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We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

X Marks the Spot: Powerful Flare Erupts on the Sun

Space<p>It's fitting that a powerful solar flare created a bright X-shaped pattern in this extreme ultraviolet view of the sun's disk, captured Saturday by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory. The blast rates as an X-class flare, which puts it in the most serious category of solar flares.<p>Saturday's …

‘Mystery’ aircraft reportedly spotted flying over Texas raises speculation

It's difficult to determine, but a group of aviation enthusiasts say they caught a glimpse of a mystery aircraft earlier this month flying slowly across the Amarillo, Texas sky.<p>"We looked southwest and there they were," Steve Douglass, a journalist and member of the group, told FoxNews.com. "We …

China-Philippines navy spat captured on camera

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1064000/1064897_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534463535_9f42b1d1c8329053b295c8093ffc5c0b<p><b>Journalists on board a Philippine ship have witnessed Chinese coast guard vessels trying to block access to a disputed shoal in the South China …

Burma census bans people registering as Rohingya

<b>Burmese officials have begun the first national census in three decades, but are refusing to allow people to class themselves as Rohingya.</b><p>The UN, which is helping to carry out the census, said all Burmese should be allowed to choose their own ethnicity.<p>But Burmese officials said the Muslim Rohingya …

Malaysia Airlines: Catalyst for political change? | US & Canada

I recently wrote about the communications fiasco that was the Malaysian government's handling of the Flight MH370 crisis. The piece argued that the confusion over the investigation and communication in the days just after the plane vanished on March 8 was perfectly reflective of the leadership's …

Dr. Paul Offit: 'Journalism Jail' For Faulty Medical Reporting

DENVER, CO – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia chief of infectious diseases, University of Pennylvania pediatrician, vaccine developer and author, Paul W. Offit, M.D., called on broadcast and print reporters to avoid the “he-said, she-said reporting” that perpetuates false controversies in …

Obama: Putin 'misreading' U.S.

President Barack Obama said Russian President Vladimir Putin still harbors hard feelings over the collapse of the Soviet Union, but he is “misreading” the situation in the world today.<p>“I think he’s been willing to show a deeply held grievance about what he considers to be the loss of the Soviet …