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Doctors try 1st CRISPR editing in the body for blindness

Doctors try 1st CRISPR editing in the body for blindness

Scientists say they have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone's body for the first time, a new frontier for efforts to operate on DNA, the chemical code of life, to treat diseases.
James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to virus

James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to virus

LOS ANGELES — The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been pushed back several months because of global concerns about coronavirus. MGM, Universal and producers Michael G.
James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to virus

James Bond film release pushed back 7 months due to virus

LOS ANGELES — The release of the James Bond film “No Time To Die” has been pushed back several months because of global concerns about coronavirus. MGM, Universal and producers Michael G.

Women with transvaginal mesh implants to share $21.5 million in settlement

TORONTO — A group of Canadian women who suffered ill-effects from implantation of a medical device called transvaginal mesh will receive a total of $21.5 million in compensation under a proposed class-action settlement, court records show.
Music Review: K-pop's NCT 127 brings it on and turns it up

Music Review: K-pop's NCT 127 brings it on and turns it up

NCT 127, “The 2nd Album ‘NCT #127 Neo Zone’” (SM Entertainment/Capitol/Caroline) NCT 127’s sophomore album has something for everyone.

ViacomCBS looking to sell book publisher Simon & Schuster

NEW YORK — ViacomCBS, fresh off a merger, is looking to sell its Simon & Schuster book publishing business as it tries to raise cash to pay down debt and please shareholders with dividends and stock buybacks.
Virus death rate still uncertain as mild cases are missed

Virus death rate still uncertain as mild cases are missed

WASHINGTON — How deadly is the coronavirus that exploded from China? The answer reflects a hard reality about fast-moving outbreaks: As cases pop up in new places, the first to get counted are the sickest.
Cerebral new FX series 'Devs' likely to blow some minds

Cerebral new FX series 'Devs' likely to blow some minds

NEW YORK — The new FX series “Devs” may be set in the world of high tech, but its creator is politely asking you to put yours down while checking it out.
Alex Trebek reaches one-year survival rate for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Alex Trebek reaches one-year survival rate for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer

Canadian "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek is celebrating a milestone in his battle with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. The Sudbury, Ont.
Food stamp change fuels anxiety as states try to curb impact

Food stamp change fuels anxiety as states try to curb impact

CHICAGO — Having food stamps offers Richard Butler a stability he’s rarely known in his 25 years. He was in state custody at age 2, spent his teen years at a Chicago boys’ home and jail for burglary, and has since struggled to find a permanent home.