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After Harvey Weinstein’s Fall, Spotlight Finds His Brother

All his life, Bob Weinstein toiled in the shadow of his larger-than-life older sibling, Harvey Weinstein. Coming across more like an introverted accountant than a Hollywood movie mogul, Bob Weinstein has publicly insisted over the years that he never wanted the attention, and did not mind being the lesser-known brother ...

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Farsighted children struggle with attention, study finds

Farsighted preschoolers and kindergartners have a harder time paying attention and that could put them at risk of slipping behind in school, a new study suggests. An estimated 4 to 14 percent of preschoolers have moderate farsightedness, or hyperopia, but it often goes undetected in younger children. When moderate farsightedness ...

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Trump Finds Reason for the U.S. to Remain in Afghanistan: Minerals

WASHINGTON — President Trump, searching for a reason to keep the United States in Afghanistan after 16 years of war, has latched on to a prospect that tantalized previous administrations: Afghanistan’s vast mineral wealth, which his advisers and Afghan officials have told him could be profitably extracted by Western companies. ...

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Early study finds antibody that ‘neutralizes’ Zika virus

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri, have isolated a human monoclonal antibody that in a mouse model “markedly reduced” infection by the Zika virus. The antibody, called ZIKV-117, also protected the fetus in pregnant mice infected with the virus, the ...

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