Can gene therapy be harnessed to fight the AIDS virus?

For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell's HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself, and researchers are trying to perfect the gene editing that made this possible.

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  • Written by By MARILYNN MARCHIONE , AP Chief Medical Writer

Trump budget again targets regional water cleanup programs

 

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — For a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U.S. waterways including the Great Lakes and Chesapeake Bay.

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  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer