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Are You Aging Faster Than Everyone Else?

You thought so at your last high school reunion and it just might be true -- some people age faster than others.<p>A new study finds that as early as age 38, some people are biologically much older. In fact, some look like they’re in their 60s, while others still look like 20-somethings.<p>And it’s not …

One-Third Of The World's Largest Groundwater Sources Are In Serious Trouble: Study

The earth's biggest groundwater basins are being depleted far more quickly than previously believed, according to two new studies by the University of California, Irvine (UCI).<p>The studies used data from NASA's Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites gathered between 2003 and 2013 …

Water

Canada’s April inflation slowest since 2013 on cheaper energy

Canada's inflation rate last month was the slowest since October 2013, falling below the central bank's target band on a drop in energy costs.<p>The consumer price index rose 0.8 per cent in April from a year ago after March's 1.2 per cent pace, Statistics Canada said Friday from Ottawa. The core …

It's Bond time: Classic Aston Martins set to fetch millions at auction

Over 50 cars, from timeless classic to track-ready racers, are up for auction on 9 May at the Aston Martin Works sale by Bonhams, which takes place in the historic home of the British manufacturer, Newton Pagnell, about 50 miles north of London.<p>The sale also includes parts, accessories and assorted …

China Has Reason to Be Worried About North Korea's Nukes

In the U.S., North Korea often feels more like of a punchline than a political threat. Coverage of the country skews heavily toward humor, whether …

These Are America's Secret Money Habits

Young adults spend less on groceries, but eat out more. New Yorkers are suckers for a fancy brand name, Bostonians love giving gifts and Floridians …

How ISIS controls life, from birth to foosball

<i>Watch Fareed Zakaria's special report, "Blindsided: How ISIS Shook the World," Monday at 9 p.m ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> It has all the key points you'd expect on a birth certificate -- baby's weight, length and date of birth confirmed with an official insignia. The difference here is the governing …

Drought is not just a California problem

With all the attention focused on California's water woes, an observer might conclude that the Golden State's drought is the exception. It isn't. Forty states expect to see water shortages in at least some areas in the next decade, according to a government watchdog agency.<p>In a 2013 survey by the …

Water

Russian, Greek leaders talk of restoring trade despite sanctions

A visit to Moscow by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday raised concern that he might ask the Kremlin for financial aid to gain a bargaining chip with Western creditors reluctant to ease the harsh austerity measures imposed on the Balkan country.<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin told …

ISIS Wants a Truce

In the new edition of its magazine, ISIS floats the idea of a truce. Is the group flagging—or is this just another trick?<p>After months of being …

Thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion kills MRSA superbug

<b>London (CNN) —</b> It might sound like a <i>really</i> old wives' tale, but a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon potion for eye infections may hold the key to wiping out the modern-day superbug MRSA, according to new research.<p>The 10th-century "eyesalve" remedy was discovered at the British Library in a …

Super Bug

Saudi Arabia's OPEC governor: It will be hard for oil to reach $100-120 a barrel again

"$100-120 — I think it's difficult to reach 120 another time... We understand that all countries need higher incomes... We want higher incomes, but we want higher incomes for us and future generations," Madi told an energy conference in Riyadh. Brent crude is currently around $55 per barrel.<p>He also …

Oil

Germanwings crash co-pilot hid illness from airline

The black box voice recorder indicates that Andreas Lubitz, 27, locked his captain out of the cockpit on Tuesday and deliberately flew Flight 4U 9525 into a mountainside, French officials say, in what appears to have been a case of suicide and mass killing.<p>French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said …

Mystery of Germanwings Plane Crash Deepens as Focus on Co-Pilot Intensifies

Alberto Estevez—EPA<p>Christophe Ena—AP<p>Guillaume Horcajuelo—EPA<p>Alberto Estevez—EPA<p>Peter Macdiarmid—Getty Images<p>Patrick Aventurier—Getty Images<p>Boris …

Row between US and Venezuela sees Cuba caught in the middle

Venezuela,Cuba,Americas,World news,Nicolás Maduro,Raúl Castro,Fidel Castro,US foreign policy,US news<p>As Raúl Castro and Barack Obama edge closer diplomatically, Havana’s closest ally Nicolás Maduro comes under fire from Washington<p>President Barack Obama’s attempt to mend relations with Cuba while …

Cuba

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Amid NATO exercises, Russia puts Northern Fleet on 'full alert'

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the U.S. and several Eastern European NATO countries conduct a series of military exercises near Russia's border, Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his Northern Fleet "to full alert in a snap combat readiness exercise" in the Arctic, state-run media reported Monday.<p>At least …

Military

Sources: bin Laden docs conflict with Obama's talk of Al Qaeda demise

A trove of documents that could hold the key to Al Qaeda's future have been gathering dust, say critics who believe the Obama administration is ignoring them because they don’t say what the White House wants to hear.<p>In fact, according to senior U.S. intelligence officials quoted in a Wall Street …

Cancer: The mysterious miracle cases inspiring doctors

A few patients have made rare and unexpected recoveries leaving doctors scratching their heads, says David Robson. Can these cases provide vital clues for tackling cancer?<p>It was a case that baffled everyone involved. The 74-year-old woman had initially been troubled by a rash that wouldn’t go away. …

Immune System

Isis fighters destroy ancient artefacts at Mosul museum

Islamic State militants ransacked Mosul’s central museum, destroying priceless artefacts that are thousands of years old, in the group’s latest rampage which threatens to upend millennia of coexistence in the Middle East.<p>The destruction of statues and artefacts that date from the Assyrian and …

Mesopotamia

Missing Canadian teenagers may have link to ISIS

<b>Montreal (CNN) —</b> Canadian authorities are looking for at least four teenagers who may have flown to Turkey in a bid to join ISIS, a police source told CNN -- the latest in a string of such defections by Westerners lured to the Middle East fight for the Islamist group.<p>Two of the four teenagers are …

Islamic Fundamentalism

Al-Qaida planning kamikaze attacks on ships in Mediterranean, cables claim

Leaked document from Russian intelligence agency claims north African branch wants to extend its range to Europe with marine unit<p>Al-Qaida has developed a seaborne unit to attack targets around the Mediterranean, according to a confidential report from Russian intelligence, one of a cache of secret …

North Africa

The names: Who has been recruited to ISIS from the West

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 20,000 foreigners have flocked to fight for ISIS, the radical Sunni group that controls portions of Iraq and Syria.<p>They hail from 90 countries, and an estimated 3,400 fighters come from Western states, according to Nicholas Rasmussen, director of the National Counterterrorism …

Terrorism

Russia could cut off gas to Ukraine by 'end of week'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia could cut off supplies to neighboring Ukraine by the end of the week if it does not get further payments from the country, …

Russia

United Airlines warns pilots after review shows mistakes in cockpit

<b>(CNN) —</b> United Airlines has issued a stern warning to its pilots after mistakes in the cockpit put passenger planes in potential danger.<p>A review of United flight operations data, which details safety incidents involving United pilots and aircraft, prompted the warning, according to an airline …

United Airlines

Qatar knocks U.S.-led coalition on ISIS

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Qatar, a key Arab partner in the U.S.-led coalition against ISIS, believes the coalition is not doing enough to fight the terror group, Qatari officials tell CNN.<p>In particular, these officials say the training of moderate rebels needs to be accelerated and expanded. To date, …

3 men try to join ISIS: Here's what we know

<b>(CNN) —</b> Their arrests took place in New York and Florida.<p>Abror Habibov, Akhror Saidakhmetov and Abdurasul Juraboev are accused by the federal government of attempting to join ISIS and of fostering plans to kill the President and shoot law enforcement officers.<p>The three men face charges that include …

Activist: ISIS now holds 262 Christians hostages in Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS has seized even more Assyrian Christian hostages after taking over nearly a dozen Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria in the past few days, an activist said Thursday.<p>The Sunni extremist group now holds 262 Assyrians captive, said Osama Edward, founder of the Assyrian Human Rights …