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BRUSSELS (AP) — Organizers say some 50 countries have signed up to attend a family planning conference convened to see how nations can make up for a funding gap left by President Donald Trump's ban on U.S. funding to organizations linked to legal abortion. The participants...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Organizers say some 50 countries have signed up to attend a family planning conference convened to see how nations can make up for a funding gap left by President Donald Trump's ban on U.S. funding to organizations linked to legal abortion. The participants...
LONDON (AP) — The international auction house Bonham's says it has sold a small, patchy disc of mold for $14,597. The off-white, nearly 90-year-old swatch of microbes has a rather extraordinary history: it was first created by Alexander Fleming to make penicillin, a...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has noticed mutations in the bird flu virus now spreading in China, but says the risk of the disease spreading easily between people remains low. In a press briefing Wednesday, the U.N. health agency said in about 7 percent of...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says it has noticed mutations in the bird flu virus now spreading in China, but says the risk of the disease spreading easily between people remains low. In a press briefing Wednesday, the U.N. health agency said in about 7 percent of...
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is beefing up its suicide prevention tools, including new options for people to report if someone might harm themselves while broadcasting on Facebook Live. Facebook said Wednesday that it's in a "unique position," through personal connections people...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Squinting while texting? Always losing your reading glasses? An eye implant that takes about 10 minutes to put in place is the newest in a list of surgical repairs for the blurry close-up vision that is a bane of middle age. But who's really a good candidate to...
President Donald Trump has ordered federal agencies to rewrite an Obama administration rule that would shield many wetlands and small streams from development and pollution. Trump promised during his campaign to withdraw the measure, describing it as a classic case of federal...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A claim by President Donald Trump from his speech to Congress and how it stacks up with the facts: TRUMP: "We will stop the drugs from pouring into our country and poisoning our youth — and we will expand treatment for those who have become so badly addicted."...