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Warning: In Bitter Cold, Beware The 'Umbles'

Icy vortices, trains of snowstorms, treacherous temperatures — many people are having to learn some harsh lessons about harsh weather.<p>"When the weather is bitter cold," says Dr. Campbell McLaren, "we have to be vigilant — not just to protect ourselves, but those around us."<p>And we have to watch out …

Half of Afghan children suffer irreversible harm from malnutrition

Afghanistan is raising a stunted generation whose hobbled development could spell disaster for the country's feeble economy and undermine the impact of billions of dollars in aid poured into health, education and other areas.<p>More than half of Afghan girls and boys suffer damage to their minds and …

Researchers deliberately give volunteers the flu

Forget being sneezed on: Government scientists are deliberately giving dozens of volunteers the flu by squirting the live virus straight up their noses.<p>It may sound bizarre, but the rare type of research is a step in the quest for better flu vaccines. It turns out that how the body fends off …

Breastfeeding won't seem normal until we see more pictures of it

From cliched poses to Facebook bans, society has a problem with realistic images of breastfeeding and postpartum bodies<p>You would have had to have been living in a cave not to have noticed the increased interest in celebrity mums in the media over the last decade. From judgmental and vicious attacks …

An Ex-Drug Kingpin on How Real Breaking Bad Is

<b>Breaking Bad's bloody blend</b> of Bunsen burners and broken bodies has already won it critical acclaim and a committed fan base, but what we wanted to know is if the series, finishing its run in a few short weeks, has also managed to remain true to its depiction of the drug trade. To find out, we …

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Fla. man accused of killing wife, posting grisly photo

A Fla. man murdered his wife Thursday night and then posted gruesome pictures of his deed on Facebook.<p>SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — Derek Medina appeared to live much of his life online.<p>The 6-foot-2, 200-pound South Miami resident posted photos and videos of himself kick boxing, sailing, meeting …

Why do we make mistakes? Blame your brain, the original autocorrecter

A normal functioning human sails blithely past errors in a text while understanding perfectly what it means. We see what it's convenient to see<p>Does Siri make us lazy? Does Facebook make us lonely? Does Twitter make us stupid? Will Google Glass make twitching, distracted Glassholes of us all? If …

Florida murder suspect allegedly posted photo of wife's body on Facebook

Derek Medina is charged with first-degree murder after police say he shot wife Jennifer Alfonso in South Miami home<p>A Florida man who authorities say fatally shot his wife – and apparently then posted a photo of her body on Facebook – has been charged with first-degree murder.<p>Police said in an …

Attorneys allowed to leave trial of Fort Hood shooting suspect Nidal Hasan

Attorneys forced to advise soldier conducting own defence to prepare appeal arguing he is angling for a death sentence<p>Attorneys who are being forced to advise the soldier accused in the 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage were allowed to leave his trial on Friday, in order to prepare an appeal arguing …

Mafia fugitive 'spread terror' in Sicily, court hears

Domenico Rancadore denied bail on grounds he has evaded capture for 20 years by living in UK under a false name<p>A fugitive mafia boss caught hiding in suburbia was a leader of a murderous gang that "spread terror in Sicily", a court heard on Friday.<p>Domenico Rancadore, 64, was denied bail at …

Ex-cartel chief released in Mexico

A former top Mexican drug cartel boss, Rafael Caro Quintero, has been released after serving 28 years for the murder of a US agent, a prison source said.<p>US officials on Friday expressed outrage that the 40-year prison sentence had come to an end.<p>"The Drug Enforcement Administration is deeply …

Florence tomb opened in quest to find 'Mona Lisa'

<b>Scientists in the Italian city of Florence have opened a tomb to extract DNA they hope will identify the model for Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.</b><p>The tomb contains the family of Lisa Gherardini, a silk merchant's wife who is believed to have sat for the artist.<p>It is hoped DNA will help to identify …

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Jesus Needs Reza Aslan, Author of 'Zealot'

Kirsten Powers talks to the writer about why Muslims rarely write about Christianity.<p>What is it about Reza Aslan that has unhinged so many people?<p>The …

John Grisham Takes on Gitmo After Finding out the Prison Bans His Books

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>John Grisham, best known as a prolific writer of legal thrillers, penned an op-ed in <i>The New York</i> …