Daily Archives: May 14, 2018

  • Former senator Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer

    Former senator Harry Reid undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer

    Former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid of Nevada. (Alex Brandon/AP) Former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and underwent surgery on Monday to remove the tumor, his family announced.  Reid, who led the Senate Democratic Caucus for a dozen years until his retirement in early 2017, had the surgery at…


  • Gulf storm looking less likely to become a tropical system

    Gulf storm looking less likely to become a tropical system

    A messy storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico and dumping heavy rain on South Florida looked a little less likely to become a tropical system Monday afternoon. In an update to a morning advisory, the National Hurricane Center said a low pressure system that might help the storm intensify had not yet showed any…


  • Donald Trump does 1 thing at least 20 times a day

    Donald Trump does 1 thing at least 20 times a day

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  • Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

    Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

    Image copyright Reuters Image caption Melania Trump is due to stay in hospital for a week US First Lady Melania Trump has undergone surgery for what the White House described as a benign kidney condition. Her office said surgeons had performed an embolisation procedure at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. The surgery was…


  • ‘Memory transplant’ achieved in snails

    ‘Memory transplant’ achieved in snails

    Image copyright David Glanzman Image caption Despite the obvious differences, there are similarities between the way that snail nerve cells function and the way that human cells work Memory transfer has been at the heart of science fiction for decades, but it’s becoming more like science fact. A team successfully transplanted memories by transferring a…




  • What USA TODAY said about the ‘Seinfeld’ series finale 20 years ago

    What USA TODAY said about the ‘Seinfeld’ series finale 20 years ago

    Michael Richards as Kramer, Jason Alexander as George Costanza, Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Elaine Benes and Jerry Seinfeld as Jerry Seinfeld in a “Seinfeld” promo photo. (Photo: AP) Editor’s note: Can you believe ‘Seinfeld’ has been off the air for 20 years? The iconic NBC sitcom aired its series finale (aptly titled “The Finale”) on May 14,…



  • Melania Trump Is Recovering From Kidney Surgery

    Melania Trump Is Recovering From Kidney Surgery

    First lady Melania Trump is recovering from surgery she had on Monday to treat a “benign kidney condition,” her office announced. She will likely spend the next few days in the hospital recuperating after the embolization procedure, a surgery done to prevent blood flow to part of a body, typically with the intent of shrinking…