President Trump said in a tweet Monday night that U.S. immigration agents are planning to make mass arrests starting "next week," an apparent reference to a plan in preparation for months that aims to round up thousands of migrant parents and children in a blitz operation across major U.S. cities. read more
A bacterial infection better known for causing gum disease may be leading to the development of Alzheimer's disease in some patients by entering the brain and releasing enzymes that attack important proteins. Scientists at the company Cortexyme, working with academics from around the world, say the findings of their study could lead to new treatment options for Alzheimer's disease sufferers that work by targeting the bacterium Porphyromonas gingivalis, and they have developed a candidate drug that is currently undergoing clinical trials.
In the first study of its kind, the University of Utah School of Dentistry provided dental care to 286 people undergoing substance abuse treatment at First Step and Odyssey House from 2015-2018. It was called the FLOSS study, and it helped student dentists learn to treat those with substance abuse disorder by replacing missing teeth, performing root canals, providing dentures and a variety of other procedures. read more
Former Vice President Joe Biden says he now wants to repeal a ban on federal funds being used for abortion, reversing his position on the Hyde Amendment the day after he was attacked by his 2020 Democratic rivals over his position. read more
The bodies had hardly stopped falling from the sky on July 17, 2014, when the trolls of Russia's Internet Research Agency went into action. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 had just been shot down over eastern Ukraine, and the same IRA operation Vladimir Putin would use to influence the U.S. presidential election two years later went into overdrive, pumping out conspiracy theories to exculpate Moscow's murderous clients. read more