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Hantavirus Outbreak Kills 3 in Washington State

A rare rodent-borne illness, hantavirus has sticken five people in Washington state since February, three of whom have died. It is transmitted to humans from deer mice through contact with urine, droppings, saliva or nesting materials of

US Proposes Cutting Biofuels in 2018

The U.S. government proposed to reduce the volume of biofuel required to be used in gasoline and diesel fuel next year. Never in history has the EPA reduced the amount of biofuels required to be used.  U.S.

Maine and New Jersey End State Gov’t Shutdown

New Jersey and Maine ended their respective government shutdowns after failing to reach an agreement on budgeting for the fiscal year (July 1). Both states had suspended non-essential services for three days, but had made sure Forth of

Woman Kills Boyfriend During Youtube Stunt

Monalisa Perez, 19, was charged on Wednesday with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Pedro Ruiz, 22, who she had been dating for five years. Perez told police Ruiz had planned the stunt, which involved her shooting