believe me,</i> …

Donald Trump

Mexican man assumes American’s identity for 37 years, steals $361,000 in benefits

HUD spent $31,000 in 2017 on new dining room set for Carson's office

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Department of Housing and Urban Development spent $31,000 last year to replace a dining room set in the office of Secretary Ben Carson, according to federal records and a whistleblower.<p>The revelation follows CNN's reporting that in early 2017, a top HUD career employee was pressured to …

Dining Rooms

Europe is finished. Nothing can save it now.

Prepare for a Super Freeze & Super Stormy Winter - East & West Coast & Canada

The great debate: Will corporate tax cuts trickle up or down?

The new tax plan, enacted by one party over the other's strenuous objections, has started the United States on an economic experiment.<p>How much of the massive corporate tax cut will trickle down to workers and consumers? And how much of it will flow up to shareholders and other owners of …


Putin's New Year Address 2018

Democracy Now! Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The Deep State Hiding in Plain Sight

This is How a Woman is Erased From Her Job

<i>A.N. Devers | Longreads | December 2017 | 26 minutes (6,577 words)</i>This is a story about a woman who was erased from her job as the editor of the most …


Democracy Now! Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Poor Americans would lose billions under Senate GOP tax bill

Poor Americans would lose billions of dollars worth of federal benefits under the Senate GOP tax bill, according to a new Congressional Budget Office report.<p>This is largely because the legislation would eliminate the individual mandate, which requires nearly all Americans to get health insurance or …

Health Care


Loss of the night: Light pollution rising rapidly on a global scale

<b>(CNN) —</b> Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, a new study has found.<p>Some regions have showed a steady increase in light pollution aligned with economic development, but more …

Breast Cancer

The Secrets Donald Trump Doesn't Want You to Know About: Business, Finance, Marketing

We Are in the Last Days of the American Republic: Economics, Intelligence (2007)

Senate Empowers Wall Street to Dodge Lawsuits