10 yrs for falling pregnant to 13-yr-old pupil

During her investigation, Vera told an officer that she and the student kissed in the auto during their first meeting, and the next day when the boy's parents weren't at home, they reportedly had sex. Alexandria Vera, a former Houston-area middle s... More..

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by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Congress votes out Obamacare

The legislation does not need to be signed by the president and wouldn't actually change a word of the hotly contested health care law. Republicans in Congress took another step toward repealing the healthcar...More..

Bought milk in Arizona? You could get some cash
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Bought milk in Arizona? You could get some cash

If you bought milk in the last 14 years you may be eligible to get money back. Submit a simple online claim form online or by mail by January 31, 2017. "The biggest dairy producers in the country, responsible...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Trump lashes out at Congressman John Lewis in early-morning tweetstorm

Day, has turned the question of attending Trump's inauguration into a more fraught one for Democrats. Lewis said he does not plan to attend Trump's January 20 inauguration, the first time he would miss such ...More..

Philadelphia police officer creates portrait of Master Sgt. Debra Clayton
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Philadelphia police officer creates portrait of Master Sgt. Debra Clayton

Police have received hundreds of tips from the public in their search for Loyd , and a reward for information leading to his arrest has grown to $100,000. Officials said Loyd was spotted at the intersection of...More..

AT&T Meeting With Donald Trump to Discuss Time Warner Deal
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

AT&T Meeting With Donald Trump to Discuss Time Warner Deal

Trump said during the campaign that he would block the deal, but since the election, Wall Street analysts have predicted that with the Republican majority in Washington, the deal would be looked upon more favor...More..

Massive report on cannabis confirms health benefits, calls for more research
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Massive report on cannabis confirms health benefits, calls for more research

But 28 states and the District of Columbia now permit some form of medical marijuana use, in large part because voters themselves changed the state laws. Despite the volume of research, the main thing the rep...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Study finds how stress raises heart disease and stroke risk

Co-senior author Zahi A. Fayad, PhD, vice-chair for Research in the Department of Radiology and the director of TMII at ISMMS in NY, says, "This pioneering study provides more evidence of a heart-brain connecti...More..

Here's Why Everyone's Freaking Out Over Research That Shows Nutella Causes Cancer
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Here's Why Everyone's Freaking Out Over Research That Shows Nutella Causes Cancer

A move to use other oils in Nutella could also potentially cost Ferrero an extra $8-22 million annually - which inevitably means that our beloved spread would increase in price quite drastically. The oil has ...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Smoking costs $1T plus 6M lives annually

WHO said that practices such as banning the tobacco industry's marketing activities, putting graphic health warnings on the packaging, implementing smoke-free policies, and creating programs to help people sto...More..

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Accused Esteban Santiago charged, faces possible death penalty
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Fort Lauderdale airport shooting: Accused Esteban Santiago charged, faces possible death penalty

Santiago, 26, has been charged with performing an act of violence at an airport, which could earn him the death penalty if convicted. He reportedly said the government was controlling his mind and made him wa...More..

Flu strain may be more severe this year
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Flu strain may be more severe this year

Most cases are mild, but influenza can be serious and even fatal, especially among infants, pregnant women, people 65 and older and those with chronic diseases, like asthma and diabetes. "Every healthy individu...More..

by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Chinese submarine in Karachi waters may be spying on Indian warships

An explosive image captured on Google Earth by satellite imagery expert has nailed a Chinese nuclear submarine that docked in Karachi in May, 2016. Experts join India Today's Shiv Aroor over a discussion on...More..

Cancer death rates in United States have fallen by 25 percent since 1991
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

Cancer death rates in United States have fallen by 25 percent since 1991

This translates to about 2 million fewer cancer deaths over this time period than would be expected if cancer death rates had remained at their peak. And men are four times more likely to get and die of esoph...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

Arlington's CEB to be acquired in $2.6B deal

The deal between Gartner Inc and CEB Inc . has been unanimously approved by both companies' Board of Directors. "Our highly complementary business models will create the leading global research and advisor...More..

by | Saturday, January 07, 2017

India's economic growth projected to slow to 7.1 percent

Rating agency ICRA said that it expects GDP at 6.8 per cent, appreciably lower than the advance estimates. The estimated growth in GVA for financial, insurance, real estate and professional services sector du...More..

Mediterranean Diet Help You To Maintain Brain Health
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Mediterranean Diet Help You To Maintain Brain Health

Maybe, the authors suggest (and many researchers believe this), the magic in the Mediterranean diet is all those plant-based foods, acting collectively to improve subjects' cognitive health. Of the 346 remain...More..

Listen up: Doctors release new guidelines for earwax
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Listen up: Doctors release new guidelines for earwax

Seriously, forget about it. The movement of our jaw -from talking or chewing- and the continuous growth of skin within the ear canal helps to remove earwax, which then is washed off during showers. Cerumen impa...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

We're still reconciling figures: RBI

However, if the RBI decides to shift its printing more towards smaller denomination notes, this number could be close to 80 per cent, the report assessed. One media report had said that 94 percent of the Rs 15....More..

Texas lawmaker hospitalized after stray New Year's Eve bullet strikes head
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Texas lawmaker hospitalized after stray New Year's Eve bullet strikes head

The bullet came from nearby residents firing celebratory gunshots into the air as a way to ring in the new year. This happened near the 5400 block of Sago Road in north Weslaco. State Rep. Armando Martinez wa...More..