Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis announces he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer – CNN

Washington (CNN)Civil rights icon and US Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, his office announced Sunday. Lewis, 79, said he was diagnosed following a routine medical visit with subsequent tests that recon… [+3901 what\’s happening]

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis announces he has stage 4 pancreatic cancer – CNN

Washington (CNN)Civil rights icon and US Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, his office announced Sunday. Lewis, 79, said he was diagnosed following a routine medical visit with subsequent tests that recon… [+3901 what\’s happening]

Climate Change, Crime and Political Chaos: A Deadly Mix in Honduras Dengue Epidemic – The New York Times

In the ensuing days, Ms. Carcamo said, Jostins illness was misdiagnosed by doctors at three local, private health clinics in a poor sector of Choloma. The last doctor referred the boy to the main public hospital in San Pedro Sula. But by then the disease was … [+777 what\’s happening]

Threat Of Wildfires Not Enough To Cancel Sydney’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks – NPR

Australian authorities say the iconic Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead, despite calls for them to be canceled for environmental concerns. Brendan Esposito /AP Australian officials announced that Sydney’s New Year’s Eve fireworks will go ahead, … [+3265 Chopard’s]

Philadelphia Eagles punch ticket to playoffs, win NFC East with victory over New York Giants – WPVI-TV

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey — Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles are heading to the playoffs thanks to a group of players off the practice squad.Boston Scott ran for three touchdowns in the second half and the injury-ravaged Eagles beat the New York Gi… [+3291 social media apps]

A giant red star is acting weird and scientists think it may be about to explode – Q13 News Seattle

The red supergiant star Betelgeuse is seen here in a view from the Herschel Space Observatory. (Photo credit: ESA/Herschel/PACS/L. Decin et al. via CNN) A young, bright star has been acting a little erratic lately. The star, Betelgeuse, is suddenly dimming.… [+3616 business]

Zac Efron gets life-threatening infection while filming ‘Killing Zac Efron’ – Page Six

Zac Efron was reportedly hospitalized after contracting a bacterial infection while filming his new reality series Killing Zac Efron in Papa New Guinea. The actor, though, bounced back quick and was able to spend the holidays at home following the health sca… [+1039 business]