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How healthy is your state? The disparities are stark

Other top healthiest states, based on wide ranging factors from vaccination rates, smoking rates and air pollution levels, were Hawaii, Vermont, Utah and CT. An...


'Unusual mortality event' blamed for death of 17 North Atlantic right whales

The worldwide population of North Atlantic right whales has dwindled to just 450, with 17 having died this year alone. A southern right whale off Argentina in...


Tamil Nadu honour killing: Six sentenced to death for killing Shankar

Visuals captured by a CCTV camera near the spot show that three men on a bike attacked the couple from behind with sickles. After the death of Shankar and her...


Courts for netas will have to dispose of 4.6 cases per day

The apex court had asked the Centre to chalk out a plan for exclusive fast-track courts and to earmark funds for speedy disposal of the cases. The court was...


Affordable Care Act signups go quickly in WNC ahead of Friday deadline

Two Senate Democrats have asked CMS and HHS to make a last-minute extension of the open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA)'s insurance exch...


Jisha Rape, Murder Case: Kerala Court finds Assamese labor guilty

Ameerul was charged under several sections of the IPC as well as under the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act. He said he would plead before the court on Wednes...


The Ball Brothers Just Signed With A Pro Lithuanian Team

However, LiAngelo , who was a freshman at UCLA , was suspended indefinitely after being arrested in China along with two of his teammates, Cody Riley and Ja...


Israel Detects and Destroys Another Hamas Terror Tunnel

The Israeli army immediately denied this, saying in a statement "contrary to Palestinian reports earlier today, the (army) did not attack in the northern Gaza ...


Ruling Allows US Transgender Recruits From January

Such recruits, however, can be allowed to serve if a licensed medical provider certifies they have been stable in their preferred gender for 18 months and are f...


Lake effect snow expected tonight

The lake-effect snow that blasted southern Erie County and the Southtowns on Sunday is over, but a winter storm watch will go into effect tonight through We...


US Ambassador To UK Says He Thinks Trump Will Visit Next Year

Ambassador Woody Johnson told the BBC that Trump's remarks to May were "probably misinterpreted". "It is protecting Americans here and the US". "Is he ide...


Trump renews calls to end visa lottery, chain migration after

The only person seriously wounded Monday was the suspected bomber. Three or possibly four bystanders were injured but their wounds were not deemed life-threaten...


Deadly blast at Austrian pipeline hub slashes gas flow to Italy

The pipeline remains temporarily shut down having sustained "major" material damage, according to Gas Connect spokesman Armin Teichert. "A wide area has bee...


UNHCR to evacuate vulnerable refugees in Libya to Niger

The report accused them of providing technical support to the Libyan department that runs the detention centres, enabling the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept ...


Mohamed Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year award

Salah is now the leading goal scorer in the English Premier League with 13 goals. He beat team-mate Sadio Mané , also of Senegal , and future Liverpool ...


Millions in Yemen are Threatened by Famine Because of Saudi Arabia

The war in Yemen has killed over 10,000 people, mostly civilians, and displaced 3 million others, according to United Nations agencies. The call comes as th...


Trump Signs New Space Policy Directive To Send Americans To Moon, Mars

He said the directive turns the focus of the nation's space program to "human exploration and discovery". The better known Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the ...


5.9 magnitude natural disaster rocks Iran

President Hassan Rouhani has championed his government's work in bring aid and temporary housing to the victims of the deadly quake, but critics say the respons...


Saakashvili supporters demand Ukraine's leader be impeached

Prosecutors accuse the 49-year-old of assisting a criminal organization, charges he says were trumped up to undermine his campaign to unseat Ukrainian Preside...


Saudi Arabia Is Finally Lifting Its Ban on Movie Theaters

Saudi Arabia's main sovereign wealth fund said it planned to enter the cinema business with major US -based movie exhibition company AMC Entertainment Holdings,...