• Hurricane Florence: Family Demands Answers After 2 Mental Health Patients Drowned
Hurricane Florence: Family Demands Answers After 2 Mental Health Patients Drowned

Thompson said there was one door to the containment area of the van where women were trapped. By the time a rescue team arrived, the deputies were stranded on top of the van and it was too late for the women. Richardson says the incident happened near the Little Pee Dee River, which is one of the bodies of water officials are monitoring for i...

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  • Presidents, lawmakers honor John McCain's life of service
Presidents, lawmakers honor John McCain's life of service

Glioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer , also claimed the life of former senator Ted Kennedy. According to a statement from McCain's office, he died Saturday at 4:28 PM, adding. "The damage inflicted by President Trump's naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is hard to calculate". McCain found Putin's gr...

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  • Air quality plummets in Metro Vancouver as wildfire smoke blankets South Coast
Air quality plummets in Metro Vancouver as wildfire smoke blankets South Coast

Smoke from fires in British Columbia drifting into Washington and Idaho will cause unhealthy air levels through Tuesday, the weather service said. The homes in the Haypress Lakes Area remain under an evacuation warning while the warning that had been in effect for the rest of the subdivision was lifted.

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  • Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states
Measles outbreak hits 107 people, 21 states

The CDC says a majority of those cases were diagnosed in people who were not vaccinated. 2018 is on track to become one of the worst years for measles in the last decade. Measles is highly contagious and is spread through the air by breathing, coughing, or sneezing. The CDC didn't say how many of those cases were in Kansas.

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  • Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack
Amazon To Buy Somerville-Based Online Pharmacy PillPack

Walmart was in talks to acquire PillPack earlier this year for less than $1 billion, CNBC reports, and the company was last valued at $360 million. "We're excited to see what we can do together on behalf of customers over time". The announcement comes one week after Amazon , JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway revealed the CEO of th...

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  • Gaming disorder recognized by World Health Organization
Gaming disorder recognized by World Health Organization

The WHO's latest reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to digital and video gaming as "a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour" that becomes so extensive that it "takes precedence over other life interests".

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