What The Obamacare Fight Says About Nancy Pelosi

House Democrats will vote on next year’s speaker Wednesday, and House Minority Leader  (D-Calif.) appears poised to get majority support from her caucus, as centrists and alike have been dropping their objections to her candidacy in recent days. She might still be a few votes short of what she will ultimately need in January ― […]

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Noel ‘disappointed’ by I’m A Celeb exit

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Jungle debut sees Edmonds start bank battle No deal for Noel’s bus lane claim But viewers didn’t want that outcome – and voted him out after just nine days in the jungle, despite the entertainment provided by his burgeoning friendship with football manager Harry Redknapp. Edmonds joked: “As Harry Redknapp would say, the boy was […]

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Woman’s cyst ‘weight of seven babies’

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“I’ve always been chunky, but over the course of a couple of years, I gradually got this tummy,” she said. Image copyright Keely Favell / Hook News Image caption Keely Favell and her partner of 10 years Jamie Gibbins “By this time, even walking was a struggle and I had difficulty breathing. “I’ll never forget […]

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Four emerging STDs that you can’t afford to ignore

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New diseases emerge all the time, and sexually transmitted infections, also known as sexually transmitted diseases, are no exception. Here are four bacteria that could become serious public health threats. (Warning: contains a description of animal auto-fellatio.) Roughly 5 to 10 percent of adults likewise carry N. meningitidis in the back of the nose and […]

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Licence checks after fake psychiatrist case

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Some 3,000 foreign doctors in the UK are being urgently checked after a woman practised psychiatry for 22 years without any qualifications. New Zealander Zholia Alemi falsely claimed to have a medical degree from Auckland university when she registered in the UK in the 1995. But she had actually dropped out of medical school in […]

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One in three children ‘not active enough’

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Guidelines from the chief medical officer say that children and young people should take part in sport and physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day. This should be made up of 30 minutes activity during the school day and 30 minutes outside school. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHow a […]

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5 things to know for November 26: US-Mexico border, Camp Fire, winter weather

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(CNN) 1. US-Mexico border The border crossing in San Diego is back open this morning. It had been closed for several hours yesterday after a group of about 500 migrants rushed the border from the Mexican side, leading Border Patrol agents to fire tear gas at them. US Customs and Border Protection said the migrants […]

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Trevor Noah Flips Out At Trump’s Inadvertent 2016 Election Admission

“The Daily Show” host on Thursday poked fun at President Donald Trump for inadvertently making a surprise admission about doubting his own tremendousness. “Hold up, hold up, hold up, whoa, wait, did you hear what he just said?” Noah responded. “He said the reason that he didn’t stop his business dealings is because he also […]

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Blood pressure drug recall expands again

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(CNN)The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical. Several pills that contain valsartan, another drug used by heart patients, have been under a recall since July. The drugs were tainted with NDEA or NDMA, N-nitrosodimethylamine, an impurity […]

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