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FDA advises Zika screening at all U.S. blood centers. (AP)The new FDA advisory means all states and territories will need to begin testing blood donations for the virus immediately.


2016-08-26 09:25:24 -0600

Durant Police Chief John Haynes, left, and assistant Police Chief James Lee reassure Lexington Medical Clinic employees Lisa Dew, right, and Viola Turner, seated, that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation was giving the home of two slain Catholic nuns who worked as nurses at the clinic a through crime scene investigation, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Durant. The clinic office manager and a Durant police officer discovered their bodies inside the house after both nuns did not report for work. Authorities said there were signs of a break-in and their vehicle was missing. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, reportedly found stabbed in their home, were nurse practitioners at a clinic in Durant, Miss.


2016-08-26 10:19:52 -0600

Students walk through the main quadrangle at the University of Chicago. (Robert Kozloff/University of Chicago)The University of Chicago's dean says the firestorm over a letter to freshmen was somewhat the point.


2016-08-26 07:47:20 -0600