Lynda Stringer

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Drug Cuts Breast Cancer in High Risk Women By 50%

Women with a high risk for breast cancer can cut their chances of developing the disease by 53% with the drug anastrozole after five years during a …

Last-ditch effort on immigration

Immigration activists and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday made a final effort this year to pressure the GOP-led House to move on reform — vowing that their lobbying will only intensify in 2014.<p>More than 1,000 immigration activists descended into the offices of 100-plus House lawmakers Thursday …

USDA Steps Up The Fight To Save Florida's Oranges

The citrus industry is facing a crisis. It's called citrus greening — a disease that has devastated orange production in Florida since it first showed up eight years ago. Now the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced a new effort to try to control the disease before it destroys the nation's …

Biggest winter storm of season takes aim at Northeast, threatening foot of snow

The Northeast braced Saturday for a storm stretching over 1,000 miles that could dump at least a foot of snow on parts of New England.<p>Utilities and airports were on high alert as the system moved from Ohio into the Northeast, threatening to affect travel and shoppers heading to stores in the …

Cummings: 'No doubt' Cruz eyes '16

Rep. Elijah Cummings says on their trip to South Africa earlier this week, conversations with Sen. Ted Cruz convinced the Democrat that Cruz is “definitely” going to run for president in 2016.<p>Both members of Congress were part of a delegation that went to the memorial for South African leader …

Belgian Senate votes to extend euthanasia to children

The Belgian Senate has voted in favour of extending its euthanasia law to terminally-ill children.<p>The Senate voted 50-17 in favour of the legislation, which is opposed by religious leaders in Belgium.<p>The bill seeks to allow children to ask for euthanasia if their illness is terminal, they are in …

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Republicans and Tea Party Activists in 'Full Scale Civil War'

Years of growing friction between the Republican Party leaders and its Tea Party faction has erupted into what one conservative said today was …

Why the 9-to-5 Day Is So Tough on Creative Workers

"Knowledge workers" tend to be more unfocused in both the early morning and mid-afternoon. Why force them to work when they're least productive?<p>Today, workers are putting in increasingly more hours—so much so that the 40-hour week has become a relic of the past. But pushing employees to clock up …

Want an Economic Populist to Run for President in 2016? Meet Mike Huckabee.

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>When other Republicans call Mike Huckabee a populist, what they mean, he says, is that he "actually …