Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states

WSB-TV Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday the number of confirmed and suspected cases has spiked in the last month, with now up to 127 cases in 22 states. AFM affects the nervous system, causing paralysis that […]

Officials keep talking about intervening in Venezuela, and it’s drawing an ominous comparison

AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos Trump has repeatedly expressed interest in taking military action in Venezuela. Experts and officials from around the region have rebuffed such action, with some comparing it to the invasion of Iraq. But others have held out military action, as part of a collective response, as an option of last resort. President Donald […]

Judge to Georgia voting officials: you’re terrible at digital security

Enlarge / An electronic voting machine sits in a privacy booth at a polling location during the Georgia primary runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Georgia’s upcoming November 6, 2018 election will remain purely electronic, and will not switch to paper to ward off […]

Officials say reported mortar explosions in Baghdad happened near a US Embassy

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The US State Department confirmed there was a mortar attack near the US embassy in Iraq. Officials say the embassy was not impacted and that staffers are taking appropriate safety precautions. Sources say the attack came from Baghdad Area Zayoona, which is associated with Asae’b Ahlil Al Haq, an Iraqi Shi’a paramilitary group backed […]

Trump officials, California meet on vehicle emissions, mpg standards

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Government/Legal,Green,Emissions,Fuel Efficiency Stand by for more meetings, but they hope to reach a common goal Continue reading Trump officials, California meet on vehicle emissions, mpg standards Trump officials, California meet on vehicle emissions, mpg standards originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 29 Aug 2018 19:45:00 EDT. Please see […]