It sounds so simple: Order a kit online, test for sexually transmitted diseases in the privacy of home and mail it back. But deciding what to test for and who gets tested is far from easy.
Nicole O’Hara was 29 when she had a double mastectomy after a cancer diagnosis. She chose to cover the scars with a tattoo that blooms like her garden, with apple blossoms, bluebells and heather.
The Pentagon says it has not received any orders from the White House concerning such action. Trump has criticized President Nicolas Maduro’s moves to consolidate power.
Cook, who starred in Broadway shows like The Music Man and Candide, died on Tuesday. She spoke to Fresh Air in 2016 about her struggle with addiction and her second career as a cabaret singer.
The president has already called the opioid crisis an emergency. If he makes it official through a formal declaration, more money and personnel could be available to deal with the epidemic.
An alliance of opposition parties says it will participate in an upcoming election in a bid to stop Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. This comes as Maduro has consolidated power and moved toward what many say is a dictatorship with the creation of a super legislature called the Constituent Assembly.
NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Michael Weissenstein, the Associated Press director for the Caribbean, about how the loss of several U.S. diplomats’ hearing is being blamed on a covert Cuban device.
The first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season made landfall in eastern Mexico and should break up by late Thursday or Friday. But its rains could cause intense flooding.
A famous soccer player and singer are among the 22 people the U.S. Treasury accuses of having ties to drug traffickers.
The U.S. government imposed new sanctions on officials in Venezuela’s government Wednesday.