Archive for August 18th, 2018

Imran Khan Is Sworn Into Office As Pakistan's New Prime Minister | | August 18 2018, 5:00 PM

Khan inherits several big challenges, including Pakistan's faltering economy, and managing relations with China and the U.S.

As Death Toll Rises, Mourners Gather To Honor Victims Of Italian Bridge Collapse | | August 18 2018, 11:40 AM

On a national day of mourning in Italy, questions remain about how a highway bridge gave way, killing dozens.

Report Says 7 Former Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years

Education | | August 18 2018, 9:00 AM

A report by a law firm found sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.

Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide

Health | | August 18 2018, 8:00 AM

In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.

Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Peace Prize-Winner, Dies At 80 | | August 18 2018, 5:00 AM

"Kofi Annan was a global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life for a fairer and more peaceful world," his foundation said.

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