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Global measles cases surge amid stagnating vaccinations

24 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The disease killed an estimated 141,000 people last year, most of them children under the age of 5, according to the World Health Organization.
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Three members of the same family are each battling a different type of cancer

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

It's difficult enough to have one loved one experience cancer, but three at one time? Unimaginable. But that's reality for the Desclef family. Benoit Desclef, his wife, Kathy...
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Will bail reform fail addicts? Ironically, jail is the one place many can get treatment

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Bail reform is coming in the new year, mandating pretrial release for almost all people charged with non-violent crimes. Although there are both advantages and disadvantages to...
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'Can We Not Have Any More Questions About Impeachment?' Pelosi Asks During CNN Town Hall

9 hours ago   |   Newsweek   |   3 articles

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi faced an audience with questions tonight during a CNN Town Hall, where she spoke about health care, climate change and the potential...
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Flesh-Eating Bacteria Linked to Black Tar Heroin Kills 7 in California

10 hours ago   |   Time

A flesh-eating bacteria linked to the use of black tar heroin has killed at least seven people over the past two months in the San Diego area, prompting health authorities to...
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Heath officials probe norovirus outbreak at pre-Thanksgiving gathering

Heath officials probe norovirus outbreak at pre-Thanksgiving gathering

12 hours ago   |   WCVB

Health officials said nearly half of the approximately 40 people at a pre-Thanksgiving party became ill with gastrointestinal issues.
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Lawyer: Accused Texas school shooter sent to mental hospital

13 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

GALVESTON, Texas - The teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school was moved to state mental health hospital Thursday after a judge ruled last month...
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Why the MTA's ‘fair' contract means more fare hikes

Why the MTA's ‘fair' contract means more fare hikes

13 hours ago   |   New York Post

It looks like the Metropolitan Transportation Authority blinked in its contract showdown with the Transport Workers Union. The deal gives transit workers wage hikes of nearly...
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Health officials investigate norovirus outbreak

Health officials investigate norovirus outbreak

13 hours ago   |   WMUR

New Hampshire health officials are investigating a norovirus outbreak linked to a private gathering in Manchester the Sunday before Thanksgiving.
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Permanent hair dye, chemical hair straightening could increase risk of breast cancer, study finds

14 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners might not be as harmless as they seem . The National Institute of Health reported Wednesday that women who use these...
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'It's hard to process': Three members of same family battle cancer

'It's hard to process': Three members of same family battle cancer

Benoit Desclef, his wife, Kathy, and their 17-year-old son, Luke, are each battling a different form of cancer. Read more ...

Robbery leads to chase with stolen UPS truck, shootout in South Florida

Robbery leads to chase with stolen UPS truck, shootout in South Florida

Police chased a stolen UPS truck then were involved in a shootout. Read more ...

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

Black Hawk helicopter missing after takeoff in Minnesota

The Minnesota National Guard says a Black Hawk helicopter is missing after taking off in central Minnesota. Read more ...

Indian girls celebrate death of 4 men accused of Hyderabad gang rape, cops...

Indian girls celebrate death of 4 men accused of Hyderabad gang rape, cops feted in the streets

The brutal and tragic case of raped and murdered 26-year-old veterinarian Priyanka Reddy has gripped India and now, for a brief moment at least, women are celebrating the fatal... Read more ...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to void House subpoena for financial documents

The justices have already put a temporary freeze on the subpoena while they consider in the coming days and weeks whether to take up the appeal. Read more ...

Video showing arrest in Baltimore goes viral; officials seek answers

Video showing arrest in Baltimore goes viral; officials seek answers

A video showing a Baltimore police officer making an arrest is under investigation, police said. Read more ...

Uber says it received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault in US last year

Uber says it received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault in US last year

Ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Thursday said it had received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault, including rape, related to its trips in the United States in... Read more ...

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua 2: Ruiz says he'll defeat Joshua again. or...

Andy Ruiz Jr vs Anthony Joshua 2: Ruiz says he'll defeat Joshua again. or 'die trying'

Don't be fooled by his smiling demeanor and easy-going personality. Heavyweight world champion Andy Ruiz Jr is ready to produce another big finish against Anthony Joshua or, as... Read more ...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space...

SpaceX will launch genetically enhanced 'mighty mice' to International Space Station

The mice have genes manipulated to enhance their muscle growth and will help scientists understand how to limit muscle and bone loss in humans while they're in space. Read more ...

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

New details emerge on drug that may slow Alzheimer's disease

A company that claims it has the first drug to slow mental decline from Alzheimer's disease made its case to scientists Thursday, disclosing more results to help explain why... Read more ...