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  • UN health agency calls emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak

    LONDON (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization is convening a meeting of experts on Wednesday to decide whether the Ebola outbreak should be declared an international emergency after spreading to eastern Congo’s biggest city this week. This is the fourth time WHO has convened the group to assess this virus outbreak. The […]
  • Fossil found in 1980s in Texas declared new genus, species

    BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas (AP) — Experts say fossil remains discovered in the 1980s at the Big Bend National Park in southwest Texas have been identified as a new genus and species of duckbilled dinosaur. The Journal of Systematic Paleontology announced the classification of the Aquilarhinus palimentus last week. It was named for its […]
  • New clues on why women’s Alzheimer’s risk differs from men’s

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — New research gives some biological clues to why women may be more likely than men to develop Alzheimer’s disease and how this most common form of dementia varies by sex. At the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Los Angeles on Tuesday, scientists offered evidence that the disease may spread differently in […]
  • Hotel closes to investigate possible Legionnaire’s outbreak

    ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta hotel relocated guests after reports of possible Legionnaire’s disease cases connected to the hotel. News outlets report the Sheraton Hotel is voluntarily closing until further notice while the health outbreak is investigated. Legionnaire’s disease is a type of pneumonia caused by inhaling the water-borne bacteria Legionella. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, […]
  • The Latest: Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The Orlando Sentinel commemorated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch by republishing its front page from 1969 and writing minute-by-minute accounts of launch day. The headline on July 16, 1969, was […]
  • Millennial Money: Credit score up? Build credit smarts, too

    Well done, America. Credit scores across the nation are going up. On the other hand, knowledge of how credit works is declining. Consumers’ grasp of credit is the lowest it’s been in eight years, according to an annual survey by credit scoring company VantageScore and the Consumer Federation of America, a nonprofit association of consumer […]
  • Planned Parenthood to defy Trump abortion referral rule

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federally funded family planning clinics, including Planned Parenthood, are defying the Trump administration’s ban on referring women for abortions, drawing a line against what they say amounts to keeping patients in the dark about legitimate health care options. “We are not going to comply with a regulation that would require health care […]
  • Graphic suicide scene edited out of ’13 Reasons Why’ finale

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Season 1 finale of its show “13 Reasons Why” as the series prepares to launch its third season. Show creator Brian Yorkey says in a statement on Twitter the intent in portraying the suicide in such graphic detail was to […]
  • Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — An appeals court in Amsterdam said Tuesday it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region’s annexation by Russia in 2014. The Amsterdam Court of Appeal said in an […]
  • Donors suspend funds for Poland’s Jewish museum

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Jewish association says some private donors to Poland’s renowned Jewish history museum have suspended funding out of concerns about the government’s failure to renew the term of its director. A special commission in May approved Dariusz Stola for another five-year term, but Culture Minister Piotr Glinski hasn’t yet officially reappointed […]