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Fizzy drinks can change your brain, warn scientists

Research on rats indicates that protein levels in the brain can be altered by consuming too many sugary soft drinks<p>Fans of fizzy pop have been urged to think before they drink after research suggested sugary beverages could “profoundly” change the brain.<p>Drinking a sweet drink over a long period can …

Chad Stover, 17, dies from injury

TIPTON, Mo. -- A Missouri high school football player who had been hospitalized with a brain injury since an October playoff game died Thursday, …

A New Miami Dolphins Bullying Anecdote Has Surfaced And It's Astonishingly Horrible

Martin left the team last week amid widespread reports that he had been bullied by teammate Richie Incognito.<p>An alleged voicemail emerged earlier this week where Incognito called Martin a "half-n*****" and threatened him.<p>Now, thanks to the statement from Martin's lawyer David Cornwell, we have more …

New York City bans sale of cigarettes to under 21s

No one under 21 will be able to purchase tobacco products in New York City<p>New York City has voted to ban the sale of cigarettes, e-cigarettes and tobacco to anyone under the age of 21, raising the previous threshold of 18.<p>New York is the first large city in the US to raise the age limit so high, a …

US ends food stamp benefits as Congress debates more cuts

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Rihanna is Controversial as Usual, Disrespects Islamic Culture and Offends Pretty Much Everyone

Rihanna is pretty unpredictable. And I can respect that. Winning first place for having the most explicit and simultaneously cryptic celebrity …

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Brace for a Bumpy Road Ahead, Obamacare Rollout Expected to Be Patchy

The transition to Obamacare is expected to be smooth in some states and messy in others.<p>As part of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, digital exchanges where individuals and businesses can shop for, compare and purchase health insurance will launch in October. Small-business owners will …

Both sides grope for solutions to shutdown, debt ceiling

WASHINGTON — The fight over the government shutdown, which entered its third day Thursday, is rapidly turning into a two-pronged fiscal confrontation to also avoid a potential default after Oct. 17 on the nation's $16.7 trillion debt.<p>House Republicans, led by Speaker John Boehner, are pursuing a …

McDonald's Says Bye-Bye To Sugary Sodas In Happy Meals

Fast-food giant McDonald's has made a commitment to stop marketing sodas as a beverage option in kids' Happy Meals.<p>Instead, the chain has committed to market and promote only milk, water and juice with the children's meals.<p>Now, if parents order a Coke or Sprite with their child's Happy Meal, they …

Russia agrees to back U.N. Security Council resolution on Syria

September 26, 2013|By Paul Richter and Shashank Bengali<p>Secretary of State John F. Kerry attends a Friends of the Syrian People meeting… (Andrew Burton / Getty Images )<p>UNITED NATIONS -- Russia agreed Thursday to back a United Nations Security Council resolution that demands Syria relinquish its …

After Texas boy dies from ant bites, debate rages over EpiPens in schools

The death of a middle school boy who suffered an allergic reaction to fire ants during a football game has added fuel to the debate about whether schools should stock epinephrine, a potentially life-saving medication for severe allergy attacks.<p>Cameron Espinosa, 13, was huddling with teammates at …

Typhoon Usagi moves through SE Asia

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Greek unemployment rises to 27.9%

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Unemployment continues to rise in recession-hit Greece, with the overall rate reaching 27.9% in June. Even worse, 58.8% of people under age 25 are out of work.<p>The Greek Statistical Authority reported Thursday that the jobless rate had risen from 24.6% the previous year. In …

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Scientists Find A Water-Rich Planet Outside Our Solar System

Japanese scientists have determined that a planet outside our solar system that most likely has a water-rich atmosphere. The planet, Gliese 1214b, is only 40 light years from Earth.<p>Discovered in 2009, Gliese 1214b is what’s known as a “super-Earth” – bigger than Earth but smaller than a gas giant. …