Friday, March 29, 2013

Pope's foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the wor... Read more »

Singer India.Arie laughs off skin-lightening talk

NEW YORK (AP) — India.Arie is laughing off talk that she may have lightened her skin. The R&B songstress is ... Read more »

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Nokia’s map app boss quits following worldwide collapse in the charts

Last November, Nokia's (NOK) HERE map app had a big debut by becoming a top 5 iPhone application in America on its ... Read more »

GM to produce next-generation electric car in South Korea: executive

General Motors Co ( GM ) will produce its next-generation electric cars in South Korea , the head of its South Korean unit... Read more »

Nations close to deal on U.N. arms trade treaty: envoys

United Nations members on Wednesday were close to a deal on the first international treaty to regulate the $70 bill... Read more »

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

'Journey' sweeps Game Developers Choice Awards

"Journey" arrived on top at the Game Developers Choice Awards . The artsy video game developed by thatgamec... Read more »

Friday, March 15, 2013

House-warming improvements linked to better health

In a review of existing evidence on the health value of fixes to housing , researchers say that improving buildings to ... Read more »

Christo fills former natural gas tank in Germany

Artist Christo has unveiled his latest spectacular creation : a balloonlike installation that fills the inside of a... Read more »

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Seeing failed CPR of loved one may help coping

When family members were allowed to watch emergency personnel try but fail to resuscitate a loved one, the relatives were... Read more »

Trade panel delays decision on Apple, Samsung patent fight

 The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday that it would delay a decision on allegations that Apple i... Read more »

Sean Penn's Haiti charity receives $8.75 million

An aid group run by Hollywood actor Sean Penn announced Tuesday it is getting $8.75 million from the World Bank to help... Read more »

Monday, March 11, 2013

Accused Colorado gunman could be medicated for psychiatric exams

Accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes could be given "medically appropriate" drugs during psychiatric... Read more »

Florida researchers develop medically safer hybrid grapefruit

Grapefruit fans who gave up the fruit to avoid potentially dangerous interactions with their prescription medications m... Read more »

Iran blocks use of tool to get around Internet filter

Iranian authorities have blocked the use of most "virtual private networks", a tool that many Iranians us... Read more »

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Elizabeth Olsen to play Juliet off-Broadway

  Elizabeth Olsen will soon be a star-crossed lover — she'll star in an off-Broadway version of Shakespeare 's ... Read more »

Even for sperm, there is a season

time of year most associated with bumper crops of new babies, and according to an Israeli study there may be a scientif... Read more »

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Why Rats Sniff Each Other

Without being able to talk to each other, rats use sniffing as one way to answer key questions about strangers. Is that... Read more »

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

U.N. Human Rights Council holds minute's silence for Chavez

  The United Nations ' main human rights forum observed a minute's silence on Wednesday for the late Venezuelan P... Read more »