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Lawsuit could end prosecution of war criminals living in US

Almost three decades after he was imprisoned and tortured by henchmen of brutal Somali dictator Mohamed Siad Barre, Farhan Warfaa is still haunted by the moment the army officer interrogating him drew out a pistol and shot him five times at close range.<p>Assuming he had killed the man he was …

Africa

Depleted ATP Levels Causes Neural Dysfunction in Model of Neurodegenerative Disease

<b>A new study from the Gladstone Institutes shows for the first time that impairments in mitochondria—the brain’s cellular power plants—can deplete</b> …

The eight-glass myth: We don’t really need to be drinking all that water

Eight glasses.<p>You already know what this is in reference to: It’s the amount of water you’re meant to be drinking per day. Everyone knows that. The …

Wellness

Michelle's Story | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

Personal Stories<p>Michelle's Story<p>It is not about being brave in sharing; it is about being real and hoping to end the widely stigmatized thoughts …

Iranian Female Soccer Star Faces Husband-Imposed Travel Ban

It's a man's world for Niloufar Ardalan, one of Iran's best female soccer players and known as Lady Goal for her on-field exploits in international …

Link Between Poor Sleep and Low Grade Inflammation Discovered

<b>Persons sleeping less than 6 hours or more than 10 hours suffer from low-grade inflammation more often than persons sleeping 7-8 hours per night.</b> …

3 Ways Empathy Can Improve Your Life

Does it ever feel like people are all self-absorbed jerks? Like they’re not listening? Only in it for themselves?<p>You’re not crazy. Empathy is …

37 fraternity members charged in hazing death at New York college

The death of a 19-year-old student has shone a light on a ritual known as the “glass ceiling” in which young people pledging to join a fraternity at a New York university were blindfolded while wearing a weighted backpack, and forced to get through a line of fraternity brothers outdoors in a …

Crime

Fox News Explains the Dangers of Christianity in Public Schools

Liberals have spent a lot of time over the past few decades trying to explain to Conservative Christians the importance of the separation of church and state. Unfortunately, either from obstinance or ignorance, many Christians believe that not only should this constitutionally mandated separation …

Bullying raises risk of preteen night terrors - Futurity

Sleep-walking, night terrors, and nightmares are more common among 12-year-olds who were bullied when they were a few years younger.

Study: Autism signs in babies can be erased

A new pilot study suggests that signs of autism symptoms can be erased if babies begin therapy even before they can toddle.<p>Researchers have long taken the "earlier the better" approach to treatment, but this tiny study – in just seven children – is the first to look at starting therapy in the first …