brain cancer

WASHINGTON | Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer ris

WASHINGTON — Two U.S. government agencies are giving conflicting interpretations of a safety study on cellphone radiation: One says it causes cancer in rats. The other says there’s no reason for people to worry. No new research was issued Thursday. Instead, the National Toxicology Program dialed up its concerns about a link to heart and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Cross talk: Federal agencies clash on cellphone cancer ris

WASHINGTON | ‘Mavericks needed’: McCain Institute wades into election

WASHINGTON  — A nonprofit named for the late Sen. John McCain is calling for “mavericks” like him to vote in the Nov. 6 election and focus on human rights around the world. The McCain Institute for International Leadership, led by his widow, Cindy, is launching a nonpartisan ad campaign Tuesday designed to spread that message, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | ‘Mavericks needed’: McCain Institute wades into election

ANNAPOLIS, Md. | McCain buried at Naval Academy alongside a longtime friend

ANNAPOLIS, Md.  — Sen. John McCain’s final journey ended Sunday on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend. A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator’s casket led a procession of mourners from the academy’s chapel to its … Continue reading ANNAPOLIS, Md. | McCain buried at Naval Academy alongside a longtime friend

WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House flags back up after McCain death

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on services for Sen. John McCain and other related activities after his death on Saturday at his Arizona home (all times local): 9:10 a.m. The flags at the White House, which were lowered over the weekend to mark the death of Sen. John McCain, are back at full-staff. The flags at … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House flags back up after McCain death

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Presidents, lawmakers laud McCain as patriot

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the death of Sen. John McCain (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Sen. John McCain is being remembered for his service in war and in Congress by presidents and lawmakers. The longtime Arizona Republican died Saturday after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. President Donald Trump has offered his “deepest sympathies … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Presidents, lawmakers laud McCain as patriot

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Presidents, lawmakers honor John McCain

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the death of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Presidents and lawmakers from both parties are honoring Sen. John McCain’s decades of service to his country in the hours after his death Saturday. President Donald Trump, who criticized McCain for being taken prisoner during the Vietnam War, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Presidents, lawmakers honor John McCain

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Politicians pay tribute to McCain; Trump silent

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. (all times local): 1:40 p.m American political leaders of both parties are paying tribute and offering prayers for ailing Arizona Sen. John McCain, but President Donald Trump has so far been silent. Neither the White House nor the president has yet spoken out after McCain’s family … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Politicians pay tribute to McCain; Trump silent

WASHINGTON | McCain’s family says he’s stopping medical treatment

WASHINGTON  — Sen. John McCain’s family says the Arizona senator has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for brain cancer. In a statement, McCain’s family says McCain has surpassed expectations for his survival, but “the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict.” The family adds: “With his usual strength of will, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | McCain’s family says he’s stopping medical treatment

WASHINGTON | McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery

WASHINGTON — A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. Former Vice President Joe Biden sat with McCain for 90 minutes Sunday, according to people close to both men. Biden followed McCain’s closest … Continue reading WASHINGTON | McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery