Study: Safe to Transplant Hepatitis C-Infected Hearts, Lungs
Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect those patients from getting the risky virus.
People Living With Incurable Cancers Urge More Research
Tom Smith hesitated to buy light bulbs guaranteed for up to 10 years, thinking they’d outlast him. Terry Langbaum debated filling a prescription for a $13,000-a-month drug that keeps cancer from worsening for three months on average and carries six pages of warnings.
Murder Charge Dropped Against Ex-Deputy in Deadly Fight
Prosecutors are dropping a murder charge against a former deputy who had been accused along with her husband in the strangulation death of a man they confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant.
4 Charged in California, Nevada, Utah Prostitution Ring
Four women were arrested and charged with running a prostitution network in California, Nevada and Utah that generated tens of thousands of dollars a month, authorities said Wednesday.
Kupcho, Campos Share Lead in Augusta Women’s Amateur
NCAA champion Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest was first to tee off in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur and kept right on going until she had a 4-under 68 for a share of the lead after the opening round Wednesday.
Iannetta’s 11th-Inning Homer Lifts Rockies Over Rays 1-0
Chris Iannetta homered with one out in the 11th inning, and the Colorado Rockies stopped a four-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday.
Creeping Floodwaters Threaten Washington’s Cherry Blossoms
Washington’s cherry blossom season has gone well this year, thanks to warm weather that has coincided perfectly with the annual blooming that draws hundreds of thousands of visitors each spring.
GameStop Falls While Dave & Buster’s and Blue Apron Rise
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Bill Introduced to Help Publishers Bargain With Tech Giants
News publishers would gain greater power to negotiate terms with Facebook and Google under terms of a bill filed Wednesday in the House of Representatives.
Iowa Sen. Grassley: Trump Wind Turbine Comments ‘Idiotic’
An Iowa Republican senator is expressing irritation at what he calls 'idiotic' comments by President Donald Trump about wind energy.