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Louisiana Man Sentenced to Prison for his Role in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

A former resident of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana was sentenced to 50 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the United States, on October 10, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman...

Scientists develop novel vaccine for Lassa fever and rabies

A novel vaccine designed to protect people from both Lassa fever and rabies showed promise in preclinical testing, according to new research published in Nature Communications. The investigational vaccine, called LASSARAB,...

International investment group ends tar sands investments

The international financial services company, NN Group, has announced its withdrawal from tar sands oil and controversial pipeline companies in Canada and the United States. The announcement comes on the heels of the IPCC...

Death Toll From Hurricane Michael Climbs to 11

Residents and rescue workers in Florida and other southeastern U.S. states were in the midst of recovering Friday from the devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael, the remnants of which have moved out into the Atlantic...