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Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 05:05 PM EDT

Teen Recovering After Doctors Pull 10-Inch Blade From Skull

Teen Recovering After Doctors Pull 10-Inch Blade From Skull

A 15-year-old Kansas boy got a large knife to the face, and doctors say he's extremely lucky. Jimmy Russell said her son, Eli Gregg, was playing Thursday evening outside of their home in Redfield, about 90...

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019 at 09:36 PM EDT

New Jersey Man Found Dead in Dominican Republic Hotel Room

New Jersey Man Found Dead in Dominican Republic Hotel Room

Officials are investigating the death of another U.S. citizen in the Dominican Republic. Joseph Allen, 55, of Avenel, New Jersey, was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room on June 13, according to...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 03:37 PM EDT

World's Population Could Swell to 10.9 Billion by 2100, U.N. Report Finds

World's Population Could Swell to 10.9 Billion by 2100, U.N. Report Finds

The world’s population could swell to 10.9 billion by the end of the century, a new United Nations analysis found, raising concerns that adding more than 3 billion people to the planet could further deplete...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 01:09 PM EDT

Pillsbury Best Flour Recalled in 10 States Over E. Coli Concerns

Pillsbury Best Flour Recalled in 10 States Over E. Coli Concerns

Thousands of cases of Pillsbury Best flour are being recalled because of the possible presence of E. coli, the FDA announced.

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 07:08 PM EDT

Summer Camp Is The Newest Front in Measles Outbreak Battle

Summer Camp Is The Newest Front in Measles Outbreak Battle

The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp. Vaccinations have been made mandatory this summer for campers and staff in several counties north of New York City...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 08:44 AM EDT

Nationwide Recall Issued for Certain Ragu Pasta Sauces

Nationwide Recall Issued for Certain Ragu Pasta Sauces

A nationwide voluntary recall was issued for certain Ragu pasta sauces that could contain fragments of plastic, parent company Mizkan America said. No consumers have reported injuries or complaints, the...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 09:23 AM EDT

Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees

Trump Aims to Slash Number of Federal Advisory Committees

President Donald Trump is trying to take an ax to federal advisory committees, ordering that their numbers be slashed. Trump signed an executive order Friday that directs every federal agency to evaluate the...

Sunday, Jun 16, 2019 at 06:14 AM EDT

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

Critics Call Trump's Downsizing of Science Advisory Boards 'Nonsensical'

President Donald Trump signed an executive order late Friday to cut the number of government advisory committees by a third across all federal agencies, a move that the White House said is long overdue and...

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 11:17 PM EDT

Bacon Breakfast Wrap Recalled, Small Rocks Possibly Inside

Bacon Breakfast Wrap Recalled, Small Rocks Possibly Inside

Ruiz Foods Products Inc. is recalling 246,514 pounds of frozen, not ready to eat breakfast wraps containing bacon that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically small rocks. The Denison,...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 05:14 PM EDT

Fake Science Led a Mom to Feed Bleach to Her Autistic Sons — and Police Did Nothing to Stop Her

Fake Science Led a Mom to Feed Bleach to Her Autistic Sons — and Police Did Nothing to Stop Her

Laurel Austin documented her son Jeremy’s first dosing of chlorine dioxide on YouTube. In the 30-second video, Jeremy, 27, sits at a kitchen table as his mother narrates his mood. Then his arms seem to...

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