September 17, 2016 RSS feed / World

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Veep’ defend Emmy crowns amid change

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has become a Wild West of adventurous channels and booming digital platforms, with intriguing new shows pouring into its wide-open spaces.  More...

Brain cancer now leading childhood cancer killer

NEW YORK (AP) — Brain cancer is now the deadliest childhood cancer in the U.S., now ahead of leukemia, a result of improved leukemia treatment and a frustrating lack of progress on brain cancer.  Government statisticians reported the chang More...

Behind health law’s ‘growing pains,’ more serious problems?

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama told insurers this week his health care overhaul has had some growing pains. But with premiums rising and marquee insurers bailing, could the real diagnosis be “failure to thrive?”  More...

New film shows Beatles helped fight segregation

LONDON (AP) — Music aside, the true power of The Beatles wasn’t the volume of their fans or the popularity of their hairstyles — it was the pull of their politics.  More...

Researchers creating antibiotic gel to tackle ear infections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Parents know the frustration of trying to get that gunky pink antibiotic into a tot screaming from an ear infection. A one-time squirt of special ear drops one day might replace that ordeal.  More...

Aides: Congress makes progress on Zika, spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — A long impasse that has delayed money to combat Zika for months neared an end Thursday as congressional aides said Republicans would relent and let Planned Parenthood affiliated clinics share in new funding to fight the virus. More...

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