Previous experience with dengue outbreaks in Puerto Rico has shown that even small amounts of standing water — as in the vases of cemeteries — can serve as breeding areas for the mosquitoes that carry dengue and Zika.
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Samantha Power, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, says the proposed resolution sanctioning North Korea "is the toughest sanctions resolution that has been put forward in more than two decades."
An American soldier (right) from the First Armored "Ironhorse" Brigade of the 1st Calvary Division is among those who began arriving in South Korea in mid-January. They are replacing U.S. troops that cycle out in February. He's speaking with a South Korean soldier who's part of an integrated U.S.-South Korean division.
Theresa Burroughs, 80, stands by a photograph of her as a young woman getting arrested for trying to register to vote. The right is sacred to her today. "Every time there's a vote, I go," she said.
Some doctors say clinicians can now get much more information from newer technology than they can get from a stethoscope. Clinging to the old tool isn't necessary, they say.
Suffolk County Chief James Burke speaks at a press conference held to announce the details of a officer-involved shooting in Bay Shore, Long Island on March 23, 2015.
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Austin Reed was an indentured servant who set fire to his employer's farmhouse after he was whipped for "idleness." Reed was sent to The House of Refuge, the nation's first juvenile reformatory, and later sentenced to serve in New York's Auburn State Prison (above) in 1840.
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