Sen. John Kennedy, a Republican from Louisiana, and Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, a Nevada Democrat, introduced the bill, known as the Welfare of Our Furry Friends (WOOFF) Act, on Thursday.
Oozing charm and confidence, 22-year-old Sithembiso Mutukura beat 12 other contestants in Zimbabwe's first Miss Albinism beauty contest aimed at reducing stigma and increasing awareness about the condition. Friday's "Beauty Beyond the Skin" pageant was held in a Harare nightclub, making
Wearing a big grin, Marame clambers into the small electric sports car and drives off -- to the operating theatre. The five-year-old girl is a patient at the public hospital in the northern French city of Valenciennes, which has begun using toys rather than drugs to alleviate children's fears of
A South African supermarket chain has withdrawn a third brand of sausages after the world's worst listeria outbreak which has claimed at least 183 lives since January last year. It said more tests were needed to confirm "harmful levels of Listeria bacteria. Health officials say the source
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Long-haul carrier Emirates says a flight attendant who fell from an emergency exit of a Boeing 777 parked in Uganda has died.
Moos sounded across Sydney's Bondi Beach Saturday as drovers on horseback mustered dozens of cows across its famous soft sands to raise awareness about rural health needs. The unusual sight of 40 heifers -- who travelled thousands of kilometres (miles) from Australia's remote outback -- and
CRESSON, Texas (AP) — Amber Gutierrez repeatedly dialed the cellphone number of her boyfriend on Friday, hoping that the man missing after a Texas chemical plant exploded would answer or rescuers would hear the sound and find him.
We believe that Royal Caribbean's (RCL) latest moves are part of its plan to expand its capacity and enhance guest experience over time.
Veteran South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn Friday ruled himself out of the third Test against Australia, paving the way for Morne Morkel to replace suspended Kagiso Rabada. Steyn is recovering from a heel injury and told the South African media that he would not be fit to face the tourists in Cape
SAO PAULO (AP) — Poultry exports from a major Brazilian food processer destined for the European Union were suspended Friday by the government amid questions about the presence of salmonella.
Netflix’s original series contain the highest number of smoking depictions — by far — among TV shows that are popular among young people, according to a new study by antismoking group Truth Initiative. Netflix shows contained 319 “tobacco incidents” — more than twice the number in broadcast and cable
CNCR ETF is up about 30% this year; here is what investors need to know about immunotherapy and the ETF (CNCR, IBB).
A deadly and growing yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has killed at least four international visitors, and US health officials on Friday warned travelers to get vaccinated or stay away. Yellow fever is a mosquito-borne disease that often causes no symptoms. Since early 2017, the virus has been spreading
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Researchers have identified a new family of CRISPR enzymes that target RNA instead of DNA, and they used the tool to address protein imbalance in cells isolated from a person suffering from dementia.
On average, more than 300,000 Americans experience rape or sexual assault each year. When the #MeToo movement makes headlines, those survivors are reading. How is that affecting people who have experienced sexual violence, to see stories similar to their own blasted across media outlets every day? Experts
Federal health officials have made unprecedented moves to try to curtail cigarette addiction in the U.S., including proposing a cut in the level of nicotine content in a cigarette by about one-third. Cigarettes currently contain 1.5 milligrams of nicotine, and the new proposal would reduce it to 0.4
What exactly is making you sneeze and sniffle this time of year? It’s not always easy to say. Colds and seasonal allergies share a lot of uncomfortable symptoms. Both commonly occur during spring...
LONDON (AP) — As British authorities investigate the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England, there is much mystery about how exactly the brazen attack was carried out. Here are some of the unanswered questions that British officials are chasing: