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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...

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...

Mom released from Chinese prison on way home to reunite with detained husband and two kids

Connie Hope returned to her Colorado home on Friday to find her husband and two teen children dressed in the same clothes they had worn to visit their immigrant parents in China a month...

First lady Melania Trump had ‘no idea’ what to make of husband’s denial of Daniels’ affair

Melania Trump does not believe her husband’s denial of an alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels and was devastated when the claim was leaked to the public, a new book claims. In Michael...

Afghanistan’s opium harvest: A measure of the drug’s impact

Written by Megan Windsor, CNN The soft "dekhla" of the opium crop has been picked on the streets of Tarin Kowt, the bustling capital of Afghanistan's Tarin Kowt province. As the end of the...

United Airlines to lay off 593 employees over not getting vaccines

United Airlines will not be renewing the contracts of 593 employees who have declined to be vaccinated for infectious diseases, the Chicago-based carrier announced Friday. "It's unfortunate that some customers and our team members...

North Korea claims successful Hwasong-15 missile test

Three days after Washington warned of "serious consequences" for any provocations by Pyongyang, North Korea said Tuesday it had conducted a successful test of a hypersonic ballistic missile. "The test was successful and our...

Judge quits over Trump court appointment delay

Aliens seeking to enter the United States can now be approved by the courts in a process that will now get expedited review by a new nominee. Judge Juliet S. Fleming stepped down as...

Former World Bank chief warns of negotiation problems

Photo “This will be one of the most difficult negotiations I’ve ever been involved in,” Joseph Stiglitz, former chief economist at the World Bank, said on Friday, as leaders from more than 100 countries...

Can California Democrats win back the House in 2020?

By Mark Jacob Tomorrow night, as the midterm campaign winds down, Californians will go to the polls to decide one of the most competitive and jostling races in the country: Republican Rep. Darrell Issa’s...

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