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Former CBO directors defend agency’s integrity

- The Washington Times

Former chiefs of the Congressional Budget Office defended the federal agency in a letter to congressional leaders Friday, saying its nonpartisan scorekeepers cannot nail every prediction about policy but frequently do a better job than less-informed analysts.

A boy rinses a bucket as he and others collect water from a well that is allegedly contaminated with cholera bacteria, on the outskirts of Sanaa, Yemen, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The U.N. health agency said Tuesday that plans to ship cholera vaccine to Yemen are likely to be shelved over security, access and logistical challenges in the war-torn country. Yemen's suspected cholera caseload has surged past 313,000, causing over 1,700 deaths in the world's largest outbreak. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

WHO: Yemen has worst Cholera outbreak in the world, will get worse with rainy season

- The Washington Times

The ongoing cholera crisis in Yemen is one of the worst outbreaks in the world and is expected to get far worse, with the World Health Organization warning that the rainy season will increase the pace of transmission. Tens of millions of Yemenis lack access to clean water, sanitation and basic health care, as three years of civil war have decimated the country and shows no sign of resolution.

A South Carolina Democrat has introduced legislation that would place restrictions on access to Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs in an effort to make a point about abortion. (Wikimedia Commons) ** FILE **

FDA recalls coffee product for Viagra-like chemical

- The Washington Times

A male enhancement instant coffee was recalled for the undeclared presence of a pharmaceutical similar to a compound found in Viagra that can have dangerous health effects for people taking prescription medications.

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Veterans hospital under investigation adds interim leaders

- Associated Press

New Hampshire's only veterans hospital has appointed two more interim leaders as whistleblower doctors continue to call for a third-party investigation into substandard treatment and conditions.

Tennessee inmates get reduced sentences for birth control

Associated Press

A program in a Tennessee county reduces inmates' jail time if they voluntarily undergo birth control procedures, in a move that has drawn criticism from the local district attorney and the American Civil Liberties Union.

Workers bring a casket to the Dali Theater Museum in Figueres, Spain, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history took yet another bizarre turn Thursday with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a daughter decades ago. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Exhumation of Dali's remains finds his mustache still intact

- Associated Press

Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to aid a court-ordered paternity test that may enable a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of Dali's vast estate.

In this Thursday, June 8, 2017 photo, Beth Sanden trains for a marathon on her hand cycle in San Clemente, Calif. During a bike training accident for an Ironman competition Sanden became partially paralyzed and now helps other triathletes with similar injuries train. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Endurance athlete overcomes paralysis to race, coach again

- Associated Press

When Beth Sanden crashed her bike after speeding over a wet, broken patch of asphalt 15 years ago, the elite endurance athlete was left paralyzed. She figured her competition days were over, along with her career as a personal trainer and triathlon coach.

Kevin Hoyt straps himself into his paraplegic-friendly mountainboard that was adapted for his use as his wife, Melissa, stands behind him, Saturday, July 8, 2017 near the Jordan River Parkway trail in Saratoga Springs, Utah. (Isaac Hale/The Daily Herald via AP)

Smart technology changing lives of disabled community

- Associated Press

Kevin Hoyt uses a smart doorbell to see who's standing on his front porch without having to go to the door. His wife, Melissa, will ask Amazon Alexa to turn off a light as she's rushing out of the house. Ten-year-old Bailey uses Alexa to play songs so she can practice dancing or will ask the devices how to spell a word, or to play tic-tac-toe with her. Sometimes, Melissa and 14-year-old Cameron will use Alexa to face off with sports trivia questions.