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COVID-19 Fight: Red Cross Collecting Plasma to Help Patients

Following a new initiative from the FDA, the American Red Cross is searching for eligible candidates to help with an effort to use plasma to treat patients with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections. Process to Identify and Qualify Indiv...
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Rush Limbaugh Says He Has Advanced Lung Cancer

LOS ANGELES — Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said he’s been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. Addressing listeners on his program Monday, Limbaugh said will take some days off for further medical t...
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48-Year-Old Elephant Euthanized at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO — Tembo, a 48-year-old elephant, was euthanized at the San Diego Zoo after a sudden change in her health following longtime treatment for age-related ailments, the zoo announced Monday. “On Saturda...
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Palace: Prince Philip in Hospital as ‘Precautionary Measure’

LONDON — Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to a London hospital Friday “as a precautionary measure,” Buckingham Palace said. The palace said the 98-year-old Philip was admitted to the King Edward VII hospital for observation and...
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Show Up Drunk: Indictments Spotlight Prison Rehab Scams

It's a tip that has been passed onto convicts for years: On your way to federal prison, say you have a substance abuse problem, and you could qualify for a treatment program that knocks up to a year off your sentence. Federal prosecutors have long suspected...
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Prayers For John McCain: Military Hero, Defender of America

WASHINGTON — John McCain, the six-term Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for his brain cancer, his family said Friday. "With his usual strength of will, he has now chosen to discontinue med...