Mindy Kaling's Newark joke leads to dinner with Cory Booker

Mindy Kaling might just be at the heart of a Twitter love story, with none other than New Jersey Senator Cory Booker. It didn't take long for the official Twitter account for the PATH commuter train line between New Jersey and NY to help by offerin... More..

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by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Future unclear for Kmart and Sears

The disclosure comes after more optimistic signs from the company, which has been working on a turnaround under Chief Executive Officer Eddie Lampert. The company plans to use the profits from that sale to shor...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Chicago Police Say They're Investigating Livestreamed Gang Rape Of Teenage Girl

Elkins said she had seen a Facebook Live video in which a girl who looked like her daughter was being assaulted. The girl, who was reported missing Sunday afternoon , is said to be the victim of a gang ra...More..

Interpol 'red notice' issued for four North Koreans, says KL
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Interpol 'red notice' issued for four North Koreans, says KL

Any decision will be subject to negotiations between the two countries amid a diplomatic stand-off over the killing, he added. Markets in the North show an upward trend in their numbers and scale, which is mo...More..

This fruit made the 'Dirty Dozen' list for the first time
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

This fruit made the 'Dirty Dozen' list for the first time

The analysis also found that almost 70 percent of the 48 different conventional produce samples tested by the USDA were contaminated with residues of one or more pesticides. Spinach made one of the more no...More..

'World's heaviest woman' undergoes weight-loss surgery in Mumbai
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

'World's heaviest woman' undergoes weight-loss surgery in Mumbai

According to BBC News , 36-year-old Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty is believed to be the world's heaviest woman , tipping the scales at 1,100 pounds. Abd El Aty was flown to India on 11 February after her sister app...More..

India court convicts 31 over 2012 riot at Maruti Suzuki plant
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

India court convicts 31 over 2012 riot at Maruti Suzuki plant

The violence was triggered on the carmaker's premises after a supervisor allegedly abused and slapped a worker. The plant is now functioning with new staff. His charred body was identified by a tooth implant....More..

Bird Flu Hits Tennessee Chicken Farm That Supplies Tyson Foods
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Bird Flu Hits Tennessee Chicken Farm That Supplies Tyson Foods

It's the first confirmed case of the highly pathogenic H7 avian influenza this year. The company said in a statement it's a "bird health issue and not a food safety or human health issue", and that it doesn...More..

Does eating soy increase breast cancer risk? Study casts doubt on link
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Does eating soy increase breast cancer risk? Study casts doubt on link

It was revealed at the end of the research that women who consumed high proportions of isoflavones were at a lesser risk of succumbing to death by 21 percent, when compared to women who took in low amounts of t...More..

Everton fans react on Twitter to Ross Barkley display against Tottenham Hotspur
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Everton fans react on Twitter to Ross Barkley display against Tottenham Hotspur

The start of the game was very even as both sides weren't giving each other much time on the ball to get their passing games going. Kane scored twice to take him clear at the top of the scorers chart with 19 ...More..

Subway's chicken is only 50 percent meat
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Subway's chicken is only 50 percent meat

When a Canadian news program tested the chicken sandwiches at several fast-food restaurants last week, they got a surprising result from a Subway sandwich. Chicken strips and roasted chicken at Subway contain...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

NC residents die from flu complications in 1 week

Stephens county reports 19 hospitalizations and two deaths related to the virus. The department says a late peak in the 2016 flu season , which carried over to the summer, has partly contributed to the ste...More..

More young adults getting colorectal cancer
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

More young adults getting colorectal cancer

Previous studies picked up increases in young adults, but the new study provided new age-group details from almost 500,000 cases reported between 1974 and 2013. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of c...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

'I won't resign': Corbyn staying put after Copeland by-election fail

He said defiantly Friday that he is "proud" to lead the party and will continue to focus on the future of Britain's financially strained National Health Service as well as the issues of social care and housing....More..

CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

CDC: Fatal heroin overdoses triple

As a result, heroin surpassed gun homicides to become the most lethal killer in 2015. Rich Hamburg, executive vice president of Trust for America's Health, connected the high rates of heroin use and subsequen...More..

Brain differences found in children with ADHD
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Brain differences found in children with ADHD

The research used brain images of 1,713 people who had been diagnosed with ADHD and 1,529 people who had not; participants were between four and 63 years old. These drugs have been known to be behind weight gai...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

PM Modi to address rally in Badaun

It's the first chance for Modi to see if abolishing 86% of the cash circulating to crack down on corruption is hurting his appeal. On Saturday, Gandhi further said that Modi had not fulfilled the promises he ...More..

Dozens join Plattsburgh Planned Parenthood protest
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Dozens join Plattsburgh Planned Parenthood protest

Some of the demonstrations were met with counter-protests by Planned Parenthood supporters. Some prayed while Planned Parenthood volunteers stood by, ready to escort patients. Thayer is on the board of Right to...More..

Qatar Spending $500 Million A Week For 2022 World Cup Infrastructure Projects
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Qatar Spending $500 Million A Week For 2022 World Cup Infrastructure Projects

The Middle Eastern country is shelling out $500 million every week on infrastructure, stadiums and other projects before it hosts the world's biggest soccer tournament in 2022. 12 stadiums were originally set t...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Whole Grains Help You Shed Excess Pounds

The team explains that this was because previous studies had shown that increasing whole grain intake caused subjects to lose weight, which made it hard to determine whether reduced inflammation was a result of...More..

Teenage E-Cigarette Users Turn To 'Dripping' For More Intense Effect
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Teenage E-Cigarette Users Turn To 'Dripping' For More Intense Effect

Public health experts have been debating for a decade if the gadgets help be a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, or are a gateway to nicotine addiction for a younger generation. E- Cigarettes bringin...More..

Go Red for Women luncheon focuses on heart health education
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Go Red for Women luncheon focuses on heart health education

The free event coincides with National Wear Red Day and will be held from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m.in the Professional Office Building of St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St., East Chicago. Additionally, they urge eve...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

More Women Die of Cervical Cancer Than Previously Thought

Cancer mortality is widely variable depending on where you live in the United States, according to a study examining 35 years of data for 29 types of cancer . Most women's test results show that everything ...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

White House says draft interrogation order is not a White House document

The three-page order also would undo numerous restrictions on handling detainees put in place under president Barack Obama to roll back practices authorized during George W. Spicer told reporters that the ord...More..

What the Heck Is This Giant Bow-Shaped Structure in Venus's Skies?
by | Wednesday, January 18, 2017

What the Heck Is This Giant Bow-Shaped Structure in Venus's Skies?

And as fast as those acid clouds are, the planet's rotation is painfully slow - one day on Venus lasts longer than it takes for the planet to complete its orbit of the Sun. "So, to get it working in their model...More..

Recent study: Tapeworm found in United States salmon led to many infections
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Recent study: Tapeworm found in United States salmon led to many infections

Adalja added that there are also inherent risks when eating uncooked fish or other raw foods, like unpasteurized milk, but the risk is not limited to tapeworm infection as it includes other food borne pathogens...More..

AT&T CEO And Donald Trump Meet To Discuss $85B Time Warner Merger
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

AT&T CEO And Donald Trump Meet To Discuss $85B Time Warner Merger

AT&T indicated in a securities filing last week that the deal would not need approval from the Federal Communications Commission because "it is now anticipated that Time Warner will not need to transfer any ...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Cigna is no longer covering pricey EpiPen

CVS CVS, +0.04% said it is selling the authorized generic for Adrenaclick , an alternative to the EpiPen , that is made by Impax Laboratories Inc. But patients with no health insurance or plans that make th...More..

Medical Experts Release New Do's and Don't For Removal Of Earwax
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Medical Experts Release New Do's and Don't For Removal Of Earwax

Doctors are updating guidelines on earwax and are urging people to stop cleaning their ears. "The problem is that this effort to eliminate earwax is only creating further issues because the earwax is just ...More..

Anil Baijal takes oath as new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Anil Baijal takes oath as new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Rohini at the Lt Governor's office. Baijal is a 1969 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and was in the executive council of the think-tank Vivekananda International Foundation. Baijal said he w...More..

Dylann Roof To Undergo Second Competency Test Ahead Of Sentencing
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Dylann Roof To Undergo Second Competency Test Ahead Of Sentencing

Dylann Roof's stand by counsel are requesting that the competency hearing scheduled for the convicted Charleston church shooter be delayed. Judge Richard Gergel ordered another psychiatric evaluation of Roof ...More..

Four-Alarm Fire in Manhattan Injures 24, With 2 Injured Critically
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Four-Alarm Fire in Manhattan Injures 24, With 2 Injured Critically

Three of the civilians suffered serious injuries. Firefighters are still on the scene battling the fire that erupted around 5 p.m. on the third floor of a 33-story building at 515 West 59th Street between 10th ...More..

Snow, rain kick off holiday weekend; what's the Christmas forecast?
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Snow, rain kick off holiday weekend; what's the Christmas forecast?

Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Sunday Night - Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Falling snow and up to 60 miles per hour winds will cause white out conditions. Southeast wind 5 to 10 m...More..

Three-year-old boy finally gets adopted after spending 832 days in foster care
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Three-year-old boy finally gets adopted after spending 832 days in foster care

Tara's daughter, Dae Brown posted a photo on social media. Tara's daughter tweeted photos from the adoption, and as of Friday, they'd been retweeted more than 55,000 times and liked almost 140,000. "Everyon...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Russian investigators seek answers to envoy murder

The attack also left three people wounded. Ambassador Andrei Karlov was shot dead by an off-duty policeman in front of stunned onlookers at a photo exhibition in Ankara this week. This allowed him to bypass...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Facebook charged with misleading European Union over $19bn WhatsApp deal

The data can be used to target adverts, fight spam and suggest friends. The EU has issued a formal statement claiming it was provided misleading information by Facebook over its takeover of WhatsApp in 2014 a...More..

IIT-Kharagpur students go on hunger strike against fee hike
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

IIT-Kharagpur students go on hunger strike against fee hike

The HRD ministry had given approval to the recommendation made by the standing committee of IIT Council (SCIC) to increase the IIT fees from Rs 90,000 to Rs 200,000. Another protester, Sayan Dasgupta, said the ...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Authorities to hold press conference regarding missing Abington teenager

Investigators are asking for help two months after a pair of hunters in Luzerne County found the dismembered body of a teenage girl near the Francis Walter Dam. Records show that between July 1, 2016 and Novemb...More..

Texas is officially defunding Planned Parenthood
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Texas is officially defunding Planned Parenthood

Late Tuesday, Planned Parenthood affiliates in Texas received a final notice of termination from the Texas Health and Human Service Commission, which advised the group that its participation in the Medicaid pro...More..

by | Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Does it matter in death, hospital readmission rates? The JAMA Network Journals

Researchers saw better outcomes for mortality and readmissions with female physicians across a range of common conditions treated in the hospital including bloodstream infections, pneumonia, congestive heart ...More..

Lamar Odom speaks out about overdosing for the first time
by | Sunday, December 18, 2016

Lamar Odom speaks out about overdosing for the first time

I had turned to food and had an unhealthy relationship with food my whole life, and I was like, "Food has never helped me lose weight.' " And the 'Strong Looks Better Naked" star has revealed this time around...More..

More police on patrol for drinking and driving
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

More police on patrol for drinking and driving

It started December 15 and runs through January 1. Troopers will be on the lookout for impaired drivers with high-visibility patrols and at DUI checkpoints, according to Major Edward Hoke, director of PSP's B...More..

Publicist: Actor Alan Thicke dies at age 69
by | Saturday, December 17, 2016

Publicist: Actor Alan Thicke dies at age 69

Alan Thicke , best known as the father in the 1985-92 ABC family comedy " Growing Pains ", died Tuesday. Today the world lost an unbelievable talent. Alan Thicke even composed the theme songs for Diff'rent ...More..

Leading House Republican predicts fast action on Planned Parenthood defunding, Obamacare teardown
by | Friday, December 16, 2016

Leading House Republican predicts fast action on Planned Parenthood defunding, Obamacare teardown

The measure will go into effect on January 18, two days before President-Elect Donald Trump's inauguration. In a final gift to women, President Obama has moved to protect women's health organization Planned P...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Turkey blasts claimed by Kurdish militants; country mourns

Turkey's police on Tuesday continued to detain members of a pro-Kurdish political party in the wake of deadly suicide bombing . The raids targeted officials from the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (H...More..

by | Monday, December 12, 2016

U.S. Life Expectancy Declines for the First Time in 20 Years

Authorities announced the death of Minquell Kennedy Lembrick, 32, on December 8, 2016 after a manhunt stemming from a domestic abuse call at an Americus, Georgia apartment. The report did not analyze the reas...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

Iraqi official: Anti-IS airstrike killed, wounded civilians

They have been hitting fierce resistance from Islamic State insurgents who took control of the city two years ago. "When we reached them, they barely had any bullets left", a special forces officer said on co...More..

Sky to go to 21st Century Fox?
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Sky to go to 21st Century Fox?

The deal has been agreed by the independent directors of both company's boards though other elements of the deal remain under discussion, and Sky has said there is "no certainty" a formal offer will be made. Ta...More..

Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul's status vs. Cowboys looking dim
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul's status vs. Cowboys looking dim

After injuring himself during the Giants' Week 13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers , Pierre-Paul underwent a successful procedure to fix the damage on Wednesday. His star-power form has returned, something that ...More..

No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts walks off the field after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game against Florida, Saturday, Dec. He also broke the school's single-season records...More..