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'Brockovich' Carcinogen Found in Tap Water of 200 Million Americans

Today, Brockovich says Hinkley wasn't an isolated event. And toxins can act in concert with other compounds in drinking water, some of which aren't regulated at all. "The technology to remove chromium only removes it to about one part per billion, li...

CDC provides Kansas with Zika funding

At present, the state believes active transmission of Zika virus is confined to the Wynwood and Miami Beach areas of Miami-Dade County. The monkey study closely mimicked a Zika infection during the third trimester of pregnancy, allowing the resea...

Bayer buying Monsanto, will create global chemical, ag giant

Under the deal, Bayer , which operates the Research Triangle, N.C. -based Bayer CropScience, plans to acquire the Creve Coeur, Mo. -based Monsanto for $128 per-share in an all-cash transaction. For farmers confronting another season of massi...

Dust in your house may have toxic chemicals, study says

The researchers analyzed information from 26 previous studies that included data on dust samples collected from homes in 14 US states. While, perhaps confusingly, homes that are too clean have been linked to an increase in allergies and asthma in...

Minnesota fires wrestling coach after athletes drug scandal

Robinson denied that he promised his wrestlers amnesty for coming forward to him and said he did comply with university regulations and informed his superiors, including former interim athletic director Beth Goetz, of the drug issues within his team....

Clinton and Trump courting Ohio voters on Labor Day

Clinton was arriving in OH and IL aboard a new blue-and-white Boeing 737 campaign plane emblazoned with her slogan, "Stronger Together". Speaking to the media, Clinton said Labor Day marked the start of "the mad dash" to the November election, in w...

Year after stunning Williams, Vinci returns to Open with win

The 29-year-old has also said "personal problems" contributed to his third-round exit at Wimbledon which ended his hopes of going on to capture the first calendar Grand Slam since 1969. Djokovic collected his championship, but Williams came up short ...

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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

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...