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A TV tower is surrounded by fog in Sarajevo, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. The local government in Sarajevo issued a warning to residents to avoid spending time outdoors as extremely high pollution levels are being recorded in the air of Bosnian capital in last two days. (AP Photo/Eldar Emric)
Bosnian protesters hold anti-pollution protest in SarajevoDozens of people have gathered for a protest in Sarajevo because of dangerously high levels of air pollution in the Bosnian capital in the past few weeks
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Men from Morocco and Bangladesh react on an overcrowded wooden boat, as aid workers of the Spanish NGO Open Arms approach them in the Mediterranean Sea, international waters, off the Libyan coast, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
EU sets up $998 million budget for humanitarian aidThe European Union has adopted a budget worth 900 million euros ($998 million) to help countries affected by humanitarian crises
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Travelers wear face masks as they walk outside of the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital. The outbreak coincides with the country's busiest travel period, as millions board trains and planes for the Lunar New Year holidays. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
China's Xi says coronavirus outbreak must be taken seriouslyChinese President Xi Jinping says it's “extremely crucial” to take every possible measure to combat a new coronavirus that has infected 217 people in the country
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98.6 Isn't Our Normal Temperature Any MoreCarl Reinhold August Wunderlich may not be a household name, but everyone knows the figure associated with him: 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, which he determined in the mid-1800s to be the average human body temperature. A slew of studies has since threatened to upend Wunderlick's work, with research suggesting that...
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Firefighters stand in front of a house, where eight people with mental and combined impairment were died and another three were seriously injured in the fire on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Vejprty, Czech Republic. (Slavomir Kubes/CTK via AP) ** SLOVAKIA OUT **
Fire at Czech asylum for mentally ill kills 8 patientsCzech officials say eight male patients have been killed in a fire at an asylum for the mentally ill
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, health surveillance officer use temperature scanner to monitor passengers arriving at the Hong Kong International airport in Hong Kong. The possibility that a new virus in central China could spread between humans cannot be ruled out, though the risk of transmission at the moment appears to be low, Chinese officials said Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China reports 17 new cases in viral pneumonia outbreakSeventeen more people in central China have been diagnosed with a new form of viral pneumonia that has killed two patients and placed other countries on alert
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Study Finds Least Happy AgeMiddle age is the worst. And of the worst, age 47.2 is the bottom, a study has found. A comparison of data from 132 countries analyzed the relationship between well-being and age, Bloomberg reports. A Dartmouth College found a U-shaped "happiness curve" over a lifespan, which hits its low...
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USDA: School Lunch Proposal Is Efficient. Critics: 'Unconscionable'Michelle Obama turned 56 Friday, but one unwelcome gift came in the form of a new Trump proposal that would strike further at one of her most well-known initiatives as first lady: healthier school lunches. Per the Washington Post , the Department of Agriculture on Friday released proposed mandates on "school...
Newser2 days ago
Pedestrians wear protective masks as they walk through a shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Japan's government said Thursday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as a possible cause of an outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
China reports 4 more cases in viral pneumonia outbreakFour more cases have been identified in a viral pneumonia outbreak in a central Chinese city that has killed two and prompted the United States and others to take precautionary measures
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 file photo, a third-grader punches in her student identification to pay for a meal at Gonzales Community School in Santa Fe, N.M. The Trump administration is proposing a rollback of nutrition guidelines for federal school meals programs that had been promoted by Michelle Obama as part of her campaign to combat child obesity. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee, file)
Rollback proposed for Michelle Obama school lunch guidelinesThe Trump administration is taking another step toward dismantling Michelle Obama's school nutrition guidelines, proposing a new rule that could lead to more pizza and fries and less fruit and a smaller variety of vegetables on school menus
The Associated Press2 days ago
Travelers at 3 US Airports to Be Screened for New VirusPassengers arriving at three US airports from a city in China will be screened for a new type of coronavirus starting Friday. The CDC is dispatching about 100 people to help staff the quarantine stations at New York's JFK and the Los Angeles and San Francisco international airports, the Hill...
Newser2 days ago
FILE - In this June 17, 2019 file photo, The Supreme Court is seen in Washington. The Supreme Court will consider Trump administration rules expanding religious, moral exemptions from contraceptive coverage.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Court to look anew at health care law birth control rules The Supreme Court will consider allowing the Trump administration to enforce rules that allow more employers to deny insurance coverage for contraceptives to women
The Associated Press2 days ago
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