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May 25 2017

Chocolate 'could reduce heart flutters'

The researchers , led by Elizabeth Mostofsky , an epidemiologist who studies risk factors for cardiovascular disease at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...

May 25 2017

Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

USA federal authorities were alerted to the fraud after art collectors notified the director of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum . "It is our fervent hope that by inc...

May 25 2017

Wet and stormy pattern returns Wednesday and continues into the weekend

The winds will however, turn back to the south Thursday . After a few weeks of summer heat, it will feel a lot more like spring in the Lowcountry this week. Monday: M...

May 25 2017

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

The Tar Heels have made the tournament 23 times and have never finished in the top four. Rinderknech and Catanzariti will open the doubles bracket Thursday against No. ...

May 25 2017

Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, who has been on the front lines of another legal case against Texas' voter ID law. The Supreme Court decision is the second major move thi...

May 25 2017

Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Same-sex couples or transgender parents could be refused the right to adopt under the bill. "It's about the safety of the same child that you just referenced, that is...

May 25 2017

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal while the Pentagon is a big victor. But Mr Mulvaney said ...

May 25 2017

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Monica Vaughn , who won the NCAA individual title on Monday , kept her big week going by almost holing a wedge on the 18th hole and making birdie to send her match again...

May 25 2017

"Joker" accused of flashing gun at cars

Jared Leto as the Joker in a scene from 'Suicide Squad'. His arrest affidavit "lists him as a 'tattoo model, '" the Miami Herald said. Lawrence Patrick Sullivan ...

May 25 2017

Tornado watch issued for area

And tornado watch has been issued for the Midlands for Wednesday afternoon, until 6 p.m. Severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes and waterspouts have been...

May 25 2017

Pregnant senior not allowed to walk at graduation

But she and her parents will be holding a private ceremony for her graduation the following day, and her classmates are invited to attend. "She made the courageous deci...

May 25 2017

Republicans Say Montana House Race Closer Than It Should Be

Both parties have been spending large sums to fill the vacant seat left by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke . Gianforte has co-opted the president's "drain the swamp" cat...

May 24 2017

North Korea missile test is huge step forward

Why does this test matter? Japanese officials say the missile flew for about 30 minutes, traveling about 800 kilometers (500 miles) and reaching an altitude of 2,000 ki...

May 24 2017

Queen Elizabeth says whole country shocked by Manchester attack

The local ambulance service said 59 people were taken to hospitals. 'Our focus is now on helping pupils and staff cope with this shocking news and we have called in spe...

May 24 2017

Former James Bond actor Roger Moore dies

In later years Moore became known for his humanitarian work, notably through his activities as a Unicef ambassador, helping raise funds for under-privileged children. The...

May 24 2017

Trump Arrives Rome For Visit With Pope Francis

Having departed from Israel some four hours earlier, Trump touched down in the Italian capital aboard Air Force One just before 6:45 p.m. local time. They had no official...

May 24 2017

Justice Department Narrows Scope Of 'Sanctuary Cities' Executive Order

The DOJ said the memo "contradicts numerous bases upon which the court relied" in arriving at its decision to block the order . The memo, also issued Monday, reasserts...

May 24 2017

USA troops drop into Yemen to battle al Qaeda

In January, it said that 14 militants were killed during a commando raid on an al-Qaeda stronghold in central Yemen. "Raids such as this provide insight into AQAP's [al...

May 24 2017

World leaders condemn Manchester attack, vow to combat terror

You could tell by the tone of the President that he meant business when he thinks they're a lot more than "losers". Mr Trump pledged America's "absolute solidarity"...

May 24 2017

High Possibility of War with North Korea, Warns New South Korean President

Trump has called for an immediate halt to North Korea's missile and nuclear tests and US Disarmament Ambassador Robert Wood said on Tuesday that China's leverage was key ...