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  • James Holmes' defense begins case in Colorado movie theater shooting

    James Holmes' defense begins case in Colorado movie theater shooting
    Attorneys for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes began presenting their case Thursday by calling a psychiatrist who said Holmes was so psychotic that he could not tell right from wrong when he killed 12 people during a packed movie premiere. Dr....
  • Defense begins case in Colorado theater shooting trial

    Attorneys for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes began presenting their case Thursday by calling a psychiatrist who said Holmes was so psychotic that he could not tell right from wrong when he killed 12 people during a packed movie premiere. Dr....
  • Heat wave subsides in Pakistan as death toll reaches 860

    The devastating heat wave that struck southern Pakistan last weekend is slowly subsiding but the toll was still climbing Thursday, to a total of 860 confirmed deaths, a senior health official said. Pakistan's deadliest heat wave on record comes just...
  • Buzz kill: Alcohol before dining led many women in study to overeat

    Buzz kill: Alcohol before dining led many women in study to overeat
    That mellow feeling that settles in when you kick off your shoes, pour yourself a drink and start making dinner should come with a warning: Overeating ahead. Don't hear it? That would be your brain's reward system -- the primitive structures that...
  • Cheshire Killer's Attempt To Speed Up Execution Denied

    Cheshire Killer's Attempt To Speed Up Execution Denied
    VERNON — Cheshire home invasion killer Steven Hayes has lost his latest bid to waive his appeals and proceed to execution. In a handwritten document titled, "Emergency Habeas," filed June 17 in Superior Court in Rockville, Hayes said his...
  • Good fat can help fight heart disease, study shows

     Good fat can help fight heart disease, study shows
    Previously considered a health menace, the fat surrounding our hearts can have a protective quality that actually fights heart disease, University of Oxford researchers have found. In the study funded by the British Heart Foundation, researchers...
  • Crisis Text Line: Big data helping solve big problems

     Crisis Text Line: Big data helping solve big problems
    The text message to a DoSomething.org staffer read: "He won't stop raping me. He told me not to tell anyone." Those words quickly made their way to Nancy Lublin, the CEO of the New York City-based youth empowerment group, which runs do-good campaigns by...
  • 'Growing Up Trans,' going beyond Caitlyn Jenner

    'Growing Up Trans,' going beyond Caitlyn Jenner
    Transgender children and their parents face unprecedented medical choices these days. "Puberty-blocking" drugs can stave off biological changes. Hormones — either estrogen or testosterone — can help patients acquire the characteristics of...
  • How to save against jaw-dropping drug prices

     How to save against jaw-dropping drug prices
    If the cost of your prescription medicine is giving you a headache, you're not alone. Last year Americans filled a record 4.3 billion prescriptions at a cost of $374 billion, which was 13 percent more than the amount they had paid the previous year,...
  • USDA proposes healthier fare for child, adult day cares

    As teachers lament seeing toddlers too large to fit in playground swings, a federal program that feeds millions of low-income children may be overhauled for the first time in almost 50 years, aiming to make the meals at day cares healthier and reduce...
  • Researchers discover why last year's flu vaccine was so weak

    PHILADELPHIA Despite the sweltering heat of summer, some researchers are still preoccupied by cold and flu season, especially Scott Hensley of Philadelphia's Wistar Institute, who hopes that vaccines being developed for the 2015-16 flu season will provide...