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Thursday, October 19, 2017

US regulators approve 2nd gene therapy for blood cancer

U.S. regulators approved a second gene therapy for a blood cancer, a one-time, custom-made treatment for aggressive lymphoma in adults. Cost of the therapy is said to be over $300,000.

Up in smoke: Wildfires scorch California pot crop at harvest

Scores of his marijuana plants had been destroyed, and a barn that held 1,600 pounds of ready-for-market pot was a smoldering ruin.

Big question for US cities: Is Amazon’s HQ2 worth the price?

A few Georgia cities are working to grab the new company headquarters, but is Amazon something you want in your hometown? Seattle has some feedback.

Weinstein Co., overwhelmed by backlash, may be up for sale

The Weinstein Co., besieged by sexual harassment allegations against its namesake and co-founder, may be putting itself up for sale.

Netflix sinking deeper into debt to fuel subscriber growth

Netflix is sinking deeper into debt in its relentless pursuit of more viewers, leaving the company little margin for error as it tries to build the world’s biggest video subscription service.

Fact-checking fake news on Facebook works – just too slowly

But it routinely takes more than three days for a false story that appears on Facebook to be passed along to fact-checkers and given a false rating.

Common reasons FEMA denies money after major disasters

Its rules say they should be fixed if doing so would cost less than half of what it would cost to build new. But those calculations and decisions are often disputed, sometimes even within the agency.

Las Vegas tourism sees changes in aftermath of shooting

Las Vegas’ tourism sector is bracing for changes in the aftermath of the massacre that killed 58 people at an outdoor music festival.

Puerto Rico hurricane may cause shortage of hospital IV bags

The hurricane wiped out the island’s electrical grid, shutting down Baxter’s three Puerto Rico factories for several days.

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