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UK Opens Long-Awaited Inquiry into Tainted Blood Scandal

UK Opens Long-Awaited Inquiry into Tainted Blood Scandal

Sep 24
A long-awaited inquiry has opened in Britain into how contaminated blood was used to treat thousands of people in the 1970s and '80s, killing at least 2,400.

Mystery Around Disappearance of Chinese Star Fan Bingbing

Mystery Around Disappearance of Chinese Star Fan Bingbing

By Christopher Bodeen | Sep 24
X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China's hyper-adrenalized social media environment.

100 Years Ago, US Fought its Deadliest Battle in France

100 Years Ago, US Fought its Deadliest Battle in France

By Sylvie Corbet | Sep 23
It was America's deadliest battle ever, with 26,000 U.S. soldiers killed, tens of thousands wounded and more ammunition fired than in the whole of the Civil War.

UK's Labour Party Ponders Supporting New Brexit Referendum

UK's Labour Party Ponders Supporting New Brexit Referendum

By Jill Lawless | Sep 23
Britain's Labour Party may hold the fate of Brexit in its hands — if only it can decide what to do.

Iran's President Blames US after Attack on Military Parade

Iran's President Blames US after Attack on Military Parade

By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell | Sep 23
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf was behind an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded nearly 70.

It's Tapped: Beer Flows as Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

It's Tapped: Beer Flows as Oktoberfest Opens in Munich

Sep 22
The first keg has been tapped and the beer is flowing as the 185th Oktoberfest gets underway in Munich.

Gunmen Attack Iran Military Parade, Killing at Least 24

Gunmen Attack Iran Military Parade, Killing at Least 24

By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell | Sep 22
Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 24 people and wounding 53 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.

UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

UK Leader May Hits Back on Brexit Plan; Pound Plunges

By Jill Lawless | Sep 21
British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the European Union on Friday of creating an "impasse" in divorce negotiations by bluntly rejecting her blueprint for Brexit, sending the value of the pound plunging.

GeoSure Launches Neighborhood Safety Ratings for LGBTQ Travelers

GeoSure Launches Neighborhood Safety Ratings for LGBTQ Travelers

Sep 20
GeoSure officially launched the first-ever neighborhood-level LGBTQ Safety ratings category on its smartphone app.

NIH Funds HIV Study for Adolescents in Poor Countries

NIH Funds HIV Study for Adolescents in Poor Countries

Sep 20
The study will support research to develop strategies to identify youth at risk of HIV infection and those living with HIV and to enroll them into medical care programs.

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