MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beatriz approached Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, dumping heavy rains that resulted in at least two deaths, caused
(Reuters) - U.S.-owned power generator Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday it expects to continue cutting carbon emissions and reducing energy costs by producing more power with natural gas an
SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Delaware-sized iceberg is very close to splitting off from one of the largest ice shelves in Antarctica, scientists say, after a fast-growing crack stretched to within 8 miles (1
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. - A Saskatchewan woman who briefly dated Elizabeth Wettlaufer said she figured the woman was a bit off, but "I didn't know she was that far off." Sheila ......
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaig
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he will discuss merging carbon trading markets in his state and China when he travels to Asia later this week, a sign of the
(Reuters) - U.S. federal energy regulatory commissioners said they were "troubled" that Ohio found signs of diesel fuel in drilling fluid samples near a spill that occurred during Energy Transfer Part
Australian researchers found that women who breastfed their children were 11 percent less likely than women who didn't breastfeed to be diagnosed with endometrial cancer.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York analyzed baby teeth from 16 pairs of identical and fraternal twins, with at least one sibling who had an ASD diagnosis by about 18 years old.
The most comprehensive study ever has revealed the effects are so subtle it may not be worth splashing $120 on a pair. The US researchers - and Nike, their funder - were surprised by the findings.
(Reuters Health) - Differences in exposure to certain metals and nutrients like lead and zinc in the womb and in early childhood may affect a child’s risk of developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD),
(Reuters Health) - Parents who stick to a set bedtime schedule and enforce rules for nighttime routines may be more likely to have children who get enough sleep during the week than people who are mor
(Reuters Health) - Keeping tiny blood vessels healthy may be one way to ward off depression later in life, suggests a new analysis of existing research.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Audi's emissions scandal flared up again on Thursday after the German government accused the carmaker of cheating emissions tests with its top-end models, the first time Audi has b
A common class of chemicals found everywhere from car exhausts, smoke, building materials and furniture to cosmetics and shampoos could increase cancer risk because of their ability to break down the
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will announce on Thursday that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement, following through on a pledge he made during the
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beatriz formed off Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, but it was not expected to gain much more strength before reaching land later in the day, the U.S. Nationa
Boston-born Purnell Sabky, one, was diagnosed with Niemann-Pick disease type A on May 12. The condition is also known as childhood Alzheimer's and there is no cure.
New York (Reuters) - Los Angeles County overstated the number of local children with elevated lead tests in recent years, internal emails show, making it harder to track the public health burden of le
Scientists have discovered another gene mutation behind certain cases of ichthyosis -- a group of rare disorders that cause dry scales to form on the skin.
(Reuters Health) - Women who breastfeed their babies for the recommended six months may also be lowering their own risk of developing endometrial cancer, a new study suggests.
Researchers at the Jackson Laboratory have found a way to protect beta cells from destruction, which could lead to therapies to prevent type 1 diabetes.
"The View" co-hosts discuss a leaked draft regulation with plans to allow employers to opt out of offering free birth control for religious and moral reasons.
Dr. Brian Callister, from Reno, Nevada, is against states legalizing assisted suicide. He claims his patients were denied life-saving treatment but offered suicide pills because it was cheaper.
U.S. authorities say they have busted a multimillion-dollar opioid-drug ring based in a Utah basement that shows how a small operation can turn out hundreds of thousands of potentially fatal fentanyl
By swapping solar photovoltaics for coal, the US could prevent 51,999 premature deaths a year, potentially making as much as $2.5 million for each life saved. A team has calculated US deaths per kilow
COTONOU (Reuters) - Benin is hiring scores of extra park rangers and bringing in conservation scientists to rehabilitate a part of West Africa's largest wildlife reserve, which contains big cats and t
In groundbreaking trials on humans, scientists based at a start-up firm in San Francisco appear to have confirmed the long-standing myth that such injections can reverse ageing.
Chemists have investigated the biological function of patellamides. Patellamides were first isolated in 1981 from the ascidian Lissoclinum patella. Today, scientists know that they are produced by its
Many large fish species, including many of the sharks and rays of Europe, are threatened with extinction. Confirming the findings of previous studies, scientists highlight regional differences in fish
2016 hurricane season started in January and ended 318 days later in late-November. Hurricane Matthew was the first Category 5 in a decade, the longest stretch without one since 1950.
The island of Kauai is home to two endangered seabirds, the Hawaiian Petrel and the Newell's Shearwater. Monitoring these birds, which are nocturnal and nest in hard-to-access areas, is challenging, b
Researchers have identified a novel gene defect that causes a hereditary blistering disorder of the skin, epidermolysis bullosa, in dogs. Epidermolysis bullosa, found in the Central Asian Shepherd dog
Scientists have pioneered a technique to directly date prehistoric rock paintings in southern Africa, which reveal dates much older than previously thought.
Turkey’s biggest telecommunications firm said on Wednesday that after years of delay its R55.06bn lawsuit against cellular giant MTN would finally be heard
Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and ‘Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay had a “pretty serious relationship” while they were students... Read More »
The Turkish Air Forces has carried out large counter-terrorism operations in the country’s southeastern provinces and in northern Iraq over the past two days, killing at least 12 militants of the outl
At least 34 bodies were found at a casino resort in the Philippine capital after an attack by a gunman overnight and most of them had died of suffocation
HAVANA (Reuters) - Communist-run Cuba, which once frowned upon the Beatles as a decadent Western influence, on Thursday held an open-air covers concert in a Havana park to celebrating 50 years since t
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Golden State is on the brink of tying an NBA record. With a big ...
India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
Below Walt Disney Concert Hall, down the block from the line forming outside the Broad Museum, sits the deepest point in Los Angeles’ subway system. When it’s completed, the Bunker Hill station wi
A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co
Nick Kyrgios’ talent is undeniable. So is his temperament. Docked a point for smashing rackets, the 18th-seeded Kyrgios went from a set and a break up in the French Open’s second round to a swift
A group of artists inspired by science and the history of the Mt. Wilson Observatory will take over the site for a weekend of performance and exhibitions.
Scientists with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO, have detected the signal from a cataclysmic collision between two black holes that lie 3 billion light-years away
Jerry West remains unabashed in his affection for the Lakers, still expressing his “love” for them and even admitting that a part of him still yearns to work for the organization that he in so man