Planned Parenthood wins suit to block Mississippi law

Planned Parenthood wins suit to block Mississippi law

The order Thursday by U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III overturns a law preventing payments to the state's Planned Parenthood clinic and to its only abortion clinic, the Jackson Women's Health Organization in Jackson , for birth control and women's cancer screenings. Read More

13.8M goal set for Obama's final health care sign-up season

In his remarks, Obama chalked up GOP criticism of the law to "nothing more than politics" and envy that "a Democratic president named Barack Obama passed the law". The administration says it will work aggressively to encourage more of them to sign up to help stabilize the program. That's where Obama comes in. Clinton has outlined steps she'd take to build enrollment and sweeten subsidies for consumers. Read More

Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal arrested for allegedly setting dogs on fire

Indian-American hotelier Vikram Chatwal arrested for allegedly setting dogs on fire

The woman walking the dogs wasn't injured. The hospitality magnate founded The Dream Hotel Group, which includes the Dream, Time, and Unscripted hotels. He's due back December 8th. Officials have informed that the dogs suffered minor injures. The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. October 7 when dog walker Isabell Suquilanda, 29, and the dogs strolled past 21 Wooster St. Read More

GOP congressman: No, the election isn't rigged

Leading nationally and in in a host of battleground states, the Clinton campaign is allocating several million dollars to a handful of states that are either hosting competitive Senate races or present opportunities to boost local Democrats. Read More

Hillary Clinton Criticizes Donald Trump's Debate Performance: 'He Should Have Been Apologizing'

The cellphone and landline survey of likely voters in the state's largest city found that Clinton, a Democrat, and Trump, a Republican, each were favored by 38 percent, and Libertarian Gary Johnson by 11 percent. Clinton said in her first interview since the debate that she tried to keep her composure and interact with the moderators but that it was hard when Trump did not tell the truth. Read More

Pepsi to significantly slash sugar, calories in drinks by 2025

The global mandate also sets out on improving water efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 20 per cent, both coming at a time when governments, activists and communities across the world are increasingly focusing their attention on the industrial use of water and other resources. Read More

Boos Rain on Colin Kaepernick in Buffalo

The player also made it clear that his actions are not at all unpatriotic: "I don't understand what is un-American about fighting for liberty and justice for everybody; for the equality that this country says it stands for". After starting against the Bills, Kaepernick said the decision on whether he'd get another start isn't up to him but he'll try to make the most of any opportunity he gets. Read More

Breast cancer death rate declining for women — CDC

That's especially troubling because 40 years ago, black women were less likely to get breast cancer. Throughout October, the mall said they will be teaming up with Susan G. Please spread the word, walk into any health care facility for a comprehensive break examination plus encourage all the women you know not to wear a bra today. Read More

Indians' Bauer cuts finger fixing drone, won't start Game 2

Game 1 of the ALCS is Friday night at Progessive Field in Cleveland . Still, Francona expressed confidence that Bauer wouldn't have that issue by the time his start arrives on Monday at Rogers Centre. Terry Francona is 57 years old and has managed almost 2,600 games in the big leagues. Francona shifted him to the bullpen for good, and Miller has gone 22-12 with a 2.18 ERA since then. Read More

What to watch for in Saturday's game vs. Kansas State

What to watch for in Saturday's game vs. Kansas State

It's going to be on us, I don't think we're going to take Kansas State lightly at all because they're not a light team, they're not a bad team, they're a good football program especially from Bill Snyder coaching those guys up. Adding a big-play wide receiver to Mayfield, Perine and Mixon makes the OU offense unsafe in three areas. They have two other runners with 100-yard games this season. Read More

Trump tape has 'shaken me to my core', Michelle Obama says

Democrats have pounced on the allegations, with Clinton and her top surrogates declaring his candidacy a fraud. "And last week, we saw this candidate actually bragging about sexually assaulting women", Obama said in reference to the 2005 tape in which Trump boast about being able to "do anything" to women because he is a celebrity. Read More

Free Medicare open enrollment counseling October 27

Free Medicare open enrollment counseling October 27

For those of us eligible for Medicare, the annual open enrollment season runs from October 15 to December 7. Open enrollment also allows beneficiaries to get in or out of Medicare Advantage plans. Older residents are encouraged to utilize the Department's free counseling assistance to help educate themselves and their caregivers about Medicare insurance options through the Senior Health Insurance Program (SHIP). Read More

Election in Georgia to test stability amid slump

Election in Georgia to test stability amid slump

Polls suggest the ruling Georgian Dream party, funded by the country's richest man, is likely to win. In a statement following the explosion on Tuesday, Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili said the attack "can be considered an act committed against the state, but also a provocation set up by Georgia's enemies to instigate instability in the country ahead of the elections". Read More

Wearing Clown Costumes to Cause Alarm is Illegal: State Police

A school district in CT is banning students from wearing clown costumes for Halloween. Two separate alleged clown hoaxes and pranks have prompted warnings from Southern California law enforcement agencies this week. "I'm just scared of clowns". And we're not the only media company who has come to its senses - if belatedly - about perpetuating this hoax. Among them, he said, are arrest, prosecution and incarceration. Read More

Oil prices dip after reaching June highs on US crude stock draw

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil, the main USA oil benchmark, was 2.2% higher at $49.77 per barrel while Brent crude, the Global benchmark, was up by 2.0% at $51.87 per barrel at the time of writing. OPEC, which pumped at a record in September, will decide on quotas for the group's members at an official meeting in Vienna on November 30. Total volume traded was about 2 percent below the 100-day average. Read More

Johnson & Johnson Warns Diabetics Insulin Pump Hackable

Johnson & Johnson Warns Diabetics Insulin Pump Hackable

A hacker would need to be within 25 feet of the patient and have access to sophisticated equipment, Johnson & Johnson added. Since 2008, the OneTouch® Ping® insulin pump system has been helping people with diabetes perform at their best, and we are committed to providing our customers with safe and reliable products. Read More

Free Zika testing offered for symptomatic pregnant women

The women all had confirmed Zika virus diagnoses during pregnancy and ultrasound exams that showed some fetal abnormality in brain development. Even so, the findings suggest that microcephaly is a result of several brain injuries related to the Zika virus, the researchers conclude. Read More

Mylan CEO Infuriates Lawmakers at Hearing on EpiPen Costs

Mylan CEO Infuriates Lawmakers at Hearing on EpiPen Costs

EpiPen pricing has been a focus of controversy in recent weeks. If true, such a requirement could meet the elements for a claim of anticompetitive agreement and monopolization by effectively excluding rivals from the market for the sale of epinephrine auto-injectors to schools. Read More

October - Breast Cancer Awareness Month

McCammack, who said she still tires easily from treatment she received for her cancer, first found out about it on a mammogram. "It's a big puzzle - everybody has a role to play", she said. "Breast cancer is being detected at an earlier, more treatable stage these days, largely because women are taking more preventive measures, like self-exams and regular mammograms". Read More

Zika triggers travel alert vs PH, SEA countries

Zika triggers travel alert vs PH, SEA countries

The level of risk for Zika virus infection in these countries is unknown, said CDC, adding, however, that pregnant women should consider postponing nonessential travel to Southeast Asia. The disease is spread primarily by mosquitoes, and World Health Organization urged private citizens as well as governments to take strict mosquito control measures. Read More