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Malaria parasites present in 23% of donor blood

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:59pm
Almost one in four blood bank supplies in certain regions of Africa may have malaria parasites in them, a new study suggests.
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Barbara Bush in great spirits, source says

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:52pm
Former first lady Barbara Bush remains feisty and in great spirits, a source close with the Bush family said Monday.
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Scientists: Rise in flesh-eating ulcer cases

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:50pm
Researchers in Australia have documented a rise in the number of cases of Buruli ulcer, a flesh-eating disease.
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NFL bans lower-performing helmets

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:00pm
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Michael Cohen will see a judge about evidence seized in a FBI raid. One of the people at his hearing: The porn star he paid to keep quiet about Trump's alleged affair

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:52pm
Donald Trump's personal attorney had at least 10 clients between 2017 and 2018, including the President, the former GOP fundraiser Elliot Broidy who acknowledged paying $1.6 million to a Playboy model he had an affair with, and one client who asked not to be identified, lawyers for Michael Cohen said in a filing Monday.
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Michael Cohen: Trump's loyal fixer

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:46pm
CNN's Gloria Borger investigates President Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen.
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Analysis: So, did Comey swing the election?

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:36pm
There was a brief moment moment Monday morning when White House counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared to agree with a lot of Democrats that James Comey, then the FBI director, swung the 2016 election toward Donald Trump with his late-in-the-game public pronouncements about Hillary Clinton's email.
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NASA's planet-hunting satellite launches today

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:32pm
TESS the planet hunter is ready to launch today. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite is NASA's next mission in the search for exoplanets, or those that are outside our solar system, and TESS will be on the lookout for planets that could support life.
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Russian reporter dies in fall; foul play feared

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:22pm
A Russian reporter known for his investigations into Russian mercenaries in Syria died after a fall from his apartment in the city of Yekaterinburg, raising fresh concern about threats to independent journalists.
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Sexual assault survivors reclaim words used to discredit them: 'What were you wearing?'

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:22pm
Survivors of sexual assault at the University of Florida are reclaiming the four words often used to discredit them: "What were you wearing?"
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How this island's mud could change the global economy

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:19pm
A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous potential."
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Will new standing-up airplane seat design take off?

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:15pm
Fed up with limited leg room onboard airline cabins?
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Trump jokes about another firing

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:15pm
After a sustained applause for new National Security Adviser John Bolton, President Trump joked about firing him, saying "you know that means the end of his job."
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Basketball Hall of Famer dies

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:15pm
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Analysis: NYT editorial board just drew a line in the sand for Republicans on Russia

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:12pm
As Donald Trump openly toys with the possibility of firing deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or special counsel Robert Mueller (or both), the New York Times editorial board has published a striking and strident piece warning Republicans that the time is now or never to speak out against the sitting president.
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How to punish Putin's wealthy friends

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:05pm
Posh. This singularly British term has its own roots in the sort of mythology that makes it what may be Britain's most successful export. It reeks of gun rooms and leather; of port, wet Labradors and old tweed.
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Not all my Cabinet choices were good, Trump says

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:49pm
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Flesh-eating ulcer spreading in Australia

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:31pm
Scientists in Australia have voiced concern about an apparent outbreak of Buruli ulcer, a flesh-eating disease that usually occurs in West and central Africa.
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American woman wins Boston Marathon for 1st time since 1985

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:23pm
An American has won the elite women's division at the Boston Marathon for the first time since 1985.
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