Influential Republican a 'no' on health care bill

Across the country, late-night host Jimmy Kimmel's emotional story about his newborn son's heart condition reverberated on television and the Internet. "In the last 24 hours, things have moved in the negative direction", Collins said of the bill's su... More..

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USDA Secretary's 'Make School Meals Great Again' Proclamation Cheered by Nation's Nutritionists
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

USDA Secretary's 'Make School Meals Great Again' Proclamation Cheered by Nation's Nutritionists

In addition to authorizing funding for federal lunch programs, it issued standards calling for more whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low-fat milk products, and less sodium and fat. For starters, schools ca...More..

Trump attacks Senate's top Dem as a 'bad leader'
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump attacks Senate's top Dem as a 'bad leader'

Manila's comments on the call reflect the decidedly friendlier attitude Duterte has taken toward Trump compared to his predecessor President Barack Obama. At his press conference, Duterte said the U.S.is the "m...More..

Nearly 40000 runners set for 37th London Marathon on Sunday
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Nearly 40000 runners set for 37th London Marathon on Sunday

GOOD luck to all our London Marathon 2017 runners who will take on the 26.2 mile course this morning. Lateef Iqbal, 47 opted to sign up to the mammoth 26-mile challenge after previous year sustaining a knee...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Wet, cold weather affects spring planting in South Dakota

The National Agricultural Statistics Service report for the week ending April 30 said only 2.6 days out of 7 were suitable for field work, when a promising start to the week gave way to wind, rain and cold. Pot...More..

Medical Marijuana Linked To 25 Percent Drop In Painkiller Abuse
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Medical Marijuana Linked To 25 Percent Drop In Painkiller Abuse

Because it's explicitly written into the newly unveiled budget bill , which will fund federal agencies through the end of September. The bill uses similar language to The Rohrabacher-Farr amendment, a bill...More..

Budget Deal Provides Money for NIH and Year-Round Pell
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Budget Deal Provides Money for NIH and Year-Round Pell

Despite all of the President Donald Trump's administration's hardline rhetoric about gutting the EPA and scrapping federal climate-change initiatives , there was good news for science-lovers in the 2017 federa...More..

Artificial womb developed for premature lambs
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Artificial womb developed for premature lambs

The idea of treating preemies in fluid-filled incubators may sound unusual, but physiologically it makes sense, said Dr. Catherine Spong, a fetal medicine specialist at the National Institutes of Health. Ab...More..

Congress Passes Budget With Protections for Medical Cannabis
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Congress Passes Budget With Protections for Medical Cannabis

One bill being debated at the state Capitol would allow recreational marijuana shops to change to medical marijuana shops. "Rep. Earl BlumenauerEarl BlumenauerMedical marijuana supporters hopeful about gove...More..

Arkansas carries out double execution
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Arkansas carries out double execution

Governor Asa Hutchinson said he hoped the executions would bring closure to the victim's families. One convict was executed last week, while the fourth is scheduled to be executed on Thursday (27 April). Jo...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

New York girds itself for Trump's first visit as president

Much of the extra security seen in the city every day is a permanent fixture while president Trump is Commander-in-Chief, but with his first official visit to the city this week, New Yorkers are bracing for the...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

March for Science draws thousands worldwide against evidence denial

Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including US government budget cuts. Participan...More..

Australia unveils tougher citizenship process in migration crackdown
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Australia unveils tougher citizenship process in migration crackdown

Ms Templeman said scrapping 457 Visas would not necessarily lead to more Australians in work. The new rules won't apply to those now on 457 visas. The 457 visa is a temporary work visa which allows skilled ...More..

Antonio Conte: I've got great men and fantastic players at Chelsea
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Antonio Conte: I've got great men and fantastic players at Chelsea

And if Spurs hold on to second place, it will be their highest finish in 54 years. The final north London derby at White Hart Lane will certainly be one to remember for the Spurs faithful. "After the game...More..

by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Tony Blair backs Theresa May to win the election

But Jeremy Corbyn is showing no interest taking the former prime minister's campaigning tips. And party chairman Sir Patrick McLoughlin said the Conservatives would need to "campaign hard for every vote, in e...More..

Chelsea and Tottenham fight for EPL title
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Chelsea and Tottenham fight for EPL title

Southampton 0, Hull City 0 Stoke City 0, West Ham 0 Sunderland 0, Bournemouth 1 West Brom 0, Leicester City 1 Crystal Palace 0, Burnley 2 Manchester United 1, Swansea City 1 Everton 0, Chelsea 3 Middl...More..

Fighting mental health stigma
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Fighting mental health stigma

As a community, let's do our part to increase awareness and understanding of mental health. Leaders in the mental health community were honored Monday for their dedication to patient care, erasing stigma, and...More..

Unsettled weather, showers most of the week
by | Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Unsettled weather, showers most of the week

Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Today - Showers and thunderstorms before 2 p.m., then a slight chance of showers after 4 p.m. The low looks to deepens and tracks towards the east/northeastward throug...More..

Jamaal Charles to visit Broncos
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Jamaal Charles to visit Broncos

If Charles passes a physical and the Broncos' medical staff gives a favorable prognosis, the expectation is for the Broncos and Charles to try to close out a contract for the veteran running back. On Saturday t...More..

Some antibiotics linked to miscarriage in early pregnancy, study says
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Some antibiotics linked to miscarriage in early pregnancy, study says

Many expectant moms are hesitant to take antibiotics during pregnancy, although they're more vulnerable to getting bacterial infections, specifically UTIs. Berard and her research team stressed not all antib...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

New test-firing of ballistic missile by North Korea

A lot of people, I'm sure, tried to take that power away, whether it was his uncle or anybody else. The reassurance comes after Trump said last week that he wanted Seoul to pay for the THAAD deployment , whi...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Rich States Growl At Trump Tax Plan

The two men Trump picked to present the plan this week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House adviser Gary Cohn, are former partners at the investment bank Goldman Sachs. It was one thing to cut t...More..

IPL: Mumbai beat Gujarat in thrilling clash
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

IPL: Mumbai beat Gujarat in thrilling clash

Still, MI proved it worth last time when it faced with GL. The Gujarat Lions on Sunday announced its all-rounder Andrew Tye has been ruled out from the rest of the ongoing IPL tournament due to injury. Bu...More..

Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Immigrants plan May Day rallies buoyed by Trump opposition

We will march and stand with our sister and brother immigrant workers against the terror tactics of the Trump administration. "On May 1, hundreds of thousands of students and workers will march and rally in d...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

14 killed as storms and flooding sweep across US

The storm struck around 6:20 p.m. (7:20 p.m. ET) Saturday, causing widespread damage in the largely rural area about 60 miles east of Dallas in Van Zandt and Henderson counties. He says tornadoes also were repo...More..

Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyred CRPF personnel
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Home Minister Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyred CRPF personnel

As rescue parties went around the grim task of retrieving the bodies of the 25 personnel, they realised that the private parts of several had been cut off. Expressing condolence to the bereaved families, the ho...More..

Jordan pushes health care reform again
by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Jordan pushes health care reform again

Dent was the most blunt in accusing the conservatives of buckling under pressure and looking for another scapegoat, but there were quite a few other moderates who privately cheered his accusation. President Tru...More..

by | Monday, May 01, 2017

Warwick joins National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 29

The Folsom Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 13th opportunity in seven years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially risky ex...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Google shrugs off hate video boycott as profits surge

Chief financial officer Ruth Porat said: "Our excellent results represent a terrific start to 2017". "We clearly continue to benefit from our ongoing investments in product innovation and have great momentu...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Scientists breed a baby sheep in an artificial womb

The study , published Tuesday, successfully kept unborn lambs alive in an artificial womb with nutrient-rich liquids. "Over four weeks we see that fetus open its eyes, grow wool, breathe, swim", said study...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

NFL Draft: After unexpected slip, Jamal Adams lands with Jets at No

In three seasons at LSU, he had five interceptions and 127 tackles and established himself as a terrific defender in both man and zone coverage along with solid skills in the run defense. but still had the sa...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Rich people including Trump will benefit -- Bob Badger

Trump's pledge to drain the swamp, help the middle classes and do what is in the interests of the average American sounded great on the campaign trail, but now he is in office we're seeing exactly why he ran fo...More..

How new trade talks between US, Canada could impact Vermonters
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

How new trade talks between US, Canada could impact Vermonters

But behind the export problem, dairy farmers are suffering a classic problem of overproduction . The Farm Center at the state Agriculture Department has a "situation room" where staff members are talking with ...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Scientists Use Artificial Womb to Keep Premature Baby Lambs Alive

At present, babies born at 23 weeks have roughly a one in three chance of surviving in the United Kingdom, although life threatening complications are common. Scientists recently created an artificial womb i...More..

Orient's last football league match abandoned due to pitch invasion
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Orient's last football league match abandoned due to pitch invasion

Colchester boss, John McGreal, added: "I'm as pleased as punch to have given our fans an away win today". Colchester were looking for a vital win in the final Football League game at Brisbane Road, after more...More..