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Mass. researchers find way to produce ‘green' biofuels cheaper

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Researchers from two Boston-area research universities have discovered a process that is a step closer to a green replacement for fossil fuels. Michael Timko, a chemical...
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Does giving cops mental health training keep everyone safe?

Does giving cops mental health training keep everyone safe?

3 hours ago   |   KOAT

Twenty times a day, Albuquerque Police Department officers encounter someone suffering with mental illness.
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Ruh roh: What happens when you hate your dog?

3 hours ago   |   National Post

It was when I shut the door as he was led away that I crumpled. I had felt sick all morning and was trying to be strong for my three children. Sobbing, I took comfort from the...
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Rabid bat found in Anaheim, Orange County health officials say

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Orange County health officials are warning the public that a rabid bat was found in Anaheim on Friday.
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Clinic offers women experiencing homelessness safe space

Clinic offers women experiencing homelessness safe space

4 hours ago   |   WCVB

Monday through Friday, the lobby of Boston Health Care for the Homeless on Albany Street is bustling.
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Brooklyn judge dismisses lawsuit by anti-vaxxer parents

Brooklyn judge dismisses lawsuit by anti-vaxxer parents

5 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

A Brooklyn judge Thursday shot down a lawsuit by a group of parents opposed to vaccinating their kids against measles. The parents were protesting the city Health Department's...
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Swalwell takes questions from NH voters

Swalwell takes questions from NH voters

5 hours ago   |   WMUR

Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell told New Hampshire voters Thursday that he wants to usher in a new era of health care.
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Orange County baby dies from whooping cough

5 hours ago   |   ABC

A baby in Orange County died from whooping cough, the first confirmed infant death from the disease since 2018, health officials announced Thursday.
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Massachusetts lawmakers weigh bills to give lifers shot at freedom

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Two bills would give convicted killers and criminals with life sentences the opportunity to get out of prison after a certain number of years behind bars. “It doesn't mean...
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Ontario government cutting funding for public health: Cressy

6 hours ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - The chairman of Toronto's board of health says the province has notified health units across Ontario their funding will be cut immediately as the government makes...
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Golfer hospitalized after bobcat attack on Connecticut course

Golfer hospitalized after bobcat attack on Connecticut course

A golfer in Connecticut was taken to the hospital on Thursday after enduring a bobcat attack on the course, officials said. The episode happened around 8:30 a.m. at the Mohegan... Read more ...

GOP lawmakers ignore Mueller report, stick with Barr memo talking points

GOP lawmakers ignore Mueller report, stick with Barr memo talking points

Republican lawmakers were reticent to let go of the talking points Attorney General William Barr fed them in previous weeks, even after the release of special counsel Robert... Read more ...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of...

The total redactions in the Mueller report amount to between 6% and 12% of the 448-page document

There are some varying estimates of how much text in the special counsel Robert Mueller's final report on the Russia investigation is redacted. Of the 448 pages that comprise... Read more ...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email...

Facebook may have broken the law by harvesting 1.5 million users' email contacts, experts say

Facebook harvested 1.5 million users' email contact data without their consent, Business Insider revealed on Wednesday . In doing so, Facebook might have violated US and EU... Read more ...

Investigators think electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame...

Investigators think electrical short-circuit most likely caused Notre Dame fire - French official

Investigators believe that an electrical short-circuit likely caused the fire that partially destroyed Paris' iconic Notre Dame Cathedral, a French official has said. Earlier... Read more ...

Top Democrats call on Robert Mueller to publicly testify before Congress

Top Democrats call on Robert Mueller to publicly testify before Congress

Democrats have slammed what they say are orchestrated attempts by the Trump administration to control the narrative surrounding the report's release. Read more ...

Trump calls the Mueller probe 'a hoax' in his first public comments since...

Trump calls the Mueller probe 'a hoax' in his first public comments since the release of the investigation's redacted report

Shortly after the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report, President Donald Trump called the probe "a hoax" that "should never happen to another... Read more ...

Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

NEW YORK - Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday night in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee. Read more ...

Kim Foxx deputies resigning after Jussie Smollett scandal

Kim Foxx deputies resigning after Jussie Smollett scandal

Two top executives in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, including the Chief Ethics Officer, are resigning in the wake of the Jussie Smollett case, Read more ...

St. John's on the verge of hiring Mike Anderson as new coach

St. John's on the verge of hiring Mike Anderson as new coach

The nine-day search appears all but over. After a whirlwind day that saw three interviews, all signs are pointing to St. John's hiring former Arkansas, UAB and Missouri coach... Read more ...