NIH Experts Question Federal Study Linking Cellphones To TumorsNational Institutes of Health expert reviewers are finding flaws in the agency’s new study that connects heavy cellphone radiation to a slight increase in brain tumors in male rats. The study bombarded rats with cellphone radiation from the womb through the first two years of life and found tumors in 2 to 3 percent of male rats, which the study’s authors called low. But females weren’t affected and, strangely, the rats not exposed to the cellphone radiation died at a higher rate than those that were.
Sanders’ Southern California Campaign Blitz Stretches Into Sixth DayVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will continue his presidential campaign in Southern California Friday with a rally at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum and an appearance on “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
Breaking: Verizon And Labor Union Reportedly Reach Deal Ending StrikeSecretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez has announced that a deal has been reached between telecoms giant Verizon and unions representing 39,000 workers ending a six week strike over cuts to pensions and pay.
Study Finds Renting A Chicago Apartment Becoming Less AffordableThe average renter in the Chicago area does not earn enough to comfortably afford a modest apartment, a study by the National Low Income Housing Coalition reported Wednesday. With rents climbing sharply since the housing bust, individuals — and especially families — are having to stretch further on rent.
Teen Killers Will No Longer Get Life Without Parole In IowaA divided Iowa Supreme Court on Friday banned judges from imposing life prison sentences without the possibility of parole on juveniles convicted of first-degree murder. The court ruled 4-3 that the sentence amounts to cruel and unusual punishment under the Iowa Constitution.
Street Soccer USA Philadelphia Cup To Kick Off This WeekendThe Street Soccer USA Philadelphia Cup is coming to the iconic steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum this weekend. Street Soccer USA founder Lawrence Cann will be joined by former US Women's National Team member Heather Mitts for the opening ceremonies. The opening ceremonies will be held Friday at noon, with games going on Saturday from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM and the Quarterfinals, Semifinals, and Final happening on Sunday until mid-afternoon.