Rachel Lynn Aldrich

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Kiss to play shark-infested concert

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/04/19, 11:48 am

There might be more sharks than fans at an upcoming Kiss concert off the coast of southern Australia. While the rock band plays on a boat on Nov. 18, eight fans will listen to the concert from a submarine through underwater speakers. The rest of the audience will—hopefully—be great white sharks that frequent the area.

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Zantac contamination worries pharmacies

Science | FDA warns about a cancer-causing agent in the popular heartburn medication
by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/03/19, 03:59 pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned millions of people who use a popular heartburn medicine that it contains a possible carcinogen, but officials have not told anyone to stop using it yet. Several pharmacies and producers have stopped selling the drug ranitidine, known by the brand name Zantac, over the past several weeks.

Walmart pulled the medication from its shelves on Wednesday, following CVS on Monday and Walgreens and Rite Aid earlier.

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World War II–era bomber crashes

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/03/19, 11:33 am

A B-17 bomber lost control after takeoff and crashed into a maintenance building at an airport on Wednesday in Windsor Locks, Conn. Seven of the 13 people on board died. The pilots reported the plane was not gaining altitude a few minutes into the flight and turned back to the airport before crashing. The people killed included a former police officer and an insurance analyst, but authorities have not identified any of the others as of Thursday morning.

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