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4 Ways to Get Your Newborn Twins on a Schedule

Keep your newborn twins on track with these practical tips.<p>Two mouths to feed plus two bottoms to wipe plus two little ones to soothe to sleep can make for two shell-shocked parents. "Getting infant twins on the same sleep and feeding schedules is key to staying sane," says Shelly Vaziri Flais, …

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More Big Whales in Oceans Could Mean More Fish, Scientists Find

New study reveals how scientists and fisheries managers underestimated the massive mammals.<p>Scientists and fisheries managers have long underestimated the valuable role large whales play in healthy ocean ecosystems, a new study suggests. And, scientists add, those commercial fishermen who complain …

Girl hoped to have been cured of HIV has relapsed

A Mississippi girl born with the AIDS virus and in remission for years despite stopping treatment now shows signs that she still harbors HIV - and therefore is not cured. The news is a setback to hopes that very early treatment with powerful HIV drugs might reverse an infection that has seemed …

The Monumental Challenge of Mapping the Human Brain

Alessandro Napoli is a bioengineer and neuroscientist at Temple University in Philadelphia. As the European Union's Human Brain Project draws fire for an ambitious computer-simulated brain project, Napoli explains why modeling the human brain is so difficult—and how a few new technologies may help …

How Carl Sagan Described Death To His Young Daughter

A new essay from Sasha Sagan shows how a great popularizer of science answered his own kid's big questions.<p>When your dad is Carl Sagan, your first lessons on death aren't sugar-coated. But they are nevertheless sweet and compassionate. That's how Sasha Sagan, Carl's daughter, describes them in a …

Scientist find that 80 percent of all light in the Universe is missing

According to observations made by the Cosmic Origins Spectrograph on board the Hubble Space Telescope, the Universe is <i>missing</i> 80 percent of all its …

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Bakersfield police find $76 million in marijuana in U-Haul truck

Bakersfield police discovered more than $76 million worth of marijuana crammed inside a U-Haul truck this week after the driver reportedly ran a red light.<p>Daniel Ruiz, 22, and Jose Alcarez, 24, both of Bakersfield, were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy and of transporting and possessing …

DHS Head: Funds an 'Absolute Necessity' to Address Border Crisis

Obama administration officials pleaded their case to a key Senate panel Thursday for nearly $4 billion in aid to address the ongoing migrant crisis at the nation’s southern border, warning that nearly 100,000 unaccompanied minors could cross the border by the end of the summer.<p>Department of …

Staff and bed shortages force maternity closures

<b>Many NHS trusts in England had to shut their maternity units in the past year, with the most common reason being a lack of staff or beds.</b><p>Data obtained by the BBC under the Freedom of Information Act showed 62 trusts out of 121 respondents - or 51% - temporarily closed units in 2013.<p>In 2008, …

Obamacare Drives Uninsured Rate To Lowest On Record

The percentage of Americans without health insurance fell to a new low in recent months, according to the results of a Gallup poll released Thursday.<p>Specifically, the uninsured rate fell to 13.4 percent in the second quarter of 2014. That's down from its peak of 18 percent in the third quarter of …

Medical crisis in Gaza as conflict endures

Patients being treated on the floor, because emergency rooms are overcrowded, medical sources say. Medicines running low. And, according to a Health Ministry spokesman, fuel shortages such that only half the available ambulances can run and the generators powering lights in hospitals might only …

Lawyers and web experts attack UK’s fast-tracking of surveillance legislation

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Luciano Mortula<p>The World Wide Web Foundation and the U.K. Law Society have both strongly criticized the …

Selena Gomez Posts Mysterious Message As Justin Bieber Gets Cozy With Latina Model

What is she talking about??<p><b>Selena Gomez</b> took to Instagram to post several vague and mysterious messages about friendship, empowerment, and loyalty.<p>The first picture is a screenshot of a quote from <i>Fashion Magazine's</i> interview with <b>Zoe Saldana.</b> "The moment you compare yourself [to another woman], it …

How Pawn Stars's Corey Harrison Lost 192 lbs.

At his highest weight, <i>Pawn Stars</i>‘s Corey Harrison tipped the scale at 402 lbs. But when his doctor put him on preventative diabetes medication back …

Obama on impeachment: 'Really?'

Go ahead, President Barack Obama told House Republicans Thursday. Impeach him.<p>“You hear some of them: ‘Sue him! Impeach him!’” Obama said in a relaxed, sniping campaign-style speech in Austin, Texas, recounting the resistance he’s run into for signing executive actions. “Really? For what, doing my …

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.