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Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they will vote for Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race with at least one notable exception. Most statewide Republican officeholders in Alabama say they will vote for Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race with at least one notable exception.

 

Tasneem Essader studies at a residence hall at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C., on Dec. 2, 2017. The Adawia Alousi Scholars program, a scholarship for Muslim women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math with money from Alousi's family trust, is believed to be the first of its kind.

 

Dr. Samuel Katz, assistant professor of pathology at the Yale School of Medicine, inserts genes into T cells in the form of RNA to help kill cancer. Dr. Samuel Katz, assistant professor of pathology at the Yale School of Medicine, inserts genes into T cells in the form of RNA to help kill cancer.

 

U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow and others are sounding the alarm over the expiration of federal funding that provides health insurance to 116,000 lower-income children in Michigan, saying cancellation notices may be sent to families as early as next month despite bipartisan support for continuing the program. The Children's Health Insurance Program was not reauthorized by the Republican-led Congress in September, and lawmakers are at odds over how to pay for a five-year extension.

 

French President Emmanuel Macron and hundreds of thousands of fans are exp... . The words "Thank you Johnny" is displayed on the Eiffel Tower referring to late French rock star Johnny Hallyday in Paris, France, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017.

 

Flu activity in Ohio is increasing. During the week that ended Dec. 2 which is the most recent data available, there were 92 flu-associated hospitalizations in Ohio and 257 hospitalizations since the start of the season.

 

University of Minnesota researchers have created new technology aimed at making it easier to detect the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers from the Center for Drug Design used a camera to gather images of light interacting with the retina, which can catch Alzheimer's in its early stages, the Minnesota Daily reported .

 

The 40-year-old musician was rushed to hospital in New Orleans earlier this week after suffering from acute appendicitis - which is is an inflammation of the appendix, caused by a blockage in the hollow portion of the tube - resulting in him undergoing an emergency appendectomy to remove the body part. John was on tour with Dead & Company - alongside Grateful Dead founders Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir, along with Mickey Hart, who joined the band two years after its formation in 1967 - when he was hospitalised, causing three of the band's dates to be postponed.

 

A tentative settlement of more than $1.2 million has been reached in a class-action lawsuit against a New Brunswick hospital over the use of unsterilized biopsy forceps over a 14-year period. Lawyer Maddy Carter of the Halifax law firm, Wagners, said Friday that the individual payments will be between $350 and $1,000, depending on the number of people who submit claims.

 

The Canada Revenue Agency took steps Friday to quell a furor over what critics were calling its heartless treatment of diabetics. Disability advocates and opposition parties have been excoriating the agency for weeks over the fact that hundreds of Canadians with Type 1 diabetes have suddenly found themselves ineligible to claim the disability tax credit, even though they've previously qualified for it.

 

By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Pharmaceutical companies on Friday sued to block a new California law that would require them to give advance notice before big price increases.

 

The Dutch government has ordered the country's farmers to keep all poultry indoors after bird flu was discovered at a duck farm. Authorities issued the order Friday after a suspected highly pathogenic variant of the H5 bird flu was discovered at the farm in Biddinghuizen, about 70 kilometers east of Amsterdam.

 

This year's flu season is off to a quick start and so far it seems to be dominated by a nasty bug. Health officials say the flu vaccine seems well matched to the viruses making people sick, but it's too early to tell how bad this season will be.

 

In this Tuesday, April 28, 2015 file photo, a patient has her blood drawn for a liquid biopsy at a hospital in Philadelphia. A study released on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 found that a blood test five years after breast cancer treatment helped identify women who were likely to relapse, long before a lump or other signs appeared.

 

The Arkansas Athletic Commission will test fighters for communicable diseases after learning a boxer with the virus that causes AIDS fought in the state last month. Television station KATV reports the tests will begin before a Dec. 16 bout at Fort Smith.

 

This image provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services shows what the new Medicare cards will look like. The cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft.

 

One of the provisions that differed between the U.S. House and Senate tax reform proposals in Washington, D.C., is still up in the air, but one congressman hopes an end to the individual mandates prevails. The tax bill includes a reduction of the corporate income tax from the highest in the industrialized world to among the lowest - 35 percent to 20 percent.

 


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