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'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died

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Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.

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Pennsylvania tees up sports bets, not in time for NFL season

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Sports betting is teed up in Pennsylvania, but it won't be up and running for the Sept. 6 start of the National Football League season.

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John Lennon's killer is up for parole for 10th time

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The man who killed John Lennon is up for parole again.

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Mother of missing Upstate NY baby charged after remains found near home

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Police in Upstate New York have charged the mother of a missing baby with multiple felonies after the remains of a child were found near her home.

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President Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance

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President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, who served in the Obama administration.

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Doctor admits fondling girls, collecting child pornography

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A former pediatrician admits that he fondled young girls at his house, persuaded mothers to let him photograph their daughters' genitals, collected child pornography and owned child sex dolls.

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Shooting reported at mall in Pennsylvania

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Authorities say two people have been arrested after a reported shooting at a Walmart near Philadelphia. 

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Italian leader: 22 dead in an "immense tragedy"

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The Latest on the collapse of a bridge in Italy.

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Pennsylvania report identifies more than 300 'predator priests'

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The Latest on a grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Pennsylvania Roman Catholic dioceses.

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Binghamton intersection flooded

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A busy intersection in the city of Binghamton was flooded Tuesday morning.

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Debate date set for Cuomo, Nixon in NY governor race

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Democratic primary challenger Cynthia Nixon are set to debate late this month after a back-and-forth over the faceoff.

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New York plans meetings to address recycling problems

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New York environmental officials are looking for solutions to recycling problems in municipalities around the state.

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Search for rafters in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania State Police say a search for rafters on the Lehigh River in Carbon County has ended and they believe all rafters have been located on Monday night.

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Heavy rains cause flooding, prompt water rescues in Pennsylvania

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Authorities say heavy rains have been causing flooding and prompting road closures and rescues of people from stranded cars in central and southeastern Pennsylvania.

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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

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The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague.

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How a 14-year-old boy used a legal quirk to run for Vermont governor

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One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive.

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Arrest made after 18-year-old hit and killed near Darien Lake

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Authorities say an arrest has been made after a teenager was hit by a car and killed while walking along a western New York road after going to a country music concert.

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AP Source: Aretha Franklin is seriously ill

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Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close to the singer.

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Police: Man killed in fall from hotel roof

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Authorities in upstate New York say a 43-year-old man was killed when he fell off the roof of an Ithaca hotel.

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Find an eagle feather? US law says don't take it. Cuomo did

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently told a story about grabbing a feather shed by an eagle after it swooped past his family's canoe during an outing on an Adirondack lake.

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Facing indictment, Rep. Chris Collins ends re-election bid

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In an about-face, U.S. Rep. Chris Collins is ending his re-election bid days after the Republican was charged with insider trading.

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Woman tells police she's a 'clean, thoroughbred, white girl'

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Police in South Carolina say a woman they saw speed through a stop sign at 60 mph (97 kph) told officers she needn't be arrested because she's a "very clean, thoroughbred, white girl."

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NJ enacts law requiring recess for students in grades K-5

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Young students in New Jersey schools are now guaranteed at least 20 minutes a day of recess. 

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Cuomo: Offshore drilling near NYC would be 'act of insanity'

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will do whatever he can to fight any federal proposal to expand offshore drilling if it includes areas off New York state.

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Compound incident called anti-Muslim propaganda

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A representative of a New York mosque says the raid of a ramshackle compound in New Mexico is being used as propaganda against Muslims.

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Police find body of missing autistic teenager in river

SOURCE: WRGB SOURCE: WRGB
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Police have recovered the body of a 14-year-old boy with autism who was reported missing in upstate New York. 

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Police find child's body during search for missing boy

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Police have found a child's body during the search for an upstate New York woman's missing 4-month-old boy.

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The Latest: Hoops coach pleads not guilty in tourist death

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A college basketball coach who police say threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge.

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Penn Medicine eliminating sugary drinks in facilities

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A Philadelphia hospital system is eliminating sugary drinks at its facilities to help patients and workers stay healthy.

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Search underway in Upstate NY for 14-year-old boy with autism

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Police are searching an area where three upstate New York waterways meet for a missing 14-year-old boy with autism.

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Melania Trump's parents are sworn in as US citizens

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First lady Melania Trump's parents have been sworn in as U.S. citizens.

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Plan for new Space Force by 2020

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Vice President Mike Pence has announced plans for a new, separate U.S. Space Force as sixth military service by 2020 Pence says it's needed to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia. 

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Documents: Man training kids at New Mexico compound for school shooting

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Prosecutors say in court documents that the father of a missing Georgia boy was training children at a New Mexico compound to commit school shootings.

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US to impose sanctions on Russia over nerve agent attack

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The United States will impose sanctions on Russia for its use of a nerve agent in an attempt to kill a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain.

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UPDATE: Man killed female patient, himself at hospital

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Authorities confirmed that there has been a shooting at a hospital north of New York City, but said the incident was "contained to a single room" and that there is "no ongoing threat."

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New York congressman indicted on insider trading charges

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Republican U.S. Rep. Christopher Collins of New York has been indicted on charges that he used inside information about a biotechnology company to make illicit stock trades.

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Deaths of father, son ruled murder-suicide

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Authorities say the deaths of a man and his son found miles apart in northeastern Pennsylvania have been ruled a murder-suicide.

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Feds file charges against man who fled police stop in July

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Federal authorities say they've charged a North Carolina man believed to be still on the run after pulling a gun on a New York police officer three weeks ago.

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State to provide low-cost power to 22 businesses and groups

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New York state will provide low-cost electricity to 22 businesses, non-profits and other organizations around the state in exchange for promises to create or retain jobs.

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Prosecutors: Man in subway bombing said: 'More is coming'

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Prosecutors say a Bangladeshi immigrant charged in a failed pipe bombing in the New York subway system told a prison guard after his arrest that "more is coming."

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Gov. Wolf sets up commission to address LGBTQ-related issues

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Pennsylvania's governor is establishing a group to "help coordinate and drive statewide equality efforts" regarding sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.

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Missing NYC woman found slain in Pennsylvania basement

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Police say a missing New York City woman was found shot to death in a north Philadelphia basement, and a man found driving her sport-utility vehicle last week is in custody in Virginia.

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$4.3M fund to support Delaware River watershed conservation

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation are launching a $4.3 million fund to support conservation efforts in the Delaware River watershed.

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Open jobs outnumber US unemployed for 3rd straight month

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U.S. employers posted slightly more openings in June than the previous month, resulting in more available jobs than unemployed workers for the third straight month.

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NY investigators to release dash cam video

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Investigators in western New York plan to release dash cam video of the incident that led to the manhunt for a suspect considered armed and dangerous. 

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Lawmakers: New cable operator should observe net neutrality

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Democrats in the New York state Assembly say any broadband provider picked to replace Charter Communications in the state should be required to observe net neutrality.

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2 Skaneateles Lake beaches closed due to algae bloom scare

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Public health officials have closed two beaches on an upstate New York lake because of a potentially toxic algae bloom.

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State forest ranger helps rescue 9 from fast-flowing Delaware River

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Authorities say multiple people had to be rescued from the Delaware River along the New York-Pennsylvania border last weekend.

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Rock hits car windshield, killing passenger in Western NY

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The Ontario County sheriff's office has been looking for a truck involved in an incident that killed a 74-year-old New York woman.

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Facebook removes Alex Jones pages for hate, bullying

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Facebook says it has taken down four pages belonging to conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for violating its hate speech and bullying policies.

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'Facts of Life' star Charlotte Rae dies at 92

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A spokesman for Charlotte Rae, who played a wise and caring housemother to a brood of teenage girls on the long-running sitcom "The Facts of Life," says the actress has died. She was 92.

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The Latest: 5 killed in plane crash in California parking lot

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Authorities say five people on board a small plane were killed but nobody on the ground was hurt when the Cessna crashed in a Southern California parking lot.

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The Latest: Death toll in Indonesia earthquake now at 39

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The head of the disaster management agency in Indonesia's West Nusa Tenggara province, Muhammad Rum, says the death toll from an earthquake that hit the tourist island of Lombok has risen to 39.

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Trump insists Trump Tower meeting 'totally legal'

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President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on two of his favorite targets: the special counsel Russia probe and the news media.

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Reward for missing University of Iowa student hits $260,000

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The reward for the safe return of a missing Iowa college student has ballooned to $260,000.

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Amazin' frets: Free therapy for New York Mets fans

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New York Mets fans struggling with their team's lousy season now have somewhere to cope besides sports talk radio.

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Capitol Watch: Cuomo, Nixon notch endorsements

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and challenger Cynthia Nixon are racking up endorsements with less than six weeks left before the Democratic primary.

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New law enforcement app helps crack down on fake IDs

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Law enforcement officers in New York state are employing new, state-of-the-art technology aimed at catching underage people who try to purchase alcohol.

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No kidding: Dozens of goats chow down in Idaho neighborhood

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About 100 escaped goats munched on manicured lawns in Idaho's capital city before being rounded up and hauled away Friday morning. 

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Chinese tourist, 12, found safe after airport disappearance

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A 12-year-old Chinese tourist has been found safe in New York a day after her tour group reported her missing from a Washington-area airport.

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New York mistakenly shortchanged schools on some funding

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New York state education officials say they inadvertently shortchanged most school districts when distributing federal funding for teacher training last year, and gave charter schools more than their share.

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The Latest: Brother of Vegas shooter says he was delusional

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A brother of the gunman in the Las Vegas mass shooting last year told investigators he had not spoken with Stephen Paddock for more than 10 years but believed he suffered from "mental illness and was paranoid and delusional."

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China announces $60B of US goods for tariff retaliation

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China's government has announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat.

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US employers add 157,000 jobs, jobless rate hits 3.9 pct.

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U.S. employers slowed their hiring in July, adding 157,000 jobs, a solid gain but below the healthy pace they maintained in the first half of this year.

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Ex-leader of state's GOP says he killed dog on God's command

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Police say the former head of South Carolina's Republican Party told them he killed his mother's dog because God told him to do so.

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Trump signs executive order to keep families together at border

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep families together at the southern border, saying at the White House that he doesn’t like the sight of children being separated from their families.

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Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

In all, 16 people spoke to CNN about Freeman as part of this investigation, eight of whom said they were victims of what some called harassment and others called inappropriate behavior by Freeman.

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  • US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:46 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:46:59 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:13:21 GMT
    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.
    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.
  • Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

    Trump wants federal suit against opioid manufacturers

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:00 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:00:48 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:00:31 GMT
    President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.
    President Donald Trump is asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to file a federal lawsuit against certain companies that supply and manufacture opioids in response to the nation's drug epidemic.
  • 3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

    3 scientists share $500,000 prize for work on cancer therapy

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:43:56 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:55:07 GMT
    (Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute via AP). This undated photo provided by the National Cancer Institute shows Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., winner of the 2018 Albany Medical Center's Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.(Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute via AP). This undated photo provided by the National Cancer Institute shows Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., winner of the 2018 Albany Medical Center's Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.
    Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the immune system that have led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases.
    Three scientists will share a $500,000 medical prize for their studies of the immune system that have led to innovative treatments for cancer, HIV and other diseases.
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