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U.S. Cancels Program For Recent Haitian Immigrants; They Must Leave By 2019

Tue, 2017-11-21 01:43

Some 50,000 Haitians who've lived and worked in the United States since a catastrophic earthquake there in 2010 are reeling from news that their special protected status will be canceled.

Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question

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Research investigating a popular form of surgery aimed at easing chronic shoulder pain doesn't fix the problem, a careful, placebo-controlled study suggests.

U.S. Surgeon General Says Working Together Is Key To Combating Opioid Crisis

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About a month ago, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a public health emergency. He's spent a lot of time talking about the severity of the drug crisis. But he's spent less time outlining the specific steps he'll take to fight it.

Charlie Rose Is Accused Of Sexual Harassment By Eight Women

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The list of prominent men accused of sexual harassment is growing.

Eight women have told The Washington Post that veteran television host Charlie Rose sexually harassed them between the late 1990s and 2011.

Dog Owners Have Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease, Swedish Data Suggest

17 min 5 sec ago

Dogs shower their owners with affection and demand walks on a regular basis. And according to medical researchers, a corresponding link between dog ownership and heart health — previously called "probable" by experts — is supported by Swedish data.

Della Reese, 'Touched By An Angel' Star And Singer, Dies At 86

28 min 8 sec ago

Della Reese, a performer and pastor best known for her starring role on the CBS spiritual drama Touched by an Angel, has died at 86.

Justice Department Sues To Block AT&T's Merger With Time Warner

1 hour 26 min ago

The Department of Justice is suing to block AT&T's purchase of Time Warner, legally challenging a $85 billion deal that would give the telecom giant control of a media empire including CNN, Warner Brothers, HBO, and other major media brands.

Yellen Resigns From Fed Board After Being Passed Over To Keep Top Post

1 hour 28 min ago

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen today announced that she will resign from the Federal Reserve Board once her successor, Jerome Powell, is sworn in.

Baby Animal Profile: Whetu, The Kiwi Chick

1 hour 34 min ago

The past few months have been a whirlwind for kiwi chick Whetu, pronounced FEH-too. Just hatched July 30, Whetu hit the Internet before she could breathe air outside her eggshell.

Scientists Glimpse Houston's Flooded Future In Updated Rainfall Data

1 hour 49 min ago

After Hurricane Harvey, some Texas residents, politicians and scientists are wondering whether the whole U.S. system for predicting floods is any good.

New Online Store Is One More Way For Trump To Profit From Presidency, Critics Say

2 hours 54 min ago

Good-government types may look askance, but Donald Trump now has a new place to cash in on his White House role.

How Much Hotter Is It In The Slums?

2 hours 59 min ago

When Nairobi gets hot, its slums get even hotter.

Massachusetts Set To Approve Law Protecting Access To Birth Control

3 hours 1 min ago

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker was expected to sign legislation on Monday that would cement in state law the Obama-era mandate for free birth control regardless of changes in federal policy or future repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

'Miss Albinism' Beauty Pageant Delayed Due To Tensions In Zimbabwe

3 hours 10 min ago

"Shine bright like a diamond!!!!" said an early post on the "Miss Albinism Zimbabwe" Facebook page, a nod to Rihanna. Another message, "Beauty beyond the skin!!!

A Google-Related Plan Brings Futuristic Vision, Privacy Concerns To Toronto

3 hours 44 min ago

Years ago, Google's founders wondered what would happen if they could take their pieces of technical knowledge and apply them to cities.

Alcohol Banned For U.S. Forces In Japan After Fatal Car Crash

4 hours 1 min ago

After a Japanese man was killed early Sunday in a car crash involving a U.S. service member, U.S. forces in Japan are prohibited indefinitely from purchasing or drinking alcohol.

U.S. To Impose More Sanctions On North Korea, But How Effective Will They Be?

4 hours 47 min ago

When President Trump announced Monday that the U.S. intends to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, he said the U.S. will also announce the imposition of additional sanctions on Pyongyang.

New Trump Hotel Set To Open In Heart Of The Mississippi Delta

4 hours 51 min ago

Trump hotels are meant to exude a sense of luxury in some of the most exciting and exotic cities worldwide. Now the president's organization is due to open a new hotel — this time in the heart of the blues-soaked Mississippi Delta.

Keystone XL Pipeline Gets Regulators' OK In Nebraska, Clearing Key Hurdle

5 hours 48 min ago

The Keystone XL pipeline, an $8 billion project that has attracted significant protest from environmental groups, has cleared a major regulatory hurdle on its path to completion.