The virus is sweeping the Midwest and has also hit Colorado and some states in the South. CNN reports that one Kansas City hospital has seen up to 30 children a day come in for treatment for the virus,
Exclusive: As the US Senate prepares to release a report documenting US torture programme after 9/11, Telegraph reveals new details about the scope of CIA excesses The CIA brought top al-Qaeda suspects
With only a few days to go until Apple finally unveils its next-generation iPhone, it was only a matter of time until someone gave us an early glimpse at the final device actually turned on and working.
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Whether it’s apes, bears or penguins, animals can’t enough of touchscreens, says Jason G Goldman, and it’s revealing intriguing things about their behaviour. Esme, Molly, Quinn, and Emily live together
In tests that offer a choice of answers, you can exploit hidden patterns to get full marks if you know how, says William Poundstone. Our fates in school and beyond are decided by pop quizzes, final exams,