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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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Lakers, Lonzo Ball to meet again on Friday at undisclosed location

There is pretty much forwards and guards all playing at the same time. I can play off at the two. While the feeling is that Ball is a good fit with the Lakers offensively, Fox an...

Pittsburgh Penguins beat Nashville Predators for back-to-back Stanley Cup titles

The Tribune-Review's version of plus-minus for the postseason also addresses two-play, albeit with more taken into account. Their legacy holds up among the best the sport has had. ...

Trump says he favors more money for health care

No names were revealed, but it has resulted in plenty of rumors across the political spectrum, especially more from conservative figures on social media, who publicly pointed the f...

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

The same argument emerged as the House worked to rewrite the law this year. It's also important to remember that the health-care plans in the ACA and the AHCA are not necessari...

'WannaCry' ransomware attack: What we know

It is advisable to upgrade to the latest patch of the Windows operating system to be safe against the attack. The phenomenon of companies failing to update their systems has be...

Celtics, Lakers, 76ers have plenty riding on the NBA lottery

The 2017 NBA Lottery is nearly here! In fact, it was the Wolves' only victory in the National Basketball Association lottery. But, with the lottery coming up Tuesday, there is...

Love is the greatest gift a mother can give and receive

Moms don't care about the type of paper. No entry in the kitchen on Mother's Day Not making your moms cook for the family is rule number 1 on Mother's Day . Keep your sense o...

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

The current rate is 28% for income that qualifies, and it hits individuals who otherwise would benefit from a sharply lower effective tax rate because of deductions . He's never d...

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from US

But that norm could usefully be tightened, both as a policy matter and as the political price of greater USA support for the pact overall. DAVID FISHER: President Trump has a po...

IRS Turns to Private Debt Collectors Amid Wave of Telephone Scams

On the other hand, if you can't afford to pay your taxes and you tell the IRS, you can be put on an installment plan for up to six years. For those of us who are serial procras...

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Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

Some 55% thought it went too far in cutting existing programs, while only 35% felt it didn't do enough to end Obamacare. A late Tuesday meeting at the Capitol involving Vice Presid...

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

Gonzaga players take unusual journeys to Final Four

But what we've lacked in great games, we've made up for in great shots - even if not all of them counted. With Xavier sending a second and sometimes third defender at Karnowski...

Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Iyer called up as cover for Kohli

Iyer is uncapped at global level but boasts serious form against Australia , having finished 202 not out while batting for India A during the visitors' only tune-up for the cur...

Hamilton gears up for Vettel title fight

Hamilton gears up for Vettel title fight

Mercedes picked Valtteri Bottas from Williams to replace Rosberg when the world champion made his shock decision to retire at the end of 2016. I have been out on track watching the...

OSU falls to MI in NCAA Tournament

The injury-riddled and youthful Spartans suited up only three players on Friday who saw action in last year's opening-round loss as a No. 2 seed to Middle Tennessee State. There's ...

Trump, Merkel Set to Meet in Oval Office

Trump, Merkel Set to Meet in Oval Office

Merkel also grew up in East Germany, where many ordinary people were victims of a phone tapping and surveillance program perpetrated by the communist regime's Stasi secret police ...

Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

Danica Patrick Reveals History of Concussions, Would Retire If Medically Advised

One more step on the pedal, a tick of a faster pit stop, anything that could shaved time off his run and it would have been Truex with a solo seat on the stage like Hamlin at Day...

Wodonga group welcomes Fair Work Commission Sunday penalty rates decision

The Greens have promised to introduce legislation in parliament to protect penalty rates for retail , fast food , hospitality and pharmacy workers. Full-time and part-time an...

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...