Rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and amputations dropped over the past two decades, federal researchers said.
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Rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and amputations dropped over the past two decades, federal researchers said.
It's difficult to determine, but a group of aviation enthusiasts say they caught a glimpse of a mystery aircraft earlier this month flying slowly across the Amarillo, Texas sky.
The US Navy is deploying advanced deep-sea search technology, including anti-submarine aircraft, floating black box locators, and a robot submarine, to look for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.
A NEW REPORT SAYS Maryland will abandon its glitch-ridden ObamaCare website and replace the health exchange using technology from Connecticut's marketplace, with Gov. Martin O'Malley saying an announcement will be made next week on the future of the exchange.
An Istanbul court has stressed 'free speech' and let Twitter unblock an account that harshly criticizes a former Turkish
London-based Al-Hayat reports US offers alternative phrasing to resolve issue of Jewish state recognition, modifies disputed Palestinian capital in East J'lem.
The People's Bank of China, the nation's central bank, has ordered banks and third-party payment companies to close all bitcoin trading accounts at more than 15 exchanges across the country, Shanghai-based China Business News reports.
Xi Jinping's decision to compare China to the proverbial "king of the jungle" yesterday was seen as the latest sign that the president intends to pursue a more muscular foreign policy.
Internet giant Baidu has won the dismissal of a US lawsuit by pro-democracy activists who complained that China's most widely used search engine illegally suppressed political speech.
North Korea said Saturday its relations with South Korea had been driven into a "catastrophic" phase again, warning the South's scattering of anti-Pyongyang leaflets could spark a war. The statement came hours after Pyongyang's foreign ministry said the North would bolster its "war deterrent",
With the absence of a political leader capable of uniting the nation, the May 25 election in Ukraine would “almost certainly” cause a further split in the country, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, told Russian journalists on Friday.
The student loan industry is booming, saddling over 37 million college students and graduates with $1.08 trillion in loans in 2013, even as President Barack Obama and lawmakers work to rein in the crippling debt young people face in the US.
President Barack Obama may authorize the shipment of new air defense systems to rebel forces in Syria’s ongoing civil war, a new Associated Press report states.
The lawless actions of Ukraine's nationalists have finally caught attention of the intl community, with EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton denouncing Right Sector for its ‘pressure’ and ‘undemocratic’ demand of the interior minister’s resignation.
A US court dismissed a lawsuit against a Chinese internet giant Baidu, which the plaintiff argued blocks material critical of China’s democratic credentials, a decision that could have far-reaching impact on how US search engines sift information.
Militants are firing on the main election commission’s office in the Afghan capital, Kabul, from a neighboring building they’ve taken over, local police say.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says an agreement has been reached to let Tesla Motors keep its five retail locations in the state as part of a compromise to strengthen auto dealer franchise protections while allowing Tesla's direct sales.
The country’s National Assembly is set to approve a piece of landmark legislation over the weekend that will slash the country’s tax on foreign companies’ corporate profits in half, to 15%, and allow them to withhold those tax payments for as long as eight years,
President says Putin should begin negotiations directly with Ukrainian government and international community
FOR A HANDFUL of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates visiting Las Vegas, including Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker right, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, a four-day gathering provides time to meet GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson, center, whose casino is hosting the affair.
KIEV - Smarting from Ukraine's U-turn towards Europe, Russia is likely to employ every weapon in its economic arsenal to ensure its neighbour's road to financial recovery is as painful as possible, even when paved with billions of dollars in Western aid.
JetBlue Flight 671 took off from Westchester County Airport in White Plains at 9:05 a.m. en route to Palm Beach International Airport in Florida. About 25 minutes after take off, the Airbus A320 collided with the bird.
All of a sudden Friday, March 28, the search for the Malaysian airliner still missing after three weeks, switched to a new site, 1,120 kilometers north of a part of the Indian Ocean where the day before 300 objects were hailed as “the most credible items yet.
The Ukrainian parliament is witnessing a second day of picketing, as hundreds of Right Sector activists pressure MPs to sack the interior minister. Earlier other protesters tried to force their way into Kiev’s Rada to stop a vote on austerity measures.
“I'll make up a cause of war by ordering a missile attack on Turkey.” This leaked conversation is coming back to haunt the highest echelons of the Turkish government as it plans a provocation in Syria, while scrambling to contain social media internally.
More than four-fifths of the world's top media organisations, including the Guardian, have been the target of likely state sponsored hacking attacks, according to research from two Google security engineers.
After a fiery and passionate debate, the state Senate this morning voted 28-1 to suspend all three lawmakers caught up in high-profile corruption cases.
Jens Stoltenberg, until recently prime minister of Norway, has been selected as the next leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, putting him at the helm during a turbulent time for the alliance.
Nearly one-third of children may have worrisome levels of cholesterol, putting them at risk for cardiovascular problems decades later, according to a new study.
Russian leader Vladmir Putin sent in troops and tanks to invade neighboring Ukraine and the Obama administration is coming to the rescue with . . . selfies!
Teacher found in apparent suicide next to gymnasium set up for survivors after rescue from ferry that sank with hundreds of his students trapped inside
The rich got richer, the poor got poorer. A recent article by Labor Department senior economist Aaron Cobet highlights the sharp disparity between the wealthiest and poorest Americans in the aftermath of the 2007-2009 recession.
The Jewish community of the east Ukrainian city of Donetsk asked for additional police protection after anti-Semitic pamphlets were distributed in the region, where the government has been battling separatists.
A magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit Mexico on Friday in the western state of Guerrero, north of the resort of Acapulco. The quake shook the capital Mexico City for at least 30 seconds, with building swaying as people fled on to the streets.
NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia, April 18 (RIA Novosti) – Oil extraction at the Prirazlomnoye Arctic oilfield in the Arctic Pechora Sea will boost Russia’s oil output and increase its presence on energy markets, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday during a video link-up with an oil rig in the region.
Young Christian women are facing a greater risk of being kidnapped by extremists, tortured, and even forced to convert to Islam since the Arab Spring ended in 2011.
President Obama has warned that Iran is not open for business, even as the United States has loosened some of its punishing economic sanctions as part of an interim nuclear pact.
House Democrats, battered by Koch brothers ads and facing a grim outlook for the midterms, are providing the clearest indication yet of how they plan to respond: By shoring up imperiled incumbents and only the most promising challengers,
TORONTO - Mayor Rob Ford made it clear Thursday he “won’t back down” from this year’s election fight or standing up for his supporters.
Crystal Moore, a 20-year veteran with the Latta Police Department in South Carolina, was relieved of her duties as chief of police on Tuesday following seven reprimands handed down by newly elected Earl Bullard
Thai report confirms claims that Hezbollah terror cell planned a Passover attack in Bangkok, claims two out of nine-man cell already in custody.
Iranian president touts Tehran's military might but tells crowd at an annual parade that the country supports dialogue, not war.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have wrapped up their tour of Sydney on Friday with a trip to the Easter show, a stroll on the beach and a visit to a children's hospice.
Large colonies of micro-organisms – some capable of causing serious disease – have been discovered inside pipelines carrying drinking water to homes in most major mainland cities, the South China...
The government has raised new fears over the safety of the mainland’s home-grown food after admitting that nearly one-fifth of the nation’s soil – including 19.4 per cent of its crop-growing areas – is polluted
An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season, a Tourism Ministry official said.
The United States said Thursday that it would extend the stay of its F-16 fighters and military personnel in Poland through the end of 2014. The decision was made after Tomash Semonjak had a meeting with his American colleague in the US.
Anti-government protesters in Ukraine's Donetsk region will vacate government buildings and surrender their arms only when Kiev frees all hostages and moves to hold a referendum on the country's political system, a senior commander of Donetsk’s self-defense forces said Friday.
Contract killers and illegal drug enthusiasts still upset over the Silk Road’s downfall can dry their tears now that a new online black market known as Grams has debuted with the promise of acting as a new, more secure anonymous internet bazaar.
Despite calls for a peaceful dialogue in the document on Ukraine adopted in Geneva, the coup-imposed Ukrainian Foreign Minister said it will not affect the “anti-terrorist” operation in the East of the country and the troops will remain there.
Jews in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk where pro-Russian militants have taken over government buildings were told they have to "register" with the Ukrainians who are trying to make the city become part of Russia, according to Ukrainian and Israeli media.
Russia, the US, the EU and Ukraine have adopted a joint document on the de-escalation of the Ukraine crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, after talks in Geneva. It calls for all illegal armed groups to lay down arms and a wide amnesty.
There are reportedly still wide gaps between the sides, with Israel insisting on the deportation of 14 Israeli Arabs to Gaza or abroad.
The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the southwest coast was facing a criminal investigation on Thursday, an official said, amid unconfirmed reports that he was one of the first people to jump to safety as the vessel began sinking
United States President Barack Obama said Thursday afternoon that his administration is prepared to take further action against Russia if an agreement reached earlier in the day in Geneva concerning the crisis in Ukraine fails to materialize.
The Ukrainian army is ramping up psychological pressure on regions engulfed in anti-government protests. The skies over cities in eastern Ukraine are resounding to the roar of attack helicopters and fighter jets.
Around one in every 20 adults who seeks medical care in a US emergency room or community health clinic receives a misguided diagnosis, a new study found, estimating that 12 million Americans a year are affected by erroneous medical conclusions.
Kansas City police have arrested a Grandview man suspected in a series of shootings that have occurred on area roadways since early March, according to Police Chief Darryl Forté.
Space terrorism is a growing threat to U.S. national security, according to a new report.And an attack on a U.S. satellite—or damage to one from another country's debris—could have astronomical effects on national security, says the report from the Council on Foreign Relations.
Scientists have discovered a rocky, Earth-sized planet that might also be home to water – a critical component for life as we know it.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – A Cambridge teacher arrested in connection with child pornography charges has admitted to filming children in locker rooms.
President Obama's budget adds $6.6 trillion in deficits over the next 10 years, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said Thursday. That estimate is significantly worse than the $4.9 trillion in deficits predicted by the White House.
The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media.
Michaels Stores Inc, the biggest U.S. arts and crafts retailer, on Friday confirmed that there was a breach of certain systems that process payment cards at its U.S. stores and that of its unit, Aaron Brothers.
Senator Harry Reid has escalated the war of words over the Cliven Bundy dispute, sensationally labeling the Nevada cattle rancher’s supporters “domestic terrorists” during an event in Las Vegas today.