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Airlines say Congress is contributing to long airport lines

As airport security lines get longer, the finger-pointing over blame is growing too. Read more »

Published May 19, 2016

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Senate vote sets up tricky talks ahead on anti-Zika bills

The Senate on Thursday approved its $1.1 billion plan to combat the Zika virus, setting the stage for difficult negotiations with House Republicans over how much money to devote to fighting the... Read more »

Published May 19, 2016

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House GOP presses ahead with Zika measure

House Republicans on Wednesday pushed through a $622 million bill to battle the Zika virus, setting up challenging negotiations with the Senate and the White House. Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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FDA OKs immunotherapy drugs for bladder, blood cancers

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for bladder cancer that harnesses the body's immune system, the first major advance in three decades against the most common type of bladder cancer. Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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NY police: Belligerent, knife-wielding man killed by officer

A man became belligerent as he tried to buy beer at a grocery store Wednesday morning, pulled out an 8-inch knife that he refused to drop and was shot to death by police on a busy tourist-filled... Read more »

Published May 18, 2016

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Grand Canyon to have new leader following harassment report

The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park has chosen retirement over a transfer after being told the park needed new leadership to address a longstanding pattern of sexual harassment and... Read more »

Published May 17, 2016

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Highlights from the New York Baby Show

New and expectant parents flocked to a Manhattan pier to scope out the latest gear and services at the New York Baby Show, where companies large and small from around the world peddle everything... Read more »

Published May 17, 2016

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Senate likely to advance $1.1 billion in Zika funding

After a three-month delay, the Senate is acting on President Barack Obama's request for money to combat the Zika virus. Read more »

Published May 17, 2016

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UN: More worrying about Zika but Rio Olympics shouldn't be moved

The World Health Organization's chief says the agency is increasingly concerned about the Zika virus, even though it does not recommend canceling or postponing the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in... Read more »

Published May 17, 2016

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Post impeachment, Brazil's road ahead filled with challenges

To say that Michel Temer faces huge challenges would be an understatement. Read more »

Published May 15, 2016

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Spaniards evacuated due to massive tire fire return home

Thousands in the central Spanish town of Sesena were allowed to return home Saturday as firefighters tamped down a massive tire fire that had coated the area in thick, toxic smoke. Read more »

Published May 14, 2016

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Ice cream magnate auctioning off Monticello mansion replica

Just before his 100th birthday, ice cream magnate S. Prestley Blake gave himself a $7.7 million gift — a house built to replicate Monticello, the famed Virginia home of Thomas Jefferson. Read more »

Published May 14, 2016

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Pfizer says it's blocking use of drugs for lethal injections

eutical company Pfizer said Friday it was blocking use of its drugs in lethal injections, which means all federally-approved drugmakers whose medications could be used for executions have now put... Read more »

Published May 13, 2016

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Privacy vs. science: Storing babies' blood samples

Two-day-old Ellie Bailey squirms in a hospital bassinet and cries as her tiny left heel is squeezed and then pricked with a needle to draw a blood sample. An Indianapolis hospital technician... Read more »

Published May 13, 2016

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International Modest Fashion Week takes off in Turkey

Spring colors, breezy fabrics, high necklines and long hemlines: The International Modest Fashion Week opened Friday in Istanbul as Turkey sought to be seen as a creative hotspot for conservative... Read more »

Published May 13, 2016

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TSA: 3,000 checked bags miss flights leaving Phoenix airport

More than 3,000 checked bags missed their outbound flights in Phoenix on Thursday because of a problem with a screening system at Sky Harbor International Airport, officials with Transportation... Read more »

Published May 12, 2016

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Paid parking on Vegas Strip starts in June with many rules

Drivers were given a long list of rules Thursday involving MGM Resorts International's game-changing move to charge for parking on the Las Vegas Strip. Read more »

Published May 12, 2016

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Medical malpractice lawsuit in Joan Rivers' death settled

The family of comedian Joan Rivers, who died days after undergoing a routine endoscopy at a New York City clinic, has settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against the facility, the family's... Read more »

Published May 12, 2016

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Canadian professor: Olympics should be postponed due to Zika

With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro less than three months away, a Canadian professor has called for the Olympics to be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak, warning the influx... Read more »

Published May 11, 2016

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Warrant: Minnesota doctor saw Prince, prescribed drugs

A Minnesota doctor saw Prince twice in the month before his death — including the day before he died — and prescribed him medication, according to contents of a search warrant that were... Read more »

Published May 10, 2016

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Utah's first-in-nation fetal pain law perplexes doctors

Utah's first-in-the-nation requirement that fetuses receive anesthesia or painkillers before some abortions takes effect Tuesday, but doctors say it's unnecessary and impossible to comply with. Read more »

Published May 10, 2016

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Senators to airlines: Drop bag fees to shorten airport lines

Two U.S. senators say one way to reduce long airport security lines this summer is for airlines to drop their fees on checking luggage. Read more »

Published May 10, 2016

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Disney's movie business is again playing a starring role

The Magic Kingdom finally seems to be getting the hang of Hollywood magic. Read more »

Published May 10, 2016

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'Civil War' notches fifth biggest opener of all time, brings in $179.1 million in first weekend

"Captain America: Civil War" is still the fifth biggest opener of all time despite a slight drop in grosses from initial Sunday estimates. According to Monday actuals the superhero spectacle... Read more »

Published May 9, 2016

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E-cigarette poisonings surge in young children, study says

Electronic cigarettes have sickened rising numbers of young children, a study of U.S. poison center calls has found. Most cases involve swallowing liquid nicotine. Read more »

Published May 9, 2016

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