Green slime oozes into Florida’s primary elections

Cape Coral, Florida( CNN) Usually, politics and gunk run hand-in-hand. “Sliming” a political opponent is well-worn tradition, after all. Green slime oozing from Lake Okeechobee is polluting Florida’s pristine waterways that flowing east and west from the pond and eventually south into the bays and oceans. This disaster has caused a dramatic decline in the…

The environmental vote measures that midterm voters backed or rejected

( CNN) Among the more than 150 statewide measures on ballots in Tuesday’s midterm election were several related to climate change and the environment. Here’s how some of the most notable environmental- and climate change-related measures went, based on preliminary results. Renewable energy, carbon content Notable state ballot measures of the midterms What in the…

2016 National Teacher of the Year could be Connecticut’s first black Democrat in Congress

( CNN) Jahana Hayes moved one step closer towards becoming Connecticut’s first black Democrat in Congress on Tuesday when the former National Teacher of the Year bested Mary Glassman in the state’s 5th Congressional District primary. President Barack Obama named Hayes, who was then teaching social studies at John F. Kennedy High School in Waterbury,…

Cheaper NHS narcotics ‘as safe and effective’

Image copyright Getty Images NHS patients switched to cheaper medicines are being told the cost-saving workout is not compromising care. The “better value” therapies, for conditions including rheumatoid arthritis and some cancers, are just as safe and effective, NHS Improvement says. 1 Hospitals that changed their prescribing saved the health service PS324m last financial year.…

Selena Gomez Hospitalized For ‘Emotional Breakdown’: Reports

Selena Gomez has entered a mental health facility after an “emotional breakdown” over recurring issues that followed her kidney transplanting, according to reports. The singer was recently hospitalized for a second period with a plummeting white blood cell count, and the emergency “threw Selena into a downward emotional spiraling, ” TMZ reported, quoting unnamed sources.…

Paris knife attack: 7 injured, including 2 British tourists

Paris( CNN) French police are not characterizing a knife rampage in a popular Paris tourist spot as a terror attack, a French Interior Ministry spokesman told CNN. “This is not being treated as a terrorist attack, ” he said. The attack took place at 10:50 p.m.( 4:50 p.m. ET) in the Parc de la Villette…

La Liga games in the US ‘not fair for anyone, ‘ says Liga MX president

( CNN) Enrique Bonilla, chairwoman of Mexico’s top-flight football division Liga MX, has told CNN Sport that he is against the proposed decision to host a La Liga game in the United States or Canada. In August, Spain’s top-flight league announced a 15 -year marketing deal with US-based sports media company Relevant, which included a…