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A Texas-based company is facing criticism for naming a beer after the location of nuclear tests that resulted in the contamination of a Pacific island chain, a report said. Manhattan Project...

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U.S. FDA says some data testing Novartis’ $2 million gene therapy was manipulated

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Aide: Sen Mitch McConnell trips, breaks shoulder in Kentucky

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China detects African swine fever in pigs transported to Liaoning: Xinhua

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