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Bacterial allies make dengue fever cases dive

Bacterial allies make dengue fever cases dive

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Child being treated for dengue fever Recruiting a bacterial ally that infects mosquitoes has led to huge reductions in cases of dengue fever, trials around the world show. Wolbachia bacteria make it harder for the insects to spread the virus, rather than kill them off. Researchers say the findings…
Old age: Why 70 may be the new 65

Old age: Why 70 may be the new 65

Image copyright Getty Images It may be time to rethink how we measure and define old age in the UK because more people are surviving into their late 80s and beyond, say experts. The Office for National Statistics team says although 65 has traditionally been seen as the start of old age, 70 could be…
Justin Welby: ‘I felt nervous about opening up about my mental health’

Justin Welby: ‘I felt nervous about opening up about my mental...

Justin Welby: 'I felt nervous about opening up about my mental health’
No cash? Salvation Army now accepting mobile donations

No cash? Salvation Army now accepting mobile donations

CHICAGO (AP) — Carolyn Harper made her pitch for donations to the Salvation Army with a smile on her face and a bell in her hand, trying to convince shoppers along Chicago’s busy Michigan Avenue that there was “no line, no wait.”Despite her prodding, half a dozen people apologetically explained they had no cash to…
As hunters decline, group want millennials in the blinds

As hunters decline, group want millennials in the blinds

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Nancy Grace joining Fox Nation streaming service

Nancy Grace joining Fox Nation streaming service

NEW YORK (AP) — Former CNN mainstay Nancy Grace is signing up for a crime show on Fox Nation, an illustration of how Fox News’ streaming service has evolved counter to expectations one year into operation.Cameras will show her delivering her podcast and SiriusXM radio show, “Crime Stories with Nancy Grace,” five days a week.…
Sabbath buses barrel through Israel’s religious-secular rift

Sabbath buses barrel through Israel’s religious-secular rift

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Tel Aviv has taken a major step to cement its status as Israel’s secular mecca, launching public transportation services on the Jewish sabbath and redrawing the lines in the country’s culture wars between religious and secular citizens.The defiant move circumvents the law and upends a decades-long status quo keeping public…
Samoa measles: Unvaccinated families told to hang red flag on door

Samoa measles: Unvaccinated families told to hang red flag on door

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Samoa has declared a state of emergency to combat the outbreak Families that have not been vaccinated against measles in the Pacific nation of Samoa have been asked to hang a red flag outside their homes to help fight a deadly outbreak of the disease.The flags will assist medical…
Letter from Africa: Zimbabwe, the land where cash barons thrive

Letter from Africa: Zimbabwe, the land where cash barons thrive

Image copyright Reuters In our series of letters from African writers, journalist-turned-barrister Brian Hungwe says the need for cash has not been eased by the release of new Zimbabwean dollar notes over the last week.In Zimbabwe, cash is king.You need notes in your hand to avoid paying a premium for goods.This has come about because…
Hunter says he will plead guilty to corruption charges

Hunter says he will plead guilty to corruption charges

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California Rep. Duncan Hunter said he plans to plead guilty to misusing campaign funds and is prepared to go to jail, a stunning turn of events for the six-term Republican who had steadfastly denied wrongdoing and claimed he was the victim of a political witch hunt.Hunter said in an interview that…

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