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September 16, 2015
THIS WARNING HAS EXPIRED. YOU ARE READING AN ARCHIVED STORY. After the earthquake of 8.3 degrees was recorded off the coast of Chile, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC for its acronym in English), issued an alert for the coast of Mexico and other countries where they can register effects of this phenomenon. According to...
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As a gay man, the Boston attorney thought he was doing the responsible thing when he asked his doctor to prescribe Truvada, a drug hailed as a way to halt the spread of AIDS. But when he tried to get long-term care insurance, Mutual of Omaha turned him down, saying it does not offer coverage...
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Air pollution is killing 3.3 million people a year worldwide, according to a new study that includes this surprise: Farming plays a large role in smog and soot deaths in industrial nations. Scientists in Germany, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia and Harvard University calculated the most detailed estimates yet of the toll of air pollution, looking at...
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A powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake hit off Chile’s northern coast Wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in Santiago and other cities and sending people running into the streets. Authorities reported one death in a town north of the capital. Four aftershocks above magnitude-6 and other strong shakes rattled the region as tsunami alarms sounded in the...
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