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Five people die in US romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak Five people die in US romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak
Five people have now died in a major E. coli outbreak in the US involving romaine lettuce, with 197 cases reported across 35 states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said 25 more people had been affected since its last report on 16 May. Two of the victims were from Minnesota, with the other three from Arkansas, California and New York. It is the largest US outbreak of ...
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From heroin in rental car trunk to stolen motorcycle, Supreme Court defends privacy rights From heroin in rental car trunk to stolen motorcycle, Supreme Court defends privacy rights
WASHINGTON — Terrence Byrd was arrested in Pennsylvania four years ago with body armor and 49 bricks of heroin in the trunk of a rental car he wasn't authorized to drive. Ryan Collins was picked up a year earlier in Virginia with a stolen, orange-and-black motorcycle that twice had sped away from police. Both men contested their arrests all the way to the Supreme Court, which last month rule...
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Workers bulldoze emergency escape route through Hawaii lava field as flows threaten roads Workers bulldoze emergency escape route through Hawaii lava field as flows threaten roads
Contractors on Hawaii's Big Island have begun bulldozing an emergency evacuation route through an old lava flow over fears the ongoing eruption could trap thousands of people by destroying existing roads. Highlighting the urgency, authorities on Thursday morning called for new evacuations of the Vacationland coastal area as lava approached, warning of possible inundation. To create the new e...
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Hurricane Maria killed more than 4,600 people — more than 70 times the official toll of 64, study says. Hurricane Maria killed more than 4,600 people — more than 70 times the official toll of 64, study says.
Hurricane Maria likely killed thousands of people across Puerto Rico last year, more than 70 times the official estimate, a Harvard study released Tuesday says. Authorities in Puerto Rico placed the death toll at 64 after Maria roared through the island Sept. 20, destroying buildings and knocking out power to virtually the entire U.S. territory of more than 3 million people. Researchers at t...
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USC president to step down amid scandal involving university gynecologist USC president to step down amid scandal involving university gynecologist
LOS ANGELES — The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a raging sex scandal involving a university gynecologist who is accused of conducting inappropriate exams for decades, the chairman of the school’s board of trustees said Friday. The university’s board has “agreed to begin an orderly transition and commence the process of selecting a new president,...
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George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine
Former president George H.W. Bush was hospitalized in Maine on Sunday, according to his spokesman Jim McGrath. The former chief executive was taken to Southern Maine Health Care after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue, McGrath tweeted just after 2 p.m. ET. Bush will likely remain in the hospital for a few days for observation. McGrath tweeted that Bush, the nation's 41st president, wa...
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Hillary Clinton says she is afraid of losing her country Hillary Clinton says she is afraid of losing her country
American democracy is under very serious threat, Hillary Clinton said during a speech at Harvard University on Friday. The failed 2016 presidential candidate called on the audience to "stand up and defend reason and facts" as visited the Cambridge, Mass., university to accept the school's Radcliffe Medal, which honors women who have had a "transformative impact on society." "It's not been a...
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Indiana school shooting injures student, teacher; suspected shooter detained Indiana school shooting injures student, teacher; suspected shooter detained
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — One teen and a teacher were injured Friday in a middle-school shooting about 30 miles northeast of Indianapolis. The teacher was transported to Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital and the student was taken to Riley Hospital for Children, IU Health spokeswoman Danielle Sirilla said. She did not know their conditions. Jason Seaman, who has been a science teacher fo...
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U.S. troops guarding nuclear weapons were taking LSD, records show U.S. troops guarding nuclear weapons were taking LSD, records show
WASHINGTON — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.” Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in America’s arsenal. Air Force records obtained by The Associated Press show they bought, distributed and used the hallucinogen LSD and other mind-alter...
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Tuesday's elections reward military veterans, bring Stacey Abrams closer to making history Tuesday's elections reward military veterans, bring Stacey Abrams closer to making history
WASHINGTON — Voters in Georgia, Kentucky and Arkansas cast ballots in primaries Tuesday while Texas held a primary runoff election. President Trump won each of the four states in 2016, but Democrats are eyeing potential pickup opportunities in congressional races while making a closely watched play for the governor’s mansion in Georgia. Here are some takeaways: Coalitions count In the ma...
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