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Eating More Vegetables Can Almost Halve Your Risk of Dying

We’ve all been told to eat our vegetables, and even if we don’t like it, we know they’re good for us. But a new study shows just how good for our …

Holistic Medicine

Oscar Pistorius prepares to testify as prosecution rests case

Oscar Pistorius admitted he is having a "tough time" on Tuesday as prosecutors closed their murder case against him, bringing closer the defining moment when he must account for his actions in court.<p>Speaking publicly for the first time since his trial got under way amid intense worldwide interest, …

Lean In, Lead On

Female power has never looked so varied, so natural, so . . . liberated. Whether by steady example or the bold demolition of ceilings, the 17 leaders on these pages have changed the landscape in every arena, accountable for untold billions as well as countless dreams. Laura Jacobs heralds a new era …

Bridges helps breakfast campaign

The Dude does not abide kids missing breakfast because they can’t make it to school in time.<p>Oscar winner Jeff Bridges will share the morning meal with Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe and students at a classroom in Little Rock on Monday to launch Breakfast After the Bell. Part of the No Kid Hungry campaign …

Researchers Are Going to Dose 18,000 Volunteers With Little Chocolate Pills

Researchers will feed intense concentrations of chocolate to thousands of volunteers to see if it improves their heart health.<p>No, this isn’t a …

Holistic Medicine

Hillary Clinton Steps Away From Obama on Foreign Policy

In re­cent weeks, as the stan­doff over Ukraine es­cal­ated, Hil­lary Clin­ton did something that she nev­er did as sec­ret­ary of State: She put …

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Study to test whether nutrients in dark chocolate can prevent heart attack, stroke

It won't be nearly as much fun as eating candy bars, but a big study is being launched to see if pills containing the nutrients in dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes.<p>The pills are so packed with nutrients that you'd have to eat a gazillion candy bars to get the amount being …

Uh Oh, Unsaturated Fats May Not Be As 'Good' As We Thought

Not all fats are created equal, especially when it comes to their effects on the heart. The good ones—like omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in …

Holistic Medicine

Police used lasers to track Oscar Pistorius gunshots, trial hears - CNN.com

<b>Pretoria, South Africa (CNN)</b> -- Police used lasers to track the path of the bullets that Oscar Pistorius fired through a door, killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a ballistics expert testified Tuesday.<p>Then they checked his height with and without his prosthetic legs, Police Capt. Christian …

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Gory details lend Oscar Pistorius trial a 'CSI' flavor

As it entered its second week, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial turned into an episode of "CSI," replete with gory autopsy details and photographs of the crime scene. Even the bathroom door through which he shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, was reassembled and put up in court.<p>Drama from the …

USC Football: Ranking the Hardest Games of the 2014 Schedule

A new era begins for the Trojans as they welcome Steve Sarkisian as the top dog to lead the men of Troy in 2014 and beyond.<p>Circling back to his roots, Sarkisian takes over a program that finished 10-4 last year, a season that was as tumultuous as any in recent memory.<p>Now Sark and company prepare to …

College Football

More Clinton documents released

<b>(CNN) -</b> The William J. Clinton Presidential Library on Friday released another batch of confidential memos, notes and other papers from the Clinton White House that had previously been sealed.<p>The documents open a window into the Clinton years and cover a variety of topics, including the office of …

In old memo, a glimpse of conflict ahead for Hillary Clinton?

In one of the thousands of Clinton administration papers released Friday came a hint of what is to come if Hillary Rodham Clinton decides to run for president in 2016.<p>In a January 1996 memo to White House communications director and speechwriter Don Baer, President Clinton's political advisor Paul …

Cameroon under 'anti-homosexuals apartheid'

Cameroon is suffering under an "anti-homosexuals apartheid," a lawyer who has spent a decade defending gays and lesbians in the West African nation, where same-sex relations are illegal, has said.<p>"When a country uses weapons, the police and all available legal and prison means against a section of …