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Walgreens makes overdose remedy prescription-free in New Mexico

By Reuters on May 17, 2016, at 8:32 p.m.
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. is making the opioid antidote naloxone available without a prescription in all its pharmacies in New Mexico, part of a plan to make the drug readily available in 35 states by the end of this year. Naloxone, administered by injection or nasal spray, can be used …

Pope criticizes West for trying to export own brand of democracy to Iraq, Libya

By Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 5:01 p.m.
Pope Francis criticized Western powers for trying to export their own brand of democracy to countries such as Iraq and Libya without respecting indigenous political cultures.

Court orders Mississippi town to desegregate schools after 50-year fight

By Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 4:56 p.m.
A federal court has ordered a Mississippi town to consolidate its junior high and high schools in order to fully desegregate its school system after a 50-year battle the town has waged with the U.S. Department of Justice.
President Barack Obama awards Miami-Dade Police Officer Mario Gutierrez with the 2013-2014 Public Safety Office Medal of Valor during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House May 16, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Obama honors 13 police officers with Medals of Valor

By Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 4:54 p.m.
President Barack Obama on Monday awarded the United States’ top honor for law enforcement to 13 police officers who protected citizens while putting themselves in danger, including one killed in the line of duty.

House weighs $622.1 million package to combat Zika virus

By Richard Cowan and Timothy Gardner, Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
The mosquito-borne Zika virus has been linked to severe birth defects and other neurological disorders and is beginning to show up in warm climates in southern states, such as Florida.
Irish singer Sinead O'Connor performs on stage during the Positivus music festival in Salacgriva, Lativa, July 18, 2009.

Singer Sinead O’Connor missing since early Sunday

By Suzannah Gonzales and Fiona Ortiz, Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 12:27 p.m.
Police in the Chicago suburb of Wilmette are checking on the well-being of singer Sinead O’Connor, who has been missing since early Sunday.

Massachusetts man has first successful US penis transplant

By Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 11:17 a.m.
Thomas Manning of Halifax, Massachusetts, had his penis amputated in 2012 when he was diagnosed with penile cancer.
Soldiers stand under pictures of former North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il at the capital's main ceremonial square after a mass rally and parade, a day after the ruling party wrapped up its first congress in 36 years in Pyongyang, North Korea, May 10, 2016.

Americans risk harsh sentences traveling to North Korea, US officials warn

By Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 11:17 a.m.
The U.S. State Department cautioned that at least 14 U.S. citizens have been detained in North Korea in the past 10 years and that travelers should be aware that possessing media criticizing the country could considered a crime.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene, Oregon, May 6, 2016.

Former Donald Trump girlfriend rebuts article on his history with women

By Reuters on May 16, 2016, at 10:57 a.m.
Donald Trump has deflected criticism about his attitude toward women throughout his campaign.

Federal investigators probe deadly Texas bus crash

By Reuters on May 15, 2016, at 1:48 p.m.
Seven passengers were confirmed dead at the scene of the crash and another died in the hospital. Forty-four others were transported to area hospitals.

Beijing blasts Pentagon report on Chinese military as ‘deliberately distorted’

By Reuters on May 15, 2016, at 11:01 a.m.
In its annual report to Congress on Chinese military activities, the U.S. Defense Department said China is expected to add substantial military infrastructure to artificial islands in the South China Sea this year.
Former London Mayor Boris Johnson holds up a Cornish pasty during the launch of the Vote Leave bus campaign in favor of Britain leaving the European Union in Truro, England, May 11, 2016.

Former London mayor says EU on same doomed path as Hitler

By Reuters on May 15, 2016, at 10:36 a.m.
Boris Johnson, a leading campaigner for the Brexit, said in an interview that the European Union was following the path of Adolf Hitler by trying to create a European superstate.

Limo goes up in flames but students still find their way to the prom

By Reuters on May 14, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
A group of Boston-area high school students have an indelible prom night memory after their limousine caught on fire on the way to the dance.
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Eugene, Oregon, on May 6, 2016.

NY Times: Donald Trump has a history of questionable behavior with women

By Reuters on May 14, 2016, at 6:59 p.m.
Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior by the Republican presidential candidate, The New York Times reported on Saturday.

Texas rollover bus crash kills 8, injures dozens

By Reuters on May 14, 2016, at 6:39 p.m.
Eight people were killed and about 40 others were injured when a charter bus rolled over on a Texas highway on Saturday morning, the Laredo Morning Times newspaper reported.

Senate sets votes on competing Zika funding plans

By Richard Cowan, Reuters on May 12, 2016, at 2:48 p.m.
WASHINGTON — Three competing plans for battling a potential Zika virus outbreak in the United States were presented on the floor of the Senate on Thursday, as lawmakers tried to break an impasse pitting President Barack Obama against congressional Republicans. The first test votes on the measures, which would provide …

Congress backs Arlington burial honor for female pilots

By Reuters on May 12, 2016, at 7:57 a.m.
Lawmakers cleared the way Wednesday for female pilots from World War II to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery, the vast military cemetery just outside Washington.

Pesticides, military service may be tied to ALS risk

By Reuters on May 11, 2016, at 9 a.m.
People with Lou Gehrig’s disease, or ALS, are more likely to have been exposed to toxic pesticides or to have served in the military than similar people without the condition, according to a new study.

Suspect dead after four stabbed at Massachusetts mall, home

By Reuters on May 11, 2016, at 7:10 a.m.
A man was shot and killed by police Tuesday night after stabbing four people, two of whom later died, in twin attacks at a Massachusetts house and shopping mall, state police said.

At least 10 killed in Afghan suicide bombing

By Reuters on May 10, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
KABUL — At least 10 people were killed and 23 wounded Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew up his car near the house of a pro-government militia commander in the province of Nangarhar, a provincial official said. The car drew up in front of the house of the commander in …