CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) â Venezuela has announced the first Zika-related deaths in the South American country.
WASHINGTON (AP) â The government is shipping Zika virus tests for pregnant women to health departments around the country, but warning there could be temporary shortages, as travelers try to tell if they returned with an infection that could put a developing baby at risk.
NEW YORK (AP) â A new study says a person's risk of becoming depressed or hooked on smoking may be influenced by DNA inherited from Neanderthals.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) â Brazil has signed an agreement with a Texas research hospital to develop a vaccine against the Zika virus, the country's health minister said Thursday, adding the goal is for the vaccine to be ready for clinical testing within 12 months.
President Barack Obama will nominate Dr. John B. King Jr. to serve as Education Department secretary after receiving commitments from lawmakers to give his nomination speedy consideration, the White House said Thursday.King has served as acting secretary since Arne Duncan...
Harry Belafonte, the showbiz veteran and longtime civil rights advocate, has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president. The nod from Belafonte comes as Sanders has been seeking to boost his standing among African-American voters as he heads into the South Carolina...
Donald Trump's presidential run is so void of ideas it should be called "the Seinfeld candidacy" â because it's about "nothing," Ted Cruz's top spokesman says.
Marco Rubio has said his poor debate performance last Saturday led to his fifth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary election a few days later, but exit polls aren't showing that the debate hurt Rubio.
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A Jefferson man received 10 years in prison on Thursday for his role in numerous crimes, including a Lebanon assault that left two people injured in September.
SWEET HOME â At approximately 6 a.m. Thursday, the Sweet Home Police Department served a search warrant based on a narcotics investigation at 927 27thÂ Ave. that resulted in several arrests.
BURNS, Ore. (AP) â Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national nature preserve surrendered Thursday, and a leader in their movement who organized a 2014…
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I went down to my favorite Albany night spot after filing a late night story on the city council meeting Wednesday night. If covering a city council meeting is like jury duty for reporters, th…
It's a 50-50 chance of rain in the mid-valley on Thursday, forecasters say, but the likelihood of precipitation picks up in the evening.Â
Appointments, honors and very small pay raises were the order of the evening at the Albany City Council meeting Wednesday night.
Bruce Springsteen will be taking that pen and paper and writing, no not a song, this time his own autobiography. FOX’s Michelle Pollino reports: Download audio file (BRUCE_021116.mp3)
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Can’t quit smoking? A new study says you can blame your Neanderthal ancestors for the bad habit. FOX’s Jane Metzler has more: Download audio file (SMOKING_021116.mp3)
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Are you ready for another Woodstock? FOX’s Michele Pollino reports: Download audio file (WOODSTOCK_021116.mp3)
Michael Lang, co-creator of Woodstock, one of the most famous music festivals in history, is at it again with plans for a 50th anniversary Woodstock Music … [visit site to read more]
The standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge is over, but the final moments were extremely tense as four remaining holdouts gave themselves up. FOX’s Jessica Rosenthal reports audio of it all was streamed live: Download audio file (OREGON_021116.mp3)
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A violent uprising at a Mexican prison where at least 52 inmates died is being investigated by government officials as revelations of anarchy behind prison walls are revealed. FOX’s Gurnal Scott has the story: Download audio file (RIOT_021116.mp3)
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