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Elevated benzene levels near Texas petrochemicals facility

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

HOUSTON - National Guard troops have been called in and residents were told to stay inside after elevated levels of benzene were detected early Thursday near a Houston-area...
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Baby cough syrup recall: Potential bacteria in DG medicine could make infants sick

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

The recall of DG/health NATURALS baby Cough Syrup + Mucus is being issued by Kingston Pharma, LLC due to potential risk of a harmful bacteria.
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The Health 202: Industry is tussling over drug prices. But it's united on combating Medicare-for-all

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

The big industry players are simultaneously allies and enemies.
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The Mental Health Crisis Among America's Youth

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Some have called reports overblown, with others going so far as to call it a myth. But the data that continues to emerge tell a different story.
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State legislatures shore up Obamacare with 2020 prospects uncertain

State legislatures shore up Obamacare with 2020 prospects uncertain

3 hours ago   |   Think Progress

While the Democratic Party determines where it wants to go next on health care - whether it's Medicare for All, Medicare for America, or any one of the other 2020 health...
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Bill de Blasio's Embarrassing Quest for National Fame

4 hours ago   |   The New Republic

It's rare for The New York Post to understate a story in a headline, but late Sunday the tabloid posted a piece titled “De Blasio speaks to crowd of only 20 people in New...
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Equinox ushers in spring with graffiti battle bash

Equinox ushers in spring with graffiti battle bash

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Artist Gregory Burdett action shot Equinox channeled its namesake to throw an epic Vernal Equinox celebration this week. The health and wellness club joined forces with Secret...
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North Monterey County High student starts petition asking district to keep mental health counselors

North Monterey County High student starts petition asking district to keep mental health counselors

8 hours ago   |   KSBW

Amelia Hernandez said she's collected at least 300 signatures since the district announced they would be releasing the five school-based mental health counselor.
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Moore: Dems' spending plans add up - to edge of bankruptcy

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Remember when Democrats complained that $5.7 billion for a border wall was too expensive? Well, that's chump change compared to what many of the congressional Democrats and...
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10 strategies proposed to stop shootings in America, and how likely they are to work

10 strategies proposed to stop shootings in America, and how likely they are to work

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US makes up less than 5% of the world's population but has 31% of the world's mass shooters. Lawmakers and interest groups are often at odds on policies to curb mass...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

‘Look at her, could she ever hurt anyone?' Coach defends US skater accused...

‘Look at her, could she ever hurt anyone?' Coach defends US skater accused of slashing rival

Renowned figure skating coach Rafael Arutyunyan has denied allegations that one of his charges, Mariah Bell, deliberately slashed South Korean rival Lim Eun-soo during an... Read more ...

Trump's hyped free speech order will ask colleges to do what they already...

Trump's hyped free speech order will ask colleges to do what they already have to

President Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon is set to sign his much-hyped executive order on campus free speech - which he has vowed will require colleges to "support free... Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Boeing charged extra for safety features that may have prevented crashes

Boeing charged extra for safety features that may have prevented crashes

The crashed Ethiopian Airlines and Lion Air jetliners lacked two safety features that could have helped avert the disasters because Boeing charged extra to have them installed... Read more ...

George W. Bush Posts Photo of a First

George W. Bush Posts Photo of a First

Since leaving the White House, George W. Bush has become a painter and a pal of a former first lady. On Wednesday, he posted a photo about a new accomplishment: notching his... Read more ...

Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

Biogen and the Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai said Thursday they would discontinue late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials. Shares of Biogen crashed more than 25% in... Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Facebook used experimental audio tech to shut down videos that AI missed...

Facebook used experimental audio tech to shut down videos that AI missed after the New Zealand mosque massacres

Facebook has said it deployed experimental audio tech to support its AI in detecting and blocking copies of the New Zealand mosque shootings video. In a blog published on... Read more ...

March Madness live bracket: Full schedule, scores, how to watch 2019 NCAA...

March Madness live bracket: Full schedule, scores, how to watch 2019 NCAA Tournament games

Keep track of all the 2019 NCAA Tournament action with Sporting News' live bracket, including scores, updates and a full TV schedule for every game and every round throughout... Read more ...