Saturday, March 29, 2014
One in 68 U.S. children has autism, a 30 percent rise over the last estimate released in 2012, health authorities said Thursday.
Bans on smoking in public and the workplace led to a 10 percent drop in premature births and in emergency asthma treatment for children, researchers said Friday.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Norm Lewis has been tapped to be Broadway's next Phantom in the megahit "The Phantom of the Opera," a move that makes him the first African-American to slip behind the famous mask on the Great White Way.
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Paris authorities said Thursday they would make public transport free for three days to encourage drivers to leave their vehicles behind due to severe pollution caused by unusually warm weather.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Philippines plans to vaccinate seven million dogs within two years to end its status as one of the world's most rabies-prone nations, the health department said Monday.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
George Takei and William Shatner haven't exactly had a warm relationships in the four-plus decades since "Star Trek" went off the air, as anyone who saw the Shatner Comedy Central Roast in 2010 will remember.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Lung cancer rates in the United States are falling as a direct result of efforts to control smoking and other tobacco use, according to research published on Thursday.
A closely watched prototype therapy to inject corrective genes into the brain to treat Parkinson's disease has cleared an important safety hurdle, doctors said Friday.
Amiri Baraka, the militant man of letters and tireless agitator whose blues-based, fist-shaking poems, plays and criticism made him a provocative and groundbreaking force in American culture, has died. He was 79.
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Crowds jammed Times Square on Tuesday to ring in 2014, braving bone-chilling cold and ultra-tight security for the chance to see Miley Cyrus, a final countdown from a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the drop of the shimmering crystal ball.