Joany Ortiz

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Russia Is Restarting Stalin's National Fitness Program

The "Ready for Labor and Defense" campaign, Putin hopes, will get Russians in shape and pay tribute to Soviet history.<p>If you could turn back the hands of time, what would you wish for? For Russian President Vladimir Putin, it seems to be to return to the days of mass physical fitness. Not just of …

Polio in Syria: An outbreak that threatens the Middle East

<b>As summer approaches, health agencies are warning of the risk of polio spreading across the Middle East from Syria - where now more than 100 children show symptoms of the disease - despite a massive campaign to vaccinate millions of children in surrounding countries.</b><p>In the back of a car parked …

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Global Warming May Be More Severe Than We Thought, Study Finds

The Earth’s climate system may be more sensitive to increasing amounts of greenhouse gases than several recent studies have found, which implies that …

Tiny Dinosaur Unearthed Above Arctic Circle Is First Tyrannosaur Near Either Pole

)<p>High above the Arctic Circle, along an Alaskan river, palaeontologists have unearthed fossils of the first known tyrannosaur species at either pole.<p>The new animal comes from so far north that it is named Nanuqsaurus hoglundi, after the Inupiat word for polar bear (nanuq). Its existence near the …

Possible Case of Female-to-Female HIV Transmission Reported

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A possible case of HIV caused by lesbian sexual contact was reported in this week's Center for …

Hawaii animal lovers seek ban on eating cats, dogs in state

Animal lovers in Hawaii packed a legislative hearing room Thursday with poodles and pugs, asking lawmakers to ban the practice of eating cats and dogs in the state.<p>The House Committee on Agriculture later advanced SB 2026, a bill to ban the practice.<p>The Humane Society of the United States says dog …

303 Deaths Tied to Recalled GM Models

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>General Motors continues to face pressure from the government as well as its own internal …

Julian Assange on Being Placed on NSA ''Manhunting'' List and Secret Targeting of WikiLeaks Supporters

Top-secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden have revealed new details about how the United States and Britain targeted the whistleblowing website …

The Hostage Horror of Herpesvirus

It’s a staple in many a heist movie. A person or group of people are going about their business when all of a sudden, they are attacked by force or by gunpoint. The situation turns dire as the enemy is not interested in an immediate fate but rather an extended one; it’s a hostage-taking. The target …