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2 ‘detainees' drown as van swept into floodwaters

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Two women who were being transported to a mental health facility drowned when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising South Carolina floodwaters, according to...
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Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in floodwaters, two female detainees drowned

Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in floodwaters, two female detainees drowned

2 hours ago   |   WYFF   |   3 articles

A Horry County Sheriff's Office van was swept away in floodwaters Tuesday night near Nichols resulting in two female mental health detainees drowning in the Little Pee Dee River.
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High-ranking state official wanted teens to wear diapers, official said

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

COEYMANS - A top-ranking official in the state's Office of Mental Health was arrested by town police on charges connected to the alleged exploitation of children. John Allen, a...
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Rare virus detected in mosquito for first time this season

Rare virus detected in mosquito for first time this season

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

Massachusetts health officials say a mosquito has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis for the first time this year.
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The Latest: Court ordered transfer of patients who drowned

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

WILMINGTON, N.C. - The Latest on Florence : 2:40 p.m. Authorities say the mental health patients who drowned in a South Carolina sheriff's department van were on a...
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Can machine learning bring more humanity to health care?

Can machine learning bring more humanity to health care?

3 hours ago   |   Stanford

Many Stanford Medicine projects combine artificial intelligence technologies with medical expertise to help doctors make faster, more informed and humane decisions.
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RaceAhead: Bill and Melinda Gates Sound The Alarm on Poverty

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Bill and Melinda Gates released their second annual Goalkeepers Data Repor t yesterday, and raised new alarms about the future of the work to end hunger, poverty, inequality...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's undue credit for slowing health costs

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2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being transported to a mental health facility

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being transported to a mental health facility

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Two women drowned in a sheriff's van during Hurricane Florence flooding. The women were in the process of being transported between mental health facilities. At the time, they...
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43 years after the Vietnam war, many Navy veterans are still battling for benefits for potential Agent Orange exposure

43 years after the Vietnam war, many Navy veterans are still battling for benefits for potential Agent Orange exposure

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tens of thousands of Navy veterans are excluded from VA benefits related to Agent Orange exposure during the Vietnam war. A bill making its way through Congress would extend...
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2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

2 women in sheriff's van drown in rising Florence floodwaters

Two women who were being transported to a mental health facility drowned when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising floodwaters, according to authorities. Read more ...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office...

Wisconsin authorities investigating reports of active shooter at an office building near Madison

Police were called to a commercial building after receiving multiple reports of a shooting around 10 a.m. ET. Read more ...

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years

Owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes following a workplace investigation of the Dallas Mavericks. Read more ...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a set of agreements Wednesday that included a promise to permanently dismantle the North's main... Read more ...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound alligator

Judy B. Cochran managed to kill a 12-foot, 580-pound alligator with just one shot Sunday night at her ranch. Read more ...

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing the Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, asked the FBI to investigate before her scheduled hearing. Read more ...

Trump to Hurricane Florence victim: ‘At least you got a nice boat out of the...

Trump to Hurricane Florence victim: ‘At least you got a nice boat out of the deal'

During his tour of affected areas in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, President Donald Trump on Wednesday stopped to remark about what he saw as one man's... Read more ...

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is considering an expansion plan for its Go cashierless stores that would open 3,000 locations by 2021, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. That seems like... Read more ...

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

Ronaldo sent off in 1st Champions League game with Juventus

VALENCIA, Spain - Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in his first Champions League match for Juventus, leaving the Portugal star in tears as he walked off the pitch. Read more ...