News archive from 16 April 2018

National teamers welcome role in helping USA Swimming make sport safer

For the U.S. Olympic Committee and its member organizations, the path to restoring credibility that athletes are safe from sexual abuse will be long and subject to unprecedented scrutiny. The brave and riveting testimony of more than 150 victims...

AZCentral, 19:48 in Sport

Diamondbacks' Zack Godley struggles as Dodgers avoid sweep

LOS ANGELES - Zack Godley's first inning on Sunday afternoon could hardly have gone better. He struck out two batters on three pitches each. He recorded the third out on a first-pitch ground ball. Seven pitches, seven strikes. He looked like the same...

AZCentral, 21:38 in Sport

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

Now Playing: The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says President Donald Trump told her if the Syrian regime uses poisonous gas again, "the United States is locked and loaded" to strike again. (April 14) Media: Associated Press...

Chron, 00:51 in Politics

Opposition to immigrant sanctuary spreading in California

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — More local governments in California are resisting the state's efforts to resist the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, and political experts see politics at play as Republicans try to fire up voters in a state...

Chron, 01:50 in Politics

Comey says it possible Russians have leverage over Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey says he thinks it's possible the Russians have compromising information on President Donald Trump, that there is "some evidence of obstruction of justice" in the president's actions and that...

Chron, 02:06 in Politics

Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioids

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It's a rare instance in which...

Chron, 02:52 in Health

Nigeria's Boko Haram extremists hamper polio eradication

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio. Now that she and her family have fled to a displacement camp, those workers want to...

Chron, 06:50 in Health
Tom Brady shows his footwork skills

Tom Brady shows his footwork skills

Tom Brady showed off his football skills — of both the American and international varieties — during his visit to Qatar. The quarterback was spotted tossing a football and dribbling a soccer ball with a group of kids at a Best Buddies event. The...


Trump to hold tax event in Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to promote the Republican tax law during an event in South Florida. The White House says Trump will hold a roundtable Monday with local business owners in the Miami area, joined by Treasury Secretary...

Chron, 09:08 in Politics

The Latest: Scathing Comey interview provokes Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former FBI Director James Comey's book (all times local): 8:40 a.m. President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on James Comey after the former FBI director's scathing interview on ABC. Trump tweeted Monday that...

Chron, 09:41 in Politics

Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study

CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system, which have scored some of their biggest wins until now in less common forms of the disease. One study found using one of...

Chron, 10:18 in Health

Former Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw gets fundraising boost in congressional race

Former Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw out raised Republican Kevin Roberts since mid-February in their GOP runoff battle for the 2nd Congressional District in Houston. New campaign finance reports made public on Sunday show Crenshaw raised $224,000 between...

Chron, 10:24 in Politics

Teaching the immune system to fight back against cancer

Medical breakthroughs happen every day, but why haven't doctors found a way to eliminate cancer? "It’s all about metastatic disease when we're talking about cancer— you can always cut the primary tumor out but it’s metastatic disease that kills...

Fox News, 10:47 in Health
Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Blood test offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

BOSTON –  Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages. With experimental tests that detect bits of DNA that...

Fox News, 11:00 in Health

Arizona Wildcats spring-game rewind: What we learned about Khalil Tate, others

The Arizona Wildcats wrapped up spring practice Saturday night with a two-hour scrimmage at Arizona Stadium. Here are five observations from the scrimmage. 1. Tate still a totKevin Sumlin's numbers were a little off - Khalil Tate has appeared in 18...

AZCentral, 11:48 in Sport

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