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  • Donald Trump Oct 29, 2019

    Jeff Sessions Exploring Possible Alabama Senate Run, Sources Say

    Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is exploring the possibility of a run for his old Senate seat in Alabama, according to three Republicans with knowledge of the situation. They say Sessions has made telephone calls discussing a potential bid to return to the Senate. The Republicans spoke on condition of anonymity so they could speak more freely about closely...

  • Donald Trump Jun 21, 2019

    Alabama's Roy Moore Roy Moore Running for Senate Despite Discouragement From GOP

    Roy Moore announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, defying Republican leaders who urged the polarizing jurist not to run for the Alabama seat they hope to reclaim in 2020. A former chief justice known for hardline stances against gay marriage and for the Ten Commandments, Moore is aiming for an eventual rematch against Democratic Sen. Doug Jones,...

  • Donald Trump Jun 21, 2019

    Alabama's Roy Moore Roy Moore Running for Senate Despite Discouragement From GOP

    Roy Moore announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Thursday, defying Republican leaders who urged the polarizing jurist not to run for the Alabama seat they hope to reclaim in 2020. A former chief justice known for hardline stances against gay marriage and for the Ten Commandments, Moore is aiming for an eventual rematch against Democratic Sen. Doug Jones,...

  • California Jun 19, 2019

    Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

    Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership found 37.7% of honeybee colonies died this past winter, nearly 9 percentage points higher than the average winter loss. The survey of nearly 4,700 beekeepers managing more than 300,000 colonies goes back 13 years...

  • California Jun 19, 2019

    Survey Sees Biggest US Honeybee Winter Die-Off Yet

    Winter hit U.S. honeybees hard with the highest loss rate yet, an annual survey of beekeepers showed. The annual nationwide survey by the Bee Informed Partnership found 37.7% of honeybee colonies died this past winter, nearly 9 percentage points higher than the average winter loss. The survey of nearly 4,700 beekeepers managing more than 300,000 colonies goes back 13 years...

  • Coach Apr 6, 2019

    Ex-Auburn Football Coach Tommy Tuberville to Run for Senate

    Former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville is joining the Republican race to win back the Alabama Senate seat from Democrat Doug Jones in 2020. Tuberville announced his candidacy Saturday on Twitter, saying: “After more than a year of listening to Alabama’s citizens, I have heard your concerns and hopes for a better tomorrow. I am humbled to announce the...

  • advocacy Dec 3, 2018

    Top Tot Toys? Blocks, Boxes Over High-Tech Toys, Doctors Say

    Skip the costly electronic games and flashy digital gizmos. Pediatricians say the best toys for tots are old-fashioned hands-on playthings that young children can enjoy with parents — things like blocks, puzzles — even throwaway cardboard boxes — that spark imagination and creativity. “A cardboard box can be used to draw on, or made into a house,” said Dr. Alan...

  • u.s. food and drug administration Oct 30, 2018

    Gum, Bottled Water, Pizza Bagels want to be Called ‘Healthy'

    Pizza bagels, chewing gum and bottled water want to play a starring new role in our diets: Foods that can be called healthy. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is revamping its definition of healthy to reflect our changing understanding of nutrition science. The push is fueling debate about eating habits and what the new standard should say. Frozen food-makers...

  • The Associated Press Sep 25, 2018

    Culture Shift? Dairy Industry Hopeful About FDA's New Definition of Yogurt

    If low-fat yogurt is blended with fatty ingredients like coconut or chocolate, is it still low-fat? Is it even yogurt? The U.S. government has rules about what can be called “yogurt,” and the dairy industry says it’s not clear what the answers are. Now it’s hopeful it will finally get to use the term with greater liberty, with the Trump...

  • NBC News May 2, 2018

    Unusual Cases of Rare Eye Cancer Puzzle Doctors in 2 States

    A rare eye cancer has cropped up in dozens of people in two Southern states, mainly women in their 20s and 30s, NBC News reported. Doctors are puzzled by the ocular melanoma diagnoses in a group of graduates from Auburn University in Alabama and people from Huntersville, North Carolina. The cancer is rare, usually affecting just six in a million...

  • Donald Trump Mar 7, 2018

    No Police Search at Home of Man Who Shot Self by White House

    Four days after he fatally shot himself outside the White House, a Florida man’s apartment sat untouched by investigators on Tuesday. His roommates had not been questioned by police and didn’t even know that he had died.

  • Southern California Nov 3, 2017

    USC Associate Head Coach Among 10 Charged in College Basketball Corruption Scandal

    Four NCAA assistant basketball coaches — including Anthony Bland of USC — have been indicted in a fraud and corruption scheme alleging they accepted bribes from either athlete business managers, financial advisers or an athletic apparel company, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

  • attorney Sep 27, 2017

    College Basketball Coaches, Adidas Exec Charged in Bribery Scheme

    Four assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State were among those arrested on federal corruption charges Tuesday after they were caught taking thousands of dollars in bribes to steer NBA-destined college stars toward certain sports agents and financial advisers, authorities said.

  • media coverage Aug 19, 2017

    Charlottesville Exposes New Threat for College Campuses

    On college campuses, white supremacists and other far-right extremist groups see fertile ground to spread their messages and recruit followers. But for many colleges, last weekend’s deadly attack at a rally near the University of Virginia exposed a new threat. The rally in Charlottesville left universities across the U.S. bracing for more clashes between extremists and the protesters who oppose...

  • Donald Trump Aug 14, 2017

    ‘It Didn't Come Out of Nowhere': Warning Signs Led Up to Charlottesville Violence

    The videos that rolled across the television screen were startling: Americans beating each other with clubs and sticks on the streets of a quiet college town. White supremacists with torches; anti-fascists pushing back. An improvised flame thrower fashioned from an aerosol can. Bottles of frozen water hurled like bricks at one another’s skulls. Kevin Boyle, an American history professor at...

  • Tennessee Jun 2, 2017

    Ivy League Admission, as Easy as Pizza Pie

    A Tennessee teen’s love for pizza has delivered acceptance at Yale University to her door.

  • Suzanne Ciechalski Mar 22, 2017

    Bird Flu Outbreak Nation's Worst Since 2015: Expert

    A bird flu outbreak that has led officials to euthanize more than 200,000 animals in three Southern states already is the nation’s worst since 2015 and new cases are still popping up, an expert said Wednesday. Agriculture officials are trying to limit the damage, but it’s unclear whether quarantines, transportation bans and mass killings will stop the spread, said Joseph...

  • Attorney General Nov 8, 2016

    Suburban Woman Calls Recalled Washing Machine a ‘Ticking Time Bomb'

    Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore’s woes continue in the face of sexual misconduct allegations, the resignation of his communications director and a forceful new ad from opponent Doug Jones.

  • Connecticut Jul 27, 2016

    Washington Scientist Launches Effort to Digitize All Fish

    University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of stingrays and other fish. Last fall, he installed a small computed tomography, or CT, scanner at the UW’s Friday Harbor Laboratories on San Juan Island in Washington state and launched an ambitious project...

  • Captain Oct 7, 2014

    Dog Named Lazarus Survives Euthanasia Attempt

    Animal control officer Wanda Snell knows what she saw: A veterinarian inserted a needle into the black-and-brown mutt and injected a chemical meant to euthanize the dog no one had adopted. The animal moved a bit and was still and quiet by the time she left the shelter for home.

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