A strain of yeast called Candida auris is causing deadly infections at hospitals around the world. It kills almost half of the patients who contract it within 90 days, according to the CDC, which calls C. auris an “urgent threat.”
The Midwest is suffering through flooding of biblical proportions, and it may get worse. Experts worry that the Fort Peck Dam on the upper Missouri River could fail, which could devastate the country from Montana to Saint Louis.
A district court judge decided to prevent President Trump’s executive order on immigration from being enforced anywhere in the US, basically making himself a one-man Supreme Court and substitute president.
A public-interest group has filed a lawsuit against a rule change proposed by the Centers for Disease Control that would allow the government to force vaccines on Americans under certain circumstances.