Science & Health

Activists rally in Lafayette Square to protest the Trump administration's "global gag rule" on NGOs, March 29, 2019, in Washington. The so-called "global gag rule" bans funding to NGOs who provide abortion services or advocacy.
Anti-abortion advocates say opponents exaggerate impact as US still gives nearly $9 billion in health assistance to developing world
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July 18, 2019
A Congolese health worker administers ebola vaccine to a child at the Himbi Health Centre in Goma
Risk of spread of Ebola in DRC remains very high, but risk of spread outside region remains low
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July 17, 2019
A billboard advertising treatment for opioid addition stands in Dickson, Tennessee, June 7, 2017. More than 2 million people in the U.S. are hooked on opioids. Overdoses from these drugs are killing an average of 120 people every day.
Trend is driven by a steep decline in deaths linked to prescription painkillers
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July 17, 2019
** FILE ** In this July 20, 1969 file photo, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin, the first men to land on the moon, plant the U.S. flag on the lunar surface. (NASA)
People collected prints of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk, which also became the basis for MTV's logo when the music channel launched in 1981
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July 17, 2019
FILE - Abortion-rights campaigners attend a rally against new restrictions on abortion passed by legislatures in eight states including Georgia and Alabama, in New York City, U.S., May 21, 2019.
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Proposal would have essentially banned abortions in their community
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July 17, 2019
Huntsville, Alabama residents take photos, video of 5,000 bottle rocket launch
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Huntsville, Alabama, played a critical role in sending humans to outer space
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July 17, 2019