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  • Daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks no longer recommended for older adults

    If you're a healthy older adult looking for ways to reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke, don't turn to that age-old standby: daily low-dose aspirin.

  • Nebraskans are recovering from historic floods, but more are on the way

    Many Nebraska towns have become islands, highways are now fast-flowing streams and dozens of flood records have been broken — but there may be more flooding to come. The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says more rivers will break cresting records in the next two days. According to the National Weather Service, a crest is the highest point of a flood wave. After passing that particular point, the water level usually stops rising and stabilizes. The Elkhorn River at Waterloo crested […]

  • Air Force demands more inspections on Boeing tankers

    In a blistering attack on Boeing, the Air Force’s top acquisition official said the company has a “severe situation” with flawed inspections of its new KC-46 air refueling tanker aircraft, after trash and industrial tools were found in some planes after they were delivered to the Air Force. Dr. Will Roper, assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics, made clear his concerns after visiting Boeing’s Everett Washington plant where the plane is assembled. “I left concerned, and […]

  • Bad news for brunch fans: researchers issue new warning about eggs

    It’s been debated for years: Are eggs good or bad for you? People who eat an added three or four eggs a week or 300 milligrams of dietary cholesterol per day, have a higher risk of both heart disease and early death compared with those who eat fewer eggs, new research finds. “Eggs, specially the yolk, are a major source of dietary cholesterol,” wrote Victor Zhong, lead study author and a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Preventive Medicine at […]

  • Suspect in mass shootings at New Zealand mosques appears in court

    The man charged with murder in connection with the mass shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that left at least 49 people dead appeared in court Saturday. Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, appeared before a Christchurch district judge dressed in a white prison jumpsuit. He has been charged with one count of murder, according to a court filing. The name of the victim has been withheld by the court. Tarrant was silent during his court appearance. He was remanded in custody to […]

  • Feds: Mom charged in adoption fraud scheme made $1.6 million

    Detroit (WXYZ) — In new court records just filed, federal prosecutors reveal Tara Lynn Lee took in more than $1.6 million dollars in 2017 and 2018. The 7 Investigators first showed you how the unlicensed adoption worker was under investigation, accused of promising the same baby to more than one couple. FBI agents say the 37-year-old mother from New Haven also “matched” couples across the country to birth moms and babies who did not exist. The feds say Lee would […]

  • Trump says he does not think white nationalism is a rising global threat

    President Donald Trump said Friday he does not regard white nationalism as a rising global threat in the aftermath of mosque terror attacks in New Zealand that left at least 49 people dead

  • Disney rehires James Gunn for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ sequel

    Disney has reversed course on its next flight for “Guardians of the Galaxy,” reinstating writer-director James Gunn to oversee the third movie, after firing him last year in the wake of learning about offensive social-media posts.. Gunn had been targeted by conservative activists — in part because of his vocal criticism of President Trump — who resurfaced old tweets in which he made light of pedophilia and molestation. In firing him, Disney labeled the comments “indefensible and inconsistent with our studio’s values.” […]

  • Trump signs first veto of his presidency

    President Donald Trump on Friday vetoed legislation attempting to strike down his declaration of a national emergency at the southern border during an Oval Office event from the White House.

  • Nearly 4-foot-long alligator found during police raid

    “What do you call an alligator in a vest? An investigator.”

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