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MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — If you want to understand why U.S. life expectancy is declining, West Virginia is a good place to start.
Exxon Mobil Corp sent a letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in support of methane gas emission rules put in place under the Obama administration, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters. The administration of President Donald Trump in September proposed weakening requirements for repairing leaks of the greenhouse gas in drilling operations in a step toward rolling back an Obama-era policy that was intended to combat climate change. The company believes "reasonable regulations help reduce emissions" and support the use of cleaner-burning natural gas, the letter said.
The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has drafted a plan for research to identify evidence-based strategies that could lower the likelihood of addiction developing out of opioid prescriptions. "This is a new preventive service we're looking at," said Dr. Alex Krist, a professor of family medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University and USPSTF vice-chair. "And we're proposing to evaluate evidence around that preventive service.
Filmmaker behind Big, Awakenings and A League of Their Own succumbs to complications from diabetes
Steve Burke, head of the Comcast Corp. division, suggested that the company might unveil an online TV service in 2019 -- though it’s hard to know how seriously to take a message written in the rhyming style of Dr. Seuss. Burke, who oversees the NBC network, cable channels such as USA, and the Universal theme parks and movie studio, has yet to announce a streaming product like those planned by rivals Walt Disney Co. and AT&T Inc.’s Warner Media next year. In his holiday note, Burke also lamented that Comcast lost out to Disney in a bidding war for 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets.
President Donald Trump today authorized the Pentagon to set up the U.S. Space Command as its own combatant command, in preparation for creating a Space Force as a separate branch of the military. The authorization for the Space Command came in the form of a memorandum that doesn’t require congressional approval. Creating the Space Force, however, is dependent on action in Congress — and with Democrats taking charge of the House, there’s a chance that the force may take a form different from what the White House originally envisioned. Cost estimates for setting up a Space Force as the first branch… Read More
More than 30 million Americans have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, according to a 2017 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If that includes you, then controlling your blood sug...
More than 30 million Americans have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, according to a 2017 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If that includes you, then controlling your blood sug...
A trove well-preserved dinosaur footprints has been uncovered on a beach in southern England. Dating back to the Cretaceous Period, the prints still show traces of skin, scales, and claws.
The long repair period highlighted the many problems plaguing the Navy’s latest class of ships.
The company plans to invest the fund in the company's satellite internet service, Starlink, WSJ said. The proposed services - essentially a constellation of satellites that will bring high-speed Internet to rural and suburban locations globally - are key to generating the cash that SpaceX needs to fund Musk's real dream of developing a new rocket capable of flying customers to the moon and eventually trying to colonize Mars. SpaceX declined to comment.
Astronomer Scott Sheppard of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington said on Tuesday the dwarf planet, officially designated as 2018 VG18, is estimated to have a diameter of 310 to 375 miles (500 to 600 km). There are roughly 50 dwarf planets in the solar system. Its discovery was announced on Monday by the International Astronomical Union's Minor Planet Center.
MILAN (AP) — Genoa's mayor on Tuesday announced that a 202-million-euro ($229 million) project by hometown architect Renzo Piano inspired by a naval ship has been chosen to replace the Morandi Bridge that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people.
It will be the first meeting of a Redeployment Coordination Committee that oversees the ceasefire and withdrawal of forces, said U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric. After a week of U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Sweden, the Iranian-aligned Houthi group and Saudi-backed Yemen government foes agreed last Thursday to cease fighting in the Red Sea city and withdraw forces. "The full mutual redeployment of all forces from the city of Hodeidah and the ports of Hodeidah, Saleef and Ras Isa shall be completed within a maximum period of 21 days after the cease-fire enters into force," Dujarric said.
Implosion fabrication allows for very tiny miniatures to be made of regular-sized objects.