After decades of decreasing scarlet fever incidence, a dramatic increase was seen in England beginning in 2014. Investigations were launched to assess clinical and epidemiological patterns and identify potential causes.
A Twitter storm started when a user pointed out that Google’s burger emoji had the cheese below the burger pattie. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, weighed in saying Google will “drop everything else we are doing and address on Monday,” he joked.
Marisa Harris, 22, of Olney, Maryland, was driving on eastbound I-66 when the boy jumped from the Cedar Lane overpass and landed on her SUV about 4:18 p.m., state police said.
John Kapoor, 74, was taken into custody in Phoenix, Arizona. Kapoor is the billionaire founder and former CEO of the pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics. He faces charges including racketeering, conspiracy, bribery and fraud.
A 10-year-old Cleveland boy stole a car belonging to his mother’s boyfriend and led police and state troopers on a 45-mile high-speed chase that topped 100 mph. He was finally blocked in by troopers after he drove into a ditch to avoid spike strips.
Bruce Douglas Paddock, 58, brother of Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock, has been arrested in North Hollywood on suspicion of possessing hundreds of images of child pornography, according to authorities.
Japanese scientists have invented an approach to quantum computing that renders a far larger number of calculations more efficiently than existing quantum computers.
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said he will write a personal check to the federal government for his costs of traveling on private jets and will permanently halt his use of charter flights.
Disgraced former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison, facing the most severe penalty yet in connection with his sexting scandal.
In an unexpected announcement, the Supreme Court said it will not hear oral arguments on the travel ban as scheduled on October 10.