• United States September 16, 2019 9:28 pm

    ‘It's Really Scary': Patients Left in Limbo After Medication Recall

    Patients with a rare condition who rely on a certain hormone to ensure their quality of life are now pleading with the federal government for help after the critical medicine was recalled. One of those patients is a man from Vermont’s Chittenden County. “It’s really scary,” said Ryan Polly, describing the uncertainty over the medication Natpara, which he thinks of...

  • Donald Trump August 18, 2019 10:56 am

    Iranian Tanker to Leave Gibraltar Soon Despite US Pressure

    The shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar on Sunday or Monday, as the U.S. made a last-minute effort to seize it again. The head of the company sorting paperwork and procuring for the Grace 1 oil tanker in the British overseas territory said the vessel could be...

  • Food and Drug Administration April 3, 2019 3:03 pm

    US Investigates Seizure Risk With Electronic Cigarettes

    U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping devices. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-cigarettes users, mainly in young people. Regulators stressed it’s not yet clear whether vaping is responsible. But they said they’re concerned and encouraged the public to...

  • Massachusetts November 2, 2018 3:59 am

    ‘Deadly and Dangerous': Police Seize Nearly Dozens of Guns and Silencers From Shirley, Massachusetts Home

    A Massachusetts man is facing nearly 100 charges after police seized 47 guns, 44 homemade silencers and 35,000 rounds of ammunition from his home this week. Jeffrey Dusti, 62, of Shirley was arraigned Thursday on 47 counts of possession of a firearm without an FID card, 44 counts of possession of a silencer and one count of possession of a...

  • Iran August 31, 2018 7:09 am

    US Navy Seizes 1,000 Smuggled Rifles Off War-Torn Yemen

    The U.S. military said early Friday it seized over 1,000 Kalashnikov assault rifles being smuggled by small ships in the Gulf of Aden amid the ongoing war in nearby Yemen. The seizure by the guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham may mark the first such interdiction of weapons at sea bound for Yemen in years for American forces patrolling the region....

  • New Hampshire July 23, 2018 10:27 pm

    Teen Helps Rescue Friend From New Hampshire Pond

    A 14-year-old boy helped save his friend over the weekend after the friend suffered a seizure while swimming in a pond in Pelham, New Hampshire.

  • Norway June 26, 2018 12:54 pm

    Doctors Try Using Poliovirus to Attack Brain Tumors

    One of the world’s most dreaded viruses has been turned into a treatment to fight deadly brain tumors. Survival was better than expected for patients in a small study who were given genetically modified poliovirus, which helped their bodies attack the cancer, doctors report. It was the first human test of this and it didn’t help most patients or improve...

  • NBC June 9, 2018 3:27 am

    Ohio Dad Sues Football Helmet Makers After Deceased Son Found to Have CTE

    An Ohio man filed a wrongful death lawsuit against two of the country’s largest football helmet manufacturers, alleging their products failed to protect his deceased son and didn’t provide an adequate warning message for athletes’ parents. The lawsuit, filed last week in Montgomery County, Ohio, names Riddell Sports Group and the parent company that owns Schutt Sports as...

  • seizure January 10, 2018 7:27 am

    Nearly $55,000 in Fake Air Jordans Seized in DC Area

    The 400 pairs of various counterfeit sneakers would have had a value of $54,715 at the suggested retail price if they were authentic, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials.

  • PRESIDENT August 29, 2017 5:38 pm

    Russia Seeks to Allay Western Fears About Planned War Games

    In a bid to dispel Western fears about planned war games by Russia and Belarus, the Russian military said Tuesday the maneuvers simulating a response to foreign-backed “extremists” won’t threaten anyone. The maneuvers, to be held Sept. 14-20 in Belarus and western Russia, have raised NATO concerns. Some alliance members, including the Baltic states and Poland, have criticized Moscow for...

  • United States April 25, 2017 5:05 pm

    300 Pounds of Banned Yak Meat Hidden in Sweaters, Pants Seized at JFK

    Customs agents seized nearly 300 pounds of banned yak meat at JFK Airport after a shipment was found hidden in sweaters, shawls and pants, officials said Tuesday.

  • DIRECTOR March 2, 2017 5:15 pm

    Syrian Army Re-Enters Town of Palmyra as IS Defense Crumbles

    Syrian government forces battling the Islamic State group re-entered Palmyra on Thursday in their quest to again take the historic town they had lost to the militants in December, state media reported. The Kremlin’s spokesman said President Vladimir Putin was informed by his defense minister that Syrian troops had gained control of Palmyra, with support from Russian warplanes. However, there...

  • Donald Trump December 21, 2016 1:53 am

    Newsweek Reporter Seeks ID of Twitter User After Seizure

    A Newsweek reporter who has epilepsy is seeking information from Twitter in his effort to find out the identity of a person he says sent him an image intended to trigger a seizure.

  • United States October 13, 2016 9:42 pm

    FDA Warns Consumers on Homeopathic Teethers Following 10 Baby Deaths

    The Federal Drug Administration has issued a blanket warning to consumers to refrain from using homeopathic teethers after receiving reports of the deaths of 10 babies who used those products. “I can confirm we have 10 deaths associated with the use of this product… over six years, since 2010,” said FDA spokeswoman Lyndsay Meyer.

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