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Obamacare Needs Two Young People for Every Three Older Sign-Ups

Recent enrollment estimates for the Affordable Health Care exchange reveal young people have not been signing up for health insurance, raising …

Emergency Aid Reaches Typhoon Survivors in Remote Areas

A surge of food and medical supplies sent to typhoon victims in the Philippines finally reached remote parts of the archipelago that humanitarian …

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At least 64 dead after devastating fire in Siberian mall<p>American family of four dies of toxic gas in Mexico<p>Children among the dead in devastating …

China granted seat on UN's human rights council

China has been granted a seat on the UN's human rights council despite its long record of refusing inspections by international human rights monitors.<p>On Tuesday, the UN general assembly filled 14 vacant seats on the 47-member council for a three-year period beginning on 1 January of next year. …

Typhoon Haiyan survivors struggle to make sense of shattered world

The power cut out at 10pm, but Flora Paraskovich had enough charge left in her laptop to watch the gathering storm as it inched across the screen, closer and closer to her home. The 7,000 islands that make up the Philippines are regularly buffeted by high winds and rains. This time, though, the …

Today’s Trailer: Dr. Who: The Day of the Doctor

<i>The Day of the Doctor —</i> a 75-minute special marking the 50th anniversary special of the venerable British sci-fi series — is so big that it will be …

Students hijack US$80m yacht with GPS spoofing - Roadshow

<b>Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing</b> …

Super Yachts

Mexico energy reform: the countdown begins

The countdown begins for one of the most eagerly-awaited policy decisions that Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will make, one which may very …

Yemen on 'high alert' over warning of imminent al-Qaida attack

US and British diplomatic personnel evacuated from Sana'a as Washington warns of 'specific and immediate threat'<p>Yemeni security forces remained on high alert on Tuesday night amid fears of an imminent attack by al-Qaida in the capital, Sana'a, after the US and Britain withdrew all embassy staff and …

Evidence found in China that new bird flu strain can spread between humans

Chinese scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a new bird flu strain is sometimes able to spread from person to person, but they are emphasising that the virus still does not transmit easily.<p>The new bird flu strain, known as H7N9, was first reported by Chinese authorities in March. …

Eight killed and dozens injured in gas explosion in Argentina

A natural gas explosion wrecked a tall apartment building in the Argentine city of Rosario, killing at least eight people, injuring 60 and causing officials to evacuate much of the downtown. Officials said 19 people were unaccounted for.<p>Dozens of people were trapped for a time in the upper floors …

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Google Glass to see policy questions

Wide-eyed fascination induced by Google Glass is about to smack into a real wall of policy implications — from the doctor’s office to the driver’s seat.<p>The wearable computer, subject of media interest and a strategic public relations push, has Congress swooning even as it triggers trepidation …

This Is The Molecule Responsible For Stress

Now scientists can create drugs to fit inside its structure precisely.<p>This little molecule is what stress looks like.<p>Researchers from Heptares Therapeutics, a drug company, have discovered the 3-D structure of a protein receptor that mediates our response to stress, according to a new study in …

Memories can't always be trusted, neuroscience experiment shows

A false memory regarding a painful shock was implanted in mice. Later, their behavior showed the animals were certain the memory was genuine.<p>July 25, 2013|By Melissa Healy<p>A molecular analysis image of the hippocampus, a part of the brain important… (Kwanghun Chung and Karl…)<p>In courtrooms, on …

The Brain

Spain train crash: driver formally accused of reckless homicide

A train driver suspected of causing Spain's worst train disaster for decades has been formally accused of reckless homicide, the country's interior …

Public Opinion May Give Russia An Edge In Snowden Case

Russian President Vladimir Putin keeps insisting that he doesn't want the case of a fugitive American intelligence contractor to harm relations between Russia and the United States.<p>But Edward Snowden remains an irritant, stuck in diplomatic limbo in the transit area of a Moscow airport.<p>A Putin …

America's latest sext scandal reveals the almighty power of the internet

As a tableau it is becoming ever more familiar: the disgraced politician flanked by family members in various states of humiliation or anger, as he …

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