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Americas band together against Zika virus

South American health ministers have held an emergency summit on combating the spread of the Zika virus. The outbreak now affects at least 25 …

Public Health

Prosecutor: Girl texted with college man before stabbing

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Two Virginia Tech students carefully planned the kidnapping and killing of a 13-year-old girl, arranging a pre-dawn rendezvous …

2 fatally shot, 1 accidentally, by Chicago police on West Side; families demand answers

Police responding to a call about a domestic disturbance shot and killed a 19-year-old engineering student and a 55-year-old mother of five, and authorities acknowledged late Saturday that the woman had been shot by accident.<p>The families of both victims demanded answers after the deaths, which were …

The 2015 Travel Photographer of the Year – in pictures

Scroll through the runners-up and commended images to see the 2015 Travel Photographer of the Year. The winning shots will be displayed at the Museum of London Docklands in the summer of 2016

Pizza shop owner admits trying to recruit for Islamic State

An upstate New York pizza shop owner admitted Thursday he tried to recruit fighters for the Islamic State group in Syria.<p>Mufid Elfgeeh, 31, a …

‘I’m a warrior for the babies’ Planned Parenthood suspect declares in court

“I’m guilty,” Robert L. Dear announced at his first in-person court appearance since he allegedly fired on a busy Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs three weeks ago, killing two civilians and a police officer in the assault and subsequent shootout with police.<p>Dear, 57, now faces charges …

Crime

Russia is already exacting its revenge on Turkey for downing a Russian warplane

"The government has been ordered to work out a system of response measures to this act of aggression in the economic and humanitarian spheres," which may include "limits or bans" on "foodstuffs, labor, and services from Turkish companies," Medvedev said.<p>The sanctions "could bite into more than $30 …

I'm Male, I Have a Six Pack, I Teach Fitness, and I'm Insecure

I hate being called skinny. I also hate slim. Svelte is growing on me but it isn't my absolute favorite. If I had my way I would look like Dwayne Johnson. Muscle mass that sits on top of muscle mass. My name is Matthew Johnson Harris and I am a fitness instructor in multiple formats. Men and women …

Endless City: Skyscraper Wraps Upward with Walkable Ramps

An urban pedestrian paradise, this conceptual design proposes to turn cities skyward with a system of flexible open spaces that gradually rise as …

10 Memorable Thanksgiving Day Desserts

There's a reason people always save room for dessert: it's usually the most memorable part of the meal. This year, ditch the plain ole pumpkin pie for some sweets with a little more pizazz.<p><b>1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream and Raspberries</b><p>A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a …

Should You Brine Your Turkey Or Not?

Here's how to know for sure.<p>The standard turkey can be a tough bird to crack.<p>At face value, it's a dry, bland, huge thing to cook -- getting one to come out of the oven with all of its white and dark meat evenly roasted, juicy and flavorful is a lot harder than it sounds.<p>That's why many people rely …

The 10 Least Visited Countries in Europe, and Why You Should Visit Them All

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Some dwarf in comparison to their gargantuan neighbors, others are still branded with a scarlet letter thanks to past global conflicts and none can compete with France's food scene, England's charms or Italy's gorgeous coastline, but nevertheless you …

Warrant: Suspect drank with Texas victims, then shot them

William Hudson, 33, was drinking with the group Saturday when he accompanied four of them — including a 6-year-old boy — into the surrounding woods, the warrant provided by the Anderson County Sheriff's Office said.<p>Cynthia Johnson told sheriff's deputies that she heard gunshots before Hudson …

A Tiny Pill Monitors Vital Signs From Deep Inside The Body

After testing all the pieces of a tiny pill-size device, Albert Swiston sent it on a unique journey: through the guts of six live Yorkshire pigs.<p>Pig bodies are a lot like human bodies, and Swiston wanted to know whether the device would be able to monitor vital signs from inside a body. It did.<p>It's …

U.S. Army

Once A Hard Sell, Wal-Mart's Patti LaBelle Pies Fly Off Shelves

Earlier this year, singer and cookbook author Patti LaBelle teamed up with Wal-Mart to make a sweet potato pie.<p>It costs $3.48, it's got her face on the box, and sales were just OK when it came out in September.<p>But today, it's a scarcity. The pies have sold out in many Wal-Mart stores and are going …

Kitty Genovese killer denied parole in notorious 1964 case

NEW YORK (AP) — The man convicted of killing bartender Kitty Genovese has been denied parole more than half a century after a crime that became a …

Paris attacks reaction: Condolences and condemnation

PARIS (AP) — World leaders are reacting to the deadliest violence to strike France since World War II. Some of their comments:<p>WHITE HOUSE:<p>The White …

The Morning After the Paris Attacks: Pictures

Krakow

Samsung Galaxy S7 Early Launch Confirmed By AT&T Tests

Reliable phone leaker Evan Blass, @evleaks on Twitter, has suggested that AT&T is already testing two new Samsung phones with the model numbers SM-G930A and SM-G935A which will likely turn out to be the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.<p>Samsung has already given hints that it will move forward a phone …

Phones

Failure to be bonded out led Sandra Bland to suicide, jail officials allege

A Naperville woman whose death in a Texas jail was ruled a suicide was distraught because family and friends failed to post her bond after her arrest during a traffic stop that turned contentious, attorneys for the jail contend in a new court filing.<p>Attorneys representing Waller County, Texas, …

Doctor Treats Homebound Patients, Often Unseen Even By Neighbors

Dr. Roberta Miller hits the road at 8 a.m. to see her patients.<p>Many are too old or sick to go to the doctor. So the doctor comes to them.<p>She's put 250,000 miles on her Honda minivan going to their homes in upstate New York. Home visits make a different kind of care possible.<p>"You can evaluate the …

Health Care

Google just bought a startup that takes the pain out of editing videos

Fly Labs had produced a quartet of video-editing apps to help people "edit on the fly." One of the apps, Crop, turned vertical cellphone videos into horizontal, YouTube-friendly ones. Its newest release, Clips, turned small video fragments into so-called masterpiece short films.<p>In the Fly Labs …

Self-driving cars may already be obsolete before they get here

In 10 years, there's no question that driverless systems will be ubiquitous, but self-driving cars will not be, Ian Pearson, a futurologist, told …

Leaked Comcast memo reportedly admits data caps aren't about improving network performance

Public relations would also prefer that you stop calling it a data cap<p>Comcast is unleashing its PR machine to try to manage the controversy around its home broadband data caps. After recently expanding its "trial" 300GB monthly data cap in several cities around the Southeastern US, it looks like …

Mom Accused Of Poisoning Son With Prescription Drugs For A Year

The boy was allegedly treated at two different hospitals.<p>A mother is charged with poisoning her 9-year-old son for nearly a year with a toxic mix of prescription medication that she allegedly obtained from two hospitals, neither of which knew about the other.<p>Rachel Kinsella, 35, of Meadville, …

The spooktacular cuteness of New York's Halloween dog parade

Don't be afraid of things that go woof in the night.<p>On Saturday at the 25th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade, hundreds of New York City's …

The Most Mysterious Star in Our Galaxy

Astronomers have spotted a strange mess of objects whirling around a distant star. Scientists who search for extraterrestrial civilizations are scrambling to get a closer look.<p>In the Northern hemisphere’s sky, hovering above the Milky Way, there are two constellations—Cygnus the swan, her wings …