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US doctors cure child born with HIV

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented.<p>The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe.<p>…

Surprisingly Close Star System Discovered

Changing Planet<p>Looks like astronomers may have new hunting grounds to search for exoplanets , and it’s close– in fact it’s just in our local interstellar neighborhood. A new-found star system at only 6.5 light years away now ranks as the third nearest to our solar system and the closest to be …

Pope Benedict XVI resigns owing to age and declining health

Pope Benedict XVI stunned the world and left the Catholic church reeling when he said on Monday that he would resign – the first pope to do so since the middle ages.<p>The move, announced without warning, will take place on 28 February and leave the papacy vacant until a successor is chosen.<p>A Vatican …

Mass rally in Gaza to support Palestinian president's Fatah faction

Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have joined a mass rally in Gaza support of President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah faction, in the first such demonstration in the territory since Hamas group took control in 2007.<p>Throngs camped out overnight in a downtown Gaza square to ensure themselves a spot for …

The Obama Inauguration in Pictures

Syria's Assad denounces 'puppet' opponents in TV address

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/942000/942138_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524679817_df02ad774ebfb4eff82416bce82d874c<p><b>Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has delivered a rare TV address, denouncing his opponents as "enemies of God and puppets of the West".</b><p>He lamented the …

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Supporting the right to die always runs the risk of diminishing the right to live

Frances Inglis is out of jail now, having served five years in prison for the murder of her 22-year-old son, Tom. Now 61, she does not regret ending her son's life. She doesn't believe she should have been sent to prison for doing so, and says that the law needs urgent review. She's right, but in a …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Earth, Wind and Fire: The Extreme Weather of 2013

A woman carries her child through a field near the collapsed Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., May 20, 201<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Sue Ogrocki—AP

The Sartorialist Tells Us How to Get the Perfect Shot - PAPER

We spent an afternoon with superstar street style photographer, <b>Scott Schuman</b> (a.k.a. The Sartorialist), as he took the <i>Canon PowerShot S120 camera</i> out for a day of shooting. Amidst filming, photographing and uploading photos to social media, we talked to Schuman about how to get the perfect</i> …

Uruguay's president José Mujica: no palace, no motorcade, no frills

If anyone could claim to be leading by example in an age of austerity, it is José Mujica, Uruguay's president, who has forsworn a state palace in favour of a farmhouse, donates the vast bulk of his salary to social projects, flies economy class and drives an old Volkswagen Beetle.<p>But the former …

Galaxy Note 3 tips and tricks | Trusted Reviews

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is one of the most feature-rich phones ever made. It does more than just about any of its rivals. However, that also means …

'Condoms and porn don't mix' is a stupid and unhealthy belief

One might think that when a person makes their living having sex with strangers, as porn industry performers do, using condoms would be a no-brainer. Yet despite the prevalence of STDs in the industry, the ill-conceived notion that condoms and porn don't mix seems to have trumped common …

Former Thai PM Abhisit Vejjajiva charged with murder

<b>Former Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has been formally charged with murder in connection with a crackdown on demonstrators in 2010.</b><p>More than 90 people died in clashes during the 2010 protests.<p>Mr Abhisit, who leads the opposition Democrat Party, denied the charges and was granted bail.<p>The …

Global cancer cases reach 14 million, World Health Organization says

<b>The number of people being diagnosed with cancer in the world each year has leaped to more than 14 million, the World Health Organization says.</b><p>The data for 2012 shows a marked rise on the 12.7 million cases in 2008.<p>In that time the number of deaths has also increased, from 7.6 million to 8.2 …

New archeological evidence pins down Buddha's date of birth

Archeologists investigating a site long believed to be the birthplace of Buddha have found new evidence to establish when the profoundly influential sage was born. The discovery marks the first time, researchers say, that any firm link has narrowed Buddha's date of birth to within a certain century.<p>…

NASA teams up with Planetary Resources to launch asteroid-finding contest next year

Asteroid mining startup Planetary Resources has partnered with NASA as part of the agency's mission to track rogue asteroids and find a candidate to pull into orbit around the moon. The company has been chosen as the first partner for NASA's Asteroid Grand Challenge, building on existing …

Earth's Radiation Belts May Hold Secret To Speedy Electrons

Huge electric fields in the radiation belts around Earth may help explain how electrons surrounding the planet can be accelerated to speeds near that of light, researchers have found in a new study.<p>These findings, detailed Dec. 2 in the journal Physical Review Letters, could help shed light on the …

Self-Sustaining Space Suit in Works

Researchers say a next-generation space suit could monitor astronauts' health and use their body heat to power electronics.<p>Developed at Kansas State University, the space suit would incorporate biosensor technology to keep track of astronauts' vitals, such as breathing rate and muscle activity.<p>The …

A birth control pill for men could soon be a reality

Researchers say an oral contraceptive for men could be a reality in the next ten years<p>Katie McDonough<p>December 3, 2013 10:03pm (UTC)<p>Scientists in Australia may be closer than ever to developing a birth control pill for men.<p>Researchers at Melbourne's Monash University say they have succeeded in …

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Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks