A new pandemic could kill 150 million and wreak havok on the planet; an AI expert proposes a plan of defense
Major Concerns of pending abortion legislation
As abortion legislation at the Statehouse continues to be discussed and debated, Anne Marie Williams, a Springfield nurse and mother of two, discusses the major…
Scientists seek super-shot for flu 100 years after pandemic
Scientists seek perfect flu vaccine, 100 years after pandemic
Labs are hunting for a super-shot that could eliminate an annual vaccination in favor of one every five years or 10 years, or maybe, an immunization that
UWSP roundup: First half run propels basketball victory; majors decide wrestling fate
Men's basketball comes out on fire in first half, carries second to win; wrestlers score major decisions for victory
Flu risk persists 100 years after deadly pandemic hit in 1918...
Sunday, a new DNT Extra edition marks the centennial of the worst natural disaster ever to befall the state of Minnesota — the deadly rash of forest fires that swept through the Northland in 1918.The Oct. 12 fires claimed 453 lives, but the death count would climb higher in ensuing days, as displaced...
Why America Could Become Vulnerable to the Next Major Pandemic
We are forgetting what we learned during the Ebola crisis
Are we ready for a global pandemic? What about our neighbors?
Ebola. SARS. MERS. Influenza: Health security is tied to the response of all countries.
Tesla in 'code red situation' as sell-off exceeds 20 percent
(Bloomberg) -- Tesla Inc.’s stock rout following this month’s $2.4 billion capital raise intensified after a once-bullish analyst called the range of issues facing the electric-car maker a “code red situation.” The shares have dropped in nine of the last 10 trading days, a stretch that started the day Tesla closed offerings of new stock and convertible bonds to shore up its balance sheet. In that…
Why the Nets’ offense crumbled in major letdown
The Nets dominated the Hornets in a pair of earlier wins and again in the first half Wednesday, but then Charlotte went zone — and a not-so-funny thing happened. The Nets’ perimeter game, which sho…
Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases
NEW DELHI (AP) - The number of Zika virus cases has crossed 100 in Rajasthan, a state in northern India where palaces and forts draw large numbers of tourists each year The Press Trust of India news agency reports eight new cases were reported from the state capital of Jaipur on Saturday. The agency says that the new cases come amid a state health department investigation to track the outbreak of Zika in pregnant women in their first trimester. Zika symptoms include fever,…
Getting the call: Players remember how they got promoted to the majors
Every story is different, but delivering the news ‘doesn’t ever get old,’ says Class AAA manager Andy Barkett.
Falls Church News-Press Online
Do they have no endgame other than being boxed into corners more and more and, proverbially speaking, lighting themselves on fire?
Today in history: Dec. 10
Major events that happened around the world on this day in history.
Michigan State football presser recap: How to prep for Arizona State heat
Follow along as Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio holds his weekly news conference at 11:30 a.m. today in East Lansing.
Recall Recap: Top 12 Ongoing Food Recalls
Sponsored content from Thomas J. Henry Law Published Photo: Gettyimages 1 / 1 Back to Gallery While recalls are relatively common, there are several ongoing food recalls that consumers should be aware of due to their scope and their potential to cause serious illness and infection 1. McDonald’s Salad Recall Since May 1, an outbreak of illness due to McDonald’s salads has been sweeping states including…
After 20 years, Target ends ties with major apparel supplier
As Target Corp. continues its transformation under CEO Brian Cornell, news came out that the retailer is not renewing its contract with licensed apparel company Cherokee.
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, file photo, Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg listens to speeches before addressing the U.N. climate conference n Madrid, Spain. On Friday, Dec.
Why the Spanish flu pandemic should terrify us 100 years later
A deadly flu pandemic like the Spanish flu could happen again, wiping out 400 million globally, leading flu experts have warned. It’s 100 years since the 1918 pandemic killed tens of millions…
How major bills fared at the Capitol
Here is the status of major bills near the halfway point of the 60-day legislative session. The bills that are alive have passed at least one chamber of the Legislature, or are about to pass.