Monthly Archive: August 2014

Vaccine-autism study removed

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Journal removes study published on alleged link between vaccines and autism Paper taken down “because of serious concerns about validity of its conclusions” Study author says he re-analyzed data used in 2004 CDC...

Lennon’s killer denied parole

On December 8, 1980, an armed man, Mark Chapman, staked out the Manhattan apartment building where former Beatle John Lennon lived with his wife, Yoko Ono, and their young son. After receiving a signed copy...

Ebola outbreak is accelerating

STORY HIGHLIGHTS World Health Organization says West Africa Ebola outbreak continues to accelerate There are 1,552 confirmed deaths from the Ebola virus, WHO says New “road map” aims to curb outbreak in six to nine...

Report: 1,400 sex abuse cases in 1 town

Report: 1,400 sex abuse cases in 1 town

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Abuses included gang rape, trafficking, beating, threats at gunpoint Victims were as young as 11 years old, the report says Social counselors, police, officials turned a blind eye, report says Most suspects were...

NFL gets tougher on domestic violence

By Steve Almasy and Rachel Nichols, CNN updated 4:52 PM EDT, Thu August 28, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS NEW: Players union says it will continue to defend players rights The new policy takes effect immediately, NFL...