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Drugs

1 Hour Ago<p>WILKES-BARRE, Pa.— Colored bulbs cast an eerie blue glow in the restroom of a convenience store where people who inject heroin and other …

FDA

Private hospital sealed after doctor booked for 'stealing' patient's kidney

Iqbal, the victim was admitted in the hospital for removal of kidney stones but the private hospital doctor allegedly stole his kidney during the …

Medicine

Carjacking suspect's victim remains paralyzed, in critical condition

A Washington state man was just beginning to get his life back together when a gunman on a shooting spree last weekend left him paralyzed from the neck down.<p>Rickey Fievez, 48, remains hospitalized, in critical condition.<p>A GoFundMe page has been set up to help cover Fievez’s medical costs. According …

Crime

Gunman dead after 2 cops shot in San Diego standoff; 1 officer reported clinging to life

Two San Diego police officers were shot Saturday evening after a gunman wearing body armor barricaded himself in an apartment and fired through the walls.<p>One of the officers is reportedly hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after taking a gunshot wound to the chest. The other officer was …

Law Enforcement

Trump administration rule could stop public reporting of hospital infections despite death toll

Federal health regulators will have to stop releasing data on hospital infections — which affect one in 25 hospital patients every day — under a proposal set to take effect in November, according to an analysis by patient safety advocates.<p>The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) plan, …

Health Care

Midnight Cheers and Disbelief as Saudis End Ban on Women Driving

They hit the road at midnight in celebratory packs, whooping and ululating for joy.<p>Teenagers gathered on Riyadh’s main boulevard to gawk. Men cracked …

Mohammed bin Salman

Arrest Warrant Issued For Bikram Yoga Founder

The hot yoga guru is in some seriously hot water.<p>Yoga is known for cultivating inclusive, comforting, and most of all, safe communities. But today there's dark cloud hanging over the yoga world after a California judge issued a warrant for the arrest of Bikram Choudhury, the man who created the …

Yoga

Nathan Myhrvold: ‘Nasa doesn’t want to admit it’s wrong about asteroids’

Any patent holder who enforces their rights gets called a patent troll. Silicon Valley feels very threatened by anything that could challenge its own authority<p>Nathan Myhrvold is the former chief technology officer of Microsoft, founder of the controversial patent asset company Intellectual Ventures …

Intellectual Property

Critic of Trump border policies took cash from private-prison operators: report

A vocal critic of President Donald Trump's immigration policies is a top recipent of campaign donations from operators of privately run prisons, according to a report.<p>The 2016 re-election campaign of U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., received a total of $7,500 from private prison operators, the …

Donald Trump

Kushner Faults Palestinian Leaders, Says Peace Plan Imminent

Donald Trump plans to publicly release a Middle East peace plan soon even though the U.S. has ceased communication with Palestinian leaders, the …

Israel

Is Oregon’s Cannabis Black Market Problem Getting Out Of Hand?

If you purchase cannabis illegally on the black market and live in a state near Oregon, you could still be buying marijuana from Oregon dispensaries. …

Cannabis

13 Unlucky Animals That Are Killed for Fun

Wildlife killing contests are still legal throughout much of the United States<p>Every year, thousands of animals are killed for fun (and often, cash …

Wildlife

That's our cover story and we're sticking to it | Opinion | NOLA.com

The Time magazine cover is indisputably powerful: Against a stark red background, President Donald Trump towers over a sobbing 2-year-old Honduran …

Immigration

Child Marriage Is Legal In 48 States. These Women Are Asking Why.

Over the past two years, at least 20 state legislatures have considered whether to ban marriage under 18. Only two have actually done it.<p><b>Brigitte Combs was legally married</b> at a courthouse in San Marcos, Texas, in 1984. She was barely 15, and her seven-months-pregnant stomach showed in her …

LGBTQI

Seth Rogen Brutally Rejected Paul Ryan's Selfie Request in Front of Ryan's Own Kids

"No way, man."<p>Like many of his characters, Seth Rogen seems like an overall chill guy. But even he has his limits. Rogen was invited by Mitt Romney to attend an annual summit and talk about brain disease (Rogen has a charity for Alzheimer's.) Rogen was game, but as he told Stephen Colbert on …

Stephen Colbert

Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity Was Confirmed in a Distant Galaxy

Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity revolutionized how we understand space, time, and gravity. While most of us can only boast a surface-level …

Physics

Go deeper: No, Trump didn't just create a "Space Force"

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is directing the Pentagon to establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the armed forces — but …

Donald Trump

Mike Huckabee accused of bigotry and racism after tweet touting Pelosi's 'campaign committee'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Arkansas Republican governor Mike Huckabee is facing allegations of racism after he tweeted a photo on Saturday of five men who appear to be using hand signs associated with the MS-13 gang with the caption, "Nancy Pelosi introduces her campaign committee for the take back of the …

Donald Trump

Drug spoon sculpture placed outside drugmaker headquarters

STAMFORD, Conn. — An 800-pound, nearly 11-foot-long steel sculpture of a bent and burned drug spoon was placed Friday in front of the Connecticut …

Medicine

Rivals challenge Erdogan’s iron grip on eve of Turkey’s election

Jun 23, 2018 6:59 PM EDT<p>By —<p>PBS NewsHour PBS NewsHour<p>0comments<p>Story Transcript Audio<p>Even though Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan has acquired a …

South Asia

Child obesity plan targets sweets at checkouts

<b>Sweets and fatty snacks sold at checkouts and as part of supermarket deals will be banned under new government proposals to halve childhood obesity in England by 2030.</b><p>Tighter restrictions on junk food ads on TV and online are also planned, as well as mandatory calorie labelling on restaurant …

Diabetes

Stem Cells Help Evaluate Experimental Alzheimer’s Drugs

Researchers evaluate new treatments by observing their effects on neurons derived from stem cells<p>By<p>Shirley S. Wang<p>Shirley S. Wang<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@ShirleySWangWSJ<p>Google+<p>Some Alzheimer’s disease researchers are using stem cells in a novel way—as a model of the disease outside the …

Stem Cells

How to fix bullying in health care

0 Shares<p>When we think of bullying, we’re usually worrying about our school-age kids or remembering bad experiences from high school.<p>We learn quickly …

Health Care

Trump Appeals to Republicans in Las Vegas, Leaving Behind Washington’s Legislative Chaos

LAS VEGAS — Leaving behind the chaos he sowed in Washington with his shifting immigration policies, President Trump visited his second midterm battleground state of the week on Saturday to deliver the blunt message he has repeated at rallies for weeks: “We need more Republicans.”<p>For a few hours, at …

Donald Trump

Known to be dirty long before the feds stepped in, Hersl goes down

He had a reputation so rotten on the street that he was the subject of a rap song:<p>“Detective Hersl, he a bitch, I swear to God he ain’t right/ Heard …

Justice

7 most important mindsets that will set you up for long-term success

Your life is your creation. You have most things you need to shape it and make it incredible. It's not something that happens to you — unless you …

Self-improvement

Racist punches black child in the back, throws skateboard at him, then calls police—they arrest HIM

It’s all in the video. What’s disturbing is this disgusting POS racist believes he can get away with it. What’s great is the video proves he’s …

Justice

Trump flips on North Korea, declaring country still an 'extraordinary threat'

Donald Trump has declared that North Korea still poses an “extraordinary threat” to the United States, just days after saying that the country’s nuclear program no longer constituted a danger.<p>In an executive order on Friday, the president extended for one year the so-called “national emergency” …

North Korea

'Ashamed' Comey weighs calling himself Canadian, rips Trump border actions during Ireland visit

During a visit to Ireland, fired FBI Director James Comey said Friday that he was so ashamed of current U.S. immigration policies that he considered telling Irish customs officials that he was Canadian when he arrived.<p>Comey made the remark during a public interview in Dublin, the Irish Times …

Donald Trump