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Antidepressants aren't just for depression anymore, study finds

Antidepressants didn't get to be the third-most commonly prescribed medication in the United States for nothing. In fact, says a new study, the medications taken by more than 10% of American adults may be so ubiquitous because they are used to do so much.<p>Depression medication, a new study suggests, …

Depression

Madoff 'Special Master' Approves $4 Billion in Payouts to Ponzi Victims

The overseer of a $4 billion U.S. Department of Justice fund for victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme said he expected to recommend payouts for …

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading countless stacks of books. Yet, despite all these little things, nothing we try really seems to …

The Brain

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Why I Became a Vegetarian (After So Many Years of Being an Enthusiastic Carnivore)

I never thought I would become a vegetarian. To be honest, I used to think vegetarians were snooty people with "holier than thou" attitudes, and I cheerfully ate bacon, chicken chili and rib-eye steaks in spite of them. I never sought more information about their reasoning behind their diet. I …

Kosovo opposition releases tear gas in parliament

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Opposition lawmakers released tear gas Monday in Kosovo's parliament as they once again tried to pressure the government into …

Four former service members – including three sensor operators – issue plea to rethink current airstrike strategy that has ‘fueled feelings of hatred’ toward US<p>Four former US air force service members, with more than 20 years of experience between them operating military drones, have written an …

National Security

IAEA says country has broken up 4,500 centrifuges under landmark deal but has some way to go until all commitments are met<p>Iran has begun dismantling parts of its nuclear programme, as agreed in a landmark deal with major powers, the UN atomic watchdog has said.<p>Iran has started removing centrifuges …

South Asia

The White House's top spokesman had an intense argument with a Fox News host over the Paris attack

Hasselbeck grilled Earnest on an statement made by his boss, President Barack Obama, who referred to last week's terror attack in Paris, France, as a "setback."<p>Hasselbeck called that an "awful" word to use given the gravity of the situation.<p>"Following this initial attack in Paris where 129 people …

Bodies of 'probably seven' dead babies found in a house in Germany - latest news

Police are hunting for a 45-year-old woman and say examination of the corpses could take some time due to their decomposition<p>The bodies of at least seven babies have been found hidden in a house in Germany.<p>Prosecutors say it is unclear what happened to the children, and whether they were ever alive …

Bill Maher hammers Donald Trump and Ben Carson: ‘Experience? Republicans avoid that like a gay son!’

How else do you explain “Captain Carnival Barker” (Donald Trump) and “Sleepy McCrazy-Pants” (Ben Carson)?<p>Comedian Bill Maher nailed it on Friday night's "Real Time" in his monologue about Ben Carson. Following jokes about Donald Trump and Jeb Bush, Maher had the ultimate burn when he said, "If …