When insurance wouldn’t pay, parents funded cancer patient’s $95,000 lifesaving treatment

Boston (CNN)Kate Weissman sits at the edge of the patient table. Her oncologist goes over her medical records and says her most recent scans show no recurrence of cervical cancer. “When your team recommended it,” Growdon tells her, “we thought of this as being very reasonable and actually, completely the…

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5 things for August 22: Cohen, Manafort, Facebook, Mollie Tibbetts, Hurricane Lane

(CNN)The worst floodingin a century has ravaged India’s southwestern state of Kerala, killing hundredsand forcingthousands to take shelter in relief camps. Here’s how you can help. And here’s what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get “5 Things You…

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Why is Heathrow so hot?

How is temperature measured? To get a standardised temperature, a weather station, known as a Stevenson Screen, is used. These white boxes, which contain a thermometer, are installed 4ft (1.25m) above the ground and are dotted all around the UK. The weather station at Heathrow is located very close to…

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