Riccardo Giacconi, 87, Explorer of the Universe Through X-Rays, Dies
A Nobel laureate, he traced the X-rays emitted by black holes, exploding stars and other violent actors to help understand the workings of the cosmos.
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Diagnosis: Why Was the Woman Having Trouble Seeing, if Her Eyes Were Fine?
She was in therapy for a death in her family. Most of her doctors thought her vision problem was stress related - except one.
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Man pleads guilty to killing and dismembering 2 people, putting them in acid
MISSOULA, Mont. - A Montana man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing two people to death, including a teenage girl, dismembering their bodies and then trying to dissolve them in...
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Police: Woman killed by boyfriend near their newborn baby in Pennsylvania home
A woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend near their 5-day-old baby in the Logan section of Philadelphia, police say.
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American student living in Netherlands found stabbed to death in her apartment in Rotterdam
The 23-year-old suspect was Sarah Papenheim's flat mate and had reportedly been "getting more and more angry" in recent weeks.
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Study: Babies, toddlers even more at risk from second-hand smoke
Researchers found up to 15 percent of children tested had levels of a byproduct of the body's breakdown of nicotine comparable to a smoker.
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Parents urged to avoid talc after baby powder scare
Parents nervous about the possible health risks of baby powder might want to hold off on buying anything that contains talc until the federal government weighs in. “If people...
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Chicagoans honor victims of gun violence on anniversary of Sandy Hook shooting
CHICAGO - Vigils were held across the country Friday to remember those impacted by gun violence. The services fell on the sixth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School...
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Johnson & Johnson stock tanks on baby powder asbestos report
Johnson & Johnson's stock had its worst day in 16 years after an explosive report accused the consumer-products giant of lying for decades about trace amounts of cancer-causing...
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Why asbestos allegedly found in Johnson & Johnson baby powder raises cancer fears
Johnson & Johnson is in hot water after a bombshell Reuters report found the pharmaceutical company knew for decades that its baby powder sometimes tested positive for small...
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Federal judge in Texas rules ObamaCare is unconstitutional
A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare, is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth...
19-year-old soldier from Johnstown dies in Afghanistan
Pfc. Joshua Mikeasky is the third soldier from Western Pennsylvania to die in the past month in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, saying he wants to end a political impasse over his appointment. Rajapaksa signed his...
Federal judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional
WASHINGTON - A conservative federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act "invalid" on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year.
21-year-old college student fatally stabbed by roommate, police say
Sarah Papenheim studied psychology and lived in the Netherlands since 2016.
Federal Judge Strikes Down Obamacare As Unconstitutional
A federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the entire Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional due to a recent change in federal tax law. The move, coming on the eve of the...
Here's Kate Middleton and Prince William's 2018 Christmas Card Portrait With...
Louis has gotten so big!
Report: Federal judge in Texas rules Obama health-care law unconstitutional
A federal judge in Texas threw a dagger on Friday into the Affordable Care Act, ruling that the entire health-care law is unconstitutional because of a recent change in federal...
Cranky Congress still has work to do before wrapup
WASHINGTON - Nothing says, “Is it over yet?” quite like Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer propping up his feet on the chair next to him. The casual vibe in the normally...
Strong police presence in Paris before planned protests
PARIS - A strong police presence has deployed in Paris before planned demonstrations by the “yellow vest” protesters, with authorities repeating calls for calm after previous...