Medical

Man responsible for Berlin attack may still be on the loose

An Israeli national is among those wounded in the truck crash at a Berlin Christmas market, the Foreign Ministry said . The truck struck a popular Christma...


Liverpool make approach for Premier League champion to solve problem position

Much is different in this campaign to so many over the last 26 years for a club whose pursuit of the Premier League has become a manic obsession. Jurgen Klopp...


11 detained for pollution discharge in N. China city

The city has shut down major highways and canceled more than 100 flights , as the smog has reduced visibility for both flying and driving. In December a year...


Protesters Plan Anti-Trump Demonstration in Maine Amid Electoral College Vote

Today there was worry among Republicans that electors might switch their vote from Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton. "So Hillary Clinton will not become Pres...


An Ovary Removed Pre-Puberty Has Allowed a Woman to Give Birth

She needed chemotherapy , which damages the ovaries, before receiving a bone marrow transplant from her brother at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London . A w...


Chemical leak traced to industrial property

Boil-water notices were issued past year because of elevated levels of E. coli and low chlorine levels, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times previously reported. Tod...


California man accused of hate crime in stabbing near mosque

Around 11:15 p.m., Simi Valley police officers responded to the rear of a shopping center and separated a group of people who were fighting. Simi Valley P...


Florida Is Free of Zika, Governor Says

So far the state has reported 249 local cases, with 15 more people who may have been exposed locally or overseas. The world famous South Beach neighborhood h...


Seven Humboldt penguins dead at Calgary Zoo; official says they drowned

The zoo's veterinary team has completed necropsies on all seven birds, and the results determined drowning as the cause of death. The youngest was approximately...


Surgeon General Sounds Alarm On Teens And E-Cigarettes

Federal figures made public this week show that previous year 16 percent of high school students reported at least some use of e-cigarettes, even some who said ...


Death rate grows, life expectancy shrinks for Americans

Beyond treatment of diseases, there is a need to address income inequality and unemployment as well, factors that are associated with drug overdoses, poor nutri...


Texas officials confirm 4 more locally-transmitted Zika cases

In addition to these five cases where infants were born with health problems related to the Zika virus , eight other infants tested positive for the virus but ...


Quake felt along northern California coast

The Humboldt County Sheriff " s Office did not receive any reports of damage . Afterward, she said it felt like the ground was rolling, "like you were on a b...


Dutch court: Populist lawmaker Wilders guilty of hate speech

The politician is to appeal his conviction as he believes the verdict is a "big loss for freedom of speech" , his lawyer said. Political analysts say the tri...


NYC Mayor Seeks $35 Million for Trump-Related Security Costs

CNN estimates that New York City will need to fork up $ 1 million a day to keep the Trumps safe, and their continued presence at Trump Tower will seriously c...


Australian schoolboys recreate pricy HIV drug with only $20

Last fall, the notorious biotech executive Martin Shkreli became widely reviled for hiking the price of a life-saving drug by more than 4,000 percent overnigh...


Tommy Tuberville to resign after four seasons coaching Cincinnati

Tuberville took over at Auburn following the 1998 regular season and under his leadership, the Tigers made eight consecutive bowl appearances including five New...


Three Cabinet Ministers in South Africa Ask President to Resign

The ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said that the Party's National Executive Committee (NEC) did not support the call for the president to step down and th...


Detroit man pleads not guilty in murder of Wayne State officer

Rose was remembered Wednesday by K-9 officers and their four-legged partners at Ford Field . Drivers in the area of the church where the funeral will be held...


Chrysler minivan gets 84 mpg equivalent in electric mode

It is said to be the only minivan to receive a rating of 10 in the EPA's Green Vehicle Guide. If the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, the first plug-in hybrid miniva...


Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to step down

Schultz, in his new role, will focus on building out an upscale chain of coffeehouses called Starbucks Reserve Roasteries, and expanding the line's retail prese...


Indiana coach Kevin Wilson abruptly resigns after 6 seasons

EDT. Defensive coordinator Tom Allen is expected to be named the interim coach, SB Nation reports. "I appreciate Coach Wilson's many positive contribution...


Hot Performer of the day: Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY)

Stock exchanged hands with the total volume of 2.63 Million shares, as contrast to its average volume of 3.57 Million shares. Sabal Trust CO increased its posit...


Trump adviser warns him not to pick Romney for Secretary of State

On Monday , the magnate is scheduled to meet with retired Gen. David Petraeus, who is also being vetted as a candidate for top US diplomat. Petraeus said he...


API: Federal Ethanol Mandate Continues To Be A Bad Deal For Consumers

Moreover, in setting the 2017 volume at 15 billion gallons, EPA has breached the 10 percent blend wall and effectively surpassed the statutory cap on ethanol se...


Woman berates Chicago store manager in viral video

Grady told Patch that the unidentified woman, who is white, began screaming at two African-American employees because she felt she was being discriminated agai...


Highly-contagious bird flu found in Japan, culling start

Niigata prefectural officials were killing all the chickens at a farm in Sekikawa Village after about 40 were found dead there on Monday. Further north in ...


Texas Reports 1st Likely Case of Local Zika Infection

A test found that while the virus was in the patient's urine, it was not her in her blood, meaning Zika can no longer be spread from her by a mosquito. Florida ...


4 people found dead in Fairbanks, Alaska, hotel room

Police in Alaska say no one else is at risk following the deaths of four people , including an infant, in a hotel in what appears to be a murder-suicide. Emi...


Pope Francis Allows Priests to Forgive Abortion

The jubilee Holy Year of Mercy began on the feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8, 2015, and ended on the feast of Christ the King on November 20. ...