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  • 1

    WILL THEY OR WON’T THEY

    Trump: 120K-Troop Iran Plan Is Fake News. It’d Be Way More.

    “The New York Times” reported Monday that the White House was considering a plan to send 120,000 troops to the Middle East.

    4 days ago
  • 2

    TARNISHED BRAND

    Trump Tower Condos Selling at More Than 20 Percent Losses

    Owners in president’s premier site sink, at a time when just 0.23 percent of homes sold in the city over the past two years have lost money.

    5 days ago
  • 3

    YOU RIG KEURIG

    This Keurig Coffee Maker is 33% Off on Amazon Today Only

    The programmable model comes with six K-Cup pods for you try in different customizable strengths.

    5 days ago
  • 4

    WHAT IS GOING ON?

    Senate Dem to Trump Admin: Tell Us What New Iran ‘Threat’ Is

    Menendez says Congress isn’t getting “any specifics about what these increased threats actually are and our strategy to confront them.”

    5 days ago
  • 5

    GET HIM OUT

    Allen West Calls for NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre’s Ouster

    The grassroots conservative favorite said the NRA chief’s actions have put West and other board members in ‘legal jeopardy.’

    5 days ago
  • 6

    FREEDOM

    Anthony Weiner Released From New York City Halfway House

    Disgraced ex congressman is free after serving a prison sentence for sending lewd text messages to a 15-year-old girl.

    5 days ago
  • 7

    R.I.P.

    Tim Conway, Star of ‘The Carol Burnett Show,’ Dead at 85

    The Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor was known for playing characters like the Oldest Man and Mr. Tudball.

    5 days ago
  • 8

    HOLLY HELL

    Dealer Who Pulled Gun Out of Bible in Robbery Gets 23 Years

    The man pulled a gun on a stranger who had offered him water.

    5 days ago
  • 9

    IT’S ON

    Barr Taps U.S. Attorney to Investigate Russia Probe: Report

    John Durham, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut, was reportedly assigned to look into the origins of investigation into Trump campaign’s ties.

    5 days ago
  • 10

    REVELATIONS

    NYPD Investigation Determined Officer Choked Eric Garner

    The revelation raises questions about why the NYPD never took action against Pantaleo.

    5 days ago

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    CLOSING IN ON A CURE

    Doctors Use HIV, Gene Therapy to Fix Immune Systems of Kids With ‘Bubble Boy’ Disease

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    Eight babies born without a functioning germ-fighting system now have healthy immune systems thanks to gene therapy involving the HIV virus, the Associated Press reports. A study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that using modified HIV to insert missing genes was effective at fixing the immune system of eight children with severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome—otherwise known as the “bubble boy” disease, after a boy who had the syndrome lived in a plastic bubble for 12 years to keep germs away. SCID, caused by a genetic flaw that prevents bone marrow from making proper blood cells, often kills in the first years of a child's life. Previously, the only known cure was a bone marrow transplant, a risky procedure. While “serious or lasting” side effects in the babies have popped up, scientists did say it would take more time to determine if the gene therapy was a permanent fix. “So far it really looks good,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said. “To me, this looks promising.”