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Panel recommends that Pfizer add the elderly to its high-risk pain drug

A long-awaited federal advisory panel recommended Monday that drugmaker Pfizer add older adults to its high-risk blockbuster pain medication, Lyrica, a dose of which was linked to an increased risk of death. Lyrica, previously...

Evolutionary History: 26 extinct species in

Written by By Nadine Pellegrini, CNN (CNN) — A pair of long-eared owls, a pigeon hawk, the lace-backed lizard and at least 18 avocet birds are among 23 proposed federal species declared extinct in...

US investors unfazed as Evergrande REIT nears debt default: BofA survey

A sovereign default in China is not off the table, but American investors are unfazed, according to a BofA Merrill Lynch survey released Monday, as a bond default by Evergrande REIT looms. The poll...

Building in China collapses, sends hundreds into streets, amid anger over demolition

The 2008 demolition of the best commercial building in southern China has triggered social unrest that threatens the stability of the country, as residents of the city of Yulin erupted in anger last week,...

A top banker says U.S. has some promising technologies that are in danger of dying out

A flurry of deals this week involving pharma giants Pfizer and BioNTech, developer of cancer-fighting proteins, was widely anticipated for its potential to reshape the industry. The companies formed a joint venture called Cannet-19,...

At least 29 dead in prison riot in Ecuador

At least 29 inmates are dead and many wounded after a riot erupted in a prison in western Ecuador on Sunday night, officials there say. National Security Ministry spokesman Fabio Correa said the riot...

Afghan refugees hope that the Obama administration will end the longest war in U.S. history

If they can get visas, Afghan refugees in the United States are hopeful that even the darkest of the hard times — fleeing a war that has killed more than 60,000 people since 2001...

Xinjiang’s Forced Labor and Self-Ignoring Government

May 18, 2016: Nevada Republican Congressman Reid Ribble (R) holds a solar panel for a photo during his visit to the SolarWest solar plant in Henderson, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) By now...

‘The Circle’ was screened on Thursday in New York City. Here’s what you need to know.

Gallery: The Circle plays Facebook. Knight Foundation/Instagram The Circle will be played as part of the Cronkite Lecture series. Scroll down for more #CronkiteLaureates. On the very day The Circle was given its world...

Tunisia names its first woman Prime Minister amid uphill struggle to secure female rights

Tunisia has named its first woman Prime Minister, as the country returns to power after the Islamist-led government was toppled last year, one year after the assassination of opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi. Riha Abraibi's...

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