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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, Brian Madeux, starts to receive the first human gene editing therapy for Hunter syndrome, as his girlfriend, Marcie Humphrey, left, applauds at the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital in Oakland, Calif. At right is nurse practitioner Jacqueline Madden. On Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, scientists gave an update on the first effort to edit genes, or permanently change the DNA, of about a dozen adults, including Madeux, with metabolic diseases. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
February 07, 2019 - 12:05 pm
Scientists think they have achieved the first gene editing inside the body, altering DNA in adults to try to treat a disease, although it's too soon to know if this will help. Preliminary results suggest that two men with a rare disorder now have a corrective gene at very low levels, which may not...
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February 06, 2019 - 9:11 pm
"Even now, the story gives me chills."
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FILE - In this October 2018 photo provided by Cheryl Inzunza Blum, of Tucson, Ariz., the immigration lawyer on contract with the federal government poses for a photo in Vung Tau, Vietnam. The shutdown motivated Cheryl Inzunza Blum to completely re-evaluate her career. Blum is a lawyer who works on contract representing immigrants facing criminal matters in federal court in Tucson, Arizona. She has not received payment since before the shutdown began. (John Martin Smith/Courtesy of Blum via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Nearly two weeks after the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, many federal workers still have not received their back pay or have only gotten a fraction of what they are owed as government agencies struggle with payroll glitches and other delays. And even as they scramble to...
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Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 12:59 pm
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airplane aisle
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February 06, 2019 - 11:02 am
The airline also plans to start using a new, more comfortable 50-seat jet.
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 06, 2019 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim to give up his nuclear weapons. Trump has said his outreach to Kim and their first meeting last June in Singapore opened a path to...
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Barbie Dream Camper
This image taken from the Consumer Product Safety Commission shows Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers byFisher-Price. (Consumer Product Safety Commission via AP)
February 06, 2019 - 8:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fisher-Price is voluntarily recalling about 44,000 Children's Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers because they can keep running after the foot pedal is released. The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Fisher-Price has received 17 complaints. No injuries have been reported. The...
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President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., watch, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 05, 2019 - 9:28 pm
By JULIE PACE and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first State of the Union address to a divided Congress, President Donald Trump warned Democrats on Tuesday that "ridiculous partisan investigations" could derail the nation's economic progress. Trump peppered his speech...
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(AP Photo/John Amis)
February 05, 2019 - 7:13 pm
Abrams will deliver the Democrats' response to the State of the Union.
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Milky Way
This undated image provided by Chinese Academy of Sciences shows the Artist's impression of the Milky Way. (Xiaodian Chen/Chinese Academy of Sciences via AP)
February 05, 2019 - 2:42 pm
"We usually think of spiral galaxies as being quite flat, like Andromeda, which you can easily see through a telescope," said Macquarie University's Richard de Grijs.
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