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Terminally ill boy fulfills wish to be famous in China

For the past four years, the 8-year-old has been battling rhabdomyosarcoma , a rare, untreatable form of pediatric cancer. Recent tests found his cancer has spread. "I've gotten Paris, Japan", Dorian told WPRI . It especially struck a chord in Ch...

Brazil continues to battle Zika virus outbreak

That includes Brazil, Columbia, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico , Pana, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. "There have been three local cases right here in Florida , two her...

Minnesota Health Officials Warn People of Zika Virus

The number of cases in Brazil is very alarming as there were less than 150 cases reported in 2014, causing many pregnant women in the country to flee to the US and Europe to avoid contracting the virus. One of the mosquitoes that can carry the viru...

Microcephaly cases in Brazil rise to 3893, linked to Zika

Shah, M.D., J.D., said in a news release. Several pregnant women infected with Zika in Brazil have given birth to babies who suffered from microcephaly , a rare condition in which the brain and skull are abnormally small. More than 3,500 cases of...

Adele US concert tickets sell out in minutes

Adele's promoter, Jam Productions, did implement a "credit-card entry" requirement, which curbs scalping for a few thousand of her best seats but does not entirely halt it. Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. for the Pepsi Center shows July 16 and 17, b...

Barca face Arsenal in last 16

Roma versus Real Madrid and Juventus, last year's beaten finalists, against Bayern Munich are two of the standout matches in the draw. Juventus may come to regret losing their group stage finale, leaving Manchester City, who will take on Dynamo K...

Fed rate hike impacts consumers' credit cards, loans

The expected move will come after years of anticipation and trepidation. "This is a tiny, tiny, tiny increase in interest rates that will help banks immeasurably", Richard Bove, a bank analyst at Rafferty Capital Markets, told Business Insider.

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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

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

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

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

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...

Samsung may soon release Android 7.0 Nougat update

With the announcement of its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung introduced a Black Onyx color version, which definitely looked terrific, if you can take care of it most of the time. Samsung ...

Penn State Beats Rutgers 39-0

In games against Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State and Iowa, Rutgers has scored a combined seven points and been shut out four times times, including the last tw...

UO President Says School Will Protect Undocumented Students

Chicago's mayor, Rahm Emanuel, who was previously chief of staff to Barack Obama, said: "I want to assure all of our families that Chicago is and will remain a Sanctuary City "....

Giants' defense could be something speical

To this point in the season while not being incredible they have done a good job and held opposing offenses in check for the most part. New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning ...

Will Texas see legalized marijuana?

Proponents argued that it's important to be able to control, regulate and tax marijuana . Rapper and weed enthusiast Snoop Dogg took to social media to express his feelings on t...

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Colorado officials say voting systems back online after outage

Colorado officials say voting systems back online after outage

Polls in Colorado will be closing tonight at 9 pm EST, and, since Colorado is a swing state, people will be watching closely to see which way the vote goes. But Democratic turn...

LSU's offensive line looks to rebound from poor results against Alabama

Unfortunately, by now it seems patently obvious that LSU's fate will be to wait Nick Saban out in order to achieve the promise of those expectations. For all his achievements, Hurt...

Election office directors talk poll watchers, voting rules

However, this percentage ebbs away as age increases-only 40% of likely voters 65 and older said they feel comfortable voting online . In fact, not only does the page help people r...

AP analysis: Trump silent in ads, Clinton talks up children

AP analysis: Trump silent in ads, Clinton talks up children

With 29 electoral votes at stake, Trump, Clinton and high-profile supporters have been traveling throughout Florida in the closing days of the campaign to try to turn out voters....

With schedules, Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style

With schedules, Trump, Clinton reveal strategy and style

On the other side, there's Democrat candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who has Wall Street connections and has been mired in scandals, including the loss of thousa...

Local Trick-or-Treat times and tips

Local Trick-or-Treat times and tips

At alleys and driveways, enter and exit slowly and carefully. Parents should make sure children under 12 trick-or-treating with a parent or other trusted adult. Parents should ma...

Health Insurance Hikes Will Drive Up Taxpayer Subsidies

Health Insurance Hikes Will Drive Up Taxpayer Subsidies

Mendelson, however, contends that "this premium increase was largely avoidable" if political Washington had managed to "iron out small details". The Obama administration announ...

Breast cancer screening helps save lives

Breast cancer screening helps save lives

The girls said they had a good time writing the song and making the video, which is being shared on Facebook. But the change was mostly because screening led to many more cancers b...

Mariota throws 3 TDs as Titans beat winless Browns 28-26

Mariota throws 3 TDs as Titans beat winless Browns 28-26

Had the Colts held onto the lead, the Titans would've found themselves tied for first in the AFC South with Houston. It was their first home game win and also the first wins back-t...