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Three people in New York State tested positive for Zika

As with measures to curb the spread of dengue and prevent the breeding of the Aedes mosquito, the public should also ensure there is no stagnant water at home. The CDC also recommended women who have recently traveled to these places during their pre...

In Rio, Olympics working to help prevent Zika

A surge in incidents across Latin America, notably in Brazil, has prompted the United States and other governments to warn pregnant women against traveling to the region - an alarming prospect for Brazil as it gears up to light the Olympic torch on A...

Tony Romo Expected to Have Surgery on Injured Collarbone

Romo said earlier in the offseason that having a plate surgically implanted in the collarbone was a possibility and said Saturday that he has "a pretty good idea" about which way that decision is going to go. Tony Romo on Tom Brady, Peyton Manning s...

Zika: Olympics plans announced by Rio authorities

Aside from the virus' suspected affect on pregnancies, symptoms are usually mild , like fever, rash and joint pain. The virus is carried by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, a species that has always been widespread throughout NY and is a known disease-...

Cape Verde plays down USA travel alert over Zika virus

USA authorities on Friday expanded its travel warning for pregnant women to avoid 22 places in Latin America and the Caribbean , while a Thai man was hospitalised with the virus after arriving in Taiwan earlier this month. A mosquito virus known to ...

Health officials: 3 New Yorkers test positive for Zika virus

While the link between Zika virus infection, microcephaly and other poor pregnancy outcomes is not well understood, pregnant women in any trimester are still advised to consider postponing travel to areas where Zika virus transmission is ongoing....

Kansas court plans ruling over ban on common abortion method

There's also the Planned Parenthood v. Casey case of 1992 that allowed the state to regulate abortions, thus limiting where and when women can have them. The " March for Life " is organized by the group Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life an...

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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...