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Texas State Board Says Rapid DNA Machines Jeopardize CasesA state board in Texas has asked a growing government provider of rapid DNA machines used in high-profile projects to halt work.
Study: Drivers Who Smoke Weed Don't Think They'll Get Arrested For Driving HighWhile nearly 15 million Americans admit to driving within one hour after using marijuana, most don't think they'll get arrested for driving while high.
Study: Household Cosmetic Products Send Children To ER Every 2 HoursA new study finds that every two hours in the U.S., a child is brought to the emergency room due to unintentional exposure to personal care and cosmetic products.
Childhood Poverty Continues To Swell, Especially In The SouthwestTexas' childhood population swelled by an additional 2.5 million since 1990. The number of children in poverty there increased from about 1.1 million to 1.5 million.
Bags Of King Arthur Flour Recalled Over Possible E. Coli ContaminationA safety alert for all cooks to check their baking products. Select bags of King Arthur Flour are being recalled due to possible E. coli contamination.
U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits New Record HighMeasles cases in the U.S. have surged to a new high, eclipsing the total number of cases from all of 1992, the worst in 27 years.
Study: NFL Players More Likely Than MLB Players To Die From Brain, Heart ProblemsA new study suggests professional football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than pro baseball players but the reasons are unclear.
Rifts Widen In Arguments Over State Abortion Laws And Rape And IncestEven as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it's divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest.
South Texas Border Patrol Facility Resumes Intake Of Migrants After Flu OutbreakThe primary Border Patrol facility for processing migrants in South Texas has resumed normal operations, less than 24 hours after the facility suspended intake operations after 32 people tested positive for the flu.
Austin Goes Green: Texas Senate Advances Medical Marijuana Expansion BillThe Texas Senate has unanimously advanced a bill to expand the list of medical conditions that can legally be treated by cannabis oil.
Appeals Court Hears Texas Planned Parenthood Funding CaseThe issue of if and how states can cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood will once again be before a federal appeals court.
Measles Cases Continue To Climb In The US, Topping 800 So FarThis year's count of measles cases has already surpassed 800... and it's only May.