Two-year-old boy hit by train in Zephyrhills dies from injuries

He then jumped almost eight feet off the bridge to safety with the child in his arms. According to witnesses, Henderson had taken the child and his four-year-old sister for a walk near the train tracks. Authorities said the bridge where they were w... More..

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Women's Social Networks May Play Role in Breast Cancer Survival and Recurrence

Over an average follow-up of 11 years, more than 1,400 cancers returned. For this study, the researchers looked at a woman's social connections in the two years after her breast cancer diagnosis to see how ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Giants alerted NFL that Steelers used deflated balls

It appears the National Football League almost had a second Deflategate on its hands. The temperature at kickoff last Sunday in Pittsburgh was 43 degrees, according to Pro Football Reference. After the Stee...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

India colts storm into quarters of men's junior hockey World Cup

Pepped up by the goal, India stepped up the pressure and managed to secure their first penalty corner six minutes later but Harmanpreet Singh's effort was saved by South African goalkeeper Siyavuya Nolutshungu....More..

Weekend weather: Wet, with highs in the 40s
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Weekend weather: Wet, with highs in the 40s

North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10am. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

From Longhorn to Bull: Strong is new South Florida coach

The USF defense took a significant step back from their successful 2015 campaign, after defensive coordinator Tom Allen left the school for the same position at Indiana. Strong has a reputation as being a cha...More..

Oxfam Names 'World's Worst Tax Havens'
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Oxfam Names 'World's Worst Tax Havens'

Oxfam Ireland CEO Jim Clarken said Ireland is part of a "toxic global tax system" that benefits the, "very wealthiest while ordinary people pay the price and lose out on essential public services". It called ...More..

The Pursuit of Happiness: Try Friends and Love, Not Money
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Pursuit of Happiness: Try Friends and Love, Not Money

Lord Layard, who was a former adviser to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, argued that reducing depression and anxiety would reduce misery "by as much as if we could abolish all of poverty, unemployment and the wo...More..

by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Life Expectancy In US Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

How's that for a wakeup call? Globally, life expectancy is 71.4, an increase of five years since 2000, according to the World Health Organization. Infant mortality did not significantly change and the life ...More..

Live updates as Seattle battles Green Bay
by | Monday, December 12, 2016

Live updates as Seattle battles Green Bay

Inside linebacker Blake Martinez, who's missed the last two games with a knee injury, watched alongside Ryan during a 15-minute jog-through period to start practice before jumping into tackling and takeaway dri...More..

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ranks 2017's safest vehicles
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety ranks 2017's safest vehicles

The top honor, the 2017 TOP SAFETY PICK +, went to vehicles that offer state-of-the-art protection for occupants who are involved in crashes as well as features that help drivers avoid collisions in the first ...More..

by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

There's a provocative new trailer for the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' sequel

One of the biggest complaints about Fifty Shades of Grey is that its chaste nude scenes focused nearly entirely on Anastasia. And there's even one sexually charged interaction between Christian and Ana in a pub...More..

A needed change for the Electoral College
by | Sunday, December 11, 2016

A needed change for the Electoral College

Yes, these electors can vote however they wish. A person only needs a simple majority of 26 states to win. There are 62 counties in New York State, Trump won 46 of them, Hillary won 16 and yet she won the popul...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

More Infants Born in NYC With Zika-Related Birth Defects

In New York, there is no evidence of mosquitoes spreading the virus, said Dr. Aaron Glatt, chairman of medicine and hospital epidemiologist at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside. The four most commo...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

United Kingdom housing, hiring stay resilient despite Brexit vote - surveys

Prices are expected to rise, with 14% of surveyors anticipating an increase in the next three months. Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, said: "There are some signs that the numbers may begin to edge u...More..

by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Oregon hires Willie Taggart as new head football coach

Other possible candidates include former Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano, Alabama assistant coaches Lane Kiffin and Mario Cristobal and former USF player and assistant coach Larry Scott. "Welcome Coach ...More..

Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Russian, OPEC ministers to meet this week on oil output cuts

Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries' members will meet producers from outside the group in Vienna on Saturday to discuss the supply curbs, according to people familiar with the situation. This is he...More..

Tuesday forecast: rainy morning, partly sunny afternoon in store for Polk County
by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Tuesday forecast: rainy morning, partly sunny afternoon in store for Polk County

The National Weather Service says while the system will track out to sea south of Long Island, it's large enough to bring us some precipitation, mainly as rain. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Tuesd...More..

by | Friday, December 09, 2016

Speaker Ryan on Trump's voter fraud claim: 'Who cares what he tweeted?'

Ryan, of course, has an agenda. And because of that, it will necessarily become part of that discussion. But. "You'll be seeing a lot of Granny", Payne said in an interview , adding that she's been in touch ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Vikings' Zimmer returns to coaching duties

Zimmer told NBC Sports before Thursday's game that there was a contingency plan in place to drive him to Jacksonville if he wasn't ready to fly. Zimmer missed last week's game against the Dallas Cowboys after u...More..