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  • Many colleges fall short in handling campus rape, study finds

    WASHINGTON Many colleges and universities are failing in how they handle sexual violence among students, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who Wednesday released a survey of colleges and universities. But the American Council on Education, which...
  • Caribbean travelers, take note

     
    Ah, the Caribbean. Uniformly warm days. White sandy beaches. Crystal clear water. Chikungunya virus. Wait, what? Yes, there is another mosquito-borne disease that is touching Pennsylvanians. Call it Chik. According to an alert issued by the state...
  • When kids come over the border

     When kids come over the border
    A foreigner crossed the Rio Grande near Hidalgo, Texas, the other day. He had spent three weeks traveling from Honduras, and he was carrying only one thing with him: a birth certificate. He was hoping to find relatives in San Antonio or Maryland. His name...
  • France's Valls urges end to strike at 'sinking' ferry group SNCM

    PARIS (Reuters) - Workers at France-Corsica ferry operator SNCM must end their strike and let the troubled company undergo a restructuring to secure its future, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday. Loss-making SNCM, whose unions have been on...
  • 40% of homes now without a landline

    40% of homes now without a landline
    More than 40 percent of U.S. households have disconnected from telephone landlines and use only cellular phones, according to a recent study. Preliminary results from the National Health Interview Survey show that the number of cellular-only homes...
  • Still have a land line? 128 million don't. Here's who's going wireless

    Still have a land line? 128 million don't. Here's who's going wireless
    The number of Americans living in households without traditional land-line telephones continues to grow, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the second half of 2013, 41% of U.S. households relied solely on a...
  • Hallan muestras de erradicada viruela en depósito de laboratorio de EEUU

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Autoridades de salud de Estados Unidos anunció el hallazgo de ampollas de viruela de la década de 1950 en un laboratorio federal cerca de Washington. Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) de Estados...
  • Smallpox vials from 1950s found in U.S. lab storage room

    CHICAGO/ATLANTA (Reuters) - Stray vials of the deadly smallpox virus from the 1950s have been discovered at a federal lab near Washington, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday, the second lapse discovered in a month involving a deadly pathogen at a...
  • USDA updates recall of tainted chicken to include military bases

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. military bases and military commissaries in five states that supply food to personnel and their families are among the outlets believed to have received salmonella-tainted chicken produced by Foster Farms, the U.S. Department of...
  • Oops: Forgotten smallpox discovered in old storage room near D.C.

    National Institutes of Health workers preparing to move a lab in Bethesda, Md., found an unwelcome surprise in a storage room this month: six vials of smallpox. There is no evidence that any of the vials was breached, and no lab workers or members of...
  • A spiritual journey: Whitehall man, 79, completes 500-mile pilgrimage

    It was a trip filled with symbols: a scallop shell representing the ancient routes through Spain, a bright yellow arrow tacked to trees offering pilgrims direction. For Steve Mavin of Whitehall Township, the trip itself was a symbol. Mavin, who just...