AP News一分钟新闻:科学家将VR应用于恐惧症治疗


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President Donald Trump says Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is anxious to defend himself against accusations he sexually assaulted a woman in high school. Trump says he totally supports his nominee and said he doesn't think the FBI should be involved in investigating the allegation.

Hundreds of people waited in long lines for water and other essentials in Wilmington, North Carolina. The city is still mostly shut off by rising waters days after hurricane Florence hit. Officials say Florence is responsible for at least 34 deaths in the region.

A Russian reconnaissance plane has been downed by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli airstrike, killing all 15 people on board. The Russian Defense Ministry has accused Israel of deliberately using the Russian plane as a cover to dodge Syrian defenses and has threatened to retaliate.

And researchers at the University of Washington are using virtual reality to treat people's phobias. Experts predict that one day people will be able to treat phobias like a fear of heights, fear of spiders at home using VR.

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