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New York to raise cigarette sale age

<b>New York City Council has voted to raise the minimum age for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21.</b><p>New York will now become by far the most populous place in the US to impose such a high age limit, the Associated Press reports.<p>The new age limit includes electronic vapour cigarettes.<p>Across the US there is …

David Beckham chooses Miami for new MLS franchise

David Beckham has chosen Miami as the location for the Major League Soccer team he intends to set up.<p>The former England captain is thought to be able to buy the US franchise for a discounted $25m (£15.6m) from MLS.<p>Natalie Pirks reports.

David Beckham's Miami MLS bid will help revival of Florida soccer

<b>The news that David Beckham is to resume his love affair with Major League Soccer (MLS) will surprise few in North America.</b><p>It has long been known that the 38-year-old would take up the option of becoming a team owner, after his playing days ended.<p>Indeed, this formed part of his initial contract …

Crying babies welcome in Brazil's 'Mum's Cinema' club

It is not just about being sleep deprived - any mother knows the impact a new baby can have on a social life.<p>But, tired of missing out, a group of mothers in Brazil has set up an initiative called ''Mum's Cinema'' which allows them to take their new arrivals along with them as they watch the latest …

China's Smog As Seen From Space

We told you earlier this week about how smog choked the northeast Chinese city of Harbin, which is home to 11 million people.<p>Today, we get a stunning look at just how bad the problem is from an image taken by the Suomi NPP satellite on Tuesday. That murky gray you see below is all smog:<p>Today, as …

Widespread Plague In Wildlife Threatens Western Ecosystems

For most of us, plague is something that maybe we read about in history books. In the 14th Century, it wiped out half of Europe's population. But the bacteria is busy killing wildlife now in the American West. By studying small mammals scientists have learned that plague is far more pervasive a …

A Toddler Remains HIV-Free, Raising Hope For Babies Worldwide

A 3-year-old girl born in Mississippi with HIV acquired from her mother during pregnancy remains free of detectable virus at least 18 months after she stopped taking antiviral pills.<p>New results on this child, published online by the <i>New England Journal of Medicine</i>, appear to green-light a study in …

Work begins to demolish Newtown school massacre site

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The firehouse is still there, just as it was on the day of the shooting, except for the 26 bronze stars adorning its roof: one for each victim of the<p>Sandy Hook Elementary Schoolmassacre.<p>The school is still there too, a short walk up the road, but not for long. This week, gates …

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Monsoons in the Southwest, storms in the Midwest as temperatures elsewhere soar<p>How one dad works to build his daughter's self-esteem<p>Why I love my …

Today on YouTube: Brazilian masseur stops vital goal going in with impressive double save

Picture the scene: it's the dying embers of the second leg of a vital last-16 play-off, and your striker rounds the opposition goalkeeper and shoots the ball goalward to win the tie ... and then their lingering masseur pulls off a wonderful double save and your side fail to advance.<p>That, …

The Most (And Least) Lucrative College Majors, In 1 Graph

Erin Ford graduated from the University of Texas two years ago with a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering. Recruiters came to campus to woo her. She got a paid summer internship, which turned into a full-time job after she graduated. Now, at age 24, she makes $110,000 a year.<p>Michael Gardner …

Smartwatch Is Next Step In 'Quantified Self' Life-Logging

You could call it the phantom menace. Each year, in the midst of winter, a rumor surfaces about a new Apple product that sets tech bloggers buzzing.<p>Over the spring and summer, hype builds. Then, nothing. Last year, the tech world was left waiting for an Apple TV. This was the year of the iWatch — …