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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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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...

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

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 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

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

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

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...

Special Reports

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

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

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

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

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

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...