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April 15, 2018 8:10 PM Barbara Bush in failing health, opts to ‘focus on comfort care’

The 92-year-old former first lady, seen in 2012, has decided to no longer seek medical treatment. Former First Lady Barbara Bush’s health is failing, and she has opted to no longer be hospitalized, a family spokesman announced Sunday. The 92-year-old Bush “decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care” in Houston 84

March 18, 2018 3:35 AM Official: 2 polio workers killed in ambush in tribal region

A Pakistani official says militants ambushed a seven-member medical team vaccinating against polio in a remote tribal region on the border with Afghanistan, killing two workers and seriously injuring another two. An official in Pakistan's restive Mohmand Agency, Younus Khan, said Sunday the attack took place late Saturday and two of the workers were still 47

February 28, 2018 8:41 PM A Belgian Beer Scion Makes a Home in a Brewery

Anne Vanneste, a co-owner of De Halve Maan, Bruges’ oldest continuous brewery, turned abandoned storage space at the family business into a stylish home Anne Vanneste left France some six years ago to return to her native Bruges in Belgium, where she and her family own a historic brewery. In need of a place to live, she embarked on the adventure of transforming 57

February 22, 2018 7:55 PM US Embassy in Montenegro attacked with grenade, prompting security scare

The U.S. Embassy in the Balkan state of Montenegro was attacked Thursday by an individual armed with a hand grenade, who hurled the explosive at the compound before blowing himself up. The area was sealed off by the police and the embassy warned Americans to avoid the area because of “an active security situation.” “The U.S. embassy in Podgorica advises 64

February 12, 2018 6:15 PM Cher's Panic Alarm Sends Swarm of Police Cars to Malibu Residence

Cher had a big scare Sunday -- at least cops thought so -- because they raced to her home after someone hit the panic alarm. Five L.A. County Sheriff patrol cars roared up to Cher's Malibu compound Sunday afternoon after receiving the alarm notice. Cher is super security conscious and has had safe rooms in her homes for a long time. Her house, sitting 59

February 12, 2018 1:23 PM Starfish can see you … with their arm-eyes

The starfish (Diplopteraster multipes) often bends its arms, allowing its eye (the red spot) to see more or less straight upward. (Marie Helene Birk/University of Copenhagen) If you were to look at this little, funky starfish, there's a chance the well-armed sea creature would look back at you (though it may see a blurry version of you) — with its up to 50 eyes — all attached 117

February 10, 2018 2:34 PM Experimental Drug Promises to Kill the Flu Virus in a Day

Even if drug lives up to claim, it likely won’t be available in U.S. until next year at earliest As Americans suffer through the worst influenza outbreak in almost a decade, a Japanese drugmaker says it has developed a pill that can kill the virus within a day. But even if the experimental drug lives up to the claim, it likely won’t be available in the U.S. until 67

February 9, 2018 3:21 PM Venture Capitalist Lists Hawaii Compound for $35 Million

Walter Kortschak, a former managing partner of Summit Partners, is selling an estate on Kauai’s North Shore that overlooks Secret Beach. Located in Kilauea on roughly 18 acres, the property sits on a bluff and has views of Secret Beach, the ocean, Kilauea Lighthouse and the mountains. The four-bedroom, roughly 5,400-square-foot main house has multiple 71

February 8, 2018 4:56 PM Compound found in asparagus linked to spread of breast cancer

Compound found in asparagus linked to spread of breast cancer Asparagine, an amino acid found in asparagus and many other foods, was shown to aid in the spread of breast cancer to other organs of the body in mice, a new study published in the journal Nature found. But when a diet light in asparagine was introduced to the animals, the researchers said that the number 61

February 5, 2018 9:38 AM Iran's presidential guard shoots, wounds man carrying sword

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's official IRNA news agency says guards at the presidential complex in Tehran opened fire, wounding a man carrying a sword and trying to enter the compound. Monday's report quoted Hamid Reza Goudarzi, deputy security chief, as saying that the 35-year-old man was taken to hospital. There was no information on his condition or possible 44