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Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold ‘sanctuary city’ funds
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Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold ‘sanctuary city’ funds

City Attorney Dennis Herrera talks about a federal judge’s order blocking any attempt by the Trump administration to withhold money from “sanctuary cities “during a news conference at City Hall Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s attempt to […]
New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?
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New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction shows death-row inmate Jack Jones, who is one of two Arkansas killers set to die Monday, April 24, 2017, in the nation’s first double execution in more than 16 years. Jones was given the death penalty for the 1995 rape and killing […]
Tamir Rice lawyer releases videos ahead of officer hearings
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Tamir Rice lawyer releases videos ahead of officer hearings

FILE – In this Dec. 1, 2014, file photo, Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice, the 12 year old boy fatally shot by a rookie police officer in Cleveland, Ohio, on Nov. 22, during a protest in Washington, D.C. Cleveland.com reported newly public recorded police interviews with Officers Frank Garmback and Timothy […]
Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding
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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

FILE – In this Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Lordes Reboyoso, right, yells at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco. President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation’s immigration controls Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall and cut federal grants for immigrant-protecting “sanctuary […]
Documents: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacher
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Documents: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacher

In this April 20, 2017 photo released by the Siskiyou County Sheriff’s Office is Tad Cummins. A 15-year-old Tennessee student who was allegedly kidnapped by her teacher and taken to California is back home, a lawyer for the girl’s family said Friday, April 21, 2017. The girl is being evaluated and treated by mental health […]
Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
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Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

In this drawing provided by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an illustration of a fluid-filled incubation system that mimics a mother’s womb, in hopes of one day improving survival of extremely premature babies. In animal testing, fetal lambs grew for up to four weeks inside a bag filled with a substitute for amniotic fluid, while […]
Simulating mom’s womb in research to help earliest preemies
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Simulating mom’s womb in research to help earliest preemies

In this drawing provided by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, an illustration of a fluid-filled incubation system that mimics a mother’s womb, in hopes of one day improving survival of extremely premature babies. In animal testing, fetal lambs grew for up to four weeks inside a bag filled with a substitute for amniotic fluid, while […]
FDA: Avoid fake ‘miracle’ cancer treatments sold on internet
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FDA: Avoid fake ‘miracle’ cancer treatments sold on internet

U.S. regulators are warning consumers to avoid 65 bogus products hawked on the internet with false claims that they can cure, treat or prevent cancer. The Food and Drug Administration says these products , mostly sold on websites and social media, can be harmful, waste money and result in people not getting approved, effective treatments. […]