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Trump attacks media as more mail bombs emerge

Trump attacks media as more mail bombs emerge

World
Donald Trump has launched a new attack on the media - hours after bombs were sent to the offices of CNN and the homes of several high-profile political rivals. The US president, who has labelled many reporters as "enemies of the people", said the media has "a responsibility to set a civil tone and to stop the endless hostility".Speaking at a rally in Wisconsin ahead of the mid-term elections, he said "any acts or threats of political violence are an attack on our democracy itself". 0:51 Vid...
1st images emerge of Thai boys in hospital after being rescued from flooded cave

1st images emerge of Thai boys in hospital after being rescued from flooded cave

World
The first video has emerged showing some of the 12 boys receiving treatment in a hospital after surviving more than two weeks inside a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand. The footage, released by Thai officials Wednesday, shows eight of the boys sitting up in their hospital beds, clad in hospital gowns and face masks. They wave to the camera, give the peace sign and press their hands together in prayer to show gratitude. All 12 boys were recently evacuated from Tham Luang Nang Non, Thailand’s longest cave, where they had been trapped inside with their soccer coach since June 23. The extensive search-and-rescue operation, which included more than 1,000 people from various nations, has now switched to a treatment process. The boys and their coach remain quarantined at Chiangr...
ANALYSIS: The 2 options for US health care likely to emerge in the next decade

ANALYSIS: The 2 options for US health care likely to emerge in the next decade

Health
This is the fifth and final article in a five-part series. In my previous essays I have outlined the huge problems with cost, quality and access facing American health care. Indeed, the problems are so difficult and politicized that it is hard to believe there can be solutions. But I have come to believe there are ways to address all three problems. First, most experts agree on the main features of any good national health insurance program: 1. In order to keep the costs as low as possible for everyone, the risk of having to use the insurance should be spread as wide as possible. The basic concept is that people who don’t currently need insurance help pay for those who do, recognizing that eventually we will probably all need it. 2. Requiring everyone to participate in a health insuranc
Mars research subjects to emerge after 8 months of isolation

Mars research subjects to emerge after 8 months of isolation

Technology
After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization. Their first order of business after subsisting on mostly freeze-dried and canned food: Feast on fresh-picked pineapple, papaya, mango, locally grown vegetables and a fluffy, homemade egg strata cooked by their project's lead scientist. The crew of four men and two women were quarantined on a vast plain below the summit of the world's largest active volcano in January. All of their communications with the outside world were subjected to a 20-minute delay — the time it takes for signals to get from Mars to Earth. They are part of a study designed to better understand the psychological effects that a long-term m