In a culture that is suffering epidemics in obesity and diabetes, a lot of stories have emerged.. some are based in science, some folk practice, and others... well, they may have a little snake oil to them.
In Southern California, the wildfire season is off to a devastating start.
WASHINGTON -- John Tayman who runs the satiric sports site the "Bang Cartoon Radio Hour" breaks down the NBA playoffs, the Taylor Swift effect on the NHL, and why it's perfectly fine if Redskins Quarterback Robert Griffin III "spanks" the Dallas Cowboys.
Patrick Boyle with the Forum for Youth Investment said that the compromise offered did not address the real issue at hand, allowing gay troop leaders.
First Sugary drinks and now smoking. In New York, City Council is expected to announce a new bill that would raise smoking age to 21 from 18.
A 200-yard wide and nearly 400-yard long avalanche triggered by an unusual number of strong Spring storms.
Slightly out of the spotlight, a monster twice the size of Texas lurks.
Political Economist Jack Rasmus says that the new method of recalculating the GDP is a sign that the US Government has lost its way.
As we approach Earth Day, some are advocating that we do more than recycle for a day or pay homage to nature, but start asking "Why?" and then rolling up our sleeves.
This look through the Prism may be furry, and in need of an honorary medical degree.... While it's been known for a while that chimpanzees will seek out herbs to treat diseases and bees are virtual chemists it turns out that the animal kingdom may be a bit more like an animal med school than a feifdom.
Alina Tsarnaeva, sister of the two brothers suspected of setting off two bombs which killed three and injured 170 at this year's Boston Marathon voiced confusion saying “No I’m not okay – no one is okay right now.”
When Jeff Bennett arranged to have his honeymoon in Boston little did he realize that his hotel and every business in the area would be in voluntary lockdown.
In Texas, emergency crews are still looking for survivors after a devestating explosion flattened part of the town of West.
The final tally was 54- 46. Only four Republicans crossed party lines on a bill designed to increase gun control in the United States in the wake of tragedies at Newtown, Conneticutt, Aurora, Colorado; and elsewhere.
In the aftermath of Monday's terror attack at the Boston Marathon, Voice of Russia presents a three-nation panel to take an in depth look at the psychology, tools and impact of terrorism today around the world.
On Friday February 15, an office building sized asteroid will fly by the Earth. It is one of 1,300 asteroids considered "Potentially Hazardous" that NASA has been charged with tracking.
WASHINGTON -- From man's first flight to his first steps on the moon, typewriters to laptops, or even George Gershwin to Kanye West, the 20th Century has seen tremendous changes in cultural, scientific and political realms.
WASHINGTON -- Last March, Robert Bales, a decorated combat veteran allegedly left his base and went on two rampages killing civilian women and children in Afghanistan. Now, defense attorneys have revealed that Bales had been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Distress Disorder prior to the Kandahar province massacre.
WASHINGTON -- The recent deadly attack on the Sandy Hook Elementary School children in Newtown, Connecticut, has reignited the debate on gun control in America.