The US obesity epidemic has worsened across the board: 40 percent of women, 35 percent of men and 17 percent of children and teens.
A Polish grandfather left New York Sunday on his third solo trans-Atlantic crossing in a kayak, aiming to arrive in Portugal in time to celebrate his 70th birthday on firm ground in September.
A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital after being bitten by a shark -- with the animal still clutching on to her arm.
Two lawsuits filed in California on Monday claim that Muslim women were discriminated against in separate incidents because of their religion and for wearing the hijab.
Has encryption technology given the bad guys a way to operate in the dark? Or has the new tech age gifted law enforcement with unprecedented surveillance powers?
US cable operator Comcast is in talks to acquire Shrek and Kung Fu Panda studio DreamWorks Animation for more than $3 billion.
'It's a dying business,' Gong In-Young said as he watched US activists clear out the cages of his South Korean dog meat farm.
In a move which could lead to continental price wars and reduce Russian market domination, the first shipment of US natural gas to the European Union arrived.
US technology giants Google, Amazon, Apple, Intel and Microsoft have all come under the often costly scrutiny of European Union.
Experimental drug that greatly increases levels of "good" cholesterol has no effect on heart health, a comprehensive clinical trial found.
Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
The Brussels attacks have pushed security to the forefront of Britain's EU referendum campaign this week, as intelligence experts came out of the shadows to press the benefits and disadvantages of membership.
De Niro offs a documentary by a former British medical researcher about a link between vaccines and autism from Tribeca Film Festival.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's President Vladimir Putin agreed to intensify the drive for a political settlement in Syria but remained divided over Bashar al-Assad's future.
An estimated seven million drones will fly in US skies by 2020, nearly tripling the number in circulation by the end of the year.
Hollywood's traditional media players are facing an unprecedented challenge to their business model as 'cord-cutters' opt to cancel their expensive cable subscriptions in favor of on-demand streaming services.
Japan will return a huge cache of plutonium -- enough to produce 50 nuclear bombs -- to the United States.
Gun deaths in the United States can be slashed by 90 percent through universal application of laws requiring background checks of buyers.
British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said.
The United States urges governments to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe of epic proportions from the collapse of Iraq's Mosul dam.
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