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Can Dog ‘Sleuths’ Sniff out California Citrus Disease?

WASHINGTON — Dog detectives might be able to help save ailing citrus groves, research published Monday suggests. “This technology is thousands of years old – the dog’s nose. We’ve just trained dogs to hunt new prey: the bacteria that causes a very damaging ...

US, Others Prepare Evacuations as Virus Spreads From China

BEIJING — The United States and several other nations prepared Tuesday to airlift citizens out of a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak that has killed more than 100 people. The U.S. government chartered a plane to fly out diplomats from the U.S....
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US Gets 1st Case of Mysterious New Chinese Illness

SEATTLE — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hosp...
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Administration Ends Protection for Migrant Medical Care

BOSTON — The Trump administration has eliminated a protection that lets immigrants remain in the country and avoid deportation while they or their relatives receive life-saving medical treatments or endure other hardships, immigration officials said in letters...