Friday, July 6, 2012
Ireland has for months been telling its European partners that it can, with their help, deliver a rare good news story to the beleaguered continent, but it can't change the narrative without better newsflow in the rest of the eurozone.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
With its new tablet computer, Microsoft is taking a page from Apple's playbook in an effort to control both hardware and software for computers, in a strategy which carries some risk, analysts say.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Pneumonia and diarrhea are among the top causes of childhood deaths around the world, particularly among the poor, said a report out Friday by the U.N. Children's Fund.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Reducing people's options for junk foods helps them to cut back on the amount of calories they take in, but it doesn't reduce their overall calorie load or help them lose weight, according to a U.S. study.
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Women who choose birth control pills, the patch or vaginal ring are 20 times more likely to have an unplanned pregnancy than those using long-term methods such as IUDs and implants, a study released Wednesday found.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
The head of the Miss World beauty queen franchise says she plans to travel to Fiji “as soon as possible” to address the problems that turned last month's pageant in the island nation into a fiasco.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Among smokers, people who prefer mentholated cigarettes tend to have more strokes than non-menthol smokers — and this seems to be especially true for women and non-African Americans, according to a North American study.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Saudi Arabia is delivering military equipment to Syrian rebels in an effort to stop bloodshed by President Bashar al-Assad's regime, a top Arab diplomat said on Saturday.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
A horse was injured and euthanized Tuesday during production of the racetrack drama “Luck,” the third death in connection with the series, and a humane group that oversees Hollywood productions called for a halt to filming with the animals.
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Bird flu is believed to be a rare disease that kills more than half of the people it infects, but a U.S. study out Thursday suggests it may be more common and less lethal than previously thought.