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  • Cecil the Lion in an undated photo. (Credit: CNN)

    Cecil the lion’s brother Jericho ‘alive and well’

    ZIMBABWE — Jericho the lion is alive and well and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday. Brent Stapelkamp dismissed reports that the lion had been killed, saying a GPS device on Jericho didn’t suggest anything out of the ordinary. Furthermore, the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force, […]

  • On 23 March 2015, MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières) together with WHO (World Health Organisation) started a clinical trial in Guinea to test the safety, efficacy and capacity substance to provoke an immune response of the vaccine called rVSV-EBOV against Ebola.

    WHO: Trials show new Ebola vaccine is ‘highly effective’

    GUINEA — A newly developed vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus is “highly effective” and could help prevent its spread in the current and future outbreaks, the World Health Organization said Friday. Trials of the VSV-EBOV vaccine began in March in Guinea — one of three West African nations at the center of the outbreak […]

  • Chinese people wearing traditional costumes gather to celebrate as Beijing is announced as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, in Shijiazhuang, China, on Friday, July 31, 2015.  (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    Beijing chosen for 2022 Winter Olympics; first city awarded summer and winter Games

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Beijing is set to become the first city to have hosted the Summer and Winter Olympics after it was chosen to stage the 2022 Winter Games. International Olympic President Thomas Bach confirmed Beijing, which hosted the Summer Games in 2008, had been chosen ahead of Almaty, Kazakshtan, at the 128th IOC […]

  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. (Photo: Getty Images)

    Tom Brady’s four-game ‘Deflategate’ suspension upheld; quarterback says ‘I did nothing wrong’

    NEW YORK -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for the "Deflategate" incident in which the team was found to have used underinflated footballs for an advantage in the AFC Championship Game.

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    Cellphones and risk of brain tumors: What’s the real science?

    BERKELEY, Calif. — The city of Berkeley, Calif., passed a law that goes into effect next month requiring cellphone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations. The move reopened a decades-old debate about whether mobile phones cause brain tumors. The ordinance, called the Right to Know law, will start to require retailers to give customers […]

  • A Flight for Life helicopter at the scene where a father and son were killed near Maroon Bells on July 16, 2015. (Photo: Darlene Liss via The Aspen Times)

    Coroner: Father, son died of carbon monoxide poisoning in tent, not lightning strike

    PITKIN COUNTY, Colo. — The father and son who were found in a tent in the Maroon Bells Wilderness Area earlier this month died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning, the Pitkin County Coroner’s Office said Tuesday. Jeffery Beard, 41, and his son, Cameron Beard, 13, were found dead on July 16 in what […]

  • Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee appeared on CNN on May 6, 2015

    Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee not backing down after Holocaust remark

    WASHINGTON — A Republican presidential candidate upended the 2016 conversation with contentious comments over the weekend — and this time it wasn’t Donald Trump. With the clock ticking down to the first GOP presidential debate and more than a dozen candidates vying to make the cut and appear on the Fox News debate stage, those […]

  • Bobbi Kristina Brown (Photo: CNN)

    Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at 22

    ATLANTA — Two days before she was found face-down in the bathtub at her home outside Atlanta in January, it seemed like Bobbi Kristina Brown’s career might have been picking up. “Let’s start this career up&&moving OUT to TO YOU ALLLL quick shall we !?!???!” she said in an enthusiastic tweet. It’s not clear what projects […]

  • Walmart and Evenflo have partnered on a baby car seat aimed at keeping parents from forgetting there's a child in the car.
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    Walmart announces infant car seat designed to prevent hot car deaths

    Walmart and Evenflo announced this week a new infant car seat with technology designed to remind drivers of their backseat passengers, and stop children from dying in hot cars. In most new cars, an alert sounds if a driver or passenger is not wearing a seat belt or if headlights are left on. Using a […]

  • A fatal car accident near the Air Force Academy kills one. (Photo: Colorado State Patrol)

    51-year-old Pueblo man killed in deadly crash on I-25

    EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — Colorado State Patrol is investigating a fatal car crash that took the life of a man Saturday. It happened around 12:30 p.m. around the mile marker 152 Interquest exit on Interstate 25 near the Air Force Academy. The driver of a yellow 2004 Volkswagon Beetle was traveling south on the […]

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    Squirrel in Golden tests positive for bubonic plague

    GOLDEN, Colo. — Despite at least one squirrel testing positive for the bubonic plague in Golden, Jefferson County Public Health officials have decided not to cancel Buffalo Bill Days, the town’s biggest summer celebration. “Plague is difficult to catch and we felt any potential exposure would by very, very low,” said Craig Sanders, an Environmental […]

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    Reports: Poolside fire prompts evacuations at Las Vegas hotel

    LAS VEGAS —  A fire appeared to be coming from the pool at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas on Saturday afternoon. Billowing clouds of smoke were seen rising between tall buildings on Las Vegas strip. The fire was reported at about 12:15 p.m. according to KVVU. The hotel was evacuated.  Palm trees next to the pool […]