January 16, 2018 09:35 AM
A man suspected in the killing of a 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student who was stabbed nearly two dozen times and buried in a shallow grave at a California park told investigators that he was being hit on, a newspaper reported.
Samuel Lincoln Woodward, 20, was arrested and taken into custody Friday on suspicion of homicide after DNA evidence linked him to the death of, Blaze Bernstein, a college sophomore, Orange County Undersheriff Don Barnes said.
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USA TODAY NETWORKBrett Molina, USA TODAY Published 12:42 p.m. ET Jan. 5, 2018
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As tensions between North Korea and the U.S. rise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention want Americans to be prepared in case of a nuclear event.
The agency scheduled a briefing Jan. 16 titled "Public Health Response to a Nuclear Detonation," where federal, state and local officials will detail what preparations have been made in case of such an event.
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African Americans have the most severe burden of HIV of all racial/ethnic groups in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers For Disease Control. Close to half of all new HIV diagnoses are among African Americans.
Some U.S. cities have a higher rate of HIV than others. Here are the top ten: #1 - Baton Rouge, LA: took the top spot for HIV with a 44.7 percent. The city is the center for massive opiate addiction. #2 - Miami, FL: is second with a 42.8 rating. #3 - New Orleans, LA: took third place with a 36.9 rating. About 19,000 people in New Orleans have HIV, and more than half of them have AIDS. #4 - Jackson, MS: has an HIV rating of 32.2. #5 - Orlando, FL: has a rating of 28.8 for HIV, which is slightly lower than their rate in 2013-2015. #6 - Memphis, TN: has a rating of 27.6, with African-American gay and bisexual men being most affected by HIV. CDC estimates that 2,000 people in Memphis do not know they have HIV. #7 - Atlanta, GA: more than 1,000 people are diagnosed with HIV each year in Atlanta. Their HIV rating is 25.9. #8 - Columbia, SC: has a 25.6 HIV rating, with contributing factors such as poverty, rural geography, lack of affordable healthcare and social stigma. #9 - Jacksonville, FL: this Florida city has a HIV rating of 25.1, which is believed to be due to the number of business people and tourists who travel to Jacksonville. #10 - Baltimore, MD: comes in at #10 with a 24.3 HIV rating. It is the only one of the top ten cities for HIV that is not located in the south. For the full report, visit www.cdc.gov/hiv/statistics/overview/geographicdistribution.html
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