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  • Florida: 5 new Zika cases including 1 in the Tampa Bay area

    But it's too soon to know, officials said . In addition, pregnant women can pass Zika - which is known to cause microcephaly, a severe birth defect affecting brain development - to her unborn baby, CDC officials said. During a recent public forum in Sarasota on Zika , expert panelists anxious about indications that the virus might have a range of deleterious impacts on fetuses infected with the virus - beyond microcephaly, which causes children to have unusually small heads.

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  • In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

    In dry, windy West, crews target flames in several states

    The fire was less than three miles from Madison Junction, an area that includes a campground, visitor facilities and staff housing. MaryEllen Fitzgerald of the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest said Tuesday the fire near the Utah-Idaho state line is within a quarter-mile of Beaver Mountain Ski Resort, which is on pre-evacuation notice.

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  • Pence: Trump 'speaks right from his heart'

    That's not great but it's definitely not even close to all black people. Trump then made a bold prediction and said that at the four years, he would 95 percent of the African American vote. It's a nihilistic message that is also untrue: In reality, according to Economic Policy Institute , 27.4 percent of African Americans live in poverty.

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  • How they won: Kris Bryant commanded inside part of plate

    When you see the wind blowing out to center, you want to take advantage of that. "It makes our lives as pitchers a lot easier when they're consistent, and doing what they've been doing pretty much the whole year for us", Lester said. Soler, who gained big-stage notoriety when he reached base nine straight plate appearances during the playoffs last fall, spent almost two months on the disabled list with a hamstring injury.

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  • United States declares Zika emergency in Puerto Rico

    Department of Labor's National Dislocated Worker Grant program. The Obama administration has declared the Zika virus in Puerto Rico a public health emergency . The infection during pregnancy can cause a severe birth defect called microcephaly that is a sign of incomplete brain development. Although Zika is normally a mild illness, causing no symptoms in 80% of patients, 90 people have been hospitalized due to the virus and 30 have developed Guillain-Barre syndrome, which develops ...

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  • Mobile makes it easier to donate to Red Cross Louisiana flood relief

    Mobile makes it easier to donate to Red Cross Louisiana flood relief

    Affected parishes have been declared major disaster areas. "20,000 people were rescued so that means a lot of people in shelters", said Pat Gentle, American Red Cross Volunteer . Area residents such as Evelyn Penney will deploy to Louisiana to help families forced from their homes into shelters. "Floods are a little worse cause you don't know what you are getting into".

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  • All taxis to charge govt-set fares after Aug 22: HC

    All taxis to charge govt-set fares after Aug 22: HC

    While addressing the issue of surge pricing, the court observed that while taxi aggregators like Ola and Uber reduce the pressure on public transport, "a uniform policy must be devised" for regulating them. Delhi's Transport Minister Satyendra Jain on Wednesday said that a policy for application-based cab services has been prepared as per the high court's direction and is based on a previously implemented premium bus service policy.

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  • Boy falls from coaster at Pennsylvania amusement park

    The child has been airlifted to a children's hospital. Additional information has not been released. The accident comes four days after a 10-year-old boy was decapitated as he rode a water slide at a Kansas water park. On Thursday, a 6-year-old girl remained in critical condition with a brain injury and a 16-year-old girl had been upgraded to stable condition. Cars on the Rollo Coaster do not include seat belts and riders who are under 48 inches must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Clinton gains a 10-point lead over Trump

    Before publishing the message on Facebook , Whitman revealed her decision to The New York Times in an interview in which she promised to make a "substantial" donation to the Clinton campaign and will try to convince her Republican friends to follow suit.

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  • Hillary Clinton: I'll be a president for all Americans

    Hillary Clinton: I'll be a president for all Americans

    For all Americans together. Delegates waved signs that read simply “Together, ” along with those bearing Clintons first name. In an hour-long address, she laid out an optimistic plan to improve the USA economy, stressing that "my primary mission as president will be to create more opportunity and more good jobs with rising wages".

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  • Cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten Crashes During Olympics 2016 Race

    It would have taken a downpour to dampen her spirits. The four Australians in the road race are all teammates of van Vleuten at Orica-AIS. In Abbott's case, it was simply a matter of exhausted legs. Abbott had been working hard to catch the leading group for ten km before catching them and attacking over the top, and had then had led the charge up the final climb.

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  • Team USA's First Gold Medal in Rio Goes to Ginny Thrasher!

    Team USA's First Gold Medal in Rio Goes to Ginny Thrasher!

    The 19-year-old usa college champion edged out China's Du Li , gold in Athens in 2004, with an Olympic-record score of 208 in the sport's new finals format. Yi won Olympic gold in the 2012 London Games. She won the 10-meter air rifle competition Saturday morning, taking the top prize in an event in which she wasn't even expected to medal.

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