Health Care

West Nile virus patient dies in IL

No further information on the victim was released. IDPH announced the first 2017 West Nile case in the state on July 20. Residents can also use DEET-based rep...


Man Due In Court In 1992 Agawam Rape, Murder

Gary Schara, of West Springfield, Massachusetts , was taken into custody in CT and charged with the abduction, rape and killing of 24-year-old Lisa Ziegert , ...


India Seeks Deportation of Rohingya for Security Reasons

Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, representing the Rohingya at the Supreme Court hearing, said the Indian constitution "provides equal rights and liberty to every person...


MI teacher assaults student for not standing during pledge

And in this particular case, a black sixth-grader out of MI says he was assaulted by his homeroom teacher all because he was exercising his rights and declined...


I-75 to remain open as Santa Fe River flood threat dissipates

The closure would impact thousands of evacuees who are now returning home to central and south Florida following Hurricane Irma. The Florida Department of Tra...


As Rohingya Flee Violence, Myanmar's Leader Cancels UN Meeting

Myanmar has accused the Rohingya of burning their own homes and villages - a claim the United Nations criticised as a "complete denial of reality". Critics ...


Sweden holds the largest war games in 20 years

Thousands of flat-bed wagons have been used over the past few months to transport an army of Russian troops, tanks and other heavy equipment to Belarus , the fo...


Limbaugh evacuates South Florida after claiming Hurricane Irma was a liberal hoax

Last Tuesday on his program , Limbaugh argued that the way the liberal media covers hurricanes is yet another calculated effort created to stoke fear and crysta...


Developing story: Two dead, many trapped as Delhi landfill caves in

The Fire Brigade and National Disaster Response Force teams arrived later and fished out vehicles with the help of cranes. Rescue workers also managed to save...


PCB ban Sharjeel for five years

A statement from PCB chairman Najam Sethi read: "The anti-corruption tribunal verdict against Sharjeel Khan is a vindication of our policy of zero tolerance...


Another Mosquito Pool Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

According to CDC, most people (70-80 percent) infected with WNV show no symptoms at all. Four other probable causes of the virus have appeared in OH this year...


FDA Approves First Gene Therapy in the United States

With the treatments available now, fewer than 10 percent of patients with the relapsed, hard-to-treat leukemia are alive five years after diagnosis. The immun...


Trump directs Mattis to implement transgender ban in military

It gives those departments until January 1 to implement the new policy. Typically, trans soldiers who are now in the military began their transition after enl...


Mexico Will Pay For Wall, Trump Insists

The US, Mexico and Canada have begun formal negotiations to rework the 23-year-old trade deal that Trump blames for hundreds of thousands of lost US factory...


Levee that had been breached is fortified , say officials

With rescues continuing, that number seemed certain to grow. Harvey made landfall as a category four hurricane before diminishing, but even with the drop in...