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If you ignore a robocall, the company on the other end of the line might still make money. >> Read more trending news A new report in the Wall Street Journal finds that illegitimate robocallers make small amounts of money from information pulled from caller-ID databases. Every time a caller’s name is displayed, phone companies can […]

A disease caused by “kissing bugs” is more dangerous than it sounds and has sickened over 300,000 in the United States, according to a new report from the American Heart Association (AHA). >> Read more trending news Bloodsucking triatomine bugs spread an illness called Chagas disease. If it is left untreated, it can cause serious cardiac […]

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it has extended the expiration date for certain EpiPens due to a nationwide shortage of the medication. >> Read more trending news This is in response to high demand for the drug during the back-to-school season. The national EpiPen drug shortage is due to regional supply distribution and […]

A generic version of the life-saving allergy drug EpiPen was approved Thursday by the Food and Drug Administration. >> Read more trending news The new drug, from Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, can now automatically be substituted at the pharmacy counter for EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. prescriptions, The Washington Post reported. This comes during back-to-school season, one of the […]

A 9-year-old girl has been sent to a treatment center in the U.K. after her parents said she became addicted to the popular online game, ‘Fortnite: Battle Royal.’ >> Read more trending news The girl’s parents told British newspaper The Sunday People that they realized their daughter was playing ‘Fortnite’ so much that her grades were slipping […]

As families and friends mourn the deaths of 17 people killed on a tourist duck boat in Branson, Missouri, the National Transportation Safety Board is beginning its investigation into what caused the crash. >>Related: 9 members of one family among 17 killed in duck boat accident on lake in Branson, Missouri  The tragedy at Table Rock […]

ST. LOUIS – Video and audio recordings from the duck boat accident in Branson, Missouri, show the lake went from calm to deadly in minutes, according to new findings released Friday from the National Transportation Safety Board. 1022948291355574274 >> Read more trending news Seventeen of the 31 people on board the tourist boat died when the […]

A salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. >> Read more trending news The illness has been reported in Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, […]

NEW ORLEANS – A jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and killed six animals, the zoo reported. >> Read more trending news A male jaguar got out of its enclosure around 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning and killed four alpaca, one emu and one fox, The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. No […]