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Naomi Judd reveals ‘severe depression’ diagnosis

NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Judd has opened up about her battle with depression. She tells ABC's "Good Morning America" in an interview broadcast Tuesday that she has been diagnosed with severe depression and has spent time in psychiatric hospitals. She says she is confronting lingering issues from her childhood as part of her therapy,...

Environment

Paris bans half of cars to tackle new peak of pollution

PARIS (AP) — Paris has temporarily barred half of all cars from traveling on city streets and made public transportation free for the day as it battles a peak in pollution. Facing red-alert levels of pollution since Nov. 30, Paris City Hall said the situation poses a significant risk to residents' health. Authorities say pollution...

Science

Scientists develop robotic hand for people with quadriplegia

BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks such as using a fork or drinking from a cup. The low-cost device was tested in Spain on six people with quadriplegia affecting their ability to grasp or manipulate objects. By wearing...

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