PrEP can ‘significantly’ reduce HIV rates across populations, study says

(CNN)HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP, the use of drugs to prevent HIV infection, among men who have sex with men can significantly reduce new infections across an entire population of men, a new study finds. Diagnoses fell from from 295 in October 2016, before the study, to 221 just 12…

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Gillum ready to ‘go there’ if DeSantis attacks in Florida governor debate

(CNN)Only a few days after making his return to the campaign trail following a hurricane-enforced hiatus, Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum will square off with Republican Ron DeSantis on Sunday night in the first debate of their high stakes gubernatorial race. “(DeSantis) is going to call me a socialist. He’s going…

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Here are the politicians and Super PACs spending the most money on Facebook

Facebook's Ad Archive Report makes "transparency" more meaningful.Image: Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Facebook has been pulling back the curtain on how politicians, super PACs, corporations, and other entities spend money on its platform. On Tuesday, it made that information more comprehensible, and therefore useful, with a weekly Ad…

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The Winners Of 2018’s Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Competition Have Been Announced, And They Are Astonishing

Packed with dramatic images captured around the world, this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards tells the stories of some of Earth’s most elusive, endangered, and otherwise picture-perfect animals.  Topping the National History Museum, London’s annual photo contest as the Grand Title Winner was “The Golden Couple,” captured by Dutch…

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USA Gymnastics’ week to forget shows the newfound power of athletes and the law

(CNN)For decades, the people atop USA Gymnastics controlled the dynamics of the sport. They chose the coaches, which young athletes made the national team, where the team practiced and more. And Wednesday, another former president, Steve Penny, was arrested on a charge of tampering with evidence during the investigation into…

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PlayStation Vue is first US pay TV provider to integrate with Apples TV app

Sony’s live TV streaming service, PlayStation Vue, announced this week it has become the first U.S. pay TV provider to integrate with Apple’s TV app in order to display content*. Until now, Apple’s TV app has featured content from both free and paid on-demand streaming apps like Hulu, Prime Video,…

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Politicians, groups turn to digital advertising in race to turn out voters for midterms

(CNN)Digital advertising is soaring ahead of next month’s midterm elections, as candidates, political parties and outside groups adopt new ways to target voters, including the millennials who make up a growing share of the US population. After watching Donald Trump’s campaign dramatically expand the use of Facebook and other social…

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Former USA Gymnastics president arrested on charge of evidence tampering in Larry Nassar case

(CNN)The former head of USA Gymnastics was arrested and accused of removing documents linked to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case from the Karolyi Ranch gymnastics training facility in Texas, authorities said. Authorities claim the documents were later delivered to Penny at the USAG headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. The records…

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Humans Are Slowly Killing One Of The World’s Largest And Oldest Living Organisms

Sometime just after the last Ice Age, a single aspen seed sprouted in western North America. For millennia, this solo seed spread through the forest, sending new shoots and expanding its root system through what is now known as the state of Utah. Each of these clones continued to grow,…

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A Mysterious Disease That Leaves People Paralyzed Is Spreading Through The USA

Earlier this month, we reported that six children from Minnesota contracted a rare, polio-like illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), which causes sudden paralyzing weakness in the arms and legs. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed an additional 56 cases across 22 states on Wednesday, and are investigating…

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20+ Of The Best Wildlife Photos Of 2018 (WARNING: Some Images May Be Too Brutal)

The winning photos were chosen from more than 45,000 entries from 95 countries for their artistic composition, technical innovation and truthful interpretation of the natural world. The international jury awarded the grand title to Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten for his shot, titled “The Golden Couple.” The breathtaking picture features…

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