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A rare condition known for its polio-like effects has been diagnosed in six Minnesota children since mid-September. Per CNN , the condition is called acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, and damages the body’s nervous system. While uncommon, AFM is serious and can lead to paralysis or even death. The state usually…
India’s top court has abolished a colonial-era law criminalizing extramarital sex, in a landmark ruling campaigners have hailed as a victory for women’s rights.
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A US judge on Tuesday struck down a nearly century-old California law that banned handgun ads at gun shops, saying the state failed to show it would prevent suicides or crime. The 1923 law banned any handgun ads at gun shops that were visible from outside the store. State officials…
With a new deal to collaborate on an inhalable hypertension drug, the executives at Southern California drugmaker MannKind Corp. can breathe a little easier about the company’s finances.
The agreement with biotechnology firm United Therapeutics Corp. could provide MannKind — founded by Los Angeles…
Heineken announced a tie-up with China’s biggest brewer as it looks to tap drinkers in the world’s largest beer market by volume, where it has until now had a minimal presence.
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A powerful earthquake near the popular tourist mecca of Bali killed at least 91 people and wounded hundreds more, damaging thousands of homes and other buildings as people were seen running into the streets screaming.
Blake Griffin has reached a truce with baby mama Brynn Cameron in their nasty custody fight — striking a deal on child support payment and custody right before they were set to go to trial. Blake and Brynn had 2 children together during their…
The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country.
For the second time in four months, two people lie critically ill in England’s Salisbury District Hospital after being exposed to a military-grade nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, British police confirmed late Wednesday. The country’s chief counterterrorism police officer says tests at Britain’s defense laboratory had confirmed what…