What’s going to be on the agenda in Washington this week? The topics discussed on the Sunday political talk shows often serve as an indicator of the hot topics to come. Here’s what was discussed yesterday.
If you want to protect your heart, shrink your waistline, enjoy a better brain and shrink your risk of diabetes, a growing chorus of experts agree that there’s one type of food you should eliminate from your diet. It’s not sugar, but it can be just as dangerous to your health.
One of the fundamental dichotomies separating America’s ideological halves was further reinforced last week, when the U.S. Department of Agriculture released statistics revealing a continuing decline in the Nation’s rural population.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (UPI) — Shootings at two facilities, a Jewish community center and a retirement home, killed three people and critically injured a 14-year-old boy in the Kansas City-area on Sunday. The first shooting occurred outside Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, while the second took place at the Village […]
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SHEFFIELD, England (UPI) — Ornithologists have developed a list of 600 birds from around the world that are all at risk of extinction. Now more than ever, the scientists say, humans need to get serious about protecting these vulnerable species and conserving their shrinking habitats. But with so many threatened species, how do we choose […]
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (UPI) — NASA-funded researchers think they may have spotted an “exomoon,” a moon orbiting a planet outside our solar system. Though they may never know for sure. The astronomers say it’s near impossible to confirm what they saw, but they say the sort-of-sighting may help them find other exomoons in the future. […]
IOWA CITY, Iowa (UPI) — Tomatidine, a compound found in green tomatoes, not only boosts muscle growth and strength, it protects against muscle wasting caused by illness, injury or aging. Dr. Christopher Adams of the University of Iowa said muscle atrophy, or muscle wasting, caused by aging, injury, cancer and heart failure makes people weak […]
MENLO PARK, Calif. (UPI) — Facebook will target pages that coerce users for shares or likes, which users have complained are “spammy” posts they don’t want to see. The company said it was coming down on pages that share the same link or photo over and over again, links that are click-bait and posts that […]
SEATTLE (UPI) — Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, in a letter to investors, spoke of a new initiative to offer employees up to $5,000 to quit, to ensure Amazon only retains people who really want to work there. The “Pay to Quit” program will be ensure the company retains employees committed to working at Amazon, even […]