Medical

Federal judge tosses out life sentences for DC sniper Malvo

Malvo was 17 at the time. His accomplice, John Allen Muhammad, was executed . The pair are also suspected of murdering one clerk and seriously injuring ano...


Cosatu to ask ANC to send Ramaphosa to its events

The booing of ANC leaders, including ANC deputy secretary general Jessie Duarte and chairperson Baleka Mbete, at Workers' Day events was an indication of Cosatu...


J&J settles drug manufacturing probe by US states for $33 million

Illinois' portion of the settlement is more than $1 million, which will go to the state, according to the IL attorney general's office. MA will get $900,000 i...


Chocolate Could Help Prevent Irregular Heartbeat, Study Suggests

The researchers found that more than 3,300 adults were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter (a condition in which the heart beats faster tha...


Feds sue Fiat Chrysler over emissions testing

At the heart of the legal action is the government's assertion the software regulating FCA's 3.0-litre diesel engine has functions that were not disclosed du...


Trump's $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill

But to achieve balance, Trump is seeking sharp cuts in a variety of programs for the poor from Medicaid to food stamps and disability payments. It would also ...


Pediatricians Advise No Fruit Juice Until Kids Are 1

Human milk - and infant formula, if breastfeeding isn't done - should be the only source of nutrition for infants until about 6 months of age. According to the ...


Looking sleep-deprived lowers people's social appeal, study suggests

The Karolinska Institute in Stockholm sent 25 university students home with a kit to measure night-time movements and check they were getting the amount of slee...


Central African Republic violence 'highly worrying,' UN says

The UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in CAR (MINUSCA), said in a statement that the armed elements continue to systematically and deliberate...


Justice Network Honors National Police Week

The White House was lit up in blue to honor the nation's police officers. The families of Americus Police Officer Nick Smarr and GSW officer Jody Smith made t...


Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

Countries where people have gotten Zika virus (as of January 2016). Brazil's health ministry said the number of cases fell by 95% between January and Apri...


Major League Baseball notes: Mets suspend pitcher Harvey

The Mets could have easily given Harvey the ball on Sunday, kept the issue internal (or at least tried), and saved his suspension for the days between starts. H...


The caffeine bagel made for Millennials

Mayo Clinic reports that a one-ounce espresso shot typically has anywhere from 47 milligrams to 64 milligrams of caffeine, while a typical eight-ounce cup of c...


More work needed in mental health: Coleman

One in four people every year are affected by mental health every year, with nine out of 10 people saying they have faced negative treatment. A new course c...


Expect strong to severe storms Saturday night

A weakening band of showers and thunderstorms will roll through the area near or just before sunrise. ISOLATED STORMS THIS EVENING: It has felt like a summe...


1-3 inches of rain expected this weekend

A few strong to severe storms will be possible with this first band of storms before turning over to heavy rain Saturday . Wednesday - Partly sunny, with a...


Drugged Drivers Now Cause More Traffic Deaths Than Drunk Ones

That's the conclusion of an updated study released Wednesday by the Governors Highway Safety Association, which called for greater enforcement of laws against i...


It's over. April's giraffe cam ends

While the live stream normally had more than 100,000 viewers at a time, it boasted less than 60,000 Friday. While the live stream is shut down, more is to com...


Justice Dept. Tells 9 Sanctuary Cities Grant Money At Risk

The grants under threat-which amounted to roughly $24.5 million for Chicago past year, according to the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, -go in most ...


March Jobless Rate Lowest Since 2007

In March previous year, the statewide unemployment rate was 5.6 percent. Meanwhile, the key labor market indicators for White workers continued to improve und...


Exxon and Shell step up to defend Paris climate accord

In a recent op-ed in Investor's Business Daily, Heritage employees Stephen Moore and Timothy Doescher wrote that following through with the climate change promi...


Janet Jackson's estranged husband pens emotional message to her

While married to Al Mana, Jackson took a more conservative approach to her fashion choices, wearing flowing, figure-concealing outfits and head scarves instead ...


Giraffe born at Toledo zoo won't go on exhibit for a while

Have we filled in yet another missing puzzle piece in the mysterious case of April , the seemingly forever-pregnant giraffe? All baby giraffes are born that ...


Texas House votes to nix vouchers, maybe dooming Senate bill

Some of them touch on controversial topics such as school vouchers, abortion regulations, and transgender rights. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has challenged the Hous...


Swansea's Tom Caroll still has a soft spot for Spurs

That opens the door for 22-year-old Pau Lopez to make his debut for Mauricio Pochettino's side. It was very unusual last season. They host Hull City on Saturd...


Ralph Lauren to close Fifth Avenue store

Items from the store will be moved to its other NY stores, including its Madison Avenue flagships. A spokeswoman for Ralph Lauren did not immediately respond ...


Respite from heat not far away: IMD

According to the weather office, Anantapuramu, Kadapa and Kurnool in Rayalaseema have been registering temperature of around 40 degree Celsius. Akola recorded...


These Tropical Fish Have Opioids in Their Fangs

Yet, despite its effect on fish, what makes the fang blenny venom so intriguing is that it doesn't seem to induce the kind of excruciating pain one would ex...


Potential for severe thunderstorms Monday in Midlands

This storm is capable of damaging wind gusts and quarter-sized hail. The good news is, the weather will be much quieter starting Monday . The storm system, a...


Tetris And Its Revolutionary Medical Breakthrough Regarding PTSD

The study was carried out by researchers at Oxford University and the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. Half of the group were asked to recall the incident bri...