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UN urges people to eat insects to fight world hunger

Eating more insects could help fight world hunger, according to a new UN report.<p>The report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization says that eating insects could help boost nutrition and reduce pollution.<p>It notes than over 2 billion people worldwide already supplement their diet with …

Libya deadly car bomb near Benghazi hospital

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/977000/977896_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524786435_b0638c1ad91438d039bbd5a8187af3c0<p><b>A car bomb explosion near a hospital in the Libyan city of Benghazi has killed several people, officials say.</b><p>The death toll is unclear. Local officials …

Extremism

OJ Simpson heads back to court to appeal 2008 armed robbery conviction

Former US football star and film actor OJ Simpson is going back to court for the first time since he was sentenced to prison, hoping to be granted an …

The Amount of Oil We Can Recover Keeps Growing - MIT Technology Review

The U.S. Geological Survey keeps increasing its estimate for the amount of oil under North Dakota. In 2008, the organization estimated that oil …

Glimpses of a World Revealed by Cell-Phone Data - MIT Technology Review

Logging Life with a Lapel Camera - MIT Technology Review

“We want to provide people with a perfect photographic memory,” says Martin Källström, CEO of Memoto. His startup is creating a tiny clip-on camera …

Personal Data

Exercise Incentives For Cheaper Insurance Works, Study Finds

<i>By Amir Khan</i><p>When given the option to either exercise or pay more for their insurance, obese people chose to exercise and stuck with the plan, according to a study published today in the journal Translational Behavioral Medicine.<p>In 2010, health insurance provider Blue Care Network announced a …

Nursing student saves man from train tracks - Video on NBCNews.com

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Nursing

'Surprise!' Prince Harry has White House tea with Michelle Obama

On the first day of his week-long American tour, Prince Harry made a most charming appearance at a Mother’s Day tea hosted by first lady Michelle Obama.<p>Looking dapper in a dark suit and tie, Harry surprised the guests of the White House event on Thursday afternoon. He mingled with children …

‘Supermom’ dedicates her life to foster kids

Valerie Crabbe and her husband Larry already had a family of eight when they got married, blending his three kids with her three, but they soon opened their hearts to two more children, Angie and Audelia, who had both been fostered multiple times. NBC’s Jamie Gangel reports.

Boy, 6, helps raise $200,000 for sick friend - Video on NBCNews.com

>>> our making a difference report tonight is about two young friends, one of whom is facing a challenge. working together they have accomplished something that would be remarkable for any grown-up, never mind a 6-year-old. our report comes from nbc's chelsea clinton in los angeles .>> reporter: …

Los Angeles

US gun homicides at 20-year low, surveys say

<b>Gun homicides in the United States have fallen sharply since peaking in 1993, two studies have found.</b><p>The federal Bureau of Justice Statistics said firearms-related homicides had dropped to 11,101 in 2011 from 18,253 - a reduction of 39%.<p>Meanwhile, the Pew Research Center found gun homicides fell to …

Missouri legislature passes bill to counteract federal gun control laws

The Missouri legislature on Wednesday sent the state governor a bill that would expand gun rights and declare all federal gun regulations …

NRA-Giffords fight heats up

The Senate voted down a gun control measure last month, but the fight is just beginning.<p>The National Rifle Association and new pro-gun control groups headed by former Rep. Gabby Giffords and Michael Bloomberg are in an arms race since a background check bill narrowly failed in the Senate last month …

State Department orders firm to remove 3D-printed guns web blueprints

The US government has blocked a Texas-based company from distributing details online of how to make a plastic gun using a 3-D printer.<p>The ban, by the …

Immigration reform debate marred by angry clashes in US Senate

Angry scenes marred the first serious debate on immigration reform on Thursday as Senate Republicans and Democrats clashed over proposals to grant …

Greek youth unemployment hits 64 per cent

Greek youth unemployment shot to a record 64 per cent in February, underscoring the dire state of the recession-hit economy despite signs of improving business sentiment.<p>Repeated doses of austerity under international bailouts have almost tripled Greece's jobless rate since its debt crisis began in …

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Cleveland kidnappings: Ariel Castro may face death penalty over miscarriages

Ariel Castro has been told he could face the death penalty for the “horrifying ordeal” inflicted on three young women who were kidnapped, locked in his home for a decade and repeatedly raped.<p>Dishevelled and wearing a baggy boiler suit, Castro, 52, made his first appearance in court today. He said …

Ohio kidnaps: 'My son is sick', says Castro's mother – video

The mother of Ariel Castro, the man accused of kidnapping Amanda Berry, Gina deJesus and Michelle Knight, gives her reaction to her son's alleged …

Who is Ariel Castro?

<i>After the discovery of three longtime missing women in a Cleveland home – where they are believed to have been held captive for about a decade each – attention has focused on the man accused of abducting them. Here's a closer look into the tumultuous, sometimes violent life of Ariel Castro:</i><p><b>Ariel</b> …

Crime