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Posted Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by WLRH News

The spread of the Zika virus is influencing change in FDA regulations and raising concerns in Alabama. For instance, if you've just returned from a trip to a Zika-affected area, you won't be able to donate blood for about a month. WLRH's Katy Ganaway reports...

 

  • Smoke rises over Saif Al Dawla district in Aleppo, Syria, in 2012. Russia and the Syrian government say they will open humanitarian corridors in Aleppo and offer a way out for opposition fighters wanting to lay down their arms, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Thursday.

    Posted Thursday, July 28, 2016 by NPR News

    They also say they'll grant amnesty to fighters who lay down their weapons. But big questions remain. One civilian resident told NPR he tried to use one of the corridors but feared ongoing shelling.

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