Health Care

Second Winter Storm In A Week Heads To New York

There's a winter weather advisory for Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties that starts at 4 p.m. Wednesday and lasts until 7 p.m. Thursday . "These a...


China announces 8.1% defence budget increase

That is widely expected to include the promotion of Xi's top economic adviser to a post overseeing reform. The country will host the first China International...


More Charges Pending In Utah School Bomb Scare

A teenager has been charged with bringing a homemade bomb into a Utah high school. Law enforcement officials are on the scene at the school. The bomb was di...


New TPP trade agreement faces protests in Chile

The deal, which is now formally known as The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership ( CPTPP ), doesn't pack quite the same punch ...


Aadhaar-identification not mandatory for NEET exam

The members of the constitutional bench began hearing the petitions questioning the validity of the Aadhaar Act in February. Although not officially state...


Maritime Treaty Opens Up Gas Field For Shell Joint Venture

Revenue will be shared 70/30 in Timor-Leste's favour if the field is developed by a pipeline to Timor-Leste, or 80/20 in Timor-Leste's favour if the field is de...


Send your name to the Sun aboard NASA's Parker Solar Probe

NASA is giving people the chance to send their names to the sun aboard its Parker Solar Probe , which will plunge into our star's atmosphere on a quest for sci...


Louisville Basketball: Cardinals likely punched NCAA Tournament ticket after Florida State victory

Louisville is now an 11-seed in Busting Brackets most recent Bracketology update, but with a loss likely could have found themselves on the outside looking in....


Kansas cheerleaders among thousands possibly exposed to mumps at Dallas competition

Texas Department of State Health said it can take as long as 25 days for people infected by the virus to exhibit symptoms, but most cases develop within two wee...


Actor Cynthia Nixon laying groundwork in run for governor

Nixon is known for her activism in the education sector, but The Times reports that she has also been brushing up on transportation and other policy issues. "...


China growth target same as a year ago but defence outlay hiked

The government deficit is projected to be 2.38 trillion yuan (about 375 billion US dollars), with a central government deficit of 1.55 trillion yuan and local g...


GMR's Hyderabad International Airport Recognized as the World No.1 1 Airport

Rodriguez and the staff of more than 10,000 employees across the airport campus were selected by travelers to receive the Airports Council International World...


Tripura: BJP ally IPFT demands respectable representation in govt

While the saffron party scripted a history by winning 35 seats, its partner IPFT, having substantial base among the tribals in the Northeastern State, won eight...


Shammi aunty laid to rest in Oshiwara cemetery

After her father's death, the family worked hard to make ends meet. Now followed by her we have lost another gem who was known for her roles as a caring, devote...


Heading towards a trade war?

For example, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro says a 10% tariff on aluminum would mean just a cent-and-a-half increase in the price of a six-pack of be...


Jurgen Klopp: 'Loris Karius is justifying his selection'

Benitez, warmly welcomed by his former supporters at Anfield , saw Newcastle live dangerously before Liverpool finally took the lead in the 40th minute thr...


SSC scam: Cong too seeks CBI probe

Ashim Khurana confirmed in a statement that the commission had agreed to recommend a CBI probe. Else, the Crime Branch of Delhi Police which is already seized o...


Drivers warned of icy roads in the United Kingdom ahead of gradual thaw

The definition of a red warning is that "you should take action now to keep yourself and others safe from the impact of the weather " and it cautions widesprea...


South Africa traces deadly listeria to processed meat, issues recall

The scourge has resulted in 180 deaths so far. "Following intensive investigation and laboratory work undertaken to establish facts on the causes of listerios...


Report says, North Korea helping Syrian chemical war

The article , run by the respectable U.S. newspaper on Tuesday, is based on a 200-page report by a group of eight experts who were tasked by the UN Security ...


Thousands without power due to wind damage

The weather service says the worst of the wind gusts - which have so far reached as high as 70 miles per hour - should ease somewhat this afternoon, but a high ...


United Nations to vote Monday on resolution that would condemn Iran

To try to get Russian support, Britain first dropped a condemnation of Iran in the text. The key focus of the draft text, which needs to be adopted by Febru...


Varicose Veins May Increase Likelihood of Blood Clots

Varicose veins may be an early warning sign of potentially deadly blood clots , according to a study published on Tuesday in the journal JAMA . They are gen...


Record Japan medal haul boost for 2020: Tokyo boss

Per the Tokyo 2020 website , the selected mascots embody both old tradition and new innovation The Olympic Mascot and Paralympic Mascot have opposite perso...


Flu vaccine is the best way to avoid sickness, study says

Although adapting circulating virus strains for manufacture can lead to differences between the circulating strain and the one used for manufacturing that could...