Hepatitis C deaths hit all-time high in United States

(CNN)Hepatitis C-related deaths reached an all-time high in 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday, surpassing total combined deaths from 60 other infectious diseases including HIV, pneumococcal disease and tuberculosis. The increase occurred despite recent advances in medications that can cure most infections within three months. “Not everyone is getting tested and Read More

Desert Trip: the festival for the baby boomer with a bucket list

If you greeted the deaths of Bowie and Prince by wishing youd seen them live while you had the chance, the people behind Coachella have come up with the ideal event at a price The Coachella, the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California has been billed as once in a lifetime. Thats a real cute Read More

Why More Older Folks Are Turning To Pot To Fix What Ails Them

It turns out that instead of listening to Nancy Reagan’s famous “Just Say No” drug war mantra, lots of people 55+ are just saying yes to using marijuana to fix what ails them.   A CBS Sunday Morning news segment reported how baby boomers increasingly are turning to weed to combat insomnia and as a substitute Read More

Watch whales clash in incredible video | Fox News

A dramatic and disturbing video released by Monterey Bay Whale Watch in California reveals a group of killer whales attacking a gray whale and her calf, reportedly resulting in the death of the baby. A note accompanying the video, posted to YouTube, explains that the incident took place over the course of an hour and Read More

Search for survivors continues after Nairobi apartments collapse

Rescue and security workers search rubble of building in Kenyan capital as 10 people are confirmed dead Rescue workers are continuing to search for residents feared trapped in the rubble of a six-storey building that collapsed in Nairobi after days of heavy rain, killing at least 10 people. The building on the Huruma residential estate Read More

Colorado woman who cut out fetus sentenced to 100 years

(CNN)A Colorado woman convicted of cutting an unborn baby from its mother’s womb was sentenced Friday to 100 years in prison. Former nurse’s aide Dynel Lane, 35, attacked Michelle Wilkins, who was seven months pregnant and had responded to Lane’s online ad for baby clothes. Wilkins survived the March 18, 2015, attack but her unborn Read More

4,800-Year-Old Fossil Of Mother Cradling Child Unearthed

Archaeologists in Taiwan have found a 4,800-year-old human fossil of a mother holding an infant child in her arms, museum officials said on Tuesday. (Scroll down for photos.) The 48 sets of remains unearthed in graves in the Taichung area are the earliest trace of human activity found in central Taiwan. The most striking discovery Read More

Facebook’s net income triples in first quarter of 2016

Stocks soar in after-hours trading on news that net income was $1.51bn for the first three months of the year, up from $512m in first quarter of 2015 Facebooks net income nearly tripled year-over-year, according to first-quarter results filed on Wednesday, sending the companys stock soaring more than 8% in after-hours trading, and bucking the Read More

Papua New Guinea: Offshore detention center used by Australia to close

(CNN)Papua New Guinea plans to shut down an offshore migrants’ detention center used by Australia after a top court ruled it as unconstitutional. A ruling by Papua New Guinea’s Supreme Court on Tuesday declared the Manus regional processing center as illegal. JUST WATCHED Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH Read More

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