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Axon Immersion Training Virtual Reality (VR) headset, used in training police officers to learn the best way to interact with people who suffer with autism, Thursday, May 23, 2019 in Washington. Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry. A new training simulation using virtual reality headsets is being rolled out by Aon, the company best known for developing the Taser. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autisticPolice officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry
The Associated Press2 hours ago
AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in AsiaAP Photos: Buddhists celebrate festival, post-election riots in Jakarta, swine fever in Hong Kong
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2018, file photo, an African Bush Viper venomous snake is displayed for reporters at the Woodland Park Zoo, in Seattle. The World Health Organization is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, announced on Thursday, May 23, 2019, aiming to halve the number of people killed or disabled by snakes by 2030. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
UN health agency seeks to halve number of snakebite deathsWHO is publishing its first-ever global strategy to tackle the problem of snake bites, aiming to halve the number of people killed and disabled by snakes by 2030
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - This photo provided by Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows Nathan Sutherland, who is charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix. A legal claim against the state of Arizona by the woman's parents alleges the state and the facility where she was being cared for broke promises to have only female caregivers tend to their daughter. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Family of incapacitated woman who was raped blames ArizonaThe parents of an incapacitated woman who was raped and later gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care center says the facility and state broke their promise to have only female caregivers tend to their daughter
The Associated Press5 hours ago
EPA taking 1st big steps to clean up leaking Colorado minesThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to take the first major steps this summer to clean up wastewater flowing from dozens of old mines in southwestern Colorado
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Brazil sues tobacco companies to recover public health costsTobacco giant Philip Morris says Brazil's courts have consistently ruled that tobacco companies are not liable for smoking-related health damages after the country's attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking to recover costs to the health care system
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Instructors from Raphael House lead a classroom discussion about consent and healthy relationships with a class of sophomores at Central Catholic High School in Portland, Ore., on April 15, 2019. What’s happening at this Catholic school in liberal Portland represents a larger debate unfolding in blue states and red, as lawmakers, educators and teens themselves re-examine whether sex education should evolve to better address some of the issues raised by #MeToo. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
Correction: MeToo-Teaching Consent storyCorrection: MeToo-Teaching Consent story
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2018, file photo, University of Maryland president Wallace Loh speaks at a House of Delegates appropriations committee hearing in Annapolis, Md. The University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school's sports teams employed outside of the athletics department. This would include the head team physician, athletic trainers, nutritionists and mental health practitioners. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Maryland physicians to be employed outside athleticsThe University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school's sports teams employed outside of the athletics department
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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