ANALYSIS/OPINION: Congress, like a proper martini, should be shaken, not stirred. Democrats and Republicans alike are getting an early demonstration of the effects of a good shaking. Shaking can move mountains, and ...

The dollar stepped further away from a 14-year peak against a basket of major currencies on Thursday as market players were spooked by sharp falls in the dollar against the Chinese yuan.The yuan rose sharply for two ...

The biotechnology technique known as CRISPR has brought down the costs of genetic engineering by 99 percent and slashed the time required to create new modifications to a matter of weeks. And while Frankenfood ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may also help preserve brain health of older adults, new research suggests. Researchers in Scotland examined the brain volume of hundreds ...

The Coca-Cola Company is being sued by activists who compare the beverage giant's advertising tactics to the tobacco industry's past efforts in minimising the health effects of its products and targeting children to ...

The HSE chief is to meet with the Health Minister later for an update on emergency department overcrowding. The number awaiting hospital admission on trolleys has surged past 600 on two days this week. SIPTU is raising ...

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been suspended for one year for a doping violation, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) announced on Wednesday.Lesnar, 39, tested positive for clomiphene and ...

Sony's upcoming Bluetooth speakers may be under its Extra Bass brand, but they aren't all about the bass. Three of the four new speakers -- the SRS-XB40, SRS-XB-30 and SRS-XB20 -- have special lighting effects, with the ...

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 4, 2017 -- The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet may also help preserve brain health of older adults, new research suggests. Researchers in Scotland examined the brain volume of hundreds of older adults ...

There’s a new study by Federal Reserve researchers quantifying something many Realtors already know from experience: Excessive debt-to-income ratios account for nearly a quarter of all mortgage denials. In “The ...

Modern audiences have high standards when it comes to action on the silver screen. These sequences can't just be big, they need to be well orchestrated and know how to balance CGI with practical effects. That is an ...

Reality TV juggernaut “The Bachelor” returned for a new season Monday night, and at least one person is not happy about that -- former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. In a strongly worded essay for the Hollywood ...

Baghdad: Violence claimed the lives of at least 6,878 civilian Iraqis last year, the United Nations said on Monday, as the Iraqi government struggles to maintain security nationwide and to dislodge Daesh militants from ...

BEIRUT — Residents of Damascus are scrambling for clean water after the government attacked rebels holding the city’s main source in a nearby valley, leading to an accidental outage that has stretched on for nearly ...

Syrian residents filling up buckets of spring water from a pipe on the side of the road, in Damascus, Syria. (BEIRUT)— Residents of Damascus are scrambling for clean water after the government attacked rebels holding ...

(THE COLLEGE FIX) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently taking applications for its “Men’s Project,” a six-week program that aims to counter the alleged harmful effects of society’s masculinity ...

If your New Year's resolution is to adopt a healthful diet, you shouldn't expect to see immediate effects; your gut microbes might not let you.A Western diet may alter gut microbes in a way that weakens the response to ...

Residents of Damascus are scrambling for clean water after the government attacked rebels holding the city's main source in a nearby valley, leading to an accidental outage that has stretched on for nearly two weeks. ...

Smell-O-Vision 2.0 or the future of movie-going: Call 4DX what you will, but the cinema experience is getting a shakeup worldwide, with new technologies that theatres hope will take a bold step beyond 3D. With 4DX, in ...

When we become stressed out bodies release cortisol – the stress hormone – which helps us cope with challenges. Cortisol’s role is to convert protein into energy by releasing glycogen and counteract inflammation. ...