Pentagon braces for emboldened Iran after Syria gains

ARTICLE SUMMARY The Pentagon’s top commander in the Middle East told lawmakers today that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s gains in the yearslong civil war will bolster Iran’s ability to frustrate US aims in the region.  REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki A Syrian army … Read More

Flu epidemic worsens: Here is everything you need to know

CDC reports flu epidemic has killed at least 37 children. MIAMI – The flu continues to blanket most of the state of Florida this season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported it has been the most active since the 2009 swine flu … Read More

Is Germany Still a Haven for Israelis? After Election, Some Wonder

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in 2014. Despite the gains made by the far right in the German elections, Mr. Netanyahu expressed confidence that Israel and Germany would only deepen their ties. CreditAmmar Awad/Reuters … Read More

San Diego County tackles hepatitis A after outbreak kills 16

(CNN) An outbreak of hepatitis A has sickened 421 people and killed 16 in San Diego County between November and September, officials say. Additionally, 292 of the 421 have been hospitalized as a result of the viral infection, which causes … Read More

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