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7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

Although experts have long recommended eight hours of sleep a night for adults, several new studies show that seven hours may be the best amount. Those who sleep seven hours, not more or less, tend to do better on memory tests and live longer. But shaving just 20 minutes off of that can impair brain function. Read »
2 hours ago

8 Days, 3 Plane Crashes, More Than 450 Likely Dead

5 hours ago

American Airlines to Resume Israel Flights

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Inside the Botched Execution of Arizona Killer

Convicted murderer Joseph Wood died while his attorney and an Arizona judge were in the middle of an emergency phone hearing trying to decide whether or not stopping his execution would cause him more pain. The emergency hearing was prompted by the fact that Wood was still "gasping, snorting, and unable to breathe and not dying" well into his execution, his lawyer said. Wednesday's execution took nearly two hours to complete, with a member of the medical team checking eight times to see if the double-murderer was still alive, state officials said. Read »
6 hours ago

Fukushima Monkeys Show Signs of Radiation Exposure

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 2:17 PM

Democratic Senator Plagiarized College Thesis: NY Times

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 10:36 AM

ISIS Militants Order Iraqi Females to Undergo Genital Mutilation

2 hours ago

Israeli Missile Hits UN School in Gaza, Killing 15

At least 15 people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in Gaza were killed on Thursday when an Israeli missile struck a compound housing a United Nations-operated school, officials said. At least 150 people were injured at the school in Beit Hanoun. The latest strike is the fourth time a U.N. refugee agency has been hit in fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants. Read »
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 9:16 AM

Stocks Rise on Strong Facebook, Ford Earnings, Jobless Numbers

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 5:57 AM

Russian Cossack Leader Eyed in Jet Shootdown

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 5:42 AM

Australia Ready to Send Officers to Guard Jet Crash Site

2 hours ago

Wreckage Found After Jet Carrying 116 Vanishes

Wreckage from a commercial jetliner carrying 116 people, including 50 from France, that disappeared over west Africa has been found in Mali, NBC News reported. Algeria-bound Air Algerie Flight AH5017 vanished from radar about 50 minutes after it took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, according to the Algerian Press Service. Burkina Faso's Transport Minister Jean Bertin Ouedraogo told reporters its pilots had asked to change route about 21 minutes after takeoff after reporting heavy rains. Conflicting reports had earlier emerged mid-morning when an airport official told NBC News that the wreckage was located earlier, a claim the French president debunked when he spoke to reporters. Read »
Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 2:02 PM

Pope Blesses Christian Mom Who Fled Sudan

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 12:26 PM

FAA Lifts Ban on U.S. Airline Flights to Israel

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 8:30 AM

Federal Judge Strikes Down Colorado Gay Marriage Ban