Elaine Kornokovich

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Staving Off Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's - already afflicting well over five million Americans -- is expected to claim more than 16 million of us by 2050 if a cure isn't found. Today it is at the top of the Bad News list of potential diagnoses for almost anyone over 50. Justifiably so, since the Centers for Disease Control and …

Scientists studying starlight can tell you: Our universe is going dark

We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying.<p>The research was presented at the year’s largest gathering of astronomers at the International …

Black Holes

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Cannabis

Super Bowl winner Darren Sharper indicted on rape charges

The former New Orleans Saints safety Darren Sharper and two other men were indicted Friday on multiple rape allegations in New Orleans – adding to a list of charges and allegations the ex-player faces in several states.<p>Sharper, 39, was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of aggravated rape …

Kellie Pickler: I'm not ready to have kids

Could Carrie Underwood be starting a country baby boom? If so, Kellie Pickler won't be participating. The "Little Bit Gypsy" singer isn't just waiting to have kids — she flat out doesn't want them.<p>"It's so exciting for Carrie," Pickler tells OK! Magazine, "but I don't want the responsibility of …

Why it’s time to let go of Let it Go

Three in the morning is the darkest hour of the night and the human soul. As an insomniac, I’ve always found it difficult. At 3am past mistakes come back to haunt you with complete clarity and the horrors of childhood seem eminently possible. Nightmares happen at that time of the day. I can prove …

Embrace Your Inner Slob and Still Look Respectable

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Spurs-Grizzlies Triple Overtime Thriller Begs for Playoff Rematch

SAN ANTONIO — The Memphis Grizzlies outlasted the San Antonio Spurs in what's almost certainly emerged as the young season's most thrilling contest, winning Wednesday night's triple-overtime marathon by a final score of 117-116.<p>For fans of the respective clubs who were still awake after the extra …

Basketball

Padres acquire Wil Myers in Rays, Nationals 3-team trade

The Padres get another legitimate hitter, the Rays hit reset again, and the Nationals end up with talented kids.<p>The Rays have traded outfielder Wil Myers to the Padres in exchange for a prospect package highlighted by pitcher Joe Ross and 2014 first-round pick shortstop Trea Turner, wrapping up a …

Celtics talk Rajon Rondo trade with Mavs, Lakers, others

Early on in the 2011-12 season, back when the Boston Celtics still had their Big Three intact and 25-year-old point guard Rajon Rondo was so good that it was actually a Big Four, it was revealed that his future in Beantown was somewhat uncertain.<p>Celtics general manager Danny Ainge had his eyes on …

Alleged Uber Rape in Boston After Company Promises Increased Safety

Only days after an Uber driver was accused of raping a female passenger in New Delhi, India, a similar case of sexual assault has come to light in Boston, where a driver has been arrested for the alleged kidnapping and rape of a customer today, reports The Boston Globe.<p>46-year-old Alejandro Done …

Amazon Brings One-Hour Delivery To NYC With Prime Now

Amazon has just launched Prime Now, a one-hour delivery option for Amazon Prime members in NYC. The service will debut in Manhattan beginning today, and should roll out to additional cities through 2015. It covers tens of thousands of what Amazon calls “essential” products, including things like …

Tsarnaev appears in court for 1st time since 2013

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev returned to court Thursday for the first time since he was arraigned in July 2013, …

U.S. set to blame North Korea for Sony hack

The U.S. is ready to blame North Korea for the crippling hack attack at Sony Pictures, as the studio said Wednesday it would cancel next week's planned release of its controversial comedy "The Interview."<p>U.S. investigators say an announcement pinning the blame on hackers working for the Pyongyang …