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Zika: more than forty cases in Singapore local transmission of the virus

All the confirmed cases are residents or workers at a single construction site, the Aljunied Crescent/Sims Drive area. All 41 infections appear to be concentrated in the Aljunied Crescent and Sims Drive areas in the eastern part of Singapore , nea...

New case of Zika through a local mosquito in Florida county

The new guidance should be implemented "immediately" in states and territories where the virus is already being spread by mosquitoes, and it should be phased in over the next four to 12 weeks in the rest of the country. At that time, the agency a...

American Heart Association releases new added sugar guidelines

The AHA is also advising that kids under age 2 avoid added sugars altogether. That is equivalent to one small chocolate bar, and less than a can of soda. The average US child consumes 19 teaspoons of added sugar daily, putting them at risk for ob...

Health Insurers' Exit Spells Trouble for Obamacare in Texas

Tennessee Insurance Commissioner Julie McPeak calls the increases substantial and says that the state's exchange is "very near collapse". Even with the state allowing BlueCross to more than double its rates in three years, BlueCross officials said th...

In latest hedge, Trump says immigration laws can be softened

Despite the GOP's grip on Texas, the state party is hardly monolithic. "Will they welcome Trump to Texas and take the stage with him on Tuesday?" I think it's a very important thing. Giuliani was on the stump for Trump on Monday in OH, where he intro...

US lawmakers press Mylan on EpiPen price increases

The rising cost of a life-saving allergy drug dispenser is raising eyebrows at the pharmacy counter and on Capitol Hill. Experts say several factors have contributed to the increase: There is no generic equivalent for EpiPens - the only competitor ...

KFC offers 'extra crispy' fried chicken-scented sunscreen to U.S. consumers

From now on, KFC Extra Crispy Sunscreen will be the first item on your beach day packing list. KFC is now making "Extra Crispy Sunscreen", according to the fast food company. Fried chicken: so versatile. "While I'd love to tell you our customers h...

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Three years early, Trump to host campaign rally in Florida

The event comes as Mr. Trump tries to regain his footing after what's been a tumultuous first month in office. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of J...

Angry Voters Are Confronting Terrifying GOP Members Over Potential Obamacare Repeal

To effectively repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Congress and the administration must work together, and Tom will play a very important role in that process. Bob Casey ma...

Georgia's United States senators support education secretary confirmation in 51-50 vote

Today's vote to confirm Betsy DeVos , a nominee who was rushed through the process and confirmed only after Vice President Mike Pence's historical tie-breaking vote, is a huge ...

Super Bowl LI: Matt Ryan focusing on Eli Manning's advice

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick have taken six trips to the Super Bowl together since 2001 and have won four rings. "It's (will be) a special moment",...

Former Minnesota Vikings fail to capture glory at 2017 WWE Royal Rumble

Here are the real five favorites to win the 30-man Royal Rumble match . It was just unfortunate that despite the 2017 Royal Rumble match having the flawless ingredients to be a m...

Hofstra medical students rally for Affordable Care Act

It's possible the DOJ might use the executive order as "cover" should it stop participating in the cases, but it doesn't need to, he said. He said pre-existing conditions would hav...

UK opposition leader calls for Donald Trump visit delay

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal hailed the judge's ruling, saying Trump's executive order is "inhumane and undermines core American values". "It's Islamophobic. It's ...

House Democrats Will Not Help Republicans Replace Obamacare

Bob Corker, said the delay was to ensure a replacement can be found to ensure that the more than 23 million people who have gained access to health insurance through the ACA do no...

Senate Republicans take step toward repealing Obamacare

He worries about congressional Republicans having to take an unpopular vote to increase taxes if, for example, they repeal the part of ObgamaCare that increased taxes on higher wag...

Sooners go to the trick play well against Auburn

I don't know if they're equipped to prevent the Tigers from running it down their throat just because, like you said, we haven't seen them face that type of challenge really at all...

Special Reports

Deshaun Watson: I wanted to play for Urban Meyer at UF

Deshaun Watson: I wanted to play for Urban Meyer at UF

Deshaun Watson is nearly a singular talent, so Ohio State is using one more than one person on its scout team to simulate the Clemson quarterback. Samuel is so good, Clemson lineb...

A.J. Green Plans To Play vs. Texans

A.J. Green Plans To Play vs. Texans

The game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans was a bit of a snoozefest for the first three quarters, but the fireworks picked up in the fourth quarter. Philadelphia i...

Cowboys plan to keep on driving even if home field clinched

Cowboys plan to keep on driving even if home field clinched

The Dallas Cowboys (11-1) are the first team in the National Football League to clinch a playoff spot this season. There are no other teams in the NFC that can win 13 games, ...

India pays tribute to Jayalalithaa

When it began making its way slowly through the swarm, chants of "Puratchi Thalaivi Amma (revolutionary leader, mother)" bade her farewell. Some have already ventured that the ...

Raiders begin preparations for Thursday showdown vs Chiefs

The Chiefs have gone 4-1 at home, holding opposing teams to 16.8 points per contest. If the AFC West foes beat up on each other, that could clear a path for the Patriots to stand...

1.3 million Google accounts hit by Gooligan Android bug

1.3 million Google accounts hit by Gooligan Android bug

The malware, which is included in a number of programs downloadable from third-party app stores, roots a vulnerable Android device and steals the user's security credentials, Micha...

Texas announces first local Zika case

Texas announces first local Zika case

State officials say further investigation is necessary to try to figure out how and where the woman was infected. The state's first local transmission of the Zika Virus was confi...

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the United States calendar, wit...

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

Some gobble down turkey, then shop to start holiday season

So why are some retailers making the night of Thanksgiving the beginning of Black Friday? Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days on the United States calendar, wit...