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Heavy air strikes in Syria hours before cease-fire

A Syrian man removes an injured boy from under the rubble following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of al-Kalasa in the northern Syrian cit...


Michigan Governor OKs $30M For Flint Water Bills

Snyder said "I wish I would have asked more questions and I wish I hadn't accepted the answers". Snyder released thousands of pages of additional emails Frida...


CDC Confirms 9 U.S. Zika-Infected Pregnancies, 10 More Probable

Microcephaly, a serious brain birth defect, has been reported in some infants born to mothers who were infected with the virus while pregnant. (In one of thos...


Temporary truce in Syria unlikely to work: USA senator

The differences between the stakeholders in a Syria settlement highlighted their lingering divisions despite Friday's "cessation of hostilities" agreement, wh...


Ireland risks hung parliament, impasse after election Friday

Ahead of Ireland's general election on Friday (26 February), polls were suggesting a result likely to lead to political stalemate, raising concern about the cou...


Pregnant Travelers, Tough Choices on Zika Testing

The real concern is for pregnant women because Zika virus has been known to be linked to microcephaly and other birth defects in babies. One of the women who ...