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Mar 25 2017

Iowa's unemployment rate at lowest level since 2001

The 2.6 percent growth rate continues to outpace the national growth rate of 1.6 percent. Sometimes drops in unemployment result from people dropping out of the labor fo...

Mar 25 2017

Most cancer mutations result from DNA copying errors

In 2015, Vogelstein and his colleague Christian Tomasetti turned convention on its head when they presented evidence that random mutations were a third, primary driver ...

Mar 20 2017

Golovkin outslugs determined Jacobs as knockout streak ends

Danny Jacobs thought he fought the flawless fight; thought he had done all he needed to do to upset Gennady Golovkin and capture the middleweight championship before 19...

Mar 11 2017

SC state vet urges precautions after Avian Influenza confirmed in Tennessee

A turkey farm in Wisconsin also reported a less serious case of bird flu, but it didn't require the culling of an entire flock. Thompson and Olson said improvements...

Mar 10 2017

How To Check The Results Of Punjab Assembly Elections 2017

It was, however, unclear which methodology the various agencies followed to reach the results as the Bombay high court had issued a clear ban on exit polls during the...

Mar 10 2017

Looking forward to Daylight Savings Time

It's a practice that has been followed for a long time, but there also is increasing resistance to it. States have the right to opt out of the time change. The energy cri...

Mar 09 2017

All the water in this town just turned fluorescent pink

The chemical is used widely in the treatment of water to remove iron and the smell of rotten eggs that can arise from other substances present in pipeline networks. It ...

Mar 09 2017

US condemns 'unacceptable' North Korea missile launches

Acting leader Hwang Kyo-ahn held phone talks with U.S. President Donald Trump earlier in the day, with the pair reaffirming their commitment to hold North Korea account...

Mar 07 2017

Lincoln County Chickens Infected With Avian Flu

Alabama Agriculture Department Commissioner John McMillan said he has spoken with Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Jai Templeton and both departments are working t...

Mar 05 2017

US Government Won't Look Into Gas and Oil Company Methane Emissions

That information request was the agency's first step as it sought to regulate methane emissions from the oil and gas sector. The information request was finalized in Nove...

Mar 01 2017

Strenuous Workout May Kill Male Sex Drive

But since too much of a good thing is nearly always not good after all, smaller studies have pointed to long and intense workouts as having the potential to stunt testo...

Mar 01 2017

New report advises parents against letting teens use pot

The brain continues to develop through a person's early 20s. "Their brains are still developing, and marijuana can cause abnormal and unhealthy changes", said Seth D. The...

Feb 27 2017

Marxist Mayor in Dutch with the Feds over Money

Attorney Preet Bharara's office had asked the mayor to come in and answer questions, and that de Blasio agreed, according to sources. A lawyer for the Democratic mayor ...

Feb 27 2017

Penn State confirms multiple mumps cases at main campus

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials recommend parents to vaccinate their toddlers. Those with no record of MMR that decline to be vaccinated should ...

Feb 26 2017

Nick Mangold released by Jets after 11 seasons at center

It meant a lot to see all the #74 jerseys in the crowd every Sunday. "Thank you all for a fantastic 11 years!" The Jets have also cleared $10 million with left tackle Rya...

Feb 25 2017

Cats Don't Cause Mental Health Problems, Study Says

Gondii ), which researchers at the University of Chicago in a 2016 study originally linked to angry outbursts. However, a new study has found out that this is not...

Feb 22 2017

Flynn exit creates vacuum Trump's pragmatists may fill

White House spokesman Sean Spicer strongly denied that Trump had instructed Flynn to discuss possibly rolling back sanctions that Obama imposed on Russian Federation. Ar...

Feb 21 2017

Flu deaths on the rise in Idaho

Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness Network. "Nobody likes needles, including dogs", said professor Martinez-Sobrido, who led the discovery of the team as well as other res...

Feb 18 2017

The Great Wall's reviews are... not so great

The Chinese film market is increasingly influential in Hollywood, with Chinese financing flowing to a diverse array of US projects, and studio films increasingly catering...

Feb 17 2017

Brain scans for babies could help with early autism diagnosis

But a new study suggests there is evidence of autism in the brain even earlier-well before a child's first birthday-and that the signs can be seen on a magnetic reson...