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Combining two polio vaccines may help eradicate the disease: scientists

Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally,…

Heroin is back in a big way — and has police packing an opioid antidote called ‘naloxone’

As police sergeant Casey Stidham heads out on patrol, he carries a pistol, handcuffs, a…

Test vaccine for dengue fever seen as promising

A prototype vaccine for dengue that two years ago yielded lukewarm results has proved more…

Baby thought cleared of HIV has virus again

A girl who was born HIV-positive but was treated early and showed no signs of…

Tech News

Amazon seeks FAA permission to test drones outdoors near Seattle

Amazon.com Inc is seeking permission from U.S. regulators to test its delivery drones near Seattle,…

Apple iPhone a danger to China’s national security because of location tracking: state media

Chinese state media on Friday branded Apple Inc’s iPhone a threat to national security because…

Media

WATCH: 72-minute trailer released for longest film ever made

Promo precedes 30-day-long Swedish movie Ambiancé, a surreal dream-like epic due for release in 2020…

Eileen Ford, founder of top model agency, dies at 92

Eileen Ford, whose Ford Models agency grew into an international powerhouse and fostered the careers…

U.S. News

Sex museum gets New Yorkers in the mood

Shouts, giggles and selfies. Mildly titillating and lots of fun, bouncing around on giant inflatable…

House Appropriations chair: Obama’s $3.7 billion request for border security is too high

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration’s $3.7 billion request for emergency funds…

Accused Boston bomber spoke of martyrdom before attack: FBI

BOSTON (Reuters) – Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told his friends about martyrdom and…

Major union severs relationship with United Negro College Fund over ties to Koch brothers

A major union has severed all ties with the United Negro College Fund following the…

Massachusetts high court: Rapist’s stash of ‘National Geographic’ not child porn

Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Tuesday that images from National Geographic that a convicted child rapist…

World

Critics blast Israel for strikes on Gaza houses that claim civilian lives

The civilian death toll in the Gaza Strip continued to climb Thursday as Israel pressed its aerial campaign there against…

Church of England female bishops would be ‘seismic’

The Church of England could be set to allow its first female bishops — and not before time, says one…

India building world’s highest railway bridge in the Himalayas

Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world’s highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35…

Amnesty International details widespread kidnapping and torture in Ukraine

A new Amnesty International report on Friday highlighted the “hundreds” of abductions and incidents of torture by pro-Russian separatists in…

Police launch manhunt for FIFA exec accused of illegally selling tickets worth millions

An executive from the World Cup’s hospitality services firm escaped out the back door of his plush Rio de Janeiro…

Putin seeks to increase Russian investment in Latin America

Russian President Vladimir Putin said he hopes to increase Russian investments in and trade with Latin America. During a tour…

Australian judge investigated for saying incest ‘may be accepted’

An Australian judge will be investigated for his “appalling” comments on incest, in which he reportedly said sex between siblings…

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