Brazil's president dodges bribery charge, but risks remain

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — With his job on the line, President Michel Temer eked out a victory in a congressional vote over a bribery charge against him that has fueled angst and anger across Latin America's largest nation.

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  • Written by By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE , Associated Press

First safe repair of disease-causing gene in human embryos

WASHINGTON (AP) — Altering human heredity? In a first, researchers safely repaired a disease-causing gene in human embryos, targeting a heart defect best known for killing young athletes — a big step toward one day preventing a list of inherited diseases.

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  • Written by By LAURAN NEERGAARD , AP Medical Writer