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Two experimental Ebola drugs are saving lives in the Congo

Two experimental Ebola drugs under review in the Democratic Republic of Congo already seem to be saving the lives of many affected by the deadly virus, health authorities announced. The two drugs R...

Two experimental Ebola drugs are saving lives in the Congo

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Ebola drugs 'saving lives' after clinical trials Scientists have moved a step closer to treating symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus during the second-worst outbreak of the disease. A clinical trial in Congo has shown encouraging survival results....
04:26 2019-08-13

Uganda: Experimental Ebola drugs approved for use; two new cases suspected Uganda's health minister announced that health officials have been cleared to use three new experimental Ebola treatments, a week after the disease entered the country from the Democratic Republic of Congo....
09:26 2019-06-19

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offering fresh hope for stopping an outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
00:26 2019-08-13

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people. The trial of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals vaccine involves up to 800 peopl...
00:00 2019-08-03

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people can recover from the potentially deadly diseas...
23:52 2019-08-14

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the message that people with Ebola can recover if they s...
19:52 2019-08-13

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-General António Guterres to throw the support of “the whole United Nations system” into stemming the spread of the deadly virus....
16:13 2019-05-21

Congo Ebola treatment trial narrowed to two drugs showing promise A clinical trial of four potential Ebola treatments in Democratic Republic of Congo has been narrowed to focus on two experimental drugs after they showed "clearly better" results, scientists leading the trial said on Monday....
18:26 2019-08-12

Ebola 'no longer incurable' as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two experimental drugs showed survival rates of as much as 90% in a clinical trial in Congo....
16:00 2019-08-13

FDA to improve access to experimental cancer drugs The Food and Drug Administration is launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. (June 3)        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s called “compassionate use” access to an...
16:52 2019-06-03

Experimental Ebola Treatments Look Successful in Lab Studies, Says the CDC A humanitarian crisis, attacks on health workers and rampant misinformation have for months fueled an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), amplifying the effects of a highly contagious and often-fatal disease. As a result, international health groups have declared this the s...
19:13 2019-07-10

An Experimental Ebola Cure May Also Protect Against Nipah Virus African green monkeys survived infection with the Nipah virus after they received remdesivir. The virus, a pandemic threat carried by bats, has killed dozens of people in Asia....
01:00 2019-05-30

Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday....
15:52 2019-06-18

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
00:39 2019-08-03

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Uganda clears three experimental Ebola treatments, watches for spread Health workers have got the all-clear to use three experimental Ebola treatments in Uganda, a week after the deadly disease spread over the border from Democratic Republic of Congo, authorities said on Tuesday....
18:52 2019-06-18

“Stop the bleed” – saving lives after shootings (NBC News) There’s a renewed push for first aid training following the recent mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton…specifically training in techniques that slow or stop heavy bleeding. Studies show it has the potential to save lives. Emergency management officials are working to educate ...
22:00 2019-08-22

How Rats Are Saving Human Lives With Their Noses Since 1997, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Tanzania has been training African giant pouched rats to detect two things: landmines and tuberculosis. These trained rats are nicknamed......
23:52 2019-08-08

FX’s Pose Is Not Only Entertaining, But Saving Lives—One Episode at a Time When I was a wee, young, gay whippersnapper, I didn’t have any representation of myself on television. With this lack of being seen, I instead found myself in the various black women that paraded themselves ever so elegantly across my screens. These women showed me the power of resilience and streng...
01:52 2019-06-12

Tourist Guide Drowns After Saving 5 Lives From River In J&K A tourist guide lost his life after saving five tourists, including two foreigners, from Lidder river at the famous Pahalgam resort in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said today....
10:26 2019-06-01

Improvements in U.S. Air Quality Are Saving Thousands of Lives a Year Recent improvements in U.S. air quality are saving thousands of lives per year, according to the latest Health of the Air report from the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and New York University (NYU). The report, published in Annals of the American Thoracic Society, looked at the health effects of p...
02:01 2019-05-23

The sea captain facing jail after saving the lives of refugees – podcast Carola Rackete defied Italy’s ban on migrant rescue ships by forcing her way into the port of Lampedusa last week. She tells the Guardian’s Lorenzo Tondo she would do it all again, even though she faces a lengthy trial and a possible jail sentence. Plus: Simon Jenkins on the leaked diplomatic cables...
10:00 2019-07-09

'We were burying 10 children a year': how toilets are saving lives in Madagascar One village in the country has seen the tragic consequences of poor sanitation. Now it has come together to turn things aroundThe sisters were buried in their favourite clothes: Patricia in a white dress and Mirana in plimsolls, a skirt and a blouse. Patricia was three and loved her Barbie. Not the ...
12:13 2019-08-10

From a wrongful arrest to a life-saving romance: the typos that have changed people's lives In our digital world, a misdirected text or simple keyboard error can trigger huge unintended consequencesOne day in May this year, Luigi Rimonti left his home in Gateshead to catch a ferry from North Shields, the first stage in a 1,000-mile drive across Europe to Italy. A dapper, energetic 81-year-...
10:26 2019-08-03

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic....
03:00 2019-06-05

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expert said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization....
19:00 2019-08-16

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest outbreak of the disease in history....
13:13 2019-06-10

Ebola outbreak spreads outside Congo, WHO says The Ebola outbreak that has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo has now spread outside the country, the World Health Organization announced Tuesday....
03:13 2019-06-12

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where authorities said a 5-year-old boy tested positive for the hemorrhagic fever....
02:39 2019-06-12

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
22:26 2019-08-03

Drugs That Boost Our Circadian Rhythms Could Save Our Lives Almost all of the cellular functions in your body run on a 24-hour schedule. Keep that clock regular, and you could stay healthier, and maybe even live longer....
14:26 2019-05-28

Ebola case in Congo's Goma a possible gamechanger - WHO The first case of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Goma is a potential gamechanger in the scale of the outbreak, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday....
21:39 2019-07-15

A year on, Congo’s Ebola outbreak is only getting worse In private, health officials express concern that official numbers underestimate the true scale of the crisis, as much of the affected region remains inaccessible due to conflict or remoteness....
16:52 2019-08-01

Congo record 27 new cases of Ebola in a single day The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has reached a grim milestone, with 27 new cases confirmed in a single day -- a record for the current outbreak....
14:52 2019-05-21

| WATCH: Why Ebola is continuing to spread in the Congo The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
14:00 2019-06-20

| DR Congo Ebola epidemic widens on eve of first anniversary An epidemic of Ebola in eastern DR Congo sharply widened on Wednesday, the eve of the first anniversary of the outbreak, with the announcement of a death in a major city and the quarantining of 15 people in a province that had previously escaped the...
22:00 2019-07-31

Second Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo's Goma Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its first case of the deadly virus....
18:52 2019-07-31

AP Photos: The struggle against Ebola in eastern Congo AP Photos: The struggle to save lives in Beni, the epicenter of eastern Congo’s Ebola outbreak which has killed more than 1,600 people in nearly one year...
13:39 2019-07-24

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-year-old boy confirmed to be suffering from the disease, the Ugandan health minister said....
19:26 2019-06-13

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists have said, after two of four drugs being trialled in the major outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were found to have significantly reduced ...
11:39 2019-08-13

First Ebola case in Congo city of Goma detected The first case of Ebola in the eastern Congo city of Goma was discovered on Sunday, officials said, raising concerns the virus could spread quicker in a densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
01:13 2019-07-15

Inside the Battle to Save Congo From the Ebola Crisis Outside a brown cement house in the eastern city of Beni in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, a government-employed psychologist is telling 19-year-old Merveille Mwenze that her husband has tested positive for Ebola. She’s seven months pregnant and nine months married, with so few poss...
12:13 2019-06-19

Ebola spreads to remote, militia-run Congo territory Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled territory of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight....
18:13 2019-08-19

2nd person dies from Ebola in Congo city of Goma KINSHASA, Congo — The man who became the second confirmed Ebola case in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma has died, officials said Wednesday, adding that he may never have known he had the virus. The case renewed fears in the bustling city on the Rwandan border that has an international ai...
01:39 2019-08-01

Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hundred more than have died of Ebola....
21:26 2019-06-11

Ebola Just Spread Outside the Congo for the First Time Since the Outbreak Began (KAMPALA, Uganda) — A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola in what is the first cross-border case of the deadly virus since an outbreak started in neighboring Congo last year, Uganda’s health ministry said late Tuesday, in a blow to efforts by health workers who for months sough...
22:00 2019-06-11

Ebola outbreak spreads to 3rd province in eastern Congo Congo’s year-long Ebola outbreak has spread to a new province, with two cases confirmed in South Kivu, according to statistics released by the government health ministry...
13:52 2019-08-16

Health officials say Ebola cure near with 2 new Congo treatments Medical officials believe they're so close to a cure for Ebola that they've stopped a drug trial to give Congo patients two new treatments, which they say have shown remarkable effectiveness killing the virus....
13:39 2019-08-13

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Olivier Nduhungirehe confirmed the border closure to The Associated Press on Thursday. The closure comes after a man died of Ebola in Congo’s major ...
11:39 2019-08-01

Opinion: Ebola in Congo — incompetence, mistrust and greed A year after the outbreak of Ebola in eastern DRC, the government and aid organizations have still not succeeded in bringing the disease under control. There are many reasons for this, says Dirke Köpp....
21:52 2019-08-01

Deadly Ebola outbreak spreads from Congo to Uganda The second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has now spread to Uganda — claiming the life of a 5-year-old boy Wednesday after the virus killed nearly 1,400 in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Two other cases of Ebola have also been confirmed in Uganda — the dead boy’s 3-year-old...
20:39 2019-06-12

Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and grandmother tested positive for the disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people in Congo....
01:39 2019-06-13

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence, complicating Ebola fight: U.N. More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, complicating the tracing and treatment of patients at risk from Ebola, U.N. aid agencies said on Tuesday....
13:26 2019-06-18

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in eastern Congo....
19:00 2019-06-05

Rwanda Shuts Border With Congo Over Ebola Outbreak Rwanda shut its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo, escalating its response to an Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,800 people since the first case was discovered a year ago....
15:26 2019-08-01

| Rwanda reopens border with Ebola-hit DR Congo: Kinshasa Rwanda reopened its frontier with DR Congo after closing it for eight hours following a new case of Ebola in the Congolese border city of Goma, Kinshasa said....
01:39 2019-08-02

WHO Declines to Declare Ebola a Global Emergency in Congo The World Health Organization declined to declare that an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo constitutes a global public-health emergency, surprising global health leaders and organizations....
06:39 2019-06-15

Timeline: How a Congo Ebola outbreak became a global concern The World Health Organization has declared Congo's Ebola outbreak an international health emergency, after the virus threatened to spread to a major city and into neighboring countries....
14:26 2019-07-18

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
18:39 2019-07-22

Congo Ebola victim may have entered Rwanda and Uganda, says WHO A fishmonger who died of Ebola this week probably carried the virus from Congo into both Rwanda and Uganda, the World Health Organization said, as health workers struggled to track down people she could have infected....
18:39 2019-07-18

Ebola in DR Congo's Goma potential 'game-changer' A first case of Ebola arriving in Goma, Congo's eastern border hub, amounts to a potential "game-changer" warns the World Health Organization. It's called an appraisal meeting in Geneva while urging calm in Goma....
18:13 2019-07-15

Ebola vaccine undermined by deep distrust in Congo Deep distrust — along with political instability and deadly violence — has severely undermined efforts by public health authorities in Congo to curb the outbreak by tracing and vaccinating those who may have come into contact with infected people....
20:52 2019-07-24

| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the Congolese authorities said....
11:52 2019-07-11

Congo violence sparks fears over UK Ebola response Attacks on health clinics provoke concern that disclosing details of funding might ‘put a target on the head’ of medical workersThe UK has agreed not to publicly disclose how much funding has been allocated to the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, following warnings this might ...
10:13 2019-05-22

Ebola: WHO declares international emergency over Congo outbreak The UN's public health agency has warned that the possibility of the outbreak spreading across the region "remains very high." Health organizations have struggled to contain the outbreak in the conflict-stricken country....
02:01 2019-07-18

Congo Official Says 2nd Ebola Victim in Goma Has Died A man became the second confirmed Ebola case in the Congolese city of two million, and an official said there appeared to be no link between the case and a previous one announced earlier this month....
17:52 2019-07-31

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of the deadly virus, the health ministry said....
21:39 2019-07-15

| Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo's South Kivu A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo's South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spread to the eastern province....
06:00 2019-08-20

Booze, sex, drugs, cops: The seedy sitcom lives of ‘Florida Girls’ Outrageous “Florida man” headlines have become cultural in-jokes — but get ready for “Florida Girls.” The new half-hour comedy, premiering Wednesday at 10 p.m. on Pop, follows a group of twenty-something women who are forced to confront their stagnant lives in West Florida when one of their own move...
03:00 2019-07-04

Ebola breakthrough: two drugs could treat up to 90 per cent of cases A drug trial has found two experimental drugs for Ebola to be so effective that scientists have stopped the trial early so that more people can receive these drugs...
16:26 2019-08-13

Ebola outbreak puts DR Congo's neighbors on high-alert The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week....
18:13 2019-06-15

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
16:39 2019-07-12

Year After Latest Ebola Outbreak, New Cases Emerge in Congo In Goma, two more people were confirmed to have been infected by the virus, and neighboring Rwanda temporarily shut its border crossing with the city....
10:39 2019-08-02

First Ebola Cases Reported in Uganda, in Spillover From Congo Outbreak A 5-year-old Congolese boy died on Wednesday, a day after officials confirmed his case as the first outside the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak began last summer....
13:52 2019-06-12

Ebola Epidemic in Congo Declared a Global Health Emergency The World Health Organization said an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has infected more than 2,500 people and killed nearly 1,700 of them, as it sought to raise international attention and aid to address the crisis....
00:39 2019-07-18

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared global health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people....
22:52 2019-07-17

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo's South Kivu: officials A woman and her child were the first two cases confirmed with Ebola in Congo's South Kivu region this week, opening a new front in the fight against the outbreak....
16:39 2019-08-16

Children under five dying at higher rate in Congo Ebola epidemic: WHO Children under five infected with Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are dying at a higher rate than other patients as their parents shun special treatment centers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
23:26 2019-05-30

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million which neighbours Rwanda, the government's Ebola response team said on Thursday....
17:39 2019-08-01

Congo races to contain Ebola after gold miner contaminates several in Goma Congolese authorities were racing to contain an Ebola epidemic on Thursday, after a gold miner with a large family contaminated several people in the east's main city of Goma before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, officials said....
19:52 2019-08-02

Second Ebola case in Congo's Goma infected several people: government The second case of Ebola recorded in east Congo's main city of Goma had a large family including 10 children and managed to infect several people before dying of the hemorrhagic fever, the government's Ebola response coordinator said on Friday....
17:52 2019-08-02

A 5-Year-Old Boy Is the First to Die of Ebola in Uganda as Outbreak Crosses Congo Border (KASINDI, Congo) — A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo. The boy, part of a Congolese family wh...
16:26 2019-06-12

Nearly 1,400 have died of Ebola in Congo. Now, the contagious disease has spread to Uganda A 5-year-old boy in Uganda became the first cross-border victim in the current outbreak of the Ebola virus, which has killed nearly 1,400 in Congo.        ...
16:52 2019-06-12

Five-year-old boy dies in Uganda as Congo Ebola outbreak spreads Ugandan authorities confirm two other patients also undergoing treatment as officials consider declaring global health emergencyA five year-old-boy who became the first confirmed Ebola case outside the Democratic Republic of the Congo during the current outbreak died in Uganda on Tuesday night.The c...
23:13 2019-06-12

The Latest: Congo starts giving Ebola vaccine to some babies BWERA, Uganda (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Congo and Uganda (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Health officials in eastern Congo are vaccinating some pregnant women and infants against Ebola for the first time since the outbreak was declared in August. More than 1,400 people have now died fr...
17:13 2019-06-13

| First confirmed Ebola cases in DR Congo's South Kivu province The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, the provincial government said....
17:52 2019-08-16

Congo Ebola response must be elevated to maximum level, UN told Charities call for outbreak to be put on a par with crises in Yemen, Syria and Mozambique as death toll reaches 1,287The UN has been urged by charities to ramp up Ebola prevention work in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the highest level of emergency response.Only three crises – Yemen, Syria...
13:52 2019-05-29

U.N. taking 'intensive' steps to fight Ebola after 2nd case in Congo Health officials say they have discovered another case of Ebola in the eastern Congolese border town of Goma -- a growing crisis that has the attention of United Nations emergency officials....
22:13 2019-07-31

As Ebola Continues to Spread In Congo, Uganda Watches Nervously An ongoing Ebola outbreak has already caused 1,400 deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo–and across the border, Ugandan authorities are bracing for their own possible outbreak of the deadly virus. Though the World Health Organization (WHO) decided on June 14 not to classify the outbreak a...
15:00 2019-06-20

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency by WHO More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone....
21:39 2019-07-17

Congo tracing contacts of first Ebola case in eastern city With Ebola reaching Congo’s eastern city of Goma, authorities are tracking down bus passengers who rode with a pastor who became the first confirmed case in the regional capital...
20:39 2019-07-15

Congo’s deadly Ebola outbreak declared a health emergency The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. A WHO expert committee had declined on three previous occasions to advise the United Nations health agen...
21:39 2019-07-17

Second Ebola case detected in eastern Congo's main city A second case of Ebola was detected on Tuesday in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, a local health official said, increasing concern the virus could establish a foothold in the densely populated area close to the Rwandan border....
21:26 2019-07-31

Second Ebola case in Congo's main eastern city dies The second patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in eastern Congo's main city of Goma has died after he sought treatment too late and was already bleeding, the head of the Congolese response effort said on Wednesday....
21:26 2019-07-31

A Cure for Ebola? Two New Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who were just infected. Doctors hope the sick will now seek help in greater numbers, ending the outbreak....
23:39 2019-08-12

Congo Ebola infections exceed 2,000 as new case rate triples The number of cases of Ebola in eastern Congo has passed 2,000, government figures showed late on Monday, as the rate of new cases tripled and containment efforts faltered in the remote, unstable region....
18:26 2019-06-04

Two New Ebola Treatments Prove Highly Effective in Congo Epidemic The therapies saved roughly 90 percent of the patients who received them early in the course of infection. Doctors hope patients will seek out the cures, ending the outbreak....
22:39 2019-08-12

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
17:39 2019-07-22

Ebola spreads 200 km west to remote, militia-run Congo town Congolese authorities have confirmed a new case of Ebola in the remote, militia-controlled town of Walikale, hundreds of kilometers away from where previous cases near the border with Uganda and Rwanda occurred, the Health Ministry said overnight....
11:13 2019-08-19

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for all people other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwanda, as a third case of Ebola was confirmed in Goma....
12:52 2019-08-01

| Third Ebola case detected in DR Congo's Goma - medical source A one-year-old girl has become the third patient to test positive for Ebola in the densely populated DR Congo city of Goma, local officials have said, adding that she was the daughter of the second patient who died earlier in the week....
12:52 2019-08-01

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of spread beyond Congo Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - a grandmother and a three-year-old boy, confirming that a deadly outbreak has spread for the first time beyond the Democratic Republic of Congo....
20:13 2019-06-12

First case of Ebola in Congo city of Goma detected: officials The patient was a priest who became infected during a visit to the town of Butembo, 200 km (124 miles) north of Goma, where he interacted with Ebola patients, Congo's health ministry said in a statement....
05:13 2019-07-15

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
21:52 2019-07-17

DR Congo sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border....
10:00 2019-07-15

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
20:52 2019-07-22

Ebola appears contained in Goma, but flares in other parts of Congo: WHO Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
19:13 2019-08-23

WHO Declares Ebola in Congo a Public-Health Emergency Nearly a Year After Outbreak The second-worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed more than 1,500 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since it began last August. And on Wednesday, nearly a year after the outbreak began, and in the midst of renewed concerns over its spread, the World Health Organization (WHO) d...
21:52 2019-07-17

Ebola spread to east Congo's Goma massively raises risk - U.N. Ebola's arrival in eastern Congo's main city of Goma severely raises the risk of the virus spreading if it takes root in this metropolis near the border with Rwanda, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Monday....
21:39 2019-07-15

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State on Thursday in a shootout in the country's eastern Ebola zone, the army said....
17:26 2019-05-31

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging survival results in a clinical trial in Congo....
00:26 2019-08-13

| Pastor confirmed with Ebola as disease spreads in Democratic Republic of Congo The first case of Ebola has been confirmed in Goma, the biggest city to have been affected by the disease since its outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo last August, the health ministry has said....
16:39 2019-07-15

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has spread to a new province, with two cases – one of them fatal – confirmed in South Kivu.The confirmed cases were reported...
00:13 2019-08-17

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip of the second deadliest Ebola virus outbreak on record. ...
16:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 22 (Reuters) - C ongo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
17:13 2019-07-22

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an outbreak....
18:13 2019-06-18

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had reported it shut following a third case of the disease in the Congolese border city of Goma....
20:39 2019-08-01

DR Congo: ‘No time to lose’ says newly appointed UN Ebola response coordinator  With the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s worst ever Ebola outbreak now in its tenth month, the United Nations on Thursday announced measures to strengthen its response, with the Organization’s newly appointed Emergency Coordinator (EERC) declaring there is “no time to lose”....
18:39 2019-05-23

Kenya patient free of Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan health officials say that a sick woman does not have Ebola. The country’s Rapid Surveillance team issued a statement Monday saying that a patient isolated at Kericho Referral Hospital is free of Ebola. The woman was isolated because she showed some symptoms of Ebol...
18:39 2019-06-17

Global health emergency declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo The World Health Organization has declared a global health emergency over the long-simmering Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.        ...
17:26 2019-07-18

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people in 10 months....
15:13 2019-05-24

A Year After Approval, Migraine Drugs Are Changing Lives. But Insurance Battles Are Creating a Whole New Headache Last May, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Amgen and Novartis’ Aimovig, the first drug specifically designed to prevent chronic migraines, and offered new hope to the millions of Americans regularly weathering these debilitating headaches. Just months later came two other drugs ...
19:52 2019-06-27

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) For the first time, preliminary clinical-trial results suggest that two experimental E...
08:39 2019-08-13

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June because of ethinc clashes, reports say....
21:13 2019-06-18

East Congo villagers kill Ebola health worker, loot clinic A mob in eastern Congo killed an Ebola health worker and looted a clinic, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, underscoring a breakdown in public trust that is hampering efforts to contain the deadly virus....
19:39 2019-05-28

Boy dies of Ebola in Uganda in first cross-border case from current Congo outbreak A five year-old boy has died of Ebola in Uganda, a health official said on Wednesday, in the first case of the disease crossing the border from the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo....
12:52 2019-06-12

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian health facilities under attack; Ebola casualties in the Democratic Republic of the Congo hitting the 1,000 mark; and a two-day remembrance effort for those...
14:52 2019-05-21

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite evidence of “several” massacres in the affected area earlier this month, the UN said on Friday....
20:26 2019-06-28

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo that has killed more than 1,200 people....
12:39 2019-05-23

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports....
22:52 2019-06-04

Preliminary Data Shows Two New Ebola Drugs Dramatically Decrease Mortality Rates Two new clinical treatments for the infamous Ebola virus may result in it becoming a “preventable and treatable” disease, the BBC reported on Monday, with a study of four drugs finding that two treatments called REGN-EB3 and mAb114 were effective in limiting mortality from the disease.Read more......
04:26 2019-08-13

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, raising fears of an acceleration in infections close to the border with Rwanda....
17:52 2019-08-02

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo began in August....
12:13 2019-06-12

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of a second case of Ebola in Goma, a major trading town in the vast country’s restive east, near the border with neighbouring Rwanda, which resulted in th...
17:52 2019-07-31

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could spread beyond the country’s borders as the outbreak enters a second year. The man may never have known he had Ebola and was contagious for days ...
01:52 2019-08-01

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether to issue a declaration that could increase funding to fight the disease spread....
19:00 2019-07-15

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), UN health agency’s officials said on Tuesday, following a visit to the epicentre of what is already the worst outbreak in the country’s history....
16:26 2019-05-21

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor working for the World Health Organization (WHO), and injured two others. ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity for its people. ...
18:39 2019-07-19

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on the ground, insecurity is still hampering the response, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. This has led the UN to establish a new coo...
21:26 2019-05-28

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have launched an urgent measles vaccination campaign in Ebola-hit regions, after almost 2,000 deaths from the preventable disease, t...
09:39 2019-07-12

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positive for the disease, health officials confirmed Thursday, while Rwanda briefly closed its border with Congo over the virus outbreak that now enters its...
20:52 2019-08-01

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and stressed the urgency of broad cooperation in the response, as “the disease could spread rapidly, including to neighbouring countries, possibly having se...
22:13 2019-08-02

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social factors”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday....
20:00 2019-07-24

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo; UN rights office condemns the execution of two Bahraini citizens; and International Day of Friendship...
18:26 2019-07-31

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an update on low birthweight babies across the world; and the UN chief’s trip for climate action in the Pacific con...
15:52 2019-05-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic ...
01:39 2019-05-24

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale up and double food assistance to people affected by the disease....
17:52 2019-07-31

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday said it would need to triple its budget to tackle the complex crisis, which included intensifying the overall public...
20:39 2019-07-31

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces indifference to victims of Syrian airstrikes; World Food Programme doubles supplies to those affected by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, and WHO urges more...
18:26 2019-07-31

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria vaccine in Malawi, thousands seeking shelter in Libya’s capital as fighting continues, concerns in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the attac...
18:13 2019-05-21

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our efforts”....
21:39 2019-07-17

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Emergency of International Concern on Wednesday, with the head of the World Health Organization calling for countries to ‘take notice and redouble our ef...
22:52 2019-08-03

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zone.        ...
01:26 2019-07-18

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according to a statement issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO)....
19:00 2019-05-21

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency update on Cities #WithRefugees initiative and World Health Organization’s flags Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo....
04:13 2019-06-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exciting and potentially defining’ moment for Sudan, says UN adviser; more cooperation’s needed to secure arrest of war crimes fugitives; and politicizing...
00:00 2019-07-18

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last day....
03:00 2019-08-01

In fear for their lives, activist Thai band lives in exile A group of Thai musicians is living in Laos in daily fear of abduction and murder by people they believe want to eliminate them for songs seen as disrespectful toward the monarchy...
13:00 2019-05-29

Experimental mobile app helps manage migraines (Reuters Health) - A smartphone-based relaxation app could help migraine sufferers reduce the number of headaches they get each month, a small study suggests....
01:00 2019-06-15

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug targets gum disease bacteria A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary results...
11:26 2019-07-18

Mercedes unveils GLE-based experimental safety vehicle The firm has put future safety innovations to the test in a high-tech hybrid GLE Mercedes-Benz unveiled the latest in a long line of experimental vehicles in an ongoing project into advanced safety technology. Based on a yet-to-be launched petrol-electric GLE, the ‘ESF 2019’ research project acts a...
15:13 2019-05-21

England’s experimental lineup looks to hit ground running against Wales • England include five new caps to face settled Wales XV • ‘We need to start winning now,’ says George FordFor an assortment of reasons England’s first Rugby World Cup warm-up Test may prove the most instructive of the lot. By accident or design it pits a largely experimental England side against an...
07:39 2019-08-10

Steam Store's experimental new features to help you find your next favorite game As the proprietor of the Steam Store, it’s Valve’s job to help you find the games you’re looking for – a job that’s easier starting today with the introduction of three new experimental features that are part of Valve’s new Steam Labs collection. In mor...
23:13 2019-07-11

Vets Say They Saved a Dog's Life Using an Experimental Fish Skin Graft Here’s a feel-good story to carry you through the Memorial Day weekend. Veterinarians at Michigan State University say they were able to save the life of a one-year-old Rottweiler named Stella who had been horrifically burned, thanks in part to an innovative technology that uses fish skin to help th...
22:26 2019-05-24

'I thought we were the unlucky ones': the experimental treatment that inspired a murder mystery Angie Kim’s debut Miracle Creek is a dissection of US healthcare and immigration, wrapped in a courtroom thriller. She talks about her son’s medical crisis, ‘goose fathers’ and Trump’s slursTwice a day, every day for almost a month, Angie Kim and her then-two-year-old son would enter a hyperbaric ox...
15:00 2019-08-16

Experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes onset in mid-stage trial (Reuters Health) - In people at high risk for type 1 diabetes, 14 days of therapy with the experimental drug teplizumab delayed development of the disease by a year or more, according to results from a mid-stage study presented Sunday....
00:52 2019-06-10

W Series adds experimental reverse grid race to Assen round The inaugural all-female racing championship W Series will add an experimental non-championship reverse grid race to the timetable of its Assen round next month...
10:26 2019-06-28

Trump Debuts Baffling New Plan to Buy Up Tons of an Experimental New Drug to Help Veterans During yet another rambling, incoherent press conference involving plenty of anti-Semitism today, Donald Trump took a question about the epidemic of veterans’ suicides across the country. His response—about buying massive amounts of some new drug to help veterans—was absolutely baffling:...
01:26 2019-08-22

Experimental blood test detected many types of cancer in early stages, company says Grail Inc. said Friday that its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms.        ...
20:00 2019-05-31

Expensive Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG , new data shows, helping explain why sales of the two products have not met rosy expectations....
17:39 2019-07-31

David Tennant to star in Netflix's Criminal, an experimental police interrogation anthology One of the best episodes of television of all time is “Three Men and Adena,” the fifth episode of the first season of Homicide: Life On The Street. In it, two detectives interrogate a man over the death of an 11-year old girl, but fail to do so in the 12 hours they’ve been allotted. It’s intense, in...
20:13 2019-06-17

Experimental blood test takes major strides in detecting early stage cancer A California company says its experimental blood test was able to detect many types of cancer at an early stage and gave very few false alarms in a study that included people with and without the disease. Grail Inc. gave results in a news release on Friday and will report them Saturday at the Americ...
20:52 2019-05-31

Johnson & Johnson to test experimental HIV vaccine in U.S., Europe Johnson & Johnson said on Friday it plans to conduct a late-stage study of its investigational vaccine for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in several countries across the Americas and Europe, including the United States....
17:39 2019-07-12

Here Is Why It’s So Difficult to Know How Much You're Actually 'Saving' on a Used Car It’s no great revelation that used cars are way more complicated to shop for than new models. And it’s sometimes even more difficult to determine whether or not a customer got a “good price” on a used car. A recent look into buying habits revealed that online retailers can, theoretically, save buyer...
04:52 2019-07-10

'Stealing first base' and baseball's experimental Atlantic League rules Major League Baseball is using the independent Atlantic League as a testing ground for new rules and regulations.       ...
18:13 2019-08-19

All You Need To Know About Post Office Saving Schemes For the current quarter, ending on September 30, 2019, investment in post office small savings schemes fetches returns to the tune of 4-8.6 per cent....
18:39 2019-07-03

Two injured while saving animals from fire TUCSON — Officials are now trying to figure out what caused a fire that killed two animals and put two people in the hospital. Rural Metro firefighters were called to the home near Palo Verde and Drexel around 11:30am on Sunday. When they arrived, crews found smoke and flames coming out of a b...
06:39 2019-07-15

Is 'Anna' Luc Besson's saving grace? Luc Besson, once considered the most powerful man in French cinema, has been grappling with financial troubles. He is back with an action thriller about a female KGB agent....
14:39 2019-06-20

How to make your day at the ballpark a money-saving win There's nothing like taking in a summer ballgame, but between tickets, food and merchandise, the cost can be steep. But there are ways to save.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Here's why people aren't saving more in their 401(k) plans If you want retirement security later, the time to invest is now. Nevertheless, just 3 out of 10 workers polled by Bankrate.com said they're saving more for retirement now compared to last year....
18:26 2019-08-22

Why millennial stories are saving Hollywood After decades of older generations portraying the age group inaccurately, a new wave of auteurs are shaking up the film industryMillennials: avocado-smushing, beard-grooming, selfie-snapping snowflakes, or beleaguered inheritors of a world pre-ruined by their elders? Defining a generation accurately...
11:13 2019-07-20

These workers are saving the maximum in their 401(k) plans A handful of lucky taxpayers were able to make the maximum contribution to their retirement plans in 2016, according to the IRS. Here's what you should know about ramping up savings....
16:26 2019-08-01

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story helped elevate it above many of its peers. It’s also one of the games I most fondly recall from my childhood, so re-playing it on the SNK 40th Anniversary...
20:26 2019-06-22

Donna Noble Is Saving the Universe on Her Own This Time Move over, Doctor—there’s a new pilot at the TARDIS console room controls, and a lifetime’s temping in Chiswick has prepared her to be the universe’s greatest defender.Read more......
20:26 2019-07-17

Dad drowns after saving daughter from rip tide in Florida Thomas Zakrewski, helped rescue his 8-year-old daughter but then was swept away in the outgoing riptide, authorities in Florida say.        ...
02:00 2019-07-11

Ben Edlund concedes, says there's no saving Amazon's The Tick We’ve reached a weird point in the lifespan of the modern TV ecosystem, where words like “canceled” are no longer automatically synonymous with “So obviously, there won’t be any more of that.” There have now been just enough miraculous saves for shows kicked off their own networks—your Brooklyn Nine...
23:13 2019-06-15

Trained dogs are saving turtles across the Midwest FRANKLIN GROVE, Ill. — Some dogs find joy in bones and treats. For John Rucker’s seven Boykin spaniels, they are excited about praise after finding ornate box turtles. “I’m the only person in the world who travels all over the United States with seven dogs doing this for clients,” Rucker...
19:13 2019-06-27

Your Future, Bad Decision-Making Self Will Thank You For Saving On Pedialyte Look, we all have our ways to handle a hangover. In our youth, it used to be greasy food and Gatorade. Now, the only way to survive a hangover is Pedialyte. If you’re a veteran Pedialyte drinker or new to the game, you’re going to want to get in on this deal. You can get $3 off if you clip the coupo...
17:13 2019-05-23

GM's Q2 net rises 1.6% on pickups, cost-saving actions General Motors' second-quarter earnings in North America rose to $3 billion, for a 10.7 percent margin, while worldwide margins, revenue and adjusted earnings fell....
14:13 2019-08-01

Saving Weeksville: Why Black Historic Landmarks Need Us The Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. preserves one of the first free black communities in America. Weeksville was formed in 1838 by African-American longshoreman James Weeks, 11 years after New York abolished slavery. It became a self-sustained community where black people were able to l...
10:39 2019-06-07

Dad drowns after saving daughter from riptide in Florida Thomas Zakrewski helped rescue his 8-year-old daughter but then was swept away in the outgoing riptide, authorities in Florida say.        ...
03:13 2019-07-11

Sky TV deals: £252 saving on Sky Sports and Cinema bundle is live right now If you've been waiting for a cheaper Sky TV deal loaded with the excellent Sky Sports for the new footy season, then today's your lucky day. And if you're into the latest releases, you can get a big discount on a Sky bundle with Sky Cinema included too.Sky Sports is one of the more ex...
11:39 2019-08-07

Saving Girls From Sexual Slavery in San Francisco’s Chinatown “The White Devil’s Daughters,” by Julia Flynn Siler, recounts the story of the crusading women (and a few men) who helped rescue thousands of young Chinese slaves between the 1870s and the 1930s....
12:13 2019-06-21

Hero severely burned while saving niece from fire: ‘I’d do it again’ A Washington man, who has been hospitalized with serious burns all over his body after he rushed into a burning home to save his 8-year-old niece, told reporters from his hospital bed that he would do it again. Derrick Byrd, 20, of Aberdeen, which is about a two-hour drive from Seattle, told KOMO Ne...
17:39 2019-07-09

Pre-saving music online can cost you privacy, report says Fans eager to hear new albums first are warned they give labels extensive access to their data“Pre-saving” albums and singles is an increasingly common part of the promotional process for big music releases – but many users do not realise they are paying for that access with their personal data, a r...
15:26 2019-06-28

The new Afghanistan war: Saving snow leopards and other wild treasures A first-person account of conserving Afghanistan's forgotten wildlife and landscapes, after decades of conflict, waxes lyrical about a land with everything to live for...
18:00 2019-05-21

City Dwellers Could Be Key to Saving Monarch Butterflies From Extinction Since 2014, conservationists have been trying to secure protections for the monarch butterfly under the Endangered Species Act. The butterfly—whose signature black-and-white speckled orange wings are impossible to miss—has seen its numbers drop by 80 percent in North America over the last 20 years....
18:39 2019-06-23

D-Day veteran committed to saving France's honor Among the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too. (May 23)        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Alabama girl honored for role in saving grandmother ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An 8-year-old south Alabama girl is being honored for her role in helping save the life of her grandmother. Sheriff’s officials in Escambia County say second-grader Kenleigh Madison was with her grandmother in Atmore when the woman’s breathing machine stopped working....
20:00 2019-06-01

FROM THE FIELD: Saving the tree kangaroos of Papua New Guinea The survival of an endangered animal which looks part kangaroo and part lemur has been secured thanks to a project in Papua New Guinea (PNG) supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP)....
14:52 2019-05-21

Kombucha: Revered For Millennia, But Is It Really A Life Saving Brew? There have been hundreds of health food trends over the years – from green tea to coconut oil it can be overwhelming to know which of them really do have amazing health benefits. One health food which has soared in popularity in recent years is kombucha – an ancient drink with a fascinating history....
00:13 2019-05-24

The Morning After: Apple's Noise app is aimed at saving your hearing The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much earlier, and Huawei is still bullish on the future. Oh......
17:00 2019-06-18

17 money-saving Disney World and Disneyland hacks to try You don't have to give Mickey all your money. Save by Checking the calendar for the cheapest ticket dates and buying these items outside the park.       ...
19:52 2019-06-21

Facebook cryptocurrency, life-saving smartphones and more: Tech Q&A Please help me solve a debate. I say my smart TV can get bit by malware and viruses. My buddy says I am a dope. Who’s right? A six-pack is riding on your answer!...
15:26 2019-06-30

The Greatest Leap, part 5: Saving the crew of Apollo 13 Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise floated in the tunnel snaking between the Lunar Module and Command Module, he heard—and felt—a loud bang. Around him, the two vehicles began to contort. T...
18:39 2019-07-20

Rep. Bob Gibbs: Democrats can work with the GOP on immigration instead of saving it for 2020 As the House passed a last-minute bill in June to provide humanitarian assistance funding for the recent influx of people attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, once-invisible cracks began to show in the wall of solidarity among Democrats. The extremist Left among House Democrats aban...
06:52 2019-07-18

Youngstown Vindicator's Collapse: Are Local Papers Beyond Saving? For the past 18 months, the owners of the Youngstown Vindicator tried to sell the struggling family-run newspaper in northeast Ohio’s rust belt. But the paper has announced that it couldn’t find a buyer and would soon shut down....
13:52 2019-07-03

Japan resumes commercial whaling, seen as face-saving end TOKYO (AP) — Japan is resuming commercial whaling after 31 years, meeting a long-cherished goal seen as a largely lost cause. Whaling boats embarked Monday on their first commercial hunts since 1988, when Japan switched to so-called research whaling, but will stay within the country’s exclusiv...
04:13 2019-07-01

Severino hits 3 HR, makes saving play in 9th as O’s beat TEX ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Pedro Severino hit a career-high three home runs and thwarted Texas’ ninth-inning rally with a wild defensive play, lifting the Baltimore Orioles over the Rangers 12-11 Tuesday night. Texas scored six runs in the ninth and had the tying run on base with one out when Myc...
06:26 2019-06-05

Baking Soda and Vinegar Are Not the Sink-Saving Combo You've Been Led to Believe While it’s great to opt for natural home-cleaning solutions whenever possible, they’re not always the most effective options. Take baking soda and vinegar, for example. These pantry staples are two of the most common components of natural cleaning products, and if you’ve ever seen a science fair vol...
17:13 2019-06-06

Saving for a Future Complicated by the Loss of Sight and Sound Blind and deaf Americans, who are in the labor force at lower rates than the able-bodied, have sued large financial institutions to try to remove the obstacles to managing their money....
13:13 2019-07-05

Pete Alonso is Brodie Van Wagenen’s Mets saving grace They try to cheapen this with baseballs that sure look juiced, with strike zones that sure seem to be shrinking. They try to make home runs less and less special because more and more guys who shouldn’t be launching these rockets are sending them off into orbit. And yet the slugger still commands at...
07:52 2019-07-08

Firefighters rescue squirrel stuck in manhole months after saving rat Just four months after saving an overweight rat trapped in a sewer grate, German firefighters have again answered the call of rodent duty, this time sedating, then liberating, a very tense squirrel whose head got stuck in a manhole. The furry critter wedged its tiny head in a manhole cover in the we...
04:52 2019-06-22

Dad’s tattoo matches son’s life-saving heart surgery scar A father’s love landed him in the tattoo parlor, where he requested a 3.5-inch scar to be inked on his chest so that he could match his 6-year-old son’s, who had life-saving heart surgery last month. Martin Watts, whose son Joey was diagnosed with supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS), said his...
00:52 2019-06-22

LED Bulbs Distributed Under Ujala Scheme Saving Rs 18,342 Crore Annually Union Budget: The main objective of the Ujala scheme is to promote efficient lighting, enhance awareness on using efficient equipment which reduces electricity bills and helps in preserving the......
14:13 2019-07-05

Father dies saving children from rough waves at beach A North Carolina father died while rescuing two of his children from rough surf — just hours after the family spent Sunday morning at church, his widow said. Johnny Lee Vann Jr., 35, jumped into action when a large wave swept two of his kids off a jetty wall at Wrightsville Beach around 4 p.m....
21:39 2019-07-17

Father drowns saving daughter from powerful rip current in Florida _____ A Georgia father sacrificed himself to save his 8-year-old daughter caught in a rip current off the Florida coast. WBBH’s Cristina Mendez reports....
19:00 2019-07-13

Dad's tattoo matches son's life-saving heart surgery scar A father’s love landed him in the tattoo parlor where he requested a 9-centimeter scar to be inked on his chest so that he could match his 6-year-old son, who had life-saving heart surgery last month....
16:52 2019-06-21

Lee Iacocca, auto industry icon known for saving Chrysler, dead at 94 American auto industry tycoon Lee Iacocca — known for helping develop the Ford Mustang, saving Chrysler and raising money to restore the Statue of Liberty — died early Tuesday at his California home. He was 94. Iacocca began his career at Ford as a 22-year-old in 1946, and eventually rose to preside...
05:39 2019-07-03

Lessen the Torture That Is High Heels With These Five Foot-Saving Products There are some people who can wear heels for eight hours straight and feel no pain. Those people clearly have no sensation in their feet. For the rest of us, wearing heels can be like standing on top of a bunch of tiny knives, or being barefoot on a bunch of hot coals....
01:39 2019-06-19

Hero dad drowns after saving young daughter from Florida riptide A Georgia father drowned in southwest Florida Tuesday after saving his 8-year-old daughter from a riptide, police said. Thomas Zakrewski, 46, and his family were walking along a curved sandbar on Upper Captiva Island around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said. Zakrewski’s wife, w...
09:39 2019-07-11

From saving Chrysler to buying Jeep, here are Iacocca's greatest achievements Lee Iacocca transformed the auto industry during a legendary career that stretched from the birth of the Ford Mustang through the death of American Motors....
06:00 2019-07-03

5 time-saving tricks I used to make $106,421 on the side while working a demanding 9-to-5 job Courtesy of Luisa Zhou Luisa Zhou's career is built around teaching people how to start their own six-figure-plus businesses working for themselves. Before she turned in her notice at a great job with a six-figure salary, she had already made $106,421 from her side gig. Below, she shares the top tr...
21:13 2019-08-19

I've seen the future and it's Norwich: the energy-saving, social housing revolution The 100 homes on Goldsmith Street aren’t just smart and modern. They may be the most energy-efficient houses ever built in the UK. Could this be the start of proper social housing? Rows of glossy black tiles glisten in the afternoon sun, dripping down the facades like a neatly controlled oil slick. ...
00:52 2019-07-17

Elite Beat Agents Is About Saving The World With Music And Dance The world is in ruin, relationships are in tatters, and dreams are being crushed. How to help all these people? According to Elite Beat Agents, it’s through the power of love- er, music....
22:00 2019-06-23

Hero dad dies saving 3-year-old son who fell off bridge into lake A Minnesota dad died a hero over Father’s Day weekend by saving his 3-year-old son who fell off a bridge and into a lake, according to authorities and a new report. Christopher Franklin Nicholas Schultz, 32, sprang into action when the tot fell from a bridge into Dead Shot Bay on Detroit Lakes...
18:52 2019-06-17

Farewell then, iTunes, and thanks for saving the music industry from itself | John Naughton Apple’s announcement that it is to close the software is a reminder of its role in reconciling music and the internetLast Monday, at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the company’s head of software engineering, Craig Federighi, announced that it was terminating iTunes. In one way, the only su...
10:26 2019-06-09

Iowa dad hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter — who was being mauled by a dog. Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were called to a Fort Madison home near the Old Iowa State Prison at around 10:31 a.m. over report...
06:39 2019-06-05

Steven Matz is saving Mets rotation without ‘one ounce of emotion’ LOS ANGELES — Steven Matz has come of age. Cody Bellinger did more damage to the Mets Tuesday night, but this time Matz, who turns 28 on Wednesday, did not allow that big blow to ruin his or the Mets’ night. Matz pitched six strong innings in the Mets’ 7-3 victory over the Dodgers at......
14:26 2019-05-29

Formula E alters rules to encourage more energy saving for 2019/20 ABB FIA Formula E will alter its sporting rules for the 2019/20 season in a bid to reduce flatout races and encourage regular energy management tests...
01:13 2019-06-15

UK energy-saving efforts collapse after government subsidy cuts Only 10,000 upgrades such as loft insulation happen each month compared with 65,000 in 2014, report showsEfforts to end fuel poverty and energy waste by making the UK’s draughty homes more efficient have collapsed by almost 85%, according to new government data.The report, published on Thursday, sho...
04:26 2019-07-19

What WWII Allies heard on D-Day, before storming Nazis, saving world 75 years ago, General Eisenhower addressed thousands of WWII Allied troops before they stormed Nazi troops on the beaches of Normandy, France.        ...
13:13 2019-06-06

20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children's fund said on Monday....
21:39 2019-07-15

Amed Rosario saving Mets in ‘panic situation’ is another sign KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Baseball is a crazy game. Especially when you play a terrible team. The bottom of the seventh began with shortstop Amed Rosario in left field for the Mets, and although that was a nervous moment for Rosario, who had never played outfield in a game before in his life, the Mets......
07:13 2019-08-19

Apple Watch’s heart rate monitor credit with saving another man’s life The Apple Watch may have initially been positioned as a fashion accessory — thanks in large part to Jony Ive — but it soon became apparent that its fitness and health-tracking features were what really attracted users to the device. Over time, Apple has done an impressive job of fleshing...
21:39 2019-07-21

Iowa father hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter, 5, from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured while saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter who had been mauled by a dog....
23:13 2019-06-04

Tally Save rewards you for saving money with points and gift cards Tally Save, a new service from the founders of Tally, rewards users for setting aside savings money with virtual points that can be spent on gift cards.Read More...
15:39 2019-05-30

SBI Tax Saving Fixed Deposit: Interest Rate, Lock-In Period, Key Features Most commercial banks in the country such as State Bank of India (SBI) offer income tax benefits under a special type of fixed deposit (FD) account. This income tax benefit can be availed by the......
22:52 2019-08-17

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passwords. It also added a dark mode setting with three...
06:52 2019-06-16

Lack of funds forces UN to close down life-saving aid programmes in Yemen The United Nations announced on Wednesday that it is being forced to close down several humanitarian programmes in Yemen because money pledged by Member States to pay for them has “failed to materialize”. ...
22:13 2019-08-21

The FDA just approved a baby-saving drug that carries an obscene $2.1 million price tag You can’t put a price on life, but that isn’t stopping Swiss drugmaker Novartis from trying. The company just scored approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a new treatment that could save the lives of hundreds of babies born in the United States each year. That is, as lo...
22:00 2019-05-27

Ohio girl, 11, credited with saving her little brother from abduction by man with condoms in pocket An 11-year-old girl in Ohio is being credited with saving her 6-year-old brother from potentially being abducted — by a 33-year-old man who was allegedly found with condoms in his pocket....
21:26 2019-05-28

Padres closer Kirby Yates finds saving grace in San Diego Ten years ago, no one in baseball wanted him. Today, the Padres' Kirby Yates is the envy of every team who now wants to trade for him.       ...
04:39 2019-06-15

Saving Private Ryan review – war epic still hits with sledgehammer force The horror of battle is given visceral power in Steven Spielberg’s dazzling fusion of audacity, action and human dramaA present participle in the title usually promises a film with light, ironical flavour: Driving Miss Daisy, Being John Malkovich, Breakin’ 2: Electric Boogaloo. Not here. Screenwrite...
16:52 2019-06-06

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction. Science is the only hope for the breed after the death last year of the last living male white rhino.   ...
08:00 2019-08-24

How to adjust your borrowing, saving and investing as interest rates continue to decline The Federal Reserve just cut short-term interest rates. It's a good time to assess your exposure to low rates and opportunities to capitalize on them.       ...
19:00 2019-08-20

Washington man severely burned after saving 8-year-old niece from fire says 'I'd run back in there and do it again' A Washington man, who has been hospitalized with serious burns all over his body after he rushed into a burning home to save his 8-year-old niece, told reporters from his hospital bed that he would do it again....
07:13 2019-07-09

Razer's Space-Saving, Tenkeyless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Is Down To Its Best Price Razer’s popular BlackWidow TE Chroma V2 keyboard is one of the few high-end gaming keyboards out there without a number pad, and it’s cheaper than ever today on Amazon....
16:13 2019-07-23

Start university with a saving thanks to this 9-month fibre student broadband deal You've confirmed your university on UCAS, you've chosen your halls or living arrangements, you've even invested in an entire IKEA kitchen set (oh, you keen student you). But one thing that might not have even crossed your mind is what to do about your broadband deal. The major diffic...
20:26 2019-08-10

Four teens rush into a burning home, saving the life of a 90-year-old neighbor Four Oklahoma teens had planned to spend the evening hanging out together. They had no idea that by the time the night would end, they would be running into a burning house to save the life of a 90-year-old neighbor....
16:00 2019-06-07

Renault-Nissan unsure whether will publish cost-saving figures: sources Renault-Nissan has not decided whether to publish figures on cost savings and other synergies achieved by the alliance over the last year, as has been its custom, two sources close to Renault said, amid growing tension in the partnership....
12:39 2019-07-05

F1 calls off planned standard gearboxes move for 2021 cost saving Formula 1 has called off its expected switch to standard gearbox cassettes in 2021, following a World Motor Sport Council vote to retain freedom of gearbox supply in the championship...
23:39 2019-05-24

Disney's Fox cancellation spree may end up saving us from some dire-sounding video game movies It’s been rough days at the recently assimilated 20th Century Fox movie studio of late, as new corporate overlord Bob Iger—apparently accustomed to box office receipts that are a bit more Avengers, and a bit less X-Men—blasted Disney’s newly schlorped-up subordinate for massively undershooting its e...
09:52 2019-08-11

Iran to discuss saving nuclear deal with European powers, China and Russia Senior officials from Iran, France, Germany, Britain, China and Russia will meet on June 28 in Vienna to discuss ways to save the 2015 nuclear accord with Tehran, the European Union said on Thursday....
23:26 2019-06-20

Colorado became the first state to cap the monthly cost of insulin at $100. Here's why the life-saving drug is so expensive. Colorado became the first state to pass a bill capping the monthly cost of insulin per resident at $100. Type 1 diabetics need insulin to survive. Due to drastic price increases, many diabetics are struggling to afford the lifesaving drug. In the past 15 years, insulin prices have tripled. There a...
21:13 2019-05-28

Get a massive saving on photo books and canvas prints in this Snapfish mega sale Whether it's for an upcoming birthday, a way to add some nostalgia to your home or to remind someone of a special day or vacation, investing in a photo book or even some wall art can be an excellent sentimental investment. And luckily, offering up to 50% off photo books and 70% off canvases, S...
03:26 2019-08-14

A U.S.-funded nuclear project to zap a killer fly into extinction is saving West Africa’s cows The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slash foreign aid elsewhere....
21:52 2019-05-31

Continental targets small cars for new fuel-saving 48-volt hybrid drive Continental says it has presented a 48-volt drive system that will allow full-electric operation without the complexity, cost and weight of a typical high-voltage hybrid and about double the emissions reductions of a current 48-volt system....
21:39 2019-07-08

Algiers Dispatch: Algeria’s Turmoil Adds New Obstacle to Saving the Historic Casbah A plan to restore the Ottoman-era district offended some for inviting help from the French, former colonizers. But the famed warren continues to decay....
03:13 2019-05-23

Saving an Ice Shelf, Lunar Conspiracies, and the Butterfly Effect: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week The third week of July 2019 is past us—and if you live in much of the Midwest or the East Coast, it’s been one helluva hot one with a heat wave breaking one-day temperature records in NYC and conditions in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati compared to Death Valley and Nairobi respectively. And while i...
10:39 2019-07-22

Syrian girl dies after saving sister's life in heart-stopping airstrike photo The desperate moment is captured in a grainy image taken on Wednesday in the Syrian town of Ariha, Idlib province, by local media activist group SY24. It reveals the aftermath of an airstrike conducted by Syrian government forces, backed by Russia....
17:52 2019-07-31

An Army Soldier Is Being Called a Hero for Saving Children During the El Paso Shooting. He Just Wants to Forget What Happened An army private is being heralded as a hero for his role in saving kids caught in the mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, this weekend. Still, his recollection of the shooting highlights the deep trauma gun and police violence have left on this country....
23:26 2019-08-05

‘Abhorrent’ ambulance attack in Libyan capital imperils life-saving work, warns UN An attack on an ambulance in Tripoli on Wednesday that has critically injured the head of emergency services in Libya’s war-torn capital, along with two paramedics, has been strongly condemned by UN humanitarians....
14:52 2019-05-21

Longcat lives! Almost fifteen years ago, a Japanese ailurophile posted a picture of her beloved feline companion to the Internet. She didn’t realize it at the time, but this innocuous photo would indelibly etch itself upon the web’s consciousness, becoming a cornerstone of digital lore and meme culture for years t...
20:13 2019-05-24

The Lexus LS 400 Lives Up To The Hype We idolize it, but ultimately, the first-generation Lexus LS 400 is pretty much just a sedan that debuted in 1989. I knew I wanted one, but as I set out to test drive a clean and well-priced example, I figured I had to lower my expectations. Like we’ve said, your heroes tend to disappoint you....
20:00 2019-08-04

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
23:52 2019-08-16

BMW heirs say their lives are harder than you think Two BMW heirs worth billions of dollars say they’re comfortable with their roles on the company's supervisory board but initially struggled with taking on high-level positions at young ages....
21:13 2019-06-20

Which politicians have used drugs and what did they take? The confession by Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he once took cocaine has again shone the spotlight on past drug use by leading politicians....
14:39 2019-06-08

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
20:39 2019-06-18

ICC convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers....
13:13 2019-07-08

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. The mine is owned by Anglo-Swiss mining giant Glencore....
16:39 2019-07-01

UN experts voice ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s ‘consistent pattern’ of denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”, according to eight UN human rights experts, in a statement on Wednesday....
20:26 2019-07-10

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers.        ...
20:52 2019-08-22

How Obamacare Lives On, Despite Trump’s Best Efforts The U.S. health-care law known as Obamacare turns 10 next year but still finds itself at existential risk both politically and legally. Millions of Americans owe their health coverage to the law enacted under President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats, even as opponents have trimmed its scope. It r...
18:00 2019-07-09

Where are they now? Hicham El Guerrouj’s legend lives on "One of the greatest middle-distance runners of all time, El Guerrouj still holds the world record in the 1500m. Today, he organizes a popular race in Morocco."...
18:39 2019-07-18

Lane Splitting Saves Lives There are countless ways things can go wrong when riding a motorcycle, but one of the most prominent fears is to have some iPhone-focused car driver rear end you while sitting in traffic or at a stoplight. As you can see in the video here, it’s a serious concern....
00:13 2019-07-03

What Do the Sex Lives of ‘Three Women’ Tell Us About Female Desire? To write her book, Lisa Taddeo spent thousands of hours over eight years getting to know her subjects in an effort to understand their eroticyearnings and obsessions....
12:00 2019-07-09

It's too soon to tell if DeepMind's medical AI will save any lives A DeepMind AI can predict whether someone will get acute kidney injury 48 hours before it occurs, but it's too soon to tell if the tech will actually make a difference...
20:52 2019-07-31

Job Training Can Change Lives. See How San Antonio Does It. A program with an intensive approach offers a rare success story in producing lasting wage gains. Its guiding principle: “We will not let them fail.”...
22:00 2019-08-19

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest....
23:39 2019-07-16

iTunes is dead on Mac – but lives on in Windows Apple may have announced the death of iTunes as we know it, splitting it into three separate apps with the next version of macOS (Catalina), but what about the Windows app? Well, it seems this will remain unaffected.Apple informed Micah Singleton of Billboard that iTunes for Windows will continue to...
17:00 2019-06-04

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detectives with Tucson Police Department recovered several personal items from inside the BMW sedan involved in the crash that left two dead, Ramon Murillo ...
23:39 2019-06-14

Son of Congo-Brazzaville president accused of siphoning off $50m Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso allegedly used money-laundering scheme spanning six European countriesThe son of Congo-Brazzaville’s president has misappropriated $50m (£41m) of public money by routing it through shell companies and secrecy jurisdictions, according to a new investigation.Six countries...
17:39 2019-08-07

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statement that the frontier was closed near the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma....
17:39 2019-08-01

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says....
19:39 2019-07-31

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong possibility of advancing to the knockout stages of the tournament."...
01:52 2019-07-01

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 people in several villages while many others have fled. Governor Jean Bamanisa tells The Associated Press that 161 bodies have been found and authorities a...
14:26 2019-06-18

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead and forced hundreds of thousands to flee in the past two weeks....
19:13 2019-06-27

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January’s inauguration of opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi as president. The experts monitoring U.N. sanctions against Congo said in a report to t...
03:00 2019-06-14

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshisekedi and those of former leader Joseph Kabila, police have said....
12:52 2019-07-22

Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
19:13 2019-06-27

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit country, while saying Johnson & Johnson's rival drug would complicate matters....
06:00 2019-05-23

Court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes Judges at the International Criminal Court on Monday convicted Bosco Ntaganda, a former Congolese military leader, on charges of atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers....
11:26 2019-07-08

CPR mannequins are getting breasts to save women’s lives When it comes to CPR, you gotta get grabbed. That’s why a new product, the Womanikin, is putting boobs on CPR mannequins. They’re not just for show: The altered model aims to combat the disparity between genders receiving CPR from bystanders. Studies have shown that men, because of their...
23:00 2019-06-06

Shooting survivor says colleague saved lives Holding back tears, a survivor of the Virginia shooting that killed 12 people says her colleague saved her and others before being fatally shot. (June 3)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

A controlling woman in our lives is turning my girlfriend against me The best way to react is to do absolutely nothing, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma My girlfriend and I have been together for four years. A year ago we moved from London to a smaller city where we met a woman in a bar who seemed eager to become friends. As time went on it became apparent that she ...
02:13 2019-08-01

For the Black Keys, Rock Lives. It Just Had to Wait Success led to burnout for the blues-rock duo. But after a five-year break, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return with their ninth album, “Let’s Rock.”...
21:26 2019-06-27

Grumpy Cat lives forever on the internet. These were some of her best memes Grumpy Cat may be gone, but the feline star lives on forever thanks to the internet. These were some of the best memes starring Grumpy Cat.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives to up its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests confirmed the company's claims....
03:39 2019-08-20

Hotspot Shield review: Here's a VPN that actually lives up to its hype It's rare that we're surprised by a product. Over-the-top hype in a superheated market is usually just that, hype. But Hotspot Shield actually lived up to the hype. Our independent performance tests confirmed the company's claims....
21:26 2019-08-21

Study: Millennials are increasingly pessimistic about their lives A new study has found one scary truth about Millennials: they are increasingly pessimistic about their lives. Veuer’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

If medical wearables want to save lives, they should be ‘invisible’ One of the latest updates to the Apple Watch included FDA-approved ECG monitoring, and it made waves in both the consumer and medical communities. Many people thought this was impossible. Some were worried about false positives. But most were excited about the potential good that a widely used devic...
14:39 2019-08-23

UN refugee agency says new Italian law could endanger lives The United Nations refugee agency expressed concern Tuesday that a new Italian law authorizing massive fines against the owners of private rescue ships could endanger the lives of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea...
16:52 2019-08-06

The German town that lives and breathes asparagus The German town of Beelitz is known for one thing and one thing only: asparagus. DW's Kate Ferguson embarks on a quest to find out how the vegetable acquired its cult status....
17:52 2019-05-31

Zion Williamson Lives Up to the Hype, at Least for One Night Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans’ rookie star, gave the fans what they wanted in his professional debut at summer league in Las Vegas: dunks and a glimpse of what could be....
17:13 2019-07-06

From lipstick to burgers: how our lives have become so chemical dependent The start of the suburban sprawl changed the US into a nation of voracious consumers, and the chemical industry responded by creating products to meet those demandsRead our entire Toxic America seriesMy students sometimes ask me why in the United States there are cancer-causing ingredients in their ...
10:13 2019-05-22

Osaka lives to fight another day, Djokovic cruising Naomi Osaka stayed on course for a third successive Grand Slam title and Novak Djokovic a fourth at the French Open on Thursday but their paths to the third round could not be more different....
03:00 2019-05-31

The stressful lives of whales can be measured by their mouths PORTLAND, Maine — Whale researchers in New England believe they’ve found a new way to measure the amount of stress felt by whales when they experience traumas such as entanglements in fishing gear and they say the technique could help protect the massive sea creatures from extinction. The scientists...
23:52 2019-05-30

Anglophone journalists in Cameroon fear for their lives The crisis in Cameroon's Anglophone regions has led numerous journalists in affected areas to quit their careers for their safety. Those who stay and insist on reporting on the crisis face threats from all sides....
19:00 2019-08-06

Shooting in Australia's Darwin claims four lives A man wielding a pump action shotgun killed four people in the northern Australian city of Darwin, according to police. The suspect, out on parole, opened fire at five locations across the city....
21:39 2019-06-04

Solar power: how investing can help to change lives Energise Africa offers a 5% return and allows you to help support low-income families Fight the climate crisis and earn a return of 5% at the same time, plus enjoy a guarantee on your investment.That’s the offer from an ethical investment scheme that allows people to put money into companies providi...
11:52 2019-07-06

Facing the Ubiquity of Fortnite in Our Kids' Lives About a week after the *L* dance was decoded, and 72 hours after the carpool surveillance, my wife and I convened the Fortnite security council again....
20:39 2019-05-21

A Signal in Giant Earthquakes That Could Save Lives The full power of the biggest temblors could be determined in as little as 10 to 15 seconds after they begin, a new study finds, and long before it ends....
21:00 2019-05-29

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new legislative efforts in the Senate could be an important step in helping more of our patients get the treatment they need....
18:00 2019-07-31

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
04:52 2019-06-19

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
18:13 2019-06-28

A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting Most pharmaceuticals must either be ingested or injected into the body to do their work. Either way, it takes some time for them to reach their intended targets, and they also tend to spread out to other areas of the body. Now, researchers at MIT and elsewhere have developed a system to deliver medi...
02:26 2019-08-20

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda, scarcity was the norm. The patients usually exceeded the 1,500 allotted beds. Running water was once cut off when the debt-ridden hospital was unable...
15:13 2019-05-21

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know become truly unrecognizable right before your eyes. A recent story out of a small town in Wisconsin is the perfect example of the chilling way drugs can s...
18:26 2019-05-21

Correction: Cancer Drugs story CHICAGO (AP) — In a story June 2 about prostate cancer drugs, The Associated Press erroneously described a study involving the drug Erleada. The study tested the drug in men at high risk of having their cancer spread beyond the prostate, not those in whom it already had spread. A corrected version o...
20:39 2019-06-03

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by handing it underneath an "oversized" toupee....
13:00 2019-07-16

Foreign drugs import danger The Trump administration just announced it is taking steps to introduce a "safe importation action" pilot program authorizing states, wholesalers, and pharmacists to import drugs from Canada under one scenario and from other countries under another scenario. There is no specific timeline for impleme...
17:39 2019-08-05

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not others....
23:26 2019-06-06

30 dead, more than 150 missing after boat sinks on Congo lake Thirty people are dead, and dozens of passengers are missing after a boat carrying more than 350 passengers capsized on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo, local officials told CNN on Monday....
20:00 2019-05-27

DR Congo apologise for shock Cup of Nations defeat by Uganda "The Democratic Republic of Congo\u0027s squad have apologised to their compatriots for unexpectedly losing their opening game of the Africa Cup of Nations to underrated Uganda on Saturday."...
22:13 2019-06-23

Funeral for Congo’s Etienne Tshisekedi, president’s father KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country. The elder Tshisekedi died more than two years ago in Brussels at 84 but family members say then-Congo President Joseph ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Africa Cup of Nations: Uganda end 41-year wait with win over DR Congo • Patrick Kaddu and Emmanuel Okwi seal 2-0 win• Uganda had not won match at Afcon since 1978Uganda won at the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in more than 40 years as they upset the Democratic Republic of Congo 2-0 in their opening Group A match at the Cairo International Stadium on ...
23:00 2019-06-22

DR Congo v Uganda: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 - live! Minute-by-minute coverage of the Group A game in CairoTrézéguet goal gets Egypt up and runningAny thoughts? You can email Paul | Tweet @Paul_Doyle 2.56pm BST While the teams limber up, you might like to have a gander at this little piece on Mauritania, who’ll be making their tournament debut on Mond...
16:26 2019-06-22

UPDATE 4-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 41 in Congo At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
21:39 2019-06-27

UPDATE 3-Accident at Glencore mine kills at least 39 in Congo At least 39 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
19:26 2019-06-27

Funeral for Congo's Etienne Tshisekedi, president's father A funeral Mass is being celebrated for Etienne Tshisekedi, the Congolese opposition icon whose son is now president of the sprawling Central African country....
19:00 2019-06-01

Indigenous Congo foragers learn early to use the sun for orientation According to a new study, the Mbendjele BaYaka people of the Republic of Congo are quite adept at using the sun to orient themselves in the Congo's dense lowland forests....
22:39 2019-07-24

International court convicts Congo's Ntaganda of war crimes International Criminal Court judges on Monday convicted former Congolese military leader Bosco Ntaganda for atrocities including murder, rape and conscripting child soldiers....
20:52 2019-07-08

Congo: At least 30 dead, dozens missing in boat accident At least 30 people have died and around 200 more are missing after a boat sank on a lake in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ferry accidents are common in Congo, with boats frequently overloaded and lacking life vests....
04:00 2019-05-27

Opposition leader's body returning to Congo for funeral The body of longtime Congolese opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi is headed home more than two years after his death now that his son is president....
16:39 2019-05-30

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to death her husband and others....
23:52 2019-06-18

30 dead, 200 missing after boat sinking on Congo lake KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard the boat that sank on Lake Mai-Ndombe were teachers....
23:00 2019-05-26

| Madagascar edge DR Congo on penalties to keep dream run alive Africa Cup of Nations debutants Madagascar kept their remarkable run going with a penalty shootout victory over the DR Congo to secure a place in the quarter-finals....
22:26 2019-07-07

When ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is Invoked in the Abortion Debate For some black ministers, abortion is both wrong and understandable. “I cannot guilt her,” one pastor said of his discussions with black women considering ending their pregnancies....
14:39 2019-07-06

Celebrating the racing, business lives of Niki Lauda The three-time Formula 1 World Champion was one of the key players in F1 from the early 1970s. His celebrated battle for the 1976 World Championship with James Hunt played an important part in transforming the sport into the massive TV spectacle it would become. He died Monday at age 70....
12:39 2019-05-22

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on human embryos with the intention of having them car...
19:26 2019-06-04

Flood In Mizoram Claims 5 Lives, 1,000 Families Affected At least 1,000 families have been evacuated as raging waters of the Khawthlangtuipui river flooded 32 villages in Lunglei district of Mizoram, while rain-related incidents led to the death of five......
18:00 2019-07-15

How secondhand drinking ruins lives: ‘Every family has been touched by this’ Passive smoking is treated as a serious hazard. So why have we been so slow to wake up to the dangers alcohol poses to those who live with – or have a devastating encounter with – a heavy drinker?Helen Witty thought she had taught her children all about the dangers of drinking. She was raised with t...
19:26 2019-07-08

Inside the terrifying lives of people who can’t properly sleep The first time Tom and Sarah slept together, he woke in the middle of the night, put on his pants, and told her he was leaving. Then, he went right back to sleep. “He had no top on,” Sarah later recalled. “He remembered nothing about it in the morning. So from early on, I knew......
21:39 2019-07-20

Sam Barlow’s Telling Lies lets you spy on the lives of 4 liars Sam Barlow's Telling Lies requires you to sift through NSF surveillance data to uncover a bunch of lies in a tangled web with one big truth.Read More...
01:26 2019-06-24

Shooting in Australia's Darwin claims several lives — reports A man wielding a pump action shotgun killed several people in the northern Australian city of Darwin, according to media reports. The suspect apparently opened fire in a motel and at other locations in the city....
13:52 2019-06-04

Study Finds an Easy Way to Save Kids' Lives Between 2011 and 2015, 21,241 young people in America died with bullets in their bodies, according to a new study published today. Some of those deaths were suicides. Some were homicides. Some were accidental shootings. All of the victims were under the age of 21. The study found something else: a r...
11:26 2019-07-16

The Apple Xserve lives on (kinda) in the rack-mountable Mac Pro This year’s WWDC conference was probably the most memorable in years, and it’s all because of three little words: The Mac Pro. This modular, extensible machine is strongly reminiscent of the Power Mac G5 (remember that?) and is easily the most powerful Apple computer money (can’t yet) buy. This mach...
01:26 2019-06-04

Tucson Sugar Skulls to battle for playoff lives TUCSON – The expansion professional indoor football team the Tucson Sugar Skulls have a chance to make it to the post season.  If the Sugar Skulls can beat Quad City on Saturday at the TCC they’ll advance to the playoffs.  Here’s more from Sunday’s sportscast:...
07:52 2019-06-10

No Logo at 20: have we lost the battle against the total branding of our lives? It was the bestseller that brilliantly critiqued the political power of the ‘superbrands’ and shot Naomi Klein to fame. Two decades on, we ask her, how does it stand up in our world of tech giants and personal brands?Some political books capture the zeitgeist with such precision that they seem to bl...
14:13 2019-08-11

Istanbul’s Rebuke of Erdogan Shows That Democracy Lives In March, Turkish opposition candidate Ekrem Imamoglu defeated Binali Yildirim, the candidate of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party, by about 13,000 votes to claim victory in the race to become Istanbul’s mayor. The exceptionally narrow margin in a city of 15 ...
20:52 2019-06-27

Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages UK court ruling over aborted project means country will have to pay one-fifth of its foreign reserves to gas supply companyNigeria’s government stands accused of letting down its 201 million residents by failing to complete a gas supply and production agreement that would have transformed their live...
10:26 2019-08-24

How a trivial cell phone hack is ruining lives On a Tuesday night in May, Sean Coonce was reading the news in bed when his phone dropped service. He chalked it up to tech being tech and went to sleep. When he woke up, his Gmail account had been stolen and by Wednesday evening he was out $100,000....
02:00 2019-06-29

Yankees coach lives in image of paralyzed mom: ‘All Veterine’ Marcus Thames got the news he was dreading in October 2010. The Yankees had just beaten Minnesota in the ALDS, and while his teammates headed to Texas for the next round, the outfielder jumped on a plane back home to Louisville, Miss. His mom had pneumonia, bad. She regularly contracted it, a result...
15:52 2019-07-09

How Instagram censors could affect the lives of everyday women It is often the way in which women are viewed rather than what they are doing that renders their behavior potentially 'suggestive' or not.       ...
14:39 2019-06-08

March for Our Lives proposes sweeping gun control laws The March for Our Lives group proposed new gun control laws Wednesday that would raise the age to purchase guns from 18 to 21 while requiring longer wait periods and a federal registry for gun purchases....
19:13 2019-08-21

'We saw him lying in the street': how a police killing changed our lives On 9 August 2014 police in Missouri killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. We asked his peers from the same neighborhood to recall that day – and discuss how they’ve moved on Continue reading......
22:26 2019-08-09

Colin Kaepernick's Legacy Lives on at Pan American Games Race Imboden, an American Olympic fencing medalist, took a knee on the podium after earning the team foil gold during the medal ceremony on Friday at the Pan American Games in Peru. Imboden’s protest echoed that of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who used his platform to call attention to p...
08:26 2019-08-12

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay for gene-therapy breakthroughs....
20:13 2019-05-24

Google will no longer make tablets, but Chrome OS lives on In case you were holding out for a Google or Pixel-branded tablet, I’ve got some bad news: the company is no longer interested in building these devices in-house. Computerworld reported that Google reportedly just killed off its plans to make two tablets to follow the Pixel Slate from 2018. In addit...
08:26 2019-06-21

FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb's bad recommendations E-cigarettes have proven effective at helping people quit smoking, a massive potential public health gain, considering nearly half a million people die every year from smoking-related illnesses. The big question is: How can we help smokers quit and at the same time discourage young people from takin...
19:39 2019-08-05

'Hundreds of lives saved' by new digital sepsis alerts Hundreds of lives are being saved every year thanks to a new digital alert system which automatically flags possible cases of sepsis in hospitals, the NHS has said....
00:52 2019-08-19

AP Interview: Border official says aid needed to save lives WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of Customs and Border Protection says passing emergency funding is necessary for the health and well-being of migrants crossing the border. John Sanders tells The Associated Press that Congress must act swiftly. The funding request passed a Senate committee Wednesda...
21:39 2019-06-20

NHS says sepsis monitoring system has saved hundreds of lives Trials of digital alert technology had ‘major impact’ on deadly form of blood poisoning Trials of new digital alert technology to monitor hospital patients with sepsis have saved hundreds of lives, the NHS has said.Plans to roll out the “action and alert” technology across England as part of the NHS...
00:52 2019-08-19

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a scenario that officials at Tufts Medical Center, lo...
22:26 2019-06-18

Deadwood lives again: A catch-up guide to its cast and characters Deadwood famously ended with more of a whimper than a bang, canceled by HBO in 2006 after three seasons—at least one fewer than creator David Milch needed to tell his highly fictionalized history of the South Dakota camp. Rumors have swirled off and on since the show’s end that Milch would reassembl...
13:26 2019-05-30

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants them to “apologize for having lives.” ...
05:00 2019-05-25

"There Was Smoke": Man Who Saved Lives Of 10 Students In Surat Fire Ketan Jorawadia said, "I took the ladder and first helped the children to get out of the place. I managed to save 8-10 students from the back side of the building."...
16:13 2019-05-25

'We were attracted by the aggression': how rugby rescues lives in America Cristian Rodriguez found the game in Hawaiian Gardens, California through a programme called Alternatives to Gang Membership. After this weekend’s Collegiate Rugby Championship in Philadelphia, he’ll head home to pay it backCristian Rodriguez grew up in Hawaiian Gardens, a tough little city near Los...
12:13 2019-05-31

Minecraft at 10: a decade of building things and changing lives As the blocky exploration game and creativity tool reaches its first decade, our games writer – and the father of someone on the autism spectrum – reflects on the impact it has hadHidden away somewhere in my attic is an old Xbox 360 that I’ll never throw away. On its hard drive is a Minecraft save f...
15:52 2019-05-21

FDA can save lives by rejecting Scott Gottlieb's lies E-cigarettes have proven effective at helping people quit smoking, a massive potential public health gain, considering nearly half a million people die every year from smoking-related illnesses. The big question is: How can we help smokers quit and at the same time discourage young people from takin...
12:00 2019-08-05

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
00:26 2019-07-18

Crannog: the woman who cares for animals at the end of their lives – video Alexis has a life-threatening disease. She spends her time in the wooded expanse of northern Scotland, where she takes care of dozens of animals who are also sick, wounded or dying. Some have terminal cancer, some would otherwise be killed because of their disabilities, some were saved from slaughte...
17:26 2019-07-12

Inside the Hybrid Digital-Analog Lives of Children For our kids, the digital world is as much their native environment as the physical world. It's up to parents to help them thrive in this often mystifying existence....
20:39 2019-05-21

Thai musicians in exile for their songs fear for their lives A group of Thai musicians is living in Laos in daily fear of abduction and murder by people they believe want to eliminate them for songs seen as disrespectful toward the monarchy...
06:13 2019-05-30

My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France Carl Thompson describes the night he won the European title to prove the doubters wrong for the first time The post My Night: Carl ‘The Cat’ Thompson cashes in one of his nine lives in France appeared first on Boxing News....
15:39 2019-06-14

A Fascinating Look into the Lives and Deaths of the Tierradentro People of Colombia One of the greatest Pre-Columbian civilizations of Colombia were the Tierradentro who flourished for centuries.  ...
17:52 2019-08-08

Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock in Italy....
21:26 2019-08-16

How Google has destroyed the lives of revenge porn victims I’m a lawyer who fights for victims of online harassment, sexual assault and blackmail. When I first started my Brooklyn firm five years ago, I was known as “the revenge-porn lawyer,” and indeed many of my clients were young women whose naked pictures had been posted on the Internet without their co...
20:13 2019-08-17

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest footballer of his generation....
02:13 2019-06-20

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of those drugs, according to a filing by prosecutors in Brooklyn federal court....
04:52 2019-07-06

Babies and diapers are replacing sex and drugs at Burning Man When Bianca Snyder gave birth to her son, Tage, she and her husband, Tad, didn’t think twice about bringing him to Burning Man. “Our son is such an extension of our life, and Burning Man is a part of our life year-round,” says Snyder, a decade-long Burner and cannabis activist from Chica...
04:13 2019-08-22

CBP seizes drugs and arrests three at Port of San Luis TUCSON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers arrested three people for trying to smuggle heroin and meth at the Port of San Luis. The first incident happened Friday, according to officials. Agents arrested two 23-year-old women from Phoenix who were driving a Jeep SUV through the port....
08:13 2019-08-15

Jail using medicine to help inmates addicted to drugs CINCINNATI (AP) — The “dope boys” hang out near the jail awaiting newly freed inmates with addiction. They’ll hand you a free sample to get you back. Triggers to use drugs again — the corners where you’ve used, for one — are all around, and any plans for a fresh start easily ...
16:00 2019-06-29

First Ever Personal War On Drugs Event Held In Lee County LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – On Saturday hundreds of people came out in Lee County for the first annual Personal War On Drugs event. The gathering was held for families and friends who have lost loved ones to drug addiction… And for those who have loved ones currently dealing with addictio...
05:39 2019-06-30

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive. “Nobody has any clue why,” says Crosby, who’ll t...
02:13 2019-07-19

How Not to Smuggle Drugs: Atop Your Head, Under a Hairpiece The Spanish police said they had arrested a man arriving at Barcelona’s airport from Bogotá with half a kilogram of cocaine stuck to his head and covered with a toupee....
16:39 2019-07-16

People more likely to first experiment with drugs during summer: study The temperature isn’t the only thing getting high this summer. People are much more likely to try drugs for the first time in the summer than any other time of year, according to a study by New York University scientists published Tuesday. The most noticeable trend came with LSD, with 34 perce...
01:52 2019-07-24

Deaths from suicide, alcohol and drugs skyrocket — but not in NY Alcohol- and drug-related deaths and suicides continue to climb in the US, according to a new report released Wednesday by The Commonwealth Fund, an organization that supports independent health care research. The Fund’s 2019 Scorecard on State Health shows that drug overdose deaths more than double...
15:52 2019-06-13

New anticancer strategy 'disguises drugs as fats' Researchers have found a way to 'disguise' anticancer drugs in order to safely deliver higher doses to tumors. This approach was successful in mouse models....
04:39 2019-07-23

France will end healthcare refunds for homeopathic drugs France will end social security reimbursements for homeopathic drugs and the new policy - which has drawn the fire of alternative medicine advocates - will take full effect in 2021, the healthcare minister said on Tuesday....
22:39 2019-07-09

Traffickers sentenced for shipping drugs through FedEx KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two men who used Federal Express to ship heroin and methamphetamine from Arizona to Kansas have been sentenced to federal prison. U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said 34-year-old David Thomas, of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced Thursday to eight years and four months i...
20:39 2019-08-02

Americans will now be able to import prescription drugs from Canada The Trump administration will allow Americans to legally and safely import lower-cost prescription drugs from Canada for the first time.       ...
20:26 2019-07-31

Duke Street snaps up DCC's generic drugs arm The former owner of Wagamama is close to clinching a deal to buy the generic drugs arm of DCC, a FTSE-100 conglomerate with operations spanning oil, retail and healthcare....
20:00 2019-06-02

Walgreens Profit Squeezed by Generic Drugs Walgreens Boots Alliance needs a new business model to offset thinning profits from the sale of generic drugs, which continue to drag down results, the drugstore chain’s CEO said....
21:13 2019-06-27

Then It Fell Apart by Moby review – sex, drugs and self-loathing The superstar DJ’s account of his journey from poverty to wild parties in mansions is funny and often harrowingFor many people, evacuating your bowels in a squalid Times Square strip-club lavatory because you have drunkenly ingested a furious stripper’s entire bag of cocaine might qualify as “rock b...
15:00 2019-05-21

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus that has killed more people that Ebola this year....
20:13 2019-06-20

300,000 flee flare-up of ethnic violence in north-eastern DR Congo More than 300,000 people have been forced to flee resurgent inter-ethnic violence in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) just this month, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-06-18

Congo: Fresh corruption allegations leveled against president's family Global Witness has uncovered evidence linking the president's son, Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso, to the embezzlement of millions of dollars. The Republic of Congo is no stranger to high profile corruption accusations....
01:13 2019-08-08

DR Congo: UN food agency triples aid in strife-hit Ituri province Food aid is being tripled for troubled Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to respond to what the World Food Programme (WFP) has described as the world’s second largest hunger crisis in the world, after Yemen....
18:52 2019-07-02

DR Congo: Body of opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi returned After two years, the body of former DRC opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has been returned from Brussels. It was delayed over concerns that opposition supporters would call to oust then-President Joseph Kabila....
08:00 2019-05-31

At Least 30 Dead, 200 Missing After Boat Sinks in Western Congo, Authorities Say (KINSHASA, Congo) — Authorities in western Congo say at least 30 people are dead and another 200 are missing after a boat sank on a lake. Simon Mboo Wemba, the mayor of Inongo, told The Associated Press on Sunday night that many of those aboard the boat that sank on Lake Mai-Ndombe were teache...
23:52 2019-05-26

Russia to send military specialists to Congo Republic: Kremlin Russia is sending military specialists to Congo Republic to service Russian-made military hardware and equipment there, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday....
17:13 2019-05-24

Experienced technocrat to head government of the Democratic Republic of Congo The DR Congo has a new Prime Minister: Sylvestre Ilunga Ilunkamba. Who is this head of government chosen as a compromise between the former and the current presidents; and what can Congolese expect of him?...
17:39 2019-05-21

Congo security forces to dislodge illegal miners at site Authorities say that security forces have been deployed to a private mining concession in southeastern Congo that is a subsidiary of mining giant Glencore...
17:13 2019-07-04

Intl court convicts Congo rebel leader known as ‘Terminator’ The International Criminal Court has convicted a notorious rebel commander known as “The Terminator” of 18 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes including murder, rape and sexual slavery...
11:52 2019-07-08

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat DR Congo in shootout as dream goes on Madagascar’s remarkable run at the Africa Cup of Nations continues, with the outsiders now into the quarter-finals after beating DR Congo on penalties.Nicolas Dupuis’ side held their nerve in the shootout in Alexandria, scoring all four spot-kicks as Marcel Tisserand and Yannick Bolasie blazed their...
22:26 2019-07-07

| Huge fire razes more than 150 homes, kills girl in DR Congo A massive fire sparked in a house where a woman fried donuts near cans of petrol, has razed more than 150 homes in the eastern DR Congo, killing a seven-year-old girl, officials and residents said Monday....
22:13 2019-07-01

DR Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda faces war crimes judgment at ICC The International Criminal Court is to hand down a verdict in the trial of a former Congolese general on Monday. Bosco Ntaganda has been charged with crimes including using child soldiers and rape....
23:13 2019-07-05

Send in the troops: Congo raises the stakes on illegal mining A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door. As night fell about a week later, the soldiers moved in....
08:26 2019-07-17

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Madagascar stun DR Congo on penalties Madagascar's fairytale tournament continued in dramatic and thrilling fashion against the DR Congo. Later on, Algeria play Guinea for the right to play either Mali or Ivory Coast in the quarterfinals....
22:26 2019-07-07

Body of Etienne Tshisekedi returns to Congo two years after death The body of Congo's longstanding opposition figurehead and statesman Etienne Tshisekedi arrived home on Thursday to a packed and emotional welcome after a two-year wait in a Belgian morgue because of a ban on his return....
23:26 2019-05-30

Glencore's Congo tragedy highlights security conundrum for miners The deaths of 43 illegal miners at a Glencore facility in Congo last week highlighted a growing challenge for mining companies struggling to secure sites from small-scale prospectors digging for cobalt, copper and other minerals....
09:00 2019-06-30

Samsung to skip Galaxy Note 10 camera upgrades, saving tech for Galaxy S11 Samsung Galaxy Note 10 concept renderThe Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series is shaping up to be an incredible lineup of devices. Physically, the changes may not please everyone, but the leaked specs so far look very impressive. And thanks to tipster Ice Universe, today even more details have been reveale...
09:01 2019-05-29

'Something worth saving': Historic Ebony photo archive to be auctioned off to pay creditors The collection of more than 4 million images and thousands of hours of video and audio chronicle 7 decades of black life in America.       ...
01:00 2019-07-16

Monsoon Claims Over 100 Lives Across India, Kerala Worst-Hit: 10 Points Floods caused by the ongoing monsoon have killed 114 people and displaced thousands across much of the country, with the southern state of Kerala being the worst hit, news agency PTI reported. As the......
20:52 2019-08-10

What’s in a Name? A Lot. ‘The Name Change Project’ Helps Trans Folks Own Their Entire Lives Cris Lee, a resident of Washington, D.C., is a program manager at a nonprofit that works with traditionally underserved communities. Lee is also a trans man. He has been medically transitioning for just over two years (using testosterone as a hormone replacement), but transitioning socially almost ...
22:01 2019-07-16

Barack Obama Gives Urban Alliance Interns the Surprise of Their Lives In his efforts to further cement his status as the coolest former president of all-time, Barack Obama treated students at his Obama Foundation to a special surprise....
23:52 2019-07-18