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Malala Yousufzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl wounded by a Taliban fighter who shot her in her school mini-bus more than a week ago, has been airlifted from Pakistan for advanced rehab and treatment in a hospital in the United Kingdom.
Pennsylvania's Arlen Specter died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He had lost his senate seat in 2010 and for years bemoaned the shift in the Republican Party that made it difficult for moderates like himself. He switched parties in 2010 but it couldn't keep him in Washington.
The death toll from a fungal meningitis outbreak continues to climb across the country, and at least 15 people have died. It all started at a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts. How are those pharmacies regulated?
More than 50 years ago, mathematician Derek de Solla Price, calculated that the world's scientific knowledge had been growing steadily at a rate of 4.7 percent annually since the 17th century. That meant that scientific data was doubling every 15 years. Samuel Arbesman, author of "The Half-life of the Fact" says it also means that within a few decades the facts most of us are certain are truth are not true any more.