Testing trouble adds to disorder in Uganda’s Ebola response

MUBENDE, Uganda — The nurse wanted the toddler with a high fever transferred at once from a private clinic in Uganda to a public hospital even though the child tested…

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NIH to fund unproven ALS drugs under patient-backed law

WASHINGTON — When patients with a deadly diagnosis and few treatment options have tried to get unapproved, experimental drugs, they have long faced a dilemma: Who will pay? Responsibility for…

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Cinema opens in Kashmir city after 14 years but few turn up

A multi-screen cinema hall has opened in the main city of Indian-controlled Kashmir for the first time in 14 years

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Powerful earthquake shakes Indonesia’s Sumatra, kills 1

A strong and shallow earthquake ha shaken Indonesia’s Sumatra island, killing a resident, injuring 11 and damaging more than a a dozen houses and buildings

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Firefly Aerospace reaches orbit with new Alpha rocket

Firefly Aerospace has reached orbit with its new rocket

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India launches 5G services, Modi calls it step in new era

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched 5G services in India, calling it a “step towards the new era.”

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Michigan women fight to preserve abortion, 1 chat at a time

UTICA, Mich. — At a wine bar in suburban Detroit, about a dozen women strategized about how to preserve the right to abortion in their state. This was not a…

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Annual hot air balloon festival draws global audience to US

Hundreds of hot air balloons are scheduled to lift off Saturday morning, marking the start of an annual fiesta that has drawn pilots and spectators from across the globe to New Mexico’s high desert for 50 years now

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Tesla robot walks, waves, but doesn’t show off complex tasks

An early prototype of Tesla Inc.’s proposed Optimus humanoid robot slowly and awkwardly walked onto a stage, turned, and waved to a cheering crowd at the company’s artificial intelligence event Friday

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Arizona judge won’t suspend ruling that halted all abortions

PHOENIX — An Arizona judge on Friday declined to put her order that allowed enforcement of a pre-statehood law making it a crime to provide an abortion on hold, saying…

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