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Libyan human rights activist shot dead

Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis has been shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city of Benghazi, hospital and security sources said.<p>"Unknown hooded men wearing military uniforms attacked Mrs Bugaighis in her home and opened fire on her," said a security …

Teen Pregnancies Plunge

Nationwide, teen pregnancy, birth and abortion rates have plunged, according to a new report from the Guttmacher Institute, a reproductive-health …

Pregnancy

Dems give W.H. tight ACA deadline

Democratic senators facing voters next year are willing to give the White House time to resolve the glaring problems with Obamacare.<p>Very little time.<p>At the pleading of senior White House officials, Senate Democrats are holding off on demands to delay major aspects of the health care law until the …

Boston Bombing Suspect Indicted; Could Face Death Penalty

A federal grand jury handed down a 30-count indictment against the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing today. Dzohkhar Tsarnaev is scheduled to be arraigned in U.S. District Court in Boston on July 10.<p>The charges against Tsarnaev, 19, include killing four people and using weapons of …

Texas Legislators Called Back For Special Session On Abortion Bill

After a vote on a controversial bill to restrict abortion in Texas was deemed to have fallen outside of the state's legislative session, Gov. Rick Perry has called for a special session to take up the issue, along with other topics. The session is scheduled to begin July 1 at 2 p.m., ET.<p>As our …

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Why Most Diet Research Sucks

Here's the dirty little secret about diet research. Most of it sucks.<p>There, I've said it.<p>Now I'll show you why.<p>To do so, we have to briefly -- and, I promise, painlessly -- discuss one or two fundamentals of research design. Only then can you truly know how misleading, inadequate, often irrelevant …

China's Baby 59 left in sewage pipe evokes mass sympathy and anger

He has no name, just a number: Baby 59. But his face is now familiar to millions and wellwishers across China are anxiously monitoring the fate of …

Italy passes European treaty that tackles violence against women

Italy's lower house of parliament has ratified a landmark treaty aimed at combating violence against women.<p>The new government vowed to prioritise the …

Supreme Court Declines Review Of Planned Parenthood Case

In the first Planned Parenthood defunding case to reach the U.S. Supreme Court, the justices have refused to disturb a lower court decision that barred Indiana from stripping Medicaid payments to the organization.<p>More than a dozen states have enacted or considered laws that bar Planned Parenthood …

Compassion is a trainable skill

Study published in the journal Psychological Science shows that compassion and altruism are learnable<p>Can people be taught to act more altruistically? Newly published research, measuring both brain activity and behavior, suggests the answer just may be yes.<p>“Our findings support the possibility that …

Arizona Immigration Law From 2007 Faces Several Problems

<i>By JACQUES BILLEAUD, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</i><p>PHOENIX — The immigration debate in Arizona reached a boiling point in 2007 when the state passed a groundbreaking law targeting those often blamed with fueling the nation's border woes: Employers who hire immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.<p>The law …

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How A Florida Medical School Cares For Communities In Need

If it's a Monday, you can usually find Dr. David Brown parked next to a lake in Miami, spending the day inside a 36-foot-long RV. He's not on vacation.<p>Brown is chief of family medicine at Florida International University's medical school. The RV is the school's mobile health clinic.<p>Every Monday …

Labour peer Lord Falconer to table assisted dying bill

<b>Labour peer Lord Falconer is to table a private members bill that will seek to legalise assisted suicide for the terminally ill in England and Wales.</b><p>It is expected that under the bill, mentally-capable adults with less than six months to live would be able to request help to end their lives.<p>The …

The Perfect Fit: Which Summer Music Festival Is For You?

It happens every summer: Lineup after lineup entices you to join their party, visit some distant city or town, and brave the heat and crowds in the …

ODB and Eazy-E’s holograms to headline Rock the Bells 2013

This year’s Rock The Bells music festival marks its 10th anniversary with a huge lineup, including “virtual performances” by two deceased artists, …

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N.Y. matriarch moves closer to sainthood

Rose Hawthorne Lathrop founded the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne, an order that offers free palliative care to terminal-cancer patients.<p>THORNWOOD, N.Y. -- Nearly a century after her death, the founder of a religious order dedicated to caring for people with incurable cancer is one step closer to …

Obama Student Loan Policy Reaping $51 Billion Profit

The Obama administration is forecast to turn a record $51 billion profit this year from student loan borrowers, a sum greater than the earnings of the nation's most profitable companies and roughly equal to the combined net income of the four largest U.S. banks by assets.<p>Figures made public Tuesday …

Cyclone Mahasen’s main victims are likely to be people who’ve already been forced out of their homes

For 70,000 displaced Rohingya Muslim refugees in western Myanmar, the choice is simple: wait until Cyclone Mahasen swallows their low-lying camps on Wednesday (May 15), or run back to higher ground they were once violently forced from.<p>Human Rights Watch, which for months has been issuing warnings …

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Malcolm X's grandson killed in Mexico City, US officials confirm

Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of political activist Malcolm X, died while traveling in Mexico, US officials confirmed Friday. He was 28.<p>Two US officials …